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no more chrome

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by npiwovar, Jul 5, 2013.

  1. npiwovar

    npiwovar Member

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    My Model S after the chrome was wrapped.
     

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  2. Ting Louie

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    pics are a bit big, but looks good

    let me know how the wrapped door handles hold up

    I didn't wrap mine b/c I didn't want a high traffic item to peel prematurely
     
  3. jongt3

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    That looks wicked, nicely done!
     
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    Looks good!
     
  5. sickfox

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    looks pretty sweet. personally, i would go for gloss black for the door trims. but it looks 1000x better than stock! :biggrin:

     
  6. rjhoskins

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    Nice improvement! Curious as to the holdup of the door handles as well. Keep us posted.
     
  7. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    That looks great!
     
  8. Jeff Andrews

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    How much does a job like this cost?
     
  9. npiwovar

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    The job cost about 750 bucks for the nose cone and chrome wrap.I don't think the materials are that expensive but wrapping the trim is very labor intensive.I watched them at work and they were very careful and doing the job right just takes time.These guys wrap Ferraris,Lamborghinis,Bugattis,etc..Doing a clear bra type wrap is not as labor intensive but the cost of the materials is greater.I thought it was worthwhile wrapping the handles in this manner.The installers thought the handle wrap would hold up well.Time will tell.I'm happy with the way my car looks now.Of course it's a personal preference thing but the shiny black plastic nose cone always bothered me.
     
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    AmpedRealtor Active Member

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    The nosecone looks a little squished on the sides, was it dented in the photo?
     
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    deonb Active Member

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    Heh. No.

    The nosecone actually always follows the lines of the car. With the stock nosecone coloring it's not obvious, but when a nosecone gets repainted or wrapped like this, those lines start to come alive.
     
  12. eMileage

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    Wow! Very nice! And I actually like chrome! :biggrin:
     
  13. marocc65O

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    Side Marker Vinyl Wrapped

    Side Marker Brushed Black Wrapped by Vinyl Styles

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    http://i1205.photobucket.com/albums/bb422/vinylstyles/b4a41fe6d5da09a3336cd7a54c50ffc4_zps9b3655d9.jpg
     

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  14. gr8fullee

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    Personally I love the chrome on my Model S. But it's great that you carried the wrapping through so the effect is consistent.
     
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    You missed the rotors :wink:
     

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