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Show me your foiled/wrapped model S

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by HKON, Aug 7, 2017.

  1. HKON

    HKON Member

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    I'm looking for inspiration, as I want to get my P85D foiled/wrapped.
    I have checked via Google, but does not seem to interesting to me.

    So if you have foiled your model S, please post a picture or 2 and inspire me :)

    Best Regards

    Henrik
     
  2. Acho

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    What about this?
     

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    I found this on the internet, but it isn't exactly inspiring... [​IMG]
     
  4. HKON

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    Thanks :)
     
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    LOL not quite what I was looking for
     
  6. Navsarin

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    Just wrapped my Black P100D in 3M 1080 line gloss deep blue metallic :)

    In sunlight it looks absolutely stunning!
    Ie. as if it was paint waxed 3x over...except. It’s only wrap :)
     

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    Dang, your car can best be described as "Beyonce wearing Deep Blue Yoga Pants"
     
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  8. HKON

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    Thanks, have never seen this color on a Tesla before :)
     
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    There are many colours in the 3M 1080 line to choose from. Here is a sample colour palette attached. One can choose from matte to gloss, Satin, brushed steel look etc.if you do decide to go forward, make sure they are an authorized 3M shop so that you’re getting quality work. If wrap is not done correctly, it will peel and cause a host of issues while washing. Ie, bubbling, peeling

    Good luck! The deep blue metallic has this amazing wax like sheen to it. Any metallic gloss will have this same waxed paint look. I almost went for a signature red type colour but content with blue now that’s it’s complete :)

    Simulates car paint in a perpetual state of wax and clear coat. Even looks like real paint and moreso :)
     

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    Thanks. I have actually looked at the Charcoal Metallic for mine.
     
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  12. Navsarin

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    Beautiful. May I ask...was there any wax or sealer you used on top of the vinyl to give it that extra shine? The deep blue metallic seems to look excellent in sunlight however in all other cases, the vinyl seems abt 80% of regular paint clear coat.

    Also after 3-4 days now and with some good sunshine, certain areas are starting to pop? See pics. Is this normal and just requires a follow up visit to re adhere or heat/stretch back on?
     

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    We do not typically use any wax on a wrap but we have had good results with ceramic coat. Ceramic brings out the color a bit and makes it easier to wash and maintain. In terms of reflective properties, you will not achieve the same mirror finish as paint as you are applying a layer of film. 3M does have a bit of orange peel.

    As for the edges. The vinyl should not have those issues with proper install. It is time consuming but typically the mirror caps should be removed and done in one piece and all trim and lights should be removed to wrap underneath.

    I hope that helps.
     
  14. Acho

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    The vinyl on the edges show tension due overstretch and inproper installation technique. The lifted areas from the pictures are non repairable ans the whole panel has to be redone. The issue at fog light looks like bad trim from the photo and can be easily fixed.
    Tesla is relatively easy car to wrap. It is true that it is time consuming but mirror caps does not have to be done in one piece if done properly. On tesla you don't have to remove hardware and trims. I remove the side blinkers only since it takes 30 sec to remove and saves tons of time on install.

    I can post pics of the same areas on my S if you want which is done 6 months ago and survived Vegas summer without single issue.
     
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    Thanks for your reply Acho. Yes would appreciate some pics. I’m due to see the owner of the wrap shop today at 1pm to go over all the deficiencies. There are more as of yesterday :(

    I’m trying to arm myself with enough knowledge to know what they must do to fix this issue.

    Here’s a few more issues which surfaced after sun light for a few hours. The rear passenger light pic is by far the worst. Did they also not use a heat gun to ensure the wrap was adhered well??
     

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    I am sorry that you have such experience with your wrap :(

    The tail light problem is not overstretch like the mirror and corners - beside bad cuts they did it looks like that they did not prep in the gap and it is not sticking.

    I am wrapping cars for living and know very good what causes problems when I see them.

    If you want to talk with me you can PM me and I will send you my number.

    Pics to follow shortly
     
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    Some pics
     

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    Wow. Sent you a PM
     
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    What does a wrap job usually cost for a Model S?
     
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    Ok met the owner. They will remove the bumpers and rear lights to properly wrap. At the same they will run over every corner with adhesive and heat to ensure all parts adhere properly. Side mirror they will re wrap. All bumpers to be re wrapped. One fender rewrapped. Basically with bumpers and lights removed, it’ll get done correctly.
     

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