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Old 10-10-2011, 11:11 AM   #221
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Here's a white Mercedes Benz CLK that I did quite a few things to. Starting from top to bottom, I vinyl wrapped his roof in my matte black material, blacked out his chrome window trim also with my matte black vinyl material, and then finished everything off with smoking/tinting his tail lights with my film. The owner of this car was fairly close by, in Orange.

The matte black vinyl on the roof is definitely different from what most euro guys go with, but it gives it an interesting different change of pace/look. The window trim on this car was also a bit different from most cars. It was like a two tone chrome, with half of it being somewhat like a black chrome and the other half was a standard chrome finish. I decided to leave the black chrome and only wrap the regular chrome finish, to leave that two tone look.

























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Old 10-12-2011, 11:44 AM   #222
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This is a black Mercedes Benz CLS 550 that I blacked out his chrome window trim with my matte black vinyl material, which runs along the top and bottom edges of the window. Everything is done seamlessly and all in one piece, to give it that factory look. The owner of this car was somewhere closer to San Diego, and drove up to me in Orange County to have me do the vinyl work on his car for him.

If you guys want to see any specific pictures or have me take anything at a certain angle/area, let me know, and I'll do my best to get it for you next time.



















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Old 10-14-2011, 11:19 AM   #223
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I don't get too many Hyundais that come by to get vinyl work done, but the owner of this blue Hyundai Elantra contacted me to see if I could vinyl wrap his roof in my gloss black material. The owner of this car was somewhere around Orange County or maybe Inland Empire area, and came out to me in Anaheim Hills. This will give a good idea to guys who have a blue car or just a darker colored car in general of how a gloss black roof looks like on their car. It is a very subtle addition. So if you're looking for something that stands out more, you'd want to go with a matte black vinyl finish.

I forgot to clean the roof before we pulled the car out, so trying to clean the roof out int he sun/heat left a lot of water streaks which showed up in all of the pictures.

I had some people ask for some closer up pictures, so I took some of around the front area, sides of the roof and around the antenna area to show you guys how clean everything is installed and there is no paint showing even around the antenna area.

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Old 10-17-2011, 04:11 PM   #224
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This is for the guys who have asked what would look good on their car if they have a carbon fiber hood. Hopefully these pictures can help those of you out a bit. Here's a blue Nissan 350z's roof that I vinyl wrapped with my gloss black material. I wish I had more/better pictures, but it was a bit dark and some of the pictures didn't turn out too good. The owner of this car was somewhere around the Los Angeles or Pasadena area and come down to me in Orange County to have his roof wrapped. You can see the gloss black roof accents the black hood fairly nicely, since they're both glossy finishes/surfaces. This is another good example of how a black roof looks like on a darker colored car such as this blue.









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Old 10-19-2011, 02:48 PM   #225
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Been playing catch up in trying to post pictures of all of the previous cars that I have done. I am just going to jump ahead a bit and start posting pictures of more recent cars that I have done. More recent as in a couple of weeks instead of a couple of months or even a year ago, haha.

Either way, here is a gray/graphite colored Mercedes Benz C300 that I vinyl wrapped the factory chrome window trim with my matte black finish vinyl material. We went with the matte black on this car instead of the gloss black vinyl so that the it blended in with the rubber/weather stripping around the car. The owner of this car was from around Red Lands I believe and came out to me in Orange County/Anaheim Hills to have me vinyl his car.

As a note, any other vinyl on the car was not done by me.

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Old 10-21-2011, 12:10 PM   #226
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Here is a white BMW E93 M3 convertible that I vinyl wrapped the chrome window trim to give it the shadowline/blacked out look. Convertibles are a bit more tedious to do since there are so many separate pieces, but it's doable. We went with the matte black to give it a more subtle look and blend in with the rubber weather pieces that are around the window trim pieces. I believe the owner of this car was either around in Orange County or near the Los Angeles area and he came out to me in Anaheim Hills to get the vinyl work done. It was a pretty new car. Still had the red striped Euro plate on it.

