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White model S rims and calipers wrapped, chrome deleted

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by LVGhost, Oct 22, 2016.

  1. LVGhost

    LVGhost Member

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    Hey everyone just got my car back from the shop (Incognito Wraps here in Vegas) and I wanted to show off some pics of the work.

    Here are the rims:






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  2. LVGhost

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  3. mastermason11

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    Calipers wrapped ? Looks good. Wouldn't that warp due to heat ?
     
  4. LVGhost

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    The caliper wraps are rated to 1000 degrees I think. They are marketed actually as caliper wraps by 3m.
     
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  5. LVGhost

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  6. JoaoD

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    Nice looking! How did you get a car form the future? It says October 29 2016 :p
     
  7. FlatSix911

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    Well done ... can you share the cost estimate?
     
  8. LVGhost

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    Haha. That's when the registration expires.
     
  9. LVGhost

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    Little over 2k for everything. Sounds expensive but it was pretty labor intensive.
     
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    Nice work, very clean.

    What % or grade of tint did you get along with brand if you know it? it looks "just right".
     
  11. LVGhost

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    Thanks!

    Front windshield is spectra photosync 75. Front windows llumar ctx 30 and the rest is ctx 15. I'm pretty happy with the way the tint turned out.
     
  12. plankeye

    plankeye That Vegan EV Guy

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    It's crazy that they can put that wrap on such irregular surfaces. Do they use a heat gun, or is the wrap just stretchy and sticky as hell? Looks awesome!
     
  13. LVGhost

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    Thanks. I think it's just hours of meticulous elbow grease and a heat gun.
     
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    looks awesome. First time I have seen white handles. I like em. Wheels and tint are perfect.
     
  15. LVGhost

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    Thanks! I did the inside part of the handle satin black. I'll try to post a pic tomorrow.
     
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    Calipers look great! What made you choose a wrap over paint?

    Do you have more pics of the car from farther away? I'd like to see how the chrome delete looks with the whited out handles and emblem.
     
  17. LVGhost

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    Good question. I think I chose the wrap for the calipers because I had already decided to wrap the rims anyway. Once the installers showed me some of the reflective samples, I was sold. I will take some more pics tomorrow and post them. I'm still not sure what I want to do with the back T emblem. I was thinking possibly painting that black and removing the model S badge. Let me know what you guys think.



    Here are some additional random pics. I'll take better ones later. image.jpeg image.jpeg
     
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  18. outie

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    Looks great. Thanks for sharing! What happens when you curb the wheels? Does the wrap get torn off?
     
  19. LVGhost

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    Yes it would damage the wrap for sure. Thankfully it's wrapped in multiple pieces and they said replacing smaller parts of the wrap without having to do the whole thing would be easy. I'm not sure that all wrappers do it this way but that's how the guys at incognito wraps out here in Vegas do it.
     
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    Great, thx!
     

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