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Shrouds just snap onto the top of the speaker. Not sure if I'm going to run them.
 

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With the interior out, not that hard, but only this to show for it :p
Little flimzy tab for my fuel door thing broke.. like 10 years ago, but I never threw it away.. it's still bumbling around.
And the trunk thing doesn't open. I gotta open it with a key. LoL.. I love zipties

This might be the only item in my entire car which I never removed... or just never seen it naked
 

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Little flimzy tab for my fuel door thing broke.. like 10 years ago, but I never threw it away.. it's still bumbling around.
And the trunk thing doesn't open. I gotta open it with a key. LoL.. I love zipties
Super glue or plastic weld ;)
This might be the only item in my entire car which I never removed... or just never seen it naked
Ya, not the most impressive. I might paint mine with the cheapest, oldest paint I have lying around so that when I go to use spray glue I'm not spraying an absorbent sponge, and the glue will actually sit on top...
 

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Super glue or plastic weld ;)

Ya, not the most impressive. I might paint mine with the cheapest, oldest paint I have lying around so that when I go to use spray glue I'm not spraying an absorbent sponge, and the glue will actually sit on top...
Oh snap. That's brilliant. Never crossed my mind in the past
 

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Did it in stages over a couple of weeks. The cabin's floor and the inside surfaces of the outer panels are all sealed up.





Combination of brush-on and spray can rubber coating (where I couldn't reach). Takes about a week to fully dry, then new carpet and put everything back. Next will be the trunk.
 

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I painted the speaker shelf cover with the cheapest, oldest paint I have lying around so that when I go to use spray glue I'm not spraying an absorbent sponge, and the glue will actually sit on top.

The thing easily soaked up 2 and half cans of paint, but the spray glue sat on top for my new fabric to stick to.



I'm going to coat it with clear sealer before putting it back in.

Going a different route and replacing almost everything with blue denim. Found some that almost matches the paint code!
 

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Spoiled myself!



Sorry for the crappy, nighttime cell phone pic. Found a pair of 2016 BRZ (or are they FRS seats?) for sale locally. Bought em off some kid who didn't quite know what he had for a really good deal and they're in mint shape.

I've sat in some BRZ at new car shows over the years and it's like they're personally tailored to me. I find them ridiculously comfortable.
 

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Last summer I went through a big phase of making (or trying to) my own tshirts, and found that Michael's carries these fabric paint in a pen.


Uchida Fabric Paint Marker

It's the same paint that printers use for tshirts. I've ran one shirt through the wash 4-5 times now that this stuff doesn't flinch. I think it's full out paint cause even their white marker will cover black fabric without any of the fabric's colour showing through (and it's JDM to boot :p )

These seats aren't hard, but tricky to find around here in the colour(s) I wanted. I don't feel like having them re-upholstered and didn't want to pass up the deal, which is why they're red when nothing else in my car is.

I have seat brackets on their way so with these markers I started on the 'shoulder panels' on one of the seats. One pen does both panels.



So far I'm happy how it turned out. I found it a bit harder to do then a tshirt cause i can lay a shirt on a hard surface, and these seats are a bit more squishy. So when I press in, I wouldn't be surprised if some paint's getting absorbed by the sponge underneath.

I'm letting it dry and think one more coat ought to do it. I picked up 2 more blue ones, should be enough, and black one to do the stitching.

I should have blue left over and will try and change the stitching on my steering wheel to match.
 
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