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Saran wrap as temporary paint protection film?

Discussion in 'Video' started by InternetDude, Aug 12, 2015.

  1. InternetDude

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  2. S'toon

    S'toon Knows where his towel is

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    There's a Model S driver in Regina?
     
  3. walla2

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    That might be a great way to get a car car show ready, drive it there and then unwrap it.
     
  4. Larry93428

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    Interesting product, thanks for posting.
    Yes, it would be great for travel to shows.
    (I do not show because of the bugs and that water regulations do not allow washing.)
    Thanks again,
    ~Larry
     
  5. mknox

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    I used to use those black vinyl removable "bras" on my cars in the past, especially on summer road trips to keep the bugs off the finish. I would just scrub it with a brush, then pull it off the car and hang to dry when I was done. You do have to be careful to put it on over a clean car, but I never had any paint scratching issues in all the years I used them. They don't seem as popular any more. Does anyone even make one for the Model S? I have one for my '07 Pontiac Vibe, but was never able to find one for my Cadillac CTS. Maybe it's just gone out of style.
     
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    Reminds me of the time my wife and I were at a car dealership negotiating for a car. An announcement was blasted over the dealership loudspeaker system:

    "Johnny, please report to service dept. A customer needs assistance putting her bra on...."
     
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    And then ten guys, all named "Johnny", rushed to the service dept. :smile:
     
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    Ha ha ha!
    A good one!
    ~L
     
  9. jerry33

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

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    At least with some the cars I've seen, the problem isn't scratching, it's rust because those bras hold the water. I suspect that you would get scratching if you lived in So. Cal. or Arizona where sand gets between the material and the car.
     

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