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Got my midnight silver Model S 100D wrapped with XPEL Stealth

Discussion in 'Model S' started by Astraviel, Apr 2, 2018.

  1. Astraviel

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    Huge thanks to Jurgen at Vancouver ClearBra for the job. It looks better than I could ever imagine it to look.

    Will post more pictures later once I get my camera gear ready.

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  2. arcus

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    Very nice!
     
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  3. commasign

    commasign TeslaAdviceBlog.com

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    Wicked! Love the matte look.
     
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  4. Derek Kessler

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    Oh man that is sick.
     
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  5. XPEL

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    Wow! Thank you for sharing, your car looks amazing! As thanks, we'd love to send out an XPEL Swag Pack. If you're interested, email me your t-shirt size and shipping information so we can get that order in. This goes for ANYONE on this thread with XPEL on their car(s).

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  6. vraev

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    Thats awesome. I wanted to get that look on my car too. Might have to get some quotes on that here in GTA. Since you are in Canada, if you don't mind sharing, how much did it cost for paint correction and full body wrap of stealth?
     
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    Amazing, looks almost like mine !

     
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  9. Astraviel

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    Thanks everyone for the comments and thanks Michael for the swag pack offer. :)

    Full body wrap for stealth including correction was $6036 including taxes. I shopped around various places including Washington State and this place I went to was a certified installer of XPEL. Didn't want to take any chances with a bad wrap.
     
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    PM sent. Dropping my car off thursday after a 3 week wait for xpel stealth film (apparently there is a huge shortage). But, finally getting it done. Will post before/after pics with my black model S. :)
     
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    I've been avoiding opening this thread because thats my color and I want that finish!
    Looks AMAZING!
     
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  12. headcase

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    Nice. Do the chrome delete, and it will be perfect! ;)
     
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  13. vraev

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    Thanks for the info. Thats good to know. I will try to shop around here in Toronto and see what I can manage. There is already some swirl marks (caused by dealership) ... so I definitely need some paint correction too. I was thinking about clear Xpel..but I really like this stealth look. Pretty slick.
     
  14. lotusland

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    It looks cool but $6k for a wrap is just plain crazy. How many man-hours can it possibly take? Let's say it takes 40 hours -- which seems excessive. Assume a very generous $1k for the roll of plastic film and that leaves $125/hour for the labor. It just does not add up. Somebody is making a hell of a profit.
     
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  15. Astraviel

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    #15 Astraviel, Apr 4, 2018
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    You can check the cost of the PPF directly from XPEL's website. If someone wants to buy the pre-cut kits they cost quite a bit.
    $1k for the hood, $600 for the front bumpers, $400 for the rocker panels, $400 for the rear bumpers, $1000 for the doors, $600 for the trunk lid, $700 for the rear fenders, $150 for the luggage area, $150 for the pillars. Around $5k.

    XPEL's website seems to also have rolls for sale. A sedan is about 300 square feet. XPEL Stealth seems to be going for $60 per 5 square feet. That's still at least $3k.
     
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    My installer did the paint correction, as @Astraviel had, as well as cut the wrap to ensure the fewest seams were visible, and ensured that the ultrasonic sensors were cut out.

    I got full front XPEL Ultimate at Chicago Auto Pros (also certified -- that's how you get the 10 year warranty). Got it done December 26 2016 and still looks great (This was after install). They put on a ceramic coating over the wrap. No rock chips after 16 months and 26.5k miles.

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  17. lotusland

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    OK so that explains who is making the insane profit. This is a roll of thick plastic. It's one step above the stuff that people wrap up food with. Charging $1000 for a hood-sized piece is crazy, there is nothing to justify that. I know people are excited about the 10-year warranty, but if you pay 50x what something is worth, the vendor can afford to give you several free pieces later.

     
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    I second that! Great look, but that chrome seems to clash with it.

    IMHO, blacking out all that chrome would complete the sharp, aggressive look.
     
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    Got my blue MS wrapped in XPEL stealth! IMG_20171219_103655.jpg IMG_20171219_103659.jpg IMG_20171219_103705.jpg
     
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  20. timvracer

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    All very cool... but I have to be honest, I am just not one to understand the appeal of the matte look. But very nicely done!
     
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