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Old 10-23-2011, 12:42 AM   #227
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How much to cf wrap or matte black wrap an e46 m3 roof.
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Old 10-24-2011, 01:13 PM   #228
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I have to apologize beforehand. I did get a bit carried away with how many pictures I took of this white BMW 1 series. The owner of this car was from around the Los Angeles area and came out to me in Orange County/Anaheim Hills to get the vinyl work done. He originally was only going to get the roof of his white 135i wrapped in my gloss black vinyl material. However, once there and having the roof done, he decided to also tint/smoke out the tail lights on his 135i as well, to compliment the black roof.

I tried to take slightly more detailed pictures this time around, as by request, to show the edges of the roof, etc. I think that the tint/smoke shade that I used on the back tail lights give it a nice cherry red color without being too dark and completely blacking out the tail lights.

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Old 10-26-2011, 01:54 PM   #229
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This is a gray E46 M3 that I vinyl wrapped the roof in my gloss black material. Went with the gloss black to give it that more factory look, to simulate somewhat of a CSL look, even though the CSL had a real CF roof. The owner of this car was also in Orange County as well.

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Old 12-04-2011, 12:01 PM   #231
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Haven't had much of a chance to post pictures in a while, but finally getting some time to do so again.

Here's a black Mercedes Benz C300 that came out to me in Anaheim Hills/Orange county to have his window trim vinyl wrapped in matte black. We blacked out the chrome on his car. Unlike BMWs, the Mercedes does not have the shadowline/black trim option.





















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Old 12-05-2011, 12:25 PM   #232
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I don't normally post pictures of kind of off/side projects that aren't from the normal roof, window trim, etc. However, I figure I'll start posting them more since I've had quite a few requests or people ask me about this.

Here's a SC400 that I vinyl wrapped the lower lip on the bumper in the 3M 1080 glossy carbon fiber vinyl material. The lip was fairly damaged, hence the crack which you can clearly see through the material and some other small chips along the bottom edge of the lip. I do not usually wrap lips, since they require a seam line in the middle, due to the lengths that lips usually are (~7'-8'). In the picture taken front on, you can see the small seam line a couple of inches to the left of the crack. To some that may be acceptable, while to others it may be something they'll always see/notice. Hopefully this will give you guys somewhat of a better idea of how it'll work/look.









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Old 12-07-2011, 01:10 PM   #233
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It's not often I get bigger bodied cars like this E65 745il come by to have vinyl work done on their cars. However, the owner of this car contacted me to see if I could black out the chrome on his window trim, to give it the shadowline look. We ended up going with the matte black finish over the gloss black finish so that it'd match the rubber around the windows and the already matte door pillar pieces. The owner of this car was from Los Angeles area and drove out to me in Orange County to have the vinyl work done.















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Old 12-09-2011, 02:03 AM   #234
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Old 12-09-2011, 01:24 PM   #236
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Here is a black Mercedes Benz CLS63 AMG that came by to have me vinyl wrap his chrome window trim in my matte black vinyl material to black it out. The owner of this car was also from Irvine/South Orange County and came out to me in Anaheim Hills to have the vinyl work done. I think the matte black still goes fairly well on the black car, since the trim does not just blend in with the rest of the car, but still accents the trim pieces nicely.







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Old 01-10-2012, 09:57 AM   #237
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Old 01-25-2012, 11:01 AM   #238
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The owner of this car came out to me in Orange County from around Los Angeles somewhere to get the roof of his silver 350z wrapped in my gloss black vinyl material.

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Old 01-30-2012, 10:58 AM   #239
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I've had quite a few requests for tinting tail lights recently, so I decided to post up some more pictures of them for you guys. The owner of this car was actually a firefighter at a station local/right down the street from me in Irvine, so I dropped by there to tint/smoke the tail lights and the top portion of the headlights on his black E60 550i.

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Old 01-31-2012, 06:54 AM   #240
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