How to Make Rear Carbon Fiber Quarter Panels for Your Car

Rear carbon fiber quarter panels are all the rage these days. They can give your car a unique and high-end look that is sure to turn heads. The only problem is that they can be quite expensive to purchase online. If you’re looking for an affordable way to add this trendy feature to your car, you’re in luck! In this article, we will show you how to make rear carbon fiber quarter panels for your car using materials that you can find at your local hardware store.


Orange sports car with carbon fiber body panels

Materials needed for DIY rear carbon fiber panels

  • carbon fiber vinyl
  • self-leveling sealant
  • utility knife
  • measuring tape
  • ruler or straight edge
  • (optional) black spray paint

Step-by-step instructions

  1. First, you will need to gather your materials. For this project, you will need carbon fiber vinyl, self-leveling sealant, a utility knife, measuring tape, and a ruler or straight edge. If you want your panels to have a blacked-out look, you will also need some black spray paint.
  2. Once you have all of your materials, the first step is to measure the area where you want to install the panels. Use your measuring tape and ruler or straight edge to measure the length and width of the area. Then, use these measurements to cut your carbon fiber vinyl to size.
  3. Next, you will need to apply the self-leveling sealant to the area where you want to install the panels. Be sure to follow the instructions on the sealant packaging. Once the sealant is applied, carefully place your carbon fiber vinyl panels into place.
  4. Once the panels are in place, use a utility knife to trim off any excess vinyl. Then, give the sealant 24 hours to cure. After the sealant has cured, you can optional step of blacking out the edges of the panels with some spray paint. Check for detailed instructions on how to install and remove quarter panels.

And that’s it! You’ve now installed your very own DIY rear carbon fiber quarter panels. Enjoy your new, trendy car upgrade!

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