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Vendor DIY Chrome Delete Kit - Nikola Pro

DMBM3

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Oct 28, 2019
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I completed my chrome delete yesterday and it took me about 7 hours in 117 degree weather with a little bit of humidity, ugh!! I screwed up a couple of pieces and had to use both but on one of the mirror pieces, I messed up both pieces so they are sending me another piece. I have to say, you HAVE to watch the videos! That is how I messed up the one that they are sending me, I failed to watch the video on it because I though I knew how to do it lol!!! Wrong lol!! But at least it turned out good with a few imperfections.
Still looks great! I’m sure the heat didn’t help because the material gets really soft and stretchy when it gets hot. BTW, how did the T emblem decals turn out? Can you take a pic?
 
Still looks great! I’m sure the heat didn’t help because the material gets really soft and stretchy when it gets hot. BTW, how did the T emblem decals turn out? Can you take a pic?
I'll post my work when there's sun. Here's what my front decal looks like.
 

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Still looks great! I’m sure the heat didn’t help because the material gets really soft and stretchy when it gets hot. BTW, how did the T emblem decals turn out? Can you take a pic?
Ya the vinyl was very stretchy and soft which did not help at all!! It wrinkled a lot which is why it took me so long. It was hard to get some of the pieces on without pulling it up numerous times and reapplying. I actually did not put the T emblems on. I have red T’s on the front and rear to match the calipers.
 

yogi4

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I completed my chrome delete yesterday and it took me about 7 hours in 117 degree weather with a little bit of humidity, ugh!! I screwed up a couple of pieces and had to use both but on one of the mirror pieces, I messed up both pieces so they are sending me another piece. I have to say, you HAVE to watch the videos! That is how I messed up the one that they are sending me, I failed to watch the video on it because I though I knew how to do it lol!!! Wrong lol!! But at least it turned out good with a few imperfections.
Looks great ! the red T's on those wheels are good touch. I messed up even after watching videos , but Nikolapro was kind enough to send me replacements. How many beers did you chug through the process :)
 
Looks great ! the red T's on those wheels are good touch. I messed up even after watching videos , but Nikolapro was kind enough to send me replacements. How many beers did you chug through the process :)
Thank you! Lol it’s easy to do thats for sure!!!!!! Ummm, hmm, it was so hot out and they went down like water so I would say at least 4 throughout the day:);).. What about you??
 
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MarcG

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I completed my chrome delete yesterday and it took me about 7 hours in 117 degree weather with a little bit of humidity, ugh!! I screwed up a couple of pieces and had to use both but on one of the mirror pieces, I messed up both pieces so they are sending me another piece. I have to say, you HAVE to watch the videos! That is how I messed up the one that they are sending me, I failed to watch the video on it because I though I knew how to do it lol!!! Wrong lol!! But at least it turned out good with a few imperfections.

She’s lookin’ mighty fine, well done. Told ya satin would look good with your wheels ;)
 
Here's the semi final product. I have to redo the mirrors - those are a b*%$# to install. Took me about 8-9 hours to do in the 90+ degree heat in my garage. Satin black. Thanks Nikola Pro! I love their product and customer service.
 

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Here's the semi final product. I have to redo the mirrors - those are a b*%$# to install. Took me about 8-9 hours to do in the 90+ degree heat in my garage. Satin black. Thanks Nikola Pro! I love their product and customer service.

Agreed with the mirrors... Took me more than half of the time for the entire install, and it still didn't turn out perfectly. Looking great! I am sure it's well worth the hard work.
 
Here's the semi final product. I have to redo the mirrors - those are a b*%$# to install. Took me about 8-9 hours to do in the 90+ degree heat in my garage. Satin black. Thanks Nikola Pro! I love their product and customer service.
I re-did my mirrors, thanks Nikola Pro for sending me replacements.

Everything looks fine, but one minor thing that bugs me is the bottom part of M5. There are a few minor bumps on M5. I don't remember if it was caused by the M2 or M5 application. I do know that M1 left a bump. I did use the heat gun before I closed the edges. I failed to smooth it out. Check out the attachments.

Has anyone else experienced a similar issue?
 

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Just adding my xperience - I purchased the Nikola Pro kit back in NOV 2019 (Amazon) - This being my first attempt with wrap evere it was a little daunting but the videos helped a great deal!

Best not to stretch but for full coverage i came back and fixed some areas. Only real challenge was the mirrors but got it the second time (glad it comes with two sets)

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aspec818

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Just adding my xperience - I purchased the Nikola Pro kit back in NOV 2019 (Amazon) - This being my first attempt with wrap evere it was a little daunting but the videos helped a great deal!

Best not to stretch but for full coverage i came back and fixed some areas. Only real challenge was the mirrors but got it the second time (glad it comes with two sets)

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Satin looks great on white.
 
I re-did my mirrors, thanks Nikola Pro for sending me replacements.

Everything looks fine, but one minor thing that bugs me is the bottom part of M5. There are a few minor bumps on M5. I don't remember if it was caused by the M2 or M5 application. I do know that M1 left a bump. I did use the heat gun before I closed the edges. I failed to smooth it out. Check out the attachments.

Has anyone else experienced a similar issue?
I had some issues as well . Couple little areas on the mirrors that aren’t perfect but definitely saved $ doing it myself. I may try to rewrap a couple of the mirror sections that aren’t perfect but not sure yet!
 

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