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PPF front bumper "seam"

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by insaneoctane, Apr 23, 2018.

  1. insaneoctane

    insaneoctane Active Member

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    I understand that most installers do PPF installation that results in a center seam on the front bumper. While I have heard of a very few installers that found a way to avoid this seam. I have no idea if this seam would be objectionable or not. Can someone with this seam try to capture a photo of what it looks like and exactly where it is? Thanks in advance
     
  2. navinsiri

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    I don’t see a seam anywhere other than near the fog lights. If done correctly you can only see the seam if you’re closer than 3 feet
     
  3. suwaneedad

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    There is no front seam on my XPEL Ultimate install; get another installer. The only seam on mine is where the trunk lid bends to become the back of the vehicle, which the installer pre-approved with me before I handed him my keys.
     
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    Az_Rael Supporting Member

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    My installer also did not do a seam. We had Autoskinz in Valencia do mine.
     
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    SMAlset Well-Known Member

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    #5 SMAlset, Apr 23, 2018
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    No seam on our custom full body Xpel wrap including edges. We had a film only tear from a wooden fence post meeting our front bumper and our guys said they could remove half of the film and leave it with a seam if we really wanted to save money (it was kind of expensive to replace) or just replace the whole bumper. We went the "whole" route to avoid a seam and any issues with it later with dirt, peeling, water getting in underneath there or whatever.
     
  6. insaneoctane

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    Sounds like this installer is not someone you'd recommend to any others.
     
  8. insaneoctane

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    Maybe, so no one here has any seams to share?
     
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    My seam is there as well.
     
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