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      07-25-2012, 10:05 AM   #1
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Unhappy stone chips make me sad :(

finaly i got my Vinyl Roundel & Emblem Overlays from shadowlinetrim.com





So many stone chips


I think i will paint my Hood in 2 weeks :> There goes my money but it really bothers me


I love my new M Bumper (without any scratch or stone chips )


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      07-25-2012, 10:27 AM   #2
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You should see my car. If I were to do it over again I would have got the invisible bumper and full hood overlay. Dr. Color Chip touchup paint helped fix the really bad ones.
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Clean!! I have the same overlays and love them!
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Front Bumper looks good... my stock front has 5 years of daily driving on it I'm due for a replacement with fresh paint as well.
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Clear bra will save you money in the long run. If your clear bra gets ugly, you can simply replace it with fresh paint underneath.
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Love the color.
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I had to have my bumper repainted awhile back and the shop told me the problem with these cars is they're so low to the ground every little pebble that cars kick up hit the front end. He told me if I back off a couple car lengths I can eliminate 99% of chips. I took his advice, and 6 months later my bumper is still flawless!
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Looks awesome, the overlay looks great. Do the chrome trim and it'll look sick.
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i love that last picture!!
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I have a 3M VentureShield paint protection package (full hood) on my car and no rock chips after one year. I just scraped the side of the front bumper going into my garage, and with the film replaced, there is no visible damage.
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Clear bra will save you money in the long run. If your clear bra gets ugly, you can simply replace it with fresh paint underneath.
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shiny and new


I have the M-Tech Bumper for 2 Months now. I LOVE IT!!! Big smile on my face every Time i get to my car
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