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What color wrap should I get?

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by gundamz44, Aug 31, 2018.

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  1. gundamz44

    gundamz44 Why Not?

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    Just received my M3 is ready for delivery this weekend. The very first thing I plan to do is to put change color with wrap. I ordered the basic black for this reason. The problem is, I didnt know the car will be available so soon and I haven't think of what color wrap for the car. My initial idea is to get something similar to the Chalk White or China Grey from the Porsche color wheel. I want to see what you think will look good on the M3.
     
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    XPEL Stealth. And you’ll get actual protection too vs just a vinyl wrap. ;)

     
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    gundamz44 Why Not?

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    Do you mind sharing the cost for the Xpel Stealth installation cost? I was told the Stealth is double of a 3M wrap.
     
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    You’ll have to call/visit detail shops in your area as it can vary greatly. I’ll be forking over $5k for full coverage in the Chicagoland area.
     
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    Pkmmte Le meow

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    Yes.
     
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    gundamz44 Why Not?

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    #10 ℬête Noire, Aug 31, 2018
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    I'm down to 3M 1080 in either Satin Perfect Blue or Gloss Flip Deep Space. I'm leaning towards the Deep Space, but it's nearly an extra $1000 (directional wraps require more labour and material to lay properly). Here's a couple clips, from a TMC poster, of what it looks like on the Model 3.

    Mid-day light:

    Near sunset light (notice the gold/bronze metal really pops in this lighting):
     
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    S'toon Knows where his towel is

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    Flesh, get a flesh colored wrap!!!
     
  12. gundamz44

    gundamz44 Why Not?

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    This wrap is sick! Let me know which one you finally decide on. I have till Tuesday to give my final answer.
     
  13. ℬête Noire

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    You're on your own, then. There will be no deciding for another few weeks, don't take delivery until the latter half of September. Not going to pull the trigger on getting the wrap shop to order materials until the car is in my driveway, since Tesla's delivery logistics is spotty in the area of reliability. ;)

    Just be like this guy, follow your heart, and it'll all be fine.
    Screen Shot 2018-08-31 at 11.09.41 PM.png
     
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    Zapped Model S - PURE EV

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    Opposite of Flat
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    Chrome
     
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    #16 ℬête Noire, Aug 31, 2018
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    Warning: Also the opposite of cheap. ;)

    Those chrome wrap jobs are a small fortune. The material is so expensive plus crazy tough to work with. Very easy to overstretch, yet you have to get enough tension on it to have it flat.


    However if you're going for over-the-top eye-catching and can stomach the price, it's definitely a prime choice.
     
  16. monarck

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    I'll throw my 3M Satin Dark Gray in the mix of options for you to consider.
     

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    Rainbow!

    Why get just one color when you can get them all?

    :p
     
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    I vote for a blue-gray not seen in the wild, gloss.
     
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    #20 gilscales, Aug 31, 2018
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    The 3M psychedelic flip is pretty awesome


    That is the same one on post #8 "Tessy"
     

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