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Old 11-13-2010, 07:22 AM
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1998 Z3 / wood grain kit questions

I am looking for a wood grain kit for my 1998 Z3 non-m. I would like to look at others than EBAY. Also now I have a silver/pearl color kit that came with the car when I bought it. I believe it's aftermarket. I plan to remove it and replace it with the wood grain. As anyone tried to remove one of these kits before ?? Anything I should look out for ??? I plan to use my heat gun on low and very carefully, then just pull and pry to remove..... it this correct ??

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Old 11-13-2010, 11:40 AM
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Unfortunately the company, Woodcorp, where I picked up a set of door hockey sticks seems to be out of business. However I plugged "automotive interior wood kits" into google and came up with a couple of vendors that carry what you're looking for.

As far as removal goes, a heat gun on low and slow patient prying and pealing should work. Any left over adhesive should be cleanable with a solvent like 'Goof-Off'. The operative word here is 'should', I've no direct experience, so I'm just telling you what I'd try.

Good luck with your customization project.
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Old 11-14-2010, 09:10 AM
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Here's a place I planned on buying from if my Z didn't have woodgrain, but then I bought a silver one with red leather so didn't think it would match so well. Check out the link the woodgrain trim is about half way down the page.

http://www.roadstersolutions.com/page30.html
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Old 11-14-2010, 09:31 AM
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Very nice looking stuff and I hope for the price it is better made than the cheeper ebay crap. Thanks for the tip, Be Safe JIM
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You want the factory wood kit? I live in Orlando and might trade you.
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Old 11-14-2010, 09:40 PM
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You want the factory wood kit? I live in Orlando and might trade you.
Not sure what u want to trade. I don't think the stuff I have in the car will be any good once I remove it. Be safe JIM
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