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Old 10-22-2015, 10:44 PM
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For my 10 year honorship celebration I will have the car wrapped in 3m vinyl. It will me carbon fiber with my black trim I currently have (mirrors, splitter rear fascia). Then glossy black roof and spoiler. In 5 years I will do a white wrap with the same black idea. Its high end so $1650
 
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Old 10-22-2015, 10:45 PM
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Old 10-22-2015, 11:35 PM
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I like it. Can't wait to see. Please post pics
 
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Old 10-23-2015, 09:54 PM
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I get it back on 30 Oct
 
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Old 11-01-2015, 07:30 PM
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The suspense is killing me. The car will arrive tonight or tomorrow. Gloss black trim, roof and spoiler. Carbon fiber body.
 
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Old 11-02-2015, 10:59 PM
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The car arrived after dark. More pics will be available soon
 
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Old 11-02-2015, 11:34 PM
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One more pic
 
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Old 11-03-2015, 04:39 PM
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Wow! It's ALL good! Will that be hard to keep clean? Looks fantastic.
 
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Niiiice. How long will this wrap last?
 
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Old 11-03-2015, 09:34 PM
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It's gonna rain here and so the car is not clean but I took a few pics in the sun today. Lasts 5 years. I got complements and had people stopping to take pictures of it as I observed from far away.
 
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Old 11-09-2015, 09:15 PM
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The pictures are up on www.paulscrossfire.com I had to re-design the home page as freewebs wanted to modernize and link social media etc. Consequently, the home page is very small now. I will add pages to fit in all that was lost.
 
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Old 08-01-2016, 10:12 PM
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Just closing the chapter here. 3 m has tested a clear coat over the wrap and now approves it. It's Valspar High Gloss Clear Enamel. I spent a week masking, spraying and wet sanding; followed by rubing compound, buffing and black wax kit. Pics are ready and the wrap shines well now.

This photo effect highlights the product names:
 
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Old 08-01-2016, 10:18 PM
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coats of aerosol spray
 
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Old 08-27-2016, 12:19 AM
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Here is a link to the video. I filmed it for me but I decided to post it. Next time I need to film with the sun shining on the car.
 
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~ looks cool!
 
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