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      06-17-2013, 01:20 PM   #133
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When doing tight corners or curves, I always reheat the piece a few times to make sure it set. It relieves a lot of the "tension" in the vinyl which happens when you stretch/mold it. After hitting it with the heat gun a couple of times, the edges stop coming up. Also, try to minimize the amount of stretching you have to do. And use a piece of vinyl that's a decent bit larger than the piece you're covering.

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quick question for you guys, this weekend I was parked under the sun for a while and the car got real hot inside, when I got back inside the car the corners of the wrap were all wrinkled! I guess it makes sense since the vinyl stretches when it's heated but how do you prevent this from happening when the inside of your car gets hot? I need to redo my trim now
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3M 1080 Vinyl? Anymore pics? Looks great!
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      06-17-2013, 09:39 PM   #135
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Seriously that lime green 3 is f'n sick !
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Damn sexxxy. Those wheels pop out nicely.
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When doing tight corners or curves, I always reheat the piece a few times to make sure it set. It relieves a lot of the "tension" in the vinyl which happens when you stretch/mold it. After hitting it with the heat gun a couple of times, the edges stop coming up. Also, try to minimize the amount of stretching you have to do. And use a piece of vinyl that's a decent bit larger than the piece you're covering.
thanks for the advice
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Looks good dude ! Whoever did the wrap did an amazing job !

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Man I'm LOVIN' this lime green!
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Anyone done or have pictures of a black interior with white carbon interior wrap?
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      06-22-2013, 11:48 PM   #144
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Since no one else has asked, I will. How many feet do you need to fully wrap the exterior of an e92? 60???
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does anyone know what he's using to cut the vinyl? is it a small blade? I'm scared of using an exacto knife or box cutter near my paint.. and also is that a FLAME GUN he's using?! O_O

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does anyone know what he's using to cut the vinyl? is it a small blade? I'm scared of using an exacto knife or box cutter near my paint.. and also is that a FLAME GUN he's using?! O_O
Use this instead of exacto:
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Bump on my question above^^^^

5'x???' 520? 5x25? 5x30?
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For an E92, roughly 20 yards without mistakes or seams. There are some funny shapes that take more vinyl than you think to do in one piece.

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5'x???' 520? 5x25? 5x30?
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For an E92, roughly 20 yards without mistakes.
So 5x60? Awesome.
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I hate that you did this. I want to either paint, or wrap, my future 335i Lamborghini Verde Ithaca, which is basically this exact color. Maybe I'll do a matte lime green instead. Yours looks great though!

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I've been working on my 330 in pieces over the last several months, picked up a csl trunk and some VMR v721's along the way. Just about done now, just need to either grow a pair and try the front bumper lol, or take it to a shop to have it done. And then I'm waiting until I upgrade to the Mtech rear to do the rear. Thanks for checking the pics
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