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This is the place to show off your BMW to other members of the community. Post pictures and videos of your car and the modifications you have done to it. If you need a picture of something on a coupe, sedan, convertible or touring you will probably find it here!

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Old 10-02-2009, 12:10 PM   #62
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Did a Subie last night.

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Old 10-03-2009, 09:53 AM   #63
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Old 10-04-2009, 12:37 PM   #64
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how much do you charge to do the roof?
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Old 10-06-2009, 10:41 AM   #66
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I have so many pictures to edit/go through from this weekend, I am going to have to do it in separate segments. So here's the first batch:









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Old 10-07-2009, 08:48 AM   #67
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The rest of the CLS pictures:







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Old 10-07-2009, 08:55 AM   #68
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The answer still isn't quite clear to me yet

How long do these last, and if I take it off - will the paint and clearcoat still be in good condition??
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I usually tell the people who buy/use my vinyl that it'll probably last longer than they'll own the car themselves.

If anything, it'll protect your paint underneath the vinyl, without damaging the clear coat or paint at all.

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I usually tell the people who buy/use my vinyl that it'll probably last longer than they'll own the car themselves.

If anything, it'll protect your paint underneath the vinyl, without damaging the clear coat or paint at all.

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Here's what I'm worried about

I keep the car outside, not directly in the sun (under a tree) - but it gets a lot of sun regardless

The vinyl adhesive bonds itself so well to the clear coat due to the heat, when I decide to take it off - it takes the clearcoat with it.

Do you have any experience with removal of these?



The "if anything" is just coming off as inexperienced and too-bad-for-you in the future.
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This material is designed for vehicle wraps. It'll last you ~5+ years, and will not damage your clear coat. I've removed plenty of these on cars that sit out in the sun 24/7 in socal's weather, and there were no problems.

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Nice work! Does this require any special maintenence? Does the vinyl scratch or swirl any easier than paint?
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Nice work! Does this require any special maintenence? Does the vinyl scratch or swirl any easier than paint?
Just wash it like regular paint with soap and water, and some wax wouldn't hurt.

It's fairly durable material. I haven't had any of my customers tell me that it swirled/scratched excessively to the point where they couldn't stand it anymore or had to remove it.

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Great job don. Thanks for the pictures.
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Is it difficult to wrap mirrors?
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Is it difficult to wrap mirrors?
Depends on which mirrors. They do require their own technique in putting on, due to its shape/curves.

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