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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 09-29-2009, 11:51 AM   #81
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damn , looks sick goood job
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Old 09-29-2009, 03:49 PM   #82
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Thanks. I will be doing a IS300 and E92 M3 with this material this weekend as well, so I'll take pictures of those.
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Old 09-29-2009, 06:28 PM   #83
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Old 10-01-2009, 04:20 PM   #84
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So I got my vinyl in the mail today but the tube was dented and when I took the vinyl out it too was dented all the way down the sheet. Does anyone know if these dents or creases will come out when I lay it on the car? Or I will I need to heat them out? Don can you help me please!!! Here are pics of what im talking about. The vinyl is 100 times better looking in person BTW











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Old 10-01-2009, 04:23 PM   #85
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Can't wait to see what you do with that, Don.
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Can't wait to see what you do with that, Don.
What do you mean by that?
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I mean, i can't wait to see that vinyl on a car, installed by your expertise at application.
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Old 10-01-2009, 04:32 PM   #88
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how much to ship my car to cali to you, wrap the entire exterior, interior, exhaust, and wheels? and maybe the entire engine bay and engine?
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I mean, i can't wait to see that vinyl on a car, installed by your expertise at application.
I am not going to be doing the install, hence why I shipped out the material to him

Those wrinkles should work out, since it is a high grade material/vinyl. I've seen similar wrinkles like that come up during application (mainly on more complex curves/parts), and we are able to heat it and press down on it, since it is also pressure sensitive.

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how long does it take for you to install the vinyl roof?
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Old 10-01-2009, 04:42 PM   #91
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how much to ship my car to cali to you, wrap the entire exterior, interior, exhaust, and wheels? and maybe the entire engine bay and engine?
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Here's some pictures/test that I took to show the quality of the material and what it is capable of. Take a look at the EXIF file if you want to verify the times/order that the pictures were taken. Sorry for the way they were resized and everything, I am not on my computer, so I had to wing it with what was available to me.

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After (that bump was a piece of trash/dirt that was on the table and got stuck under the vinyl when I laid it on the table):





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Old 10-12-2009, 11:09 AM   #94
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More pictures of the IS300 I did in cf. Don't mind the tape on the rails, it was to hold them down, since they are glued in vs clip in as on most other cars.





And a quick shot of his engine bay:


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These pictures didn't come out as clear, since I was in a rush to take them. It's also a bit hard to see the weaves on the roof, but I figure you guys know what it looks like up close now, so I was trying to take more full car pictures to give you ideas on how it looks like on different cars/colors.







I'll try to see what I can do with the rest of the pictures that I have of this car, and post them if I can get anything decent.

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Here's what I could get out of the other pictures I took of this car:







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Although the company that put my material on my roof messed it up, I will take some pics of it at least to show how it looks on a dark colored car. I am going for a drive on sunday so give me till then.
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Post up any pictures if you took any

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I need your email. The company that messed up the vinyl wants to contact you so he can buy another piece to redo my roof.

And my buddy that took the pictures is editting them and as soon as he emails them to me, ill post them up.
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