D2 A8/S8 Trim Removal Guide Big thanks to Adam from Adam’s Rotors for taking the time to document his trim swap from wood trim to an oCarbon carbon fiber trim set. You can check out his sweet S8 project over on Audizine here. The man has proven yet again he knows how to build out […]
I decided to go with the 20oz 2×2 twill, after some hesitation because I wasn’t certain if the fabric would be too thick for the complex curves of the D3 A8. The shifter piece and the speedometer piece with their intricacies worried me the most. The thicker fabric is much harder to work with on […]
Made some progress on my friend’s D3 A8/S8 trim. The resin is applied to the majority of the set and will spend the next few days curing. After its cured, I can trim off all the excess, start sanding it smooth, and getting the pieces ready for clearcoat. I’m a little behind on the dash […]
A friend of mine recently acquired a D3 S8. Before he picked it up he got a hold of me to if I could do something about the wood trim. I spent some time getting a few D3 cores shipped over from Germany so I could take care of him. These pics are of the […]
Someone bought the production D2 A8 set yesterday, so I started wetsanding and polishing some pieces from it (it worked out kind of nice because I’m currently wetsanding and polishing about 10 other things). Unfortunately, the owner has an S8 and this set was made for an A8L, so some of the pieces will need […]
Got the final pieces for the D2 set clearcoated. Now these just need to sit for a little bit to have the clearcoat cure and then all the little imperfections can be wetsanded and polished out. These last few pieces were pretty complex, looking forward to see what they look like installed.
I had totally forgotten about this core until recently. Originally, I purchased it for a customer interested in having a carbon fiber set made for his D2 A8L sometime in 2007. Unfortunately, the customer ended up selling his car and didn’t want the trim anymore, so the core sat unused for a while. A few […]