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Old 02-17-2018, 03:18 PM
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looking for opinions on parts Iíve wrapped. The 4D carbon Canadian made vivid vinyl is really reactive to light so I figured I would wrap a few components. Halo was done in the fall and pretty pleased with that.




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Nice job buddy
I did the A pillars and door handles with their CF semi gloss but the rear spoiler gave me fits and gave up after a few try's, looked good till I got to the ends then I lost touch with reality
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Heat and heat worked on the ends. Gently pull and it stretches over nicely...after a couple tries as you know lol
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Heat and heat worked on the ends. Gently pull and it stretches over nicely...after a couple tries as you know lol
I tried believe me but just couldn't get it right maybe I'll give it another try
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Looks great. I've wrapped all of the same parts in Vvivid's dry carbon fiber, except the halo.

Did you pull the halo or do it on the car?
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Did it on the car. Tough couple hours but very doable. Most important thing is make sure you have lost of extra and start in the middle work side to side. Heat gun is your friend. Itís so damn rewarding when itís done though
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Originally Posted by Dman302 View Post
Did it on the car. Tough couple hours but very doable. Most important thing is make sure you have lost of extra and start in the middle work side to side. Heat gun is your friend. Itís so damn rewarding when itís done though
I appreciate the advice. I've been wanting to attempt, but I don't feel like removing the halo. I love the look of it wrapped.
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I scraped one pc because I didnít make sure I was center and was a 1/2 hour in when I realized I couldnít cover all of the drivers side....very disheartening but started again and I was off to the races. 2 hours max Iíd say. Be picky, the material can take it. I used a pin to pop any really small bubbles if scarce and not on the sides where the flat surface is direct line of sight.
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My car is filthy from winter weather, so don't judge the pics I just snapped. But, I'm curious why you chose not to wrap your entire A Pillar? I think it looks great either way, I just never considered wrapping only the inner triangle.




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I just preferred not to carry it over. I have the glass roof so I thought it just flowed better
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I just preferred not to carry it over. I have the glass roof so I thought it just flowed better
Makes perfect sense and turned out fantastic.
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As did yours, love the included roof sir!
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