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      08-04-2013, 05:39 AM   #1
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Wrapped my F31 328i

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I wanted to get my car wrapped in vinyl and decided to try it myself.. It took me almost a week but i am quite happy with the result.
M performance splitter and kidneys are waiting in the post office and i will update with a real photoshoot after i got that bits on the car.

Straight from delivery with crappy phone camera:

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Many hours of hard labour..
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What the bumper looks like after 2000 kilometers driven in the northen parts of sweden...
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      08-04-2013, 06:21 AM   #2
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Well, not bad for a first timer. But I wouldn't want to drive around with my car with such a low quality wrap. But A for effort though!
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      08-04-2013, 06:39 AM   #3
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Well, not bad for a first timer. But I wouldn't want to drive around with my car with such a low quality wrap. But A for effort though!
The bumber will be re wrapped if the shinkage in the deep areas is what is disturbing you =)
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The bumber will be re wrapped if the shinkage in the deep areas is what is disturbing you =)
Yes, and the PDC sensors too...
I don't want to sound like a douchebag, it is WAY better than what I could do myself.
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      08-04-2013, 07:33 AM   #5
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looks fantastic wish i had the time and discipline to do these kinds of things
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      08-04-2013, 07:41 AM   #6
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I think it looks pretty good. I'm curious why you wanted to wrap it the same color? Just to give it a bit of a matte look?
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      08-04-2013, 08:10 AM   #7
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Easier to wrap, i dont need to wrap the door sills for exaple. And the gaps between some panels will show the original car colour
I mainly wrapped tha car for paint protection. I really hate driving around with a new car just waiting for scratches made by clumsy peapole at supermarkets =) This will not protect from everyting, but at least some..
And costing me only 500$ exluding a lot of time, i feel that its money well spent .
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Nice work but why not a different color???
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      08-04-2013, 09:32 AM   #9
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If you wanted paint protection why not just clear wrap?
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Looks great!! Love matte white.
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      08-04-2013, 11:26 AM   #11
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Nice work but why not a different color???

Its very clear irl that its not a standard white car.. I actually had several people asking me what colour it is. In some ligt conditions it almost looks like silver.
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      08-04-2013, 11:29 AM   #12
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If you wanted paint protection why not just clear wrap?
Then the car would not be satin pearl white... That was a very nice bonus. I would not have spent the time just on a clear film.

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can you post some pictures in direct sunlight? thanks
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