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Wrapped the lower portion of the car.

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  1. AndrewAllen

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    I like the idea of the snap on kits for the lower section of the car but am not keen on gluing things to it.

    I tried several variations of height with the wrap and liked this one the best. Going all the way up to the doors on the side just felt too bulky. Not sure how long I’ll keep it on but wanted to share as I couldn’t find any cars that had done it.

    Now I think I need chrome delete!!!


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  2. brandonee916

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    That looks incredible!
     
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    I second this.

    How much rocker protection do you guy think vinyl will provide compared to PPF?
     
  4. WilliamG

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    Well done, you. That's about as tastefully sporty as you can get for a vinyl wrap!
     
  5. MrG_NY

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    That looks great. Did you do this yourself or have it done?
     
  6. Dan203

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    I'm not sure what I'm suppose to be seeing. Looks just like a white car to me. :eek:
     
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    I like the subtle look!
     
  8. AndrewAllen

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    I don’t think it will be very helpful for protection. I have PPF on my front bumper and mirrors. It’s a far superior product.
     
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    Thanks. I’m pretty happy with how it turned out. I made my wife drive around so I could see it from different angles.
     
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    I had someone do it but sat with him so I could see all the variations and then decide. He was really patient and only charged me $350.
     
  11. AndrewAllen

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    That’s what I was going for. I just wanted a hint of it. Any higher up and it stood out too much.
     
  12. hydro 481

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    Not much at all. I've had my wrap for about 7 months and there's nicks all over the place.
     
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    Rear shot

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    Better lighting

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  14. KenC

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    I agree, running it up to the rocker seam and carrying that line all the way around the front and rear bumper makes the most sense for a clean OEM-like look.
     
  15. Dan203

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    Ok I must just be blind. I see nothing.
     
  16. AndrewAllen

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    That’s kinda the point!!

    This is my wife’s 3. Look at the lower section of the front bumper which is white. Now look at my car again. I basically wrapped only that much all the way around.

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  17. Dan203

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    What did you wrap it with? Clear? Is that why I'm not seeing it?
     
  18. Matt L

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    The bottom of his car has black on it. All the way around.
     
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  19. Dan203

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    Oh I see now. Doh! I thought that was just shadow.

    I was looking for something much higher up. :eek:
     
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    Nice !! Is that a satin black ?
     

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