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How much $ to black vinyl wrap chrome around windows and door handles?

Discussion in 'Model X: Interior & Exterior' started by jbredz28, Apr 18, 2017.

  1. jbredz28

    jbredz28 Member

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    I received a $700 quote. What have others paid for this?
     
  2. R0b_

    R0b_ Member

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    DAMN!
    How about $38.80 (plus shipping)?

     
  3. LuckyX

    LuckyX Stormtrooper X60D, Autopilot, and Hitch

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    IMG_9440.JPG Or less than $20 from your local Home Depot. Plus a few hours in the garage!
     
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  4. cgiGuy

    cgiGuy Active Member

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    Paint roller?

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  5. LuckyX

    LuckyX Stormtrooper X60D, Autopilot, and Hitch

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    Lol! Depot sells plastidip, magic in a can!
     
  6. zackmilo

    zackmilo Chrome Delete and lowering champion

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    How are the results?
     
  7. LuckyX

    LuckyX Stormtrooper X60D, Autopilot, and Hitch

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    Looks pretty good up close. I did have to redo 2 small spots as I plastidip came off when I was removing the tape. 7 months with weekly pressure washes and its holding up well.
     
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    Nice. Did you apply any glossifier or satinizer on top of the plastidip, or did you leave it as is?
     
  9. LuckyX

    LuckyX Stormtrooper X60D, Autopilot, and Hitch

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    Nothing added. I wanted the matte look. I did add satinizer to my rims though.
     
  10. Ryshaw

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    I'm in AZ, and used Yelp to send out several Requests for Quotes to local vendors. It's super easy, I just opened Yelp and searched for "Vinyl Car Wrap", and it brought up several vendors, many of which had the ability to receive my blanket request for quote. I selected 4 vendors who had a solid 4.5 - 5 star ratings, and received quotes back within hours from every one of them. Interestingly, the quotes ranged from $300 - $1500 for what I requested, which was to us 3M vinyl to blackout the window trim, door handles and rear chrome panel (minus T and TESLA on hatch. It's a super easy way to get a ton of quotes, and even leverage one against the other if necessary. Hope this helps!
     
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    Plasti Dip does not last, and when your car is washed it comes off when someone dries it ! Good temporary use.
     
  12. RPM Accessories

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    Why not buy the door handle wraps and do it your self?
    RPM Tesla

    In Southern California, we send our mobil installer out for $350 to wrap your window trim and mirrors. Details below:
    RPM Tesla
     
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  13. ⚡️ELECTROMAN⚡️

    ⚡️ELECTROMAN⚡️ Fritterer and waster of hours in an off hand wayer

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    I have a black Tesla and was wondering what it would like to red out the chrome instead of black. Have you ever done that and have pictures?
     
  14. Jean-Claude

    Jean-Claude Local Vendor - Southeast

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    Whether cheaply done....or expensive....if they do it wrong when the vinyl comes off you may have tons of cuts in the paint. Get the best installer you can, not necessarily the cheapest one.

    Happy hunting!
     
  15. LuckyX

    LuckyX Stormtrooper X60D, Autopilot, and Hitch

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    Must have been a bad plasti dip job. I power wash my car every week (rinse and spot dry) from a coin op. Then in the evening I use Optimum no wash and rinse. After 10k miles my plastidip still looks the same as first applied.

     
  16. Yinn

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    This exactly. As with most paints, prep is key! I've used plastidip as well as other brands and have had no issues with it peeling. I've taken them through automatic car washes as well with no issues.

    The one thing you should do with those sprays is refresh them on an annual basis. When they dry out, they can be a pain and cause damage upon removal. Vinyl eventually does as well, but not for much much longer.
     

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