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      09-05-2012, 01:09 AM   #23
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Im thinking it would get that hazy appearance like older headlight plastic after a few years and it would even be more noticeable
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another thing is that with those metallic colors and the clear coat that dealer touch up paint doesn't match very good. It may look better that a chip showing the base coat but its still very noticeable. Now maybe on alpine white or some of the basic colors the final results may be more successful.
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Clear-bra was the first thing I did to mine. Ive had clear-bras on all my cars since 2005 and havent run into any issues. Although, I only keep my cars for 3 years. The film used now is much better than it use to be.
It is recommended to be replaced every 3 to 5 years.
I had my bumper, hood, mirrors, headlights, fogs, and rocker panels done.
It was 790.00 but gives me a piece of mind.
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I just chipped the paint on my g20 trying to change out the kidney grille . Its not even noticeable unless you know its there, but its just so annoying because i know its there lol and i cant see it the same anymore.
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