Custom JL interior set in Rubicon Red

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Not a perfect match. A bit more plum in the color but it doesn’t trouble me. Blends well. If you are super ticky on a perfect match then you will be disappointed
Not a perfect match. A bit more plum in the color but it doesn’t trouble me. Blends well. If you are super ticky on a perfect match then you will be disappointed
We didn't produce the grab handles under discussion, but here are a couple of observations:
All color surfaces, but particularly a pearl or metallic color, will reflect differently depending on the angle of viewing. Compare a flat area to a flat area, or a curved surface to a similar surface.

Unlike most people, we have the opportunity to have a number of factory Rubicon red parts in our shop at the same time. And there can be variation of 'color' within those parts. As you may know, there is variation of exterior colors on vehicles rolling off of the assembly lines. The need to match these variations is evident from a company like Glasurit , who could have a dozen or more formulas to match a specific factory color.

When we make custom steering wheels for a new or classic Rolls/Bentley, we strongly suggest that a wood piece from the car be sent to us for matching purposes. Obviously wood has a lot more variation than a solid color. But owners and even dealers will think that a knowing the vin or the type of wood is sufficient to matching the interior trim.
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Not a perfect match. A bit more plum in the color but it doesn’t trouble me and
We didn't produce the grab handles under discussion, but here are a couple of observations:
All color surfaces, but particularly a pearl or metallic color, will reflect differently depending on the angle of viewing. Compare a flat area to a flat area, or a curved surface to a similar surface.

Unlike most people, we have the opportunity to have a number of factory Rubicon red parts in our shop at the same time. And there can be variation of 'color' within those parts. As you may know, there is variation of exterior colors on vehicles rolling off of the assembly lines. The need to match these variations is evident from a company like Glasurit , who could have a dozen or more formulas to match a specific factory color.

When we make custom steering wheels for a new or classic Rolls/Bentley, we strongly suggest that a wood piece from the car be sent to us for matching purposes. Obviously wood has a lot more variation than a solid color. But owners and even dealers will think that a knowing the vin or the type of wood is sufficient to matching the interior trim.
For the Rau team... I was commenting on the ADT grab handle color. I am in receipt of the steering wheel trim from RAU. I have yet to install. However... your color match is damn near perfect! Nuff said for now.
 

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Not a perfect match. A bit more plum in the color but it doesn’t trouble me and
Not a perfect match. A bit more plum in the color but it doesn’t trouble me. Blends well. If you are super ticky on a perfect match then you will be disappointed
to be clear- comment is regarding the grab handles. Not the RAU trim products wherein color match has been excellent
 
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Not a perfect match. A bit more plum in the color but it doesn’t trouble me and

to be clear- comment is regarding the grab handles. Not the RAU trim products wherein color match has been excellent
Gary thanks for your clarification and positive comment about our work.

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Hello,
You may already addressed this...not wanting to read through all the post. I have '20 Bikini Rubicon JLU (wife's) and I hate the red dash. Do you offer just dash panels in say Bikini or Black. Thank you.
 
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Hello and thanks for your question.
Yes, we offer all of the Jeep colors for the interior, including Bikini. And the customer can choose what parts they want. There is a discount as one orders more items.
By chance, we are just finishing a Bikini set with the 4 door latches. This particular set, also includes our bespoke fiber steering wheel. This features an enhanced grip, thumb rests and finger indents on the backside. Of course the most striking feature is the 'Bikini' fiber color to match the rest of the new trim. This set is matte finished. Also available in gloss.
Our work is offered on an exchange basis.

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To continue our reply:
Matte interior trim is trending, not just with JL owners, but even Bentley is on board with an open-pore walnut burl option.
And Tesla, BMW, Audio offer open-pore woods and carbon fiber.
Matte finished parts offer a soft, touchable, modern low sheen look. Some may find it easier to live on a daily basis.
 

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Rau Rubicon Red steering trim installed.

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Ed,
Thanks for posting your shots of your interior.
A much better idea to match the dash trim to the doors and exterior color.
Or, Rubicon Red...
Good choice!
 

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anyone have a writeup on how to get the airbag and steering wheel bezel out?
 
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Adam,
Here are some images of a 'naked' JL steering wheel to show how the bezel is attached. It is held in place by 4 backside screws.

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David,
Thanks for your inquiry, and interest in our custom JL interior options.
An order with factory parts only (no steering wheel), takes 5-10 days to complete. We have a heated spray booth and a curing oven to assure proper cure. An order with a steering wheel mod, takes about two weeks, depending on how involved the wheel design is.
We do depend on customers returning their cores in a timely manner, so that we have parts for the next customer.
Discounts are applied as more parts are ordered. Alone, the dash set is 450 & the steering wheel bezel is 125, together they are 500.
Shipping is additional, and there is a refundable core deposit charged at the time of shipping, and refunded when we receive your parts.
Please contact us to place an order, or if you have any other question.

Correction - "Alone, the dash set is 450 & the steering wheel bezel is 125, together they are 500". 500 should be 525.
Curious if this still applies
 
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Still going strong.
Available in gloss or matte.
Also the steering wheel top.

JL steering wheel full version in Bikini fiber

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Or, JL short version - both styles available in ocean blue, or any color.

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Rayansti, let us know which you prefer.

David
 
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Curious if this still applies
Raysanti -
Update for the pricing.
The two dash pieces & steering wheel bezel together are now, 450.
 
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