Saturday, November 02, 2019

Adding A Touch Of Elegance To Yeti Interior

repairing a skoda door panel
Škoda Auto did add strips of Silver trim to my Yeti's interior here and there.
Today I am going to add more.

Since I upgraded my gear knob I haven't stopped thinking about more interior modifications.

A touch of elegance in my Yeti's cockpit

My Yeti, by the way, is an Ambition Plus. 
I've got factory strips of Silver trim on the steering wheel, the air vents and around the air conditioning controls and instrument bezels. 
Today I'm going to add more of it in other places and then see what the overall look will be.
A quick search online and I find what might do it.
I order and it arrives fast.

add silver trim to car interior
At the same time I also order a roll of Silver foil tape. This I will use for the joins.

silver foil added to skoda interior
I'll start with the door handle surrounds...

replace skoda yeti door trim

The seller of the plastic trim has provided an applicator👍

use plastic applicator on car door trim
This new piping is easy to work with and appears to be of decent quality - no breaking or cracking.

how to improve skoda yeti dull interior?
Let's snip the end of it and see what is what...

cutting car plastic interior trim
Škoda working door handle

I had a feeling the join would be obvious 🙄

That is exactly why I bought the Silver foil tape.
Let's break it out...

silver foil tape for joining car trim
So what do you think?

door handle for skoda Yeti Elegance
driver's door on a skoda yeti elegance
I might go over the join again to try and get it as close to undetectable as I can.
These next places are easy - no joins necessary...

skoda yeti blanking plugs under stereo

AC controls for skoda yeti working
What about a strip of Silver along there?

the center console in a 2010 skoda yeti

trimmed skoda elegance center console

It would appear that I'm on a roll here🤨

Back to the doors and a dab of glue here and there holds the new piping in place.

use superglue on inside of car
the door card for a mk1 skoda yeti
And my Infotainment surround...

piping around skoda stereo

For this I'm going to use my trusty PE-Foam tape that hasn't let me down yet 👏

I have used it to secure:
PE Foam tape is durable
Let's stick some on the infotainment frame...

double din frame for skoda, vw, seat
hi fi frame surround on skoda cars
single din frame for skoda cars

This centre vent surround looks like a good candidate for some Silver piping too...

the center vents on a skoda yeti
But, the join must be eliminated.

how to join piping in car interior?
The foil tape to the rescue again. 
I cut a small strip off the roll and apply it.

how to use foil inside a car?

decorate your car air vents
I don't forget about these two little beauties...

where is the trip reset on skoda yeti?
is trip reset accurate on skoda, vw, seat cars?
And finally (for now anyway!) I'll try some piping on the storage bin...

skoda yeti storage bin lid
All done. 😀

skoda yeti center driving position
Just a slight... touch of elegance.
Thanks for visiting.
And feel free to stay tuned for more Yeti modifications I have planned.
If you fancy doing the same the car interior piping is available here on Amazon
And the PE-Foam tape is here on Amazon

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I will get a small commission, although not every time.
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I thank you for your support.

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