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    Team Z8 zed8's Avatar
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    Hardtop rear parcel shelf

    Lining over the parcel shelf got loose in time. In stead of replacing the lining with a similar cloth, I preferred leather. Here is the result.

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    Hattat

    AF77768 Topasblau / Schwarz

    PP installed
    Motorsport 20" style 101 wheels
    Eisenmann catback
    Supersprint headers
    CDV removed
    Quaife LSD
    3.64 gearing

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    Z8 Ate My Homework! Norcal's Avatar
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    That looks beautiful! I wonder if it will do better or worse over the course of time, and sun?

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    The folks who did the work did a nice job of matching the stitching too. Nice upgrade!
    My Best,

    Ed

    2002 Z8 Jet Black//Sport Red
    2012 SLS AMG Obsidian Black/Classic Red

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    Norcal, I don't think leather is as durable as facric but since it is the hardtıp, it won't be exposed to sun as much as the dash. Besides, the leather is well glued and all windows and windscreen are applied with clear ceramic films to prevent direct sunlight and heat.

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    Thanks Ed.
    Hattat

    AF77768 Topasblau / Schwarz

    PP installed
    Motorsport 20" style 101 wheels
    Eisenmann catback
    Supersprint headers
    CDV removed
    Quaife LSD
    3.64 gearing

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    Good idea. I agree.

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    Recently had mine redone in leather, too. A well known local (San Diego area) shop did the work. Looks great and no waves, wrinkles or sags as with the cloth options.
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