Changed the White China Plastic

Discussion in 'Prime Accessories and Modifications' started by DavePrimeAdvanced, Jan 29, 2018.

  1. DavePrimeAdvanced

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    I couldn't stand/get use to the white china looking plastic in my car. It took a while (mainly waiting for materials) but I finally was able to cover it up with carbon fiber wrap!

    I couldn't really find anyone else who did this online, but basically I bought the shifter and steering wheel appliques, wrapped those, and then attached them to the car. Bad camera + flash pics attached, turned out pretty well in my opinion. I'll try to attach better pics if there's more interest.

    Also I might be interested in wrapping the cup holder section, anyone know how to take that piece off?

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    How did u remove the white steering piece off the wheel?


    iPhone ?
     
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    I bought an applique and wrapped that instead. Did not take the white piece off.

    I can't post the link but you can search on ebay Prius Prime Wheel Panel
     
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    great job, what a difference! (y) please forward to toyota.:cool:
     
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  5. DavePrimeAdvanced

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    Thanks, took another picture with better lighting today. Was also my first time doing any wrapping, really wasn't that hard just took some patience.

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    peanut butter, crunchy & jelly, raspberry, would look better than that white stuff ... your carbon fiber approach looks terrific!
     
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    wow, so perfect, good job you ''ve done
     
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    Just what I was looking for.

    It says it is for Prime, I will take the chance.
     
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    Makes the steering wheel look much less like a happy cocker spaniel not. Good job.
     
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    Where did you get the wrap? Looks great.
     
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    I need that!

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    That's the same one I ordered, it says it doesn't fit my 2016 Prius 4 but I doubt there is any difference in the Prime and a regular Prius.
    If there is any difference someone will get a deal. lol
     
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    Did you pop the trim piece around the shifter off to wrap that, or was that another applique that you bought and wrapped?
     
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    The link I posted for the wrap isn't working, search on Amazon for:

    Vvivid XPO Black Carbon Fiber

    yes I also wrapped the shifter applique, cheapest I found was through my local dealer at $45 with 15% off coupon.
     
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    It looks good, you could make some money doing that at home. Buy a couple and then have people send you theirs and you send one back.
     
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    I take it that’s a prime?


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    Haha I appreciate the praise but the 2 of them took me about 1 1/2 hour to do. I probably won't have time to do too many of them. Not sure how much people would want to pay for something like this.


    Yes 2017 Prime Advanced
     
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    How did you remove the piece on the steering wheel?

    I tried wrapping the console cupholder and gave up and put on 2 pieces just to break up the all white. Used a blue to purple vvivid carbon fiber on the shifter cover.

    Will redo it after the weather warms up.

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