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Old 09-11-2009, 12:54 PM   #1
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Don Nguyen - Vinyl Carbon Fiber Roof - Picture Thread

Starting and official thread for roofs that I have wrapped in carbon fiber vinyl.

If you guys have any specific questions about the material or installation, post here or shoot me a PM, and I can set you up with either one.

I'll start off with Paul's (thesethoughtsru) E46 M3:

















I'll add more pictures as I get them. If you want any specific pictures/shots, just let me know.

Also stay tuned for new threads that I will be making of other vinyl work of that I have done for some local cars, D1/Formula D cars, and shop/track cars.

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Old 09-11-2009, 12:59 PM   #2
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Love it...would do it in a heartbeat if someone were nearby that had the skill...I sure dont.
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Old 09-11-2009, 01:04 PM   #3
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Love it...would do it in a heartbeat if someone were nearby that had the skill...I sure dont.
Yea, local members around Orange County have it lucky. Even then, I've had some guys come down from Norcal and even Vegas to have me do their roofs.

More pictures of a 1 series I did. I also tinted his tail lights for him, and tested the flexibility of the vinyl on his mirrors. I think it turned out fairly well, considering the theme of his car.













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Old 09-11-2009, 01:37 PM   #4
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IS that vinyl safe for engine covers?? Looks good man!!
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IS that vinyl safe for engine covers?? Looks good man!!
It has a fairly large/high operating temp, so it definitely should be safe on engine covers.

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wow, thats awesome don

Thanks

I dig the bomb graphics on your fender every time I see it.

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Old 09-11-2009, 03:09 PM   #7
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what is the total price and turnaround time?
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Old 09-11-2009, 03:11 PM   #8
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what is the total price and turnaround time?
Varies from car to car. Shoot me a PM or hit me up on AIM.

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How much would this vinly cost. shipped to CT?
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Saw that White 135 in person. you did an incredible job.
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how about rain and now, won't that ruin the fabric?
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Thanks for the comments!

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Indeed it is

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how about rain and now, won't that ruin the fabric?
It's not a fabric. This material is designed to be used on exteriors/outdoors and has a life span of ~4 years, when done so. Contrary to popular belief, it does rain in socal every once in a while. Even I am not brave enough to go through all of that work just to have something that could/would be that easily ruined by something as simple as rain/snow.

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It's not a fabric. This material is designed to be used on exteriors/outdoors and has a life span of ~4 years, when done so. Contrary to popular belief, it does rain in socal every once in a while. Even I am not brave enough to go through all of that work just to have something that could/would be that easily ruined by something as simple as rain/snow.

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hmm, good to know, thanx for the info
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damn, looks good!
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Looks great... but the poser factor is easily a 10 out of 10.
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Any word on how long this takes or how involved it is to do? Would you have to take apart the whole roof?
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Saw that White 135 in person. you did an incredible job.
Thanks. Did he come out to SD, or did you come up to OC for a meet?

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Any word on how long this takes or how involved it is to do? Would you have to take apart the whole roof?
Obviously this depends on the car and experience level of the person putting it on.

I did not take apart the whole roof.

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