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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 01-27-2010, 09:49 PM   #121
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Old 01-31-2010, 03:15 PM   #122
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Not that I have seen or done, haha.

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Been a while since I've had time to add some more pictures to this thread. Here are a couple to start out with:









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Old 03-16-2010, 11:32 AM   #129
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More pictures. Matte black:









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Some pictures of the E92 in matte black from slightly a higher up angle.







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Old 03-17-2010, 04:20 PM   #131
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the matte looks so good on white its hard to choose between that and gloss......cant wait to get this done hopefully on saturday
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Busy on Saturday now actually. Helping a friend out at the drift event, for XCC at Irwindale. I am available Sunday though. Hit me up.

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Busy on Saturday now actually. Helping a friend out at the drift event, for XCC at Irwindale. I am available Sunday though. Hit me up.

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ill appreciate it if you can get me in on sunday for sure...its gonna be a while for me to get another weekend off to get it done
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I looked throug all the pictures posted here and i must compliment you on your work. Simply Amazing! I wish i was in CA

I called up a local shop here who some members here have got their roofs vinyled - he suggested that Gloss Black Vinyl is no good and would scratch up very quickly and look like sh!t. How true is that? Since you have done so many cars in gloss black i am sure you know that it wont ruin up that easily. Is there any specific type/brand of vinyl to use?

Also, how does vinyled roof stand up to automated car washes? Whats the expected life of a vinyl on the roof?

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I have not had any problems with my vinyl getting any sort of scratches excessively. Some have to understand that black just shows swirls more than other colors, just like black paint would.

I do not know how well it holds up to automated car washes, but I usually advise against my customers from going to those, after installing the vinyl on their roofs. It also comes down to installation, etc. However, it's usually safer to just avoid it if possible.

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Old 03-26-2010, 01:07 PM   #137
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IMHO, in a car with sunroof the gloss black looks better. The mate black don't match the tinted glass from the sunroof.
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Don, your work is absolutely amazing!!!!!!

I can't wait to do this to my car but being that I'm on the east coast I want to order some of your material. Check your inbox for details.
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