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Old 04-29-2012, 07:04 PM   eBay Motors  #51 (permalink)
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So I wanted to get some opinions on if I should vinyl warp the whole truck? I was thinking matte black. Could probably do the whole truck for under $1200. So what do u think?
is there any special care u need to keep in mind like can u use high pressure water to clean auto mated care war washes and does it up ur factory paint
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Old 04-29-2012, 07:24 PM   eBay Motors  #52 (permalink)
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is there any special care u need to keep in mind like can u use high pressure water to clean auto mated care war washes and does it up ur factory paint
They don't recommend power washers. It doesn't hurt the vinyl but if they was a little tare it could make it worst.
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Old 04-29-2012, 07:59 PM   eBay Motors  #53 (permalink)
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I have the wrap on my hood just make sure a good reputable shop is doing the work and lays it down perfect I made the shop do men over like 3 times due to dirt and creases in the wrapping? Holds up better then paint IMO
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Old 05-01-2012, 02:05 AM   eBay Motors  #54 (permalink)
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Question wrap

coud u still you know use it for every day use i work in the oil field and there is dirt and grime mud trees bugs etc are they pretty durable i have a o7 classic and the matte gray will look sick on a full wrap with my replacment grill gaurd headache rack black rim and etc i just wanna know how tough they r and residue on factory
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Old 05-01-2012, 03:31 AM   eBay Motors  #55 (permalink)
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I wouldn't worry about, been over a year and my hood looks mint still
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Old 05-01-2012, 10:06 AM   eBay Motors  #56 (permalink)
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Sub'd for this. Sounds tempting...
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Old 05-01-2012, 04:36 PM   eBay Motors  #57 (permalink)
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Spoke with a shop in Delaware and was quoted roughly 2800 to do my truck. I wanted a matte black but all the matte colors only last about 3 years and that's from 3m themselves. Shop said it starts to look "mottled". Glossy wrap lasts about 7 years. I no longer wanna do a wrap. 2800-3k every 3 years no thanks.
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Old 05-01-2012, 05:27 PM   eBay Motors  #58 (permalink)
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Spoke with a shop in Delaware and was quoted roughly 2800 to do my truck. I wanted a matte black but all the matte colors only last about 3 years and that's from 3m themselves. Shop said it starts to look "mottled". Glossy wrap lasts about 7 years. I no longer wanna do a wrap. 2800-3k every 3 years no thanks.
That's why I was thinking bout putting the wrap on myself. Just don't know if I want to spend days prepping the truck.
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Old 05-01-2012, 05:57 PM   eBay Motors  #59 (permalink)
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yea but im sure you would use up a good amount of material practising. that stuff isnt that cheap. i dunno man im still on the fence. its pushed down the ladder of things to do though and heres a vid of the color i would do. brushed black aluminum.

9 Second Corvette C6 Z06 - 3M Metallic Black Brushed Aluminum Vehicle Wrap - SSC - YouTube
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Old 05-01-2012, 06:09 PM   eBay Motors  #60 (permalink)
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Husker Diesels truck is 100% wrapped. Looks sick in person
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