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Genuine i30 PD Dashmat Question
« April 17, 2018, 05:51:22 »
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Just wondering if anyone has the genuine i30 PD dash mat? I am wondering if there are cutouts for the 2 tweeters on the dash or are they covered by the dash mat? Not too keen on it if it covers the tweeters.


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Re: Genuine i30 PD Dashmat Question
« Reply #1 : April 17, 2018, 06:00:01 »
Hi All

Just wondering if anyone has the genuine i30 PD dash mat? I am wondering if there are cutouts for the 2 tweeters on the dash or are they covered by the dash mat? Not too keen on it if it covers the tweeters.

No cutouts for the tweeters. I got it with my deal but don't particularly like the way they have a cutout on the passenger side for the airbag. Looks naff, I prefer a flap. I did do a comparison of the stereo with and without the mat and couldn't tell much if any difference in the sound. If I had, I was going to do the cutouts myself then glue some fine grey felt under the holes.
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Re: Genuine i30 PD Dashmat Question
« Reply #2 : April 17, 2018, 07:42:04 »
Thanks for the info Dazzler. hmmm thinking if i should get it or not.
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Re: Genuine i30 PD Dashmat Question
« Reply #3 : April 17, 2018, 07:57:54 »
It shouldn't be long before some aftermarket dash mats start to become available for the PD's, they'll pop up on ebay soon hopefully.

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Re: Genuine i30 PD Dashmat Question
« Reply #5 : April 17, 2018, 18:12:26 »
Surprise surprise :link: Dash Mat To Suit Hyundai i-30 Hatch 2017-Current Moulded Black Mat | eBay

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Thanks Craig, @jeffers1984  Those cutouts are for the vents, not the tweeters though. At least they don't have the cutout for the airbag. Like I said you can quite easily make your own cutouts if you think the mat is muffling the tweeters. I have poor hearing so my processing of high frequency sounds is pretty poor. In other words, probably not the best one to test something like this...  :snigger: 
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Re: Genuine i30 PD Dashmat Question
« Reply #6 : July 18, 2018, 22:09:50 »
Leather dash mat from Shark Racing. They cater for both left and right hand drive models.

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Re: Genuine i30 PD Dashmat Question
« Reply #7 : July 18, 2018, 22:29:29 »
Leather dash mat from Shark Racing. They cater for both left and right hand drive models.

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Thanks. Be interesting to see a complete picture because I'm not keen on the colour and the fit looks a bit "random" !

I went to their site and found this link. I don't think I would like that look!

:link: Leather Dashboard Cover - Various Applications - RHD - Shark Racing
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Re: Genuine i30 PD Dashmat Question
« Reply #8 : July 19, 2018, 00:04:32 »
Thatís why I never mentioned the shark racing dashmat links previously as they were very ugly with quite a poor fit, they also have the same type material for door trims and cup holders/storage compartments.

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Re: Genuine i30 PD Dashmat Question
« Reply #9 : August 07, 2018, 21:37:35 »
I received my dash mat from Fitmycar as per the the item listed by CraigB in a couple of posts above and, yes, it does have the cutouts for the tweeter speakers.
It's a really good fit as well, I'll give it a couple of days to settle, but I doubt I'll even need to put any Velcro tape under it to hold it in place.
Only point I notice is that is doesn't cover the rear of the LCD panel, but I doubt the OEM one does either.

AND it doesn't have that fugly gap for the passenger airbag :goodjob2:
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Re: Genuine i30 PD Dashmat Question
« Reply #10 : August 07, 2018, 23:36:38 »
I received my dash mat from Fitmycar as per the the item listed by CraigB in a couple of posts above and, yes, it does have the cutouts for the tweeter speakers.
It's a really good fit as well, I'll give it a couple of days to settle, but I doubt I'll even need to put any Velcro tape under it to hold it in place.
Only point I notice is that is doesn't cover the rear of the LCD panel, but I doubt the OEM one does either.

AND it doesn't have that fugly gap for the passenger airbag :goodjob2:

Cheers, I don't listen to music in the car much but I might cut out the mat above the tweeters.

Any chance of uploading a photo to see how it looks at some stage please? :cool:


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Re: Genuine i30 PD Dashmat Question
« Reply #11 : August 08, 2018, 01:55:50 »
If you do modify the mat note that the cutouts are not a big hole, rather they are a series of small holes in concentric rings.
Yes, I can upload up a pic when I finally master the uploading process on this site, the 50kb attachment limit on the posting page seems a bit limting.  :faint:
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« Reply #12 : August 08, 2018, 02:08:05 »
Yes, I can upload up a pic when I finally master the uploading process on this site, the 50kb attachment limit on the posting page seems a bit limting.  :faint:
Just use the underlined "Click here to add an image to this post" or you can also use imgur, then copy paste the BB code to your next post

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Re: Genuine i30 PD Dashmat Question
« Reply #13 : August 09, 2018, 09:17:54 »
OK, let's see if this pic upload lark works, apologies if they are a bit big.
The mat is not yet secured by tape and could probably be held a bit flatter, but I'll leave it in the sun a few days then iron it out a bit.
After having been in the wife's Tucson today I have to say that the genuine Hyundai mat is more reflective than this one.





