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#1 steeley

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Posted 21 May 2020 - 07:43 AM

Where’s the best place to get a decent carpet set from

Are kingsman any good £105 as shown

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Posted 21 May 2020 - 08:41 AM

It would probably be best to ask for a sample to check the colour and quality. I found that some carpets have a more open weave that look OK at first but open up too much when they are bent around a sharp edge such as the crossmember. I looked at a few but chose Newton Commercial in the end as the quality was OK and they were the only ones that could provide the specific powder blue colour I needed.

You’ll have more choice if you are looking for black, so although I can recommend Newton, it will be worth you shopping around for samples as there may be a cheaper/better option.



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Posted 21 May 2020 - 08:58 AM

from buying lots you have 2 main options.

 

40 quid set from minispares, cheap but very useable.

 

200 quid from newton, perfect, moulded sets but very expensive

 

stuff in between isn't usually worth it so stick with the 40 quid set.



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Posted 21 May 2020 - 09:08 AM

Thanks for that I don’t really want to spend 200 but wasn’t sure as 40 sounded a bit cheap I may get the 40 one
and buy the seat plastic pads and rivet set

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Posted 21 May 2020 - 09:35 AM

i have the mini spares 40 quid set now. best cheap one you can get imo. take time cutting the hole for gear stick and they fit well.



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Posted 21 May 2020 - 09:36 AM

my bother fit the 100pound set above, the fit isn't any better, and is too thick i think!



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Posted 21 May 2020 - 10:16 AM

The carpet is about the only bit I still need to buy for my car, but I've been holding off. As a premium alternative to the Newton, I had considered the Optimise Automotive one, as it comes with 5mm closed cell foam on the back, and I quite like the idea of not having to put anything else underneath it except a bit of anti-drum.

 

https://www.optimise...s/"CM/CK/CKD/C"

 

As another circa £100 option, Bull Motifs 'Premium' sets look quite good. They also sell a £200ish moulded set, which I assume is Newton?

 

https://bullmotifmin..._carpet_sets/89

 

As a middle of the road option, I considered these for £72. I quite like the big rubber heel pads

 

https://www.techauto...der-79137-p.asp


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Posted 21 May 2020 - 04:43 PM

I bought the moss budget carpet set for £40, fitted better than a more expensive foam backed set




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