Wrapping my BMW X5/E53 need some help

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  1. shadowarachh

    shadowarachh Notebook Evangelist

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    i did the wheels on my nsx and am very happy with the result. that and its pretty hard to mess up. the excess peels off :)
     
  2. wild05kid05

    wild05kid05 Cook Free or Die

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    Thanks for the rims spray recommendation. The thing is that solution requires regular maintain/respray


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    no more than the vinyl. its going to be no less resistant to rocks and whatnot than the vinyl. and the beauty of the plasti-dip is you can just peel and respray. it may look easy online but vinyl is a to lay properly and not look like around the edges. it looks good in pics but up close all the seams and separations are not too easy to make pretty.

    I've done plenty of vinyl projects over the years and long before it became a popular tuner thing and ill stick with the plasti-dip.

    from my experience with it so far its just my preference. ill let you know how it holds up to being washed though as i have yet to do so.
     
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    wild05kid05 Cook Free or Die

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    Actually I will paint spray the rims with Dupli Color. It takes more works but I think it's worth it
     
  5. Kinghong1970

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    wait a second... the spray can be peeled off with no damage to original paint?

    hmmmmm.....
     
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    It's pretty expensive in my area, SW Florida. I was quoted a price of $3,500 to wrap my vehicle, single color. I had 2 quotes and both were about $250 apart.
     
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    I've been using plasti-dip on car projects for the past 4 years. Awesome stuff.
     
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    wild05kid05 Cook Free or Die

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    Update 1:

    After 4 days of work (6 hours each day):
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    Stealth 5 Sneak Peak by Long P Vo, on Flickr

    Front grill and headlamp cup are wrapped with carbon fiber
    More to come soon hehe
     
  10. Syndrome

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    Was it easier/more difficult than you thought it would be? Any trouble areas? Looks great in that pic.
     
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