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Hey all, as some of you may know, I have a racing red Koup SX 6spd manual and Ive been lookin at mods. Anyone know a good source for interior mods? like trim pieces that are around the air vents and such? Shifter knobs? Im thinkin about doin carbon fiber interior accents, either that or like a colored brushed aluminum.. any thoughts?
 

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I've ordered the Red/Black Carbon Fiber Dash kit from American Truck N' Auto(Idaho). Their manufacturer of dash kits is WowTrim(NewJersey). I'm getting a 61 pc (almost "the works") for roughly $430. Installation is simple. It ain't cheap, but it's more extensive than alot of other kits out there. The 37 pc standard kit goes for around $200. Anyways, when I get it on my Koup I'll post some pics. Cheers, mate!
 

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I've ordered the Red/Black Carbon Fiber Dash kit from American Truck N' Auto(Idaho). Their manufacturer of dash kits is WowTrim(NewJersey). I'm getting a 61 pc (almost "the works") for roughly $430. Installation is simple. It ain't cheap, but it's more extensive than alot of other kits out there. The 37 pc standard kit goes for around $200. Anyways, when I get it on my Koup I'll post some pics. Cheers, mate!
Definitely post pics man! Id LOVE to see that before i buy it! When you get it all done, post the pics in here so Ill see em, Im gonna be subscribing to this thread. When do you think youll get it/have it in?
 

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I'll hopefully have it installed by the weekend of November 6th/7th. It takes 7-10 business days to be manufactured, cured and cut out. My dad's pickin it up from the U.S on the 4th and he'll be back late that day. Maybe we'll get to it on the Friday or the Saturday. I'll post pics as soon as I can. I'll subscribe to this thread so I don't forget. American Truck 'N Auto advertises free shipping(within the lower 48) - which is a nice perk. Laytz!
 

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Just a head's up guys- not ALL trim kits fit ALL Koups. I had purchased a real black carbon fiber one from E-Bay but had to send it back because of a number of small differences in my trim. I think Canadian Koup's are slightly different that US Koup's and this ships from Brooklyn. If you're in the US and want a descently priced, sweet looking (real carbon fiber) trim kit, try this one.
KIA FORTE KOUP 10 DASH TRIM KIT: eBay Motors (item 300440698774 end time Nov-21-10 22:20:50 PST)
 

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Just a head's up guys- not ALL trim kits fit ALL Koups. I had purchased a real black carbon fiber one from E-Bay but had to send it back because of a number of small differences in my trim. I think Canadian Koup's are slightly different that US Koup's and this ships from Brooklyn. If you're in the US and want a descently priced, sweet looking (real carbon fiber) trim kit, try this one.
KIA FORTE KOUP 10 DASH TRIM KIT: eBay Motors (item 300440698774 end time Nov-21-10 22:20:50 PST)
Sweet! im diggin the price tag lol. itll be somewhere around 120ish after adding that 20% for the real cf

Nice find!
 

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Sweet! im diggin the price tag lol. itll be somewhere around 120ish after adding that 20% for the real cf

Nice find!
Thanks dude! Ya, it was actually really nice and good quality. The real black carbon fiber that I had to send back:( had really nice depth to it and looked rad. I just wish it woulda fit my Canadian Koup because I really hate the glossy black center panel, it always has finger prints on it and looks dirty. I hope it works well for you tho and keep me in mind if you come across any other cool options:D
 

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Dash Kit Installed!

here's some pics of my wowtrim Red/Black Carbon Fiber Dash Kit. Installation was a bit time consuming, but it's done now. Had a couple pieces that weren't quite to spec, but I've emailed wowtrim to try and correct it. The dust-magnet piano black trim is NO MORE!
I do admit it's more expensive than other brands, but it's also got more pieces than any other Dash kit I've come across.
I forgot to take a pic of the maplight/sunglasses holder. I'll add it in later.
Anyways, I'm REAL happy with it. Cheers!

Here's the link to 12 pics:

Wowtrim Dash Kit pics pictures by gr8twht - Photobucket

Here's a few of them.
 

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WOW that looks nice!
 

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It looks as if it sticks on over the existing trim, is that so?
 

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yeah, it sticks over the original trim. you're right.
 

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yeah, it sticks over the original trim. you're right.
I'd normally stay away from stick-on trim, but I've found some scratches on the hard trim piece near the top of the doors, which I'm guessing were caused by the seatbelt being retracted.

If I can just get the single piece, in grey CF finish, that would be just the ticket.
 

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I'd normally stay away from stick-on trim, but I've found some scratches on the hard trim piece near the top of the doors, which I'm guessing were caused by the seatbelt being retracted.

If I can just get the single piece, in grey CF finish, that would be just the ticket.
Heyy mine has sum scratches on the lower part of the door panel on the passenger door the dealorship tried to wet sand it or do wum treayment to it but I can still see sum of them. My koup is copperhead if I get the orange n black carbon fiber u think it'll match good enough or should I jus grt black carbon fiber? And do u know how much jus the panel pieces would be? Although I would proily wanna do the whole dash as well n around shiffter
 
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