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      01-07-2013, 01:21 AM   #1
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look what I did with $68

Bought gloss black vinyl wrap film to wrap my cars top, and I came up this, saved me some money and looks pretty good. And the kidney can take apart to black part and chrome part. Sorry for the pic quality, taken by my ipad mini. i'll post more clear pic and some other stuff I did later

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      01-07-2013, 02:28 AM   #2
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$68 IND Cosmetic package? I think I'm gonna try that out. Great work!!
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      01-07-2013, 08:53 AM   #3
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How much time did you spend doing the wrap etc? Time is money right
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      01-07-2013, 11:38 AM   #4
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Hmm I spent over $500.00 for that look... well played sir.
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Nice move. I had my vinyl shop do the same for me... Approximately $50... But i did all the removing and reinstalling. Looks very legitimate.
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      01-07-2013, 01:28 PM   #8
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How much time did you spend doing the wrap etc? Time is money right
This is the way I kill my time.
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      01-07-2013, 01:52 PM   #9
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Nice, Sakhir Orange FTW!
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      01-07-2013, 02:23 PM   #10
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Very Nice! Interested in hearing step by step process of the chrome door handle inserts when you get a chance.
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      01-07-2013, 03:39 PM   #11
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This is the way I kill my time.
Wish I had your skill. Good way to save a lot of money
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      01-07-2013, 07:13 PM   #12
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Has anyone done white vinyl or white plasti dip on the handle chrome on a white car? The black just doesn't look right to me on Alpine white.
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      01-07-2013, 07:30 PM   #13
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That looks great! Is it adhesive? Love it, and was going to just do IND stuff lol...
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      01-07-2013, 10:36 PM   #14
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Very Nice! Interested in hearing step by step process of the chrome door handle inserts when you get a chance.
clean up first and cut a piece can fit the part, then put on and use the hairdryer to heat up the film, its gonna be really soft, find a card like a credit car or any use the corner to push film in the gap, and cut rest off.. Dont know if this can help
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Has anyone done white vinyl or white plasti dip on the handle chrome on a white car? The black just doesn't look right to me on Alpine white.
I tried this. Bought a piece of white vinyl online and did a quick test. It did not match AW in color exactly...but it did look good. I also tested the black, and IMO I don't think it looks right either. So, I am going IND painted to get a perfect match or possibly just keeping the hint of chrome.
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I tried this. Bought a piece of white vinyl online and did a quick test. It did not match AW in color exactly...but it did look good. I also tested the black, and IMO I don't think it looks right either. So, I am going IND painted to get a perfect match or possibly just keeping the hint of chrome.
I am going to try some vinyl. Local shop has a couple different "whites". I will see if one is close enough. The handle exchange is just too much of a bother for such a small change.
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I am going to try some vinyl. Local shop has a couple different "whites". I will see if one is close enough. The handle exchange is just too much of a bother for such a small change.
If you get something that is a close match, please post!
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clean up first and cut a piece can fit the part, then put on and use the hairdryer to heat up the film, its gonna be really soft, find a card like a credit car or any use the corner to push film in the gap, and cut rest off.. Dont know if this can help
Did you do it with the chrome strip taken off the handle ?
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Nice! Can I see a picture of your whole car?
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Did you do it with the chrome strip taken off the handle ?
No, I didn't take it off
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      01-08-2013, 03:42 PM   #22
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If you get something that is a close match, please post!
should have pics a week from tomorrow.
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