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      06-23-2010, 10:11 PM   #463
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btw, how much vinyl wrap do you guys think will be enough to wrap an entire car? (rough estimate) as I'm not sure if I should do my bimmer or supra.
both sides, top, back, and front.

OP said he got 48" x 25 yards for $100

Just for a piece of 48" x 60" roughly costs around the $100'ish mark most places I've looked....


edit... found some 48" 20 yard on ebay for $350, thx anyways.
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      06-24-2010, 05:34 PM   #464
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Wow its really interesting seeing how the process is done.
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      06-25-2010, 10:49 PM   #465
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I've always wondered what if your car has an emblem on the back, such as BMW 545i for example.... you just applying the vinyl over it and carefully trim the 545i logo out?
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      06-25-2010, 11:54 PM   #466
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Will you do this for me on my e90 if i pay you? if so pm me the price please
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      07-06-2010, 10:48 PM   #467
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3M vinyl

Now I must disappear again because I am swamped with work at the moment and after last winter I need all I can get. I am putting together a DIY forum and hopefully supply connections for all you so be patient I will be back as time permits.

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I have been gone for a while but never late than never. I got rushed away on a lrge project and I am only back for a short while.I promised I would find the proper 3M vinyl for you guys and thanks to my friend "Sir Dolce" here it is. vc3c14613 matte black is the part number for 3M matte black. Good luck on finding it.

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      07-07-2010, 02:26 AM   #468
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found this website...has ALL the different types of vinyl wraps....matte black, glossy black, carbon fiber, white etc....awesome.....

getting me some glossy black for my rooftop

http://www.stickercity.com/solid-color-sheets/
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      07-24-2010, 07:31 PM   #469
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sick man! thanks for the web link. that should def be enough to do 2 cars right? Im gonna go halves with my roommate and try to knock both of our cars out. thats super cheap for the quality.
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UPDATE

Called the company and they recommend the ORACAL 951 Premium Cast Vinyl 48" x 50 Yard Roll $599.99+$10 shipping becuase its half the thickness (2mil vs 4mil) and it is rated to last longer... please let us know what thickness you got... i'm assuming at the price you got it for you probably got the 651 which is rated at 4mil... please confirm! also found out you can only buy this stuff in the 10 yard/ 50 yard cuts, so you would have a bunch left over to do another car!

heres the link to the ORACAL 951 Premium Cast Vinyl 48" x 50 Yard Roll

http://www.uscutter.com/ORACAL-951-P...oll_p_875.html
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      07-27-2010, 12:09 PM   #470
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check ebay. this where i got my from
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/CAR-V...Q5fAccessories

i got 48 x 50', i hope it'll be enought. however for the hood i will need a lil wider. so far on ebay thru this guy is the best deal. i check out all places online.
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      07-30-2010, 01:59 PM   #471
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To all that are looking for information on vinyl, tips & tricks of the industry and such, there is a great forum at

www.signs101.com
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      07-31-2010, 04:30 AM   #472
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To all that are looking for information on vinyl, tips & tricks of the industry and such, there is a great forum at

www.signs101.com
hi, is there any matte grey vinyl available on market?
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      09-01-2010, 12:07 PM   #473
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Is 3M contoltac black matte vinyl with release channels, 180C series good for wrapping a car.
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I've always wondered what if your car has an emblem on the back, such as BMW 545i for example.... you just applying the vinyl over it and carefully trim the 545i logo out?
Take emblem off, put back on.
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Wowww thats so sick man! Congrats! If I pay you, can you possibly do it for me?
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      09-02-2010, 12:16 AM   #476
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looks awesome...id like to see what it looks like in between the door jambs though.
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Any updates on how this is holding up?
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      09-16-2010, 04:31 PM   #478
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now it looks great and im really thinking of doing it myself, what im worried about is removal down the line, how well does that go and whats the finish look like after?
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      09-17-2010, 05:42 PM   #479
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Application Fluid

What type of application fluid did you apply?

I tried to wrap my hood w/o the fluid and it was painful to deal with...

Thanks
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      09-18-2010, 02:08 AM   #480
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Wow this is amazing can i come over and pay you to do mine LOL
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      09-19-2010, 03:49 PM   #481
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you did a good job it looks good
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      09-22-2010, 03:58 PM   #482
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where did you get your vinyl from?
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      09-22-2010, 04:32 PM   #483
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Awesome. My one question is how did you get the part under the door handles? Did you remove them?
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      09-22-2010, 05:16 PM   #484
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do we really need to laminate the car before putting on the vinyl?
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