Carbon fiber has a very distinct look – industrial, textured, charcoal gray. And while some companies are experimenting with an exposed carbon fiber matte look, coating the material still plagues automakers and suppliers – especially as we try to achieve the ‘Class A Finish’ that is expected on a shiny new car.
Many companies offer “Carbon Fibre Skinning” for existing parts, and one of them is CarbonConstruction. So far the company has a lot of parts of the Saab coated into carbon fiber. See below some of their recent works with Saab 9-3 parts:
Though, you alone can do this in your own home. This step by step video guide on how to cover existing parts in genuine carbon fibre. In this video they use the materials included in the special Carbon Fibre Skinning Starter Kit plus some basic household equipment to transform ordinary vehicle body parts into stunning carbon fibre versions: