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DIY Chrome Delete

adrianp89

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Oct 21, 2019
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Pinellas Park, FL
Hey guys - I was going to pay for this to be done but my shops vinyl guy quit so they have no one to do it. I found a kit online for $150 and it sounds like they send you replacement pieces if you mess up for free. How many of you guys tried this and succeeded? Only other quote I got was $750 which is bit rich for my blood.
 
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adrianp89

Member
Oct 21, 2019
318
236
Pinellas Park, FL
I just bought the Nikola Pro and the cuts for the trim are all wavey and not thick enough to cover the chrome in some places.

I ended up with the same kit. Most of install came out good so far. Few spots on cameras where it isn’t OEM good. Haven’t done mirrors yet. I took my time and am really OCD. The heat gun and small squeegee are your friends.
 

Kleenerth3

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Jun 6, 2019
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Vista CA
Hey guys - I was going to pay for this to be done but my shops vinyl guy quit so they have no one to do it. I found a kit online for $150 and it sounds like they send you replacement pieces if you mess up for free. How many of you guys tried this and succeeded? Only other quote I got was $750 which is bit rich for my blood.
I did my own with blue painters tape, pencils and an exacto knife. 1" & 4" Orafol detail tape. It cost me about $40 in materials and made my own. The side cameras are freaking tiny and really requires patience. Put the tape on, use the pencil to bring out the edges, peel off the car and apply to the detail tape. Cut with Xacto, remove detail tape backing and stick in place carefully. Make sure the detail tape is well adhered and then peel off the blue painters tape. Gently roll an edge until it lifts from the detail tape. This is my take... IMG_20190806_092434550.jpg IMG_20190806_103502945.jpg IMG_20190811_171834007.jpg IMG_20190719_161225845.jpg IMG_20190718_113607379.jpg IMG_20190720_114749760.jpg
 

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