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nvusgt
01-15-2005, 01:01 AM
Well after about 6months of pimpin it with no carpet, i got BLACK oem molded shit from ACC!

Goin to put it in tom afternoon, along with the remaining plastic panels i kept out!

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v484/nvusgt/MVC-012S.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v484/nvusgt/MVC-011S.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v484/nvusgt/MVC-013S.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v484/nvusgt/carpet.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v484/nvusgt/capret1.jpg

Next is black floor mats with red trimming or 7thgen floor mats. We'll see, they're about the same price. I either get red trimming from a custom place, or i have the word CELICA that comes on it from the 7thgens.....same price-ish!

TRDmkII
01-15-2005, 01:02 AM
man that looks good how much did that run you, i've been thinking of replacing the carpet in my supra, and sure they would have a mold of that, my celica carpet isn't doing much better but let me know what it ran you.

Doc
01-15-2005, 02:02 AM
Make sure you take lots of pics ;)

any chance you can write up a little tutorial or something?

bloodredgt
01-15-2005, 03:44 AM
dude that is freakin awesome man! You should paint your interior black to match it and get a 7th gen steering wheel and year 2000 S2000 black leather seats with the rear seats reupholstered in leather to match the front seats!!! that would be FREAKIN PIMP.

SilverCel
01-15-2005, 05:46 AM
dont get 7th gen floormats. I have em in my car. the drivers side is a little to long, and it sticks to the gas sometimes so i had to pry it out.

kinick313
01-15-2005, 07:44 AM
how much did it cost? where did you get it? looks nice. I want one!

nvusgt
01-15-2005, 07:40 PM
cool cool thanks for the heads up on the 7th gen mats. I'll def be taking pics, but there won't be before pics of the shitty carpet cause it been gone for 3months. Oh and bloodred that would be pimp if i was RICH!!! I would get red s2k seats cause theyre titts, and i'm not too sure about painting my interior black. I have yet to see a good succesfull job in switching the colors from stock to black.

I got the MOLDED carpet from these guys: http://www.auto-interior.com/toyota3.htm#Celica and it ran me $132.50 shipped. We'll see how molded and 'fitted' to my celi this sucker really is!

Well be back later, i'm off to put the bish in!

AllOutRed90
01-16-2005, 03:53 AM
how much do you think it would cost of the electric blue molded carpet. It would match perfect for my project this summer with the blue interior

fiveSFE
01-16-2005, 04:53 AM
oooh shit, ive been looking for carpet a while, mine is crap, ima definatly get some wit next paycheck, let us know how it fit

AllOutRed90
01-16-2005, 05:22 AM
another good website is http://www.carpet4cars.com/

Adrian Avgerinos
01-16-2005, 06:18 PM
That is excellent information! How does the fitment compare to the original carpeting? I pulled my carpet out this weekend to dry out and clean. With all the rain we had in the couple weeks there was a good bit of water soaked into the carpet.

I'm considering to steam clean, but for that price it might be worth it just to replace depending on if the quality is adequate.

Hooligan
01-16-2005, 06:22 PM
Adrian, if you have the carpet out, take it to a car wash, spray some carpet shampoo on it, rub it in with a brush, and powerwash it yourself. That will be nearly as good as a steam clean and FAR cheaper.

nvusgt
01-16-2005, 08:45 PM
True, much cheaper, but not as effective. I did do that, still had the stains from when it was bought, and the wear and tear of a 14yr old car.

AIGHT FOLKS. I'm not quite done yet. The shop closes at 5 and i got in at 3, so i was busting my ass to get something done. I still have alot of little things to get done.

Heres some before pics:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v484/nvusgt/MVC-017S.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v484/nvusgt/MVC-018S.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v484/nvusgt/carpetredo.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v484/nvusgt/MVC-019S.jpg

Overall its great. When i first put it in, it seemed that the fit wasn't exactly rigth. Thats because i had to make the appropriate cuts in the carpet in order for it to lay right. Some advice, have a VERY VERY SHARP KNIFE! Its not that hard to cut but makes it frustrating as all hell useing what can be used also as a butter knife. The Jute backing didn't make anything easier and was like ass to cut through.

Appropriate cutting:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v484/nvusgt/carpetredo1.jpg

The center concolse area was some work. I knew i had to cut it but i didn't know how much. So i unfolded it and cut directly down the middle, till there was an opening behind the metal bracket that mounts to the center console. As you see above, then 2 holes for the other pieces to come through. As you move up the center area you'll notice that theres some carpeting that needs to be remove in order to sit under the panel that hold the shift boot in place, and continues in the floor pan area. This is fairly simple, put to plastic, trim as needed. Stuff the shit out of it and get it to lay right.

Now once this is done its still not laying exactly right. I fiddled with it and got it to lay for the most part even. Please have more time than i did. I was being rushed to get shit done that i made some careless and "kickmeintheass" type shit.

Where the seats get mounted to i decided to make little slits for the bolts to go through. It wasn't laying down completely so for one of them i wnted to see how much flatter it could get if i cut out the molded boob shaped part in the carpet. SUCCESS!! It layed perfect, i followed this for the rest of them:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v484/nvusgt/MVC-022S.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v484/nvusgt/MVC-023S.jpg

Unfortunately when i got the seat in there was just a tish too much carpet cut out. I, was, PISSED! "OH well, what can you do, its already cut!" I grabbed some of the carpet that was removed and put them in place and you can't even tell the differance. When i say a tish, i'm anal, so i don't like something if its not EXACTLY perfect. Seeing as this was the first time i've attempted to do this, i give myself some credit.

Also, for the sides where the plastic "CELICA" door sill strip comes. DO NOT CUT ANY PART OF THE CARPET, as it is a perfect fit for when the trim piece is put into place. I again not knowing this and having the appearince of WAY too much excess carpet i trimmed some off. Now when the platic is put into place, i kinda gotta get the carpet and stuff it under the trim. I'm gonna see if i can somehow perminately attach the carpet to under the sill. Its not bad, but annoys the fuck outta me, cause i was the one who did it. I don't have any pics of my mistakes cause i don't want them to be public.............i'm anal and can't stand it too much if i think about what i fucked up on.

SO heres what the passenger side looks like completed.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v484/nvusgt/MVC-024S.jpg

I still need to get under the drivers side to and trim some carpet, cause its blocking a little of the gas and clutch from it bunching up.

The plastice panels behind driver and passenger still need to be put into place. So i don't know what thats gonna look like once installed. I'm gonna try and make it back sometime this week. I'll post pics if i do!

Any questions, feel free to ask!

AllOutRed90
01-16-2005, 09:41 PM
looks good, except it looks like you did kinda a bad job on the holes on the mountin seats. in the lsat pics there is too much hole showing...agh...lol its looking good tho

kenshin
01-17-2005, 02:42 PM
hmmm new carpet koots!!! sounds like a plan to me too ehhe

nvusgt
01-17-2005, 06:02 PM
yes i know it kinda looks like a bad job whyte! I thought i would have more time, but when i got to the shop i had to wait on a stall. when i got in, i was crunched for time.

Given 2hrs, the fact that i've never done this before, i don't think its all too bad. I do however plan on later, don't know how long later, but since it bugs the shit out of me i'm gonna redo it..........again.