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Re: Genuine i30 PD Dashmat Question
« Reply #14 : August 09, 2018, 10:10:17 »
The pictures worked fine :)  Looks good :goodjob2:

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Re: Genuine i30 PD Dashmat Question
« Reply #15 : August 09, 2018, 17:50:29 »
Thanks wooly. Looks good. Lighter shade than the genuine by the look of it. Yes, some of the genuine ones have a sheen to them which makes them a bit reflective.  :crazy1: Although less so than a bare dash.
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Re: Genuine i30 PD Dashmat Question
« Reply #16 : August 09, 2018, 18:24:28 »
It's actually not as light as it appears, it's quite black in fact, must be the morning light.
What I do like is the lack of of a huge bite out of the left side  :Shocked:
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Re: Genuine i30 PD Dashmat Question
« Reply #17 : August 09, 2018, 23:56:53 »
@Dazzler they would be the exact same material and colour as the dash mat in mine.

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Re: Genuine i30 PD Dashmat Question
« Reply #18 : August 10, 2018, 01:08:29 »
@Dazzler they would be the exact same material and colour as the dash mat in mine.

Oh yes, I remember. Quite dark! My Phone camera tends to brighten things up too.  :goodjob:
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Re: Genuine i30 PD Dashmat Question
« Reply #19 : August 10, 2018, 13:46:53 »
Would not add dashmat.
Extra weight...reduces time to supermarket by 0.0046 seconds.
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Re: Genuine i30 PD Dashmat Question
« Reply #20 : August 10, 2018, 16:19:44 »
Would not add dashmat.
Extra weight...reduces time to supermarket by 0.0046 seconds.

Jeepers! I hadn't thought of that! If I turf my spare wheel and my dash and boot mats + empty my glovebox and centre console I can probably bring my favourite time of the week ( my massage) forward by half a second!  :happydance: :goodjob2: :goodjob:
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Re: Genuine i30 PD Dashmat Question
« Reply #21 : August 10, 2018, 16:27:44 »
:rofl: it's probably true though
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Re: Genuine i30 PD Dashmat Question
« Reply #22 : August 11, 2018, 00:35:50 »
Would not add dashmat.
Extra weight...reduces time to supermarket by 0.0046 seconds.

Not t mention the hit your fuel economy takes carrying the extra weight.
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Re: Genuine i30 PD Dashmat Question
« Reply #23 : August 13, 2018, 06:24:01 »
Would not add dashmat.
Extra weight...reduces time to supermarket by 0.0046 seconds.

Not t mention the hit your fuel economy takes carrying the extra weight.

That's why I make the kids walk......I can get a cup of coffee in while I wait for them.
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Re: Genuine i30 PD Dashmat Question
« Reply #24 : August 30, 2018, 19:07:04 »
I nearly get one for my car as well, yet on second thought - it would increase the dust retention on the mat so close to the window.  Thought it might be easier to wipe down the dash with a wet cloth compare to vacuum the mat.

What are the benefits of the dash mat ppl?  Thoughts?
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Re: Genuine i30 PD Dashmat Question
« Reply #25 : August 30, 2018, 19:25:36 »
I nearly get one for my car as well, yet on second thought - it would increase the dust retention on the mat so close to the window.  Thought it might be easier to wipe down the dash with a wet cloth compare to vacuum the mat.

What are the benefits of the dash mat ppl?  Thoughts?

They are a good thing in mine and many other Aussies opinion. Not as popular in say the UK where it is not as hot/sunny.

The main benefit is reduced reflection from the dash. I honestly think they slightly reduce the interior temp of the car (as well) as plastic dashboards get very hot, but the mats don't seem to (as much). Obviously they also protect the top of the dashboard although cracking is less of an issue these days. I tried to find a thread where the benefits were discussed in detail, but it must have been a while back.

In hindsight there are better mats available than the genuine one which has a cutout for the passenger side airbag and is a little more reflective than a couple of the alternative. See earlier in this thread.

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Re: Genuine i30 PD Dashmat Question
« Reply #26 : August 30, 2018, 19:30:49 »
Ok i take your words on it.  I'll order one now for my car.
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« Reply #27 : August 30, 2018, 20:55:58 »
Ok i take your words on it.  I'll order one now for my car.

I would go the "fit-my-car" one (as below) if i was you. :victory:
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Re: Genuine i30 PD Dashmat Question
« Reply #28 : August 30, 2018, 23:10:20 »
Yeah, was about to order from fit-my-car then I came to the select colour.  I cannot remember what colour is my carpet. was it grey or black.  Will have to order it tonight once I had a look at the carpet colour :)
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« Reply #29 : August 31, 2018, 05:50:49 »
Yeah, was about to order from fit-my-car then I came to the select colour.  I cannot remember what colour is my carpet. was it grey or black.  Will have to order it tonight once I had a look at the carpet colour :)

I'm too lazy to go downstairs and look, but i'd go the black. Head linings are black and darker the better as will be less likely to reflect in the windscreen.  :cool: (bossy aren't I)  :snigger:
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