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      04-26-2011, 11:34 PM   #1
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Swap: Walnut/Maderia trim for Carbon Leather

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Interested in swapping my black Carbon Leather trim from my '07 MC for the Walnut/Madeira, in other words:

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Offer is subject to all sorts of things, predominately related to timing -- who wants to take their interior apart in the summer? Just a preliminary lookout for interest.

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      04-27-2011, 01:18 AM   #2
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The only time I wish I had walnut trim, lol. Curious, are u painting it or keeping it walnut?
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      04-27-2011, 02:01 AM   #3
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Interested in swapping my black Carbon Leather trim from my '07 MC for the Walnut/Madeira, in other words:

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For this:



(None of the images are mine, just representative)

Offer is subject to all sorts of things, predominately related to timing -- who wants to take their interior apart in the summer? Just a preliminary lookout for interest.
I'm down to swap with you! I just picked up my z4mr two weeks ago and I don't really like the wood trim I have. I was about to take them apart and get them wrapped in carbon anyway. Where r u located? I'm in the orange county area. Hope ur not too far away!
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      04-27-2011, 02:16 AM   #4
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Before getting the M I was sure I wanted carbon leather instead of walnut. But now that I've lived with the walnut for a little while, it's really grown on me.

Good luck! I'm sure someone will trade you
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      04-27-2011, 12:01 PM   #5
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^^ +1 The walnut does grow on you. I didn't care for wood in a "hard core" sports car, but now I can't imagine having a completely black interior. Still, I think the walnut would have looked better on a lighter interior. Good luck w/ your trade.
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      04-27-2011, 01:31 PM   #6
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The only time I wish I had walnut trim, lol. Curious, are u painting it or keeping it walnut?
Haha, what, do you have the AL or the lighter wood?

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I'm down to swap with you! I just picked up my z4mr two weeks ago and I don't really like the wood trim I have. I was about to take them apart and get them wrapped in carbon anyway. Where r u located? I'm in the orange county area. Hope ur not too far away!
As much as I'd like to save some trim from getting carbon-wrapped, I'm working a deal with another member via PM -- will let you know if it doesn't work out for some reason. Sorry! (I'm about as far away as you can get and still be in the US, btw).

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Before getting the M I was sure I wanted carbon leather instead of walnut. But now that I've lived with the walnut for a little while, it's really grown on me.

Good luck! I'm sure someone will trade you
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^^ +1 The walnut does grow on you. I didn't care for wood in a "hard core" sports car, but now I can't imagine having a completely black interior. Still, I think the walnut would have looked better on a lighter interior. Good luck w/ your trade.
Thanks! I'm a longtime woodworker (typing on the cherrywood desk I made myself ten years ago, in fact), so wood has always mattered to me. I was looking for one of the 13 ILB/LS/WM cars, but jumped on one of the 19 ILB/LS/CL cars when it came up, but still feel a twinge when I see the W/M trim on another's car. No more! Haha, this forum is great!
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      04-27-2011, 02:28 PM   #7
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Congrats! Glad it worked out
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      04-27-2011, 08:54 PM   #8
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i'm still pinching myself whether i should've bought the sepang bronze roadie with light sepang interior and madeira wood trim when i'd flown into houston to buy my interlagos m coupe. at the time, i was definitely a little put off by sepang (it was the centerpiece car on the showroom floor) and sitting in the cabin gave me more of a luxury feeling as opposed to a sporty feel. thinking back now though, it was among the nicest combinations and would've seriously set me thinking had i more time to think about it.

hope the madeira swap happens!
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      04-28-2011, 10:14 AM   #9
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You people are nuts. Wood belongs on a boat, not in an ///M. It looks awful.

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Carbon Leather trim...fastest selling thing in the classifieds.
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      04-28-2011, 04:05 PM   #11
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As the owner of a woody, Madeira does not look good in pictures. If you haven't seen it in person you cannot make a judgement on how it looks. I personally love it but beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Aluminum and carbon leather is so banal.
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      04-28-2011, 05:25 PM   #12
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+1 I was dead set against wood because in pictures it looks bad. However after having it in person it really is beautiful, much darker and richer than in most pictures.

Now I think the interior wouldn't look nearly as cool in all black with carbon leather; wood adds some really nice warmth and color to the interior.

Edit: thinking about it more, I think the best trim is the one that looks better in the context of exterior and interior color.
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      04-28-2011, 10:24 PM   #13
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Carbon Leather trim...fastest selling thing in the classifieds.
Yeah I was shocked: several PMs and in thread interest.

I personally don't care about adopting any particular "look" beyond "what I like!" And I likey the wood.
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      05-03-2011, 10:27 PM   #14
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I have the walnut. Is the CF still available?
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      07-23-2011, 09:23 PM   #15
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I have the walnut as well, I'd love to swap. PM me.
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      07-23-2011, 10:40 PM   #16
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You people are nuts. Wood belongs on a boat, not in an ///M. It looks awful.

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The Z4 with a tan interior and pretty much any kind of wood trim looks terrible. Now a black interior, with saddle brown trimmed door cards and seats with wood trim looks rather classy.
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