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Old 11-23-2009, 12:55 PM   #101
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Would really like to see how it comes out with clear coat applied to it. If thats even possible..
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Old 11-23-2009, 01:25 PM   #102
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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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Old 11-25-2009, 04:53 PM   #103
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I thought my buddy took better/more pics of the roof. I guess ill take some with my crappy point and shoot this weekend. Heres what I have for now but you can barely make them out. My car is the dark blue M3.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mrlinsh...87045/sizes/o/
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Old 11-25-2009, 05:10 PM   #104
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Did you tell them not to wrap your roof rails with the roof?

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Old 11-25-2009, 05:25 PM   #105
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yeah. I think it looks nicer without it and he said there might not be enough material to do the rails also so he didnt do it just in case. Did they contact you yet about getting another piece?
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Old 11-25-2009, 05:39 PM   #106
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yeah. I think it looks nicer without it and he said there might not be enough material to do the rails also so he didnt do it just in case. Did they contact you yet about getting another piece?
I wish everyone was like you. Doing the rails is really tedious. It'd probably cut the time of a roof install in half.

Also in case anyone else is wondering, there is enough materials on the side to cover the rails.

They have not contacted me yet, that I know of.

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Old 11-26-2009, 01:55 AM   #107
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looks like the same material I have on my roof. Any idea if gloss can be applied on top?
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Old 11-26-2009, 10:04 AM   #108
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I don't know if this has been asked already or not, but has this been done on an E46 sedan?
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Old 12-21-2009, 01:27 PM   #109
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Been a little busy, so haven't been able to get pictures posted up, but here they are:









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Old 12-21-2009, 05:37 PM   #110
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how is this vinyl sold? can you PM me some pricing. thanks.
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Old 12-22-2009, 10:50 AM   #111
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Old 12-22-2009, 11:49 AM   #112
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Don, have you done any e36's..?
I'd like to see this if possible.
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Old 12-22-2009, 11:56 AM   #113
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It's possible, but I have not done it on an E36 yet, with the cf vinyl.

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Old 03-29-2010, 02:13 PM   #114
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Bump in case some other people haven't seen it, or if anyone has any new questions.

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Old 03-29-2010, 02:41 PM   #115
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Wow this very nice work! Thats talent right there!
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Old 03-29-2010, 08:30 PM   #116
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Old 03-29-2010, 09:06 PM   #117
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Is very difficult the instalation???

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Would really like to see how it comes out with clear coat applied to it. If thats even possible..
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spray that wrinkle test piece with some clear coat and polish it, i'm curious to see how it would turn out
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Is very difficult the instalation???

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This material is very forgiving. Take your time, and you should be fine. I replied to your e-mail.

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spray that wrinkle test piece with some clear coat and polish it, i'm curious to see how it would turn out
It'll just end up looking like cheap cf. I am fairly certain, after working with it for a while now, that it's not possible to clear/gel coat this, and make it have the same effect as real cf. Simple as that. For people who want the gloss cf look, you'll either just have to get the real deal, or wait to see if anything like that ever comes out in the next couple of years.

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