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Old 03-04-2014, 06:35 PM   #1
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C7 Carbon Fiber Dash

Has anyone swapped the stock dash for the carbon fiber one? Does the carbon fiber look that much better?

Parts taxi has it for sale for $491
http://www.partstaxi.com/products.php?partID=2590

How much work am I looking at to make this swap? Has anyone had the dash bezel off yet?
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Old 03-04-2014, 08:40 PM   #2
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Check with Stingray, he had his done after delivery. It looks much better than plastic.
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Old 03-04-2014, 09:06 PM   #3
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Yes, and what a big aesthetic difference and upgrade. I had mine courtesy installed at a local dealership. IMO well worth the $491 price for the same CF dash that was a $995 RPO option. Btw, on a 1LT it'll be unique and not often seen since RPO "FAY" is presently available on 2LT and 3LT models only. Build one at the Chevy website and you'll see what I mean.

There's a DIY thread on another C7 forum if you plan to tackle it yourself. Not overly difficult, just time consuming and you'll need the proper tools to do it right.
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Old 03-04-2014, 09:54 PM   #4
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I was wondering how long it would take them to come out with an aftermarket carbon fiber dash.

Do you happen to have any pics of it installed? Just curious what it looks like.
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Old 03-04-2014, 10:08 PM   #5
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i think it looks alot better.. real race carbon fiber.. looks great
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Old 03-04-2014, 10:10 PM   #6
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I was wondering how long it would take them to come out with an aftermarket carbon fiber dash.

Do you happen to have any pics of it installed? Just curious what it looks like.
This is the same OEM carbon fiber dash from GM which I prefer therefore not aftermarket. In fact, mine was shipped directly from Bowling Green back in November... so it looks exactly the same as the CF dashes you see in other C7's with the FAY option. GM part no. 22826760. Here's a pic prior to installation.

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Old 03-04-2014, 10:12 PM   #7
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I've done it....love it. Would do it again.
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Old 03-04-2014, 11:57 PM   #8
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That's really cool, I didn't realize that it was the same OEM dash.
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Old 03-05-2014, 08:58 AM   #9
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Here are step-by-step instructions to change out the dash:

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Huge props and much thanks to Vincent for piecing together this video of his excellent work installing the FAY...

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Old 03-05-2014, 09:31 PM   #11
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Great product and video. The carbon fiber looks much better than the plastic.
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Old 03-07-2014, 05:08 PM   #12
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Huge props and much thanks to Vincent for piecing together this video of his excellent work installing the FAY...

He is a brave soul...
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Old 03-13-2014, 03:32 PM   #13
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had to have the carbon finer dash! and roof…more classy looking IMO but it all looks great anyways… cheers
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Great video, well detailed!
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