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Old 04-09-2019, 06:49 AM
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Hi all,
I am not sure I am thinking to wrap my GT3 however not really in clear if in full or partial and/or which design...what do you think about ?





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Old 04-09-2019, 10:26 AM
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Depends if you plan on having more than one of them , or if it's you're only, daily & weekends sort of thing. I personally hate wrapping it, removes a lot of the feeling, but it's a safety play for the long term. (Some lifestyles even warrant double-wrapping)
















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Old 04-09-2019, 10:28 AM
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These guys can help: https://www.ns2media.com/#home
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Old 04-09-2019, 10:36 AM
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Originally Posted by MPietro View Post
Hi all,
I am not sure I am thinking to wrap my GT3 however not really in clear if in full or partial and/or which design...what do you think about ?
Based on the plate in the parking, I assume you live in Germany as I do (Frankfurt).
Unless you are tracking the car extensively, I don't think wrapping is required in Germany.
Both my GT4 and GT3T are not wrapped. I am driving GT4 for 3 years and didn't felt the absence of a wrap yet.
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Old 04-09-2019, 09:55 PM
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My opinion is usually the minority but I think this whole clear bra / suntek / 3m wrap thing is silly - its like putting plastic over your couches at your home. Who are you saving it for, the next guy? I'd rather spend the $3k - $5k that these guys charge to apply this film on 5 years worth of detailing.
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Old 04-09-2019, 10:38 PM
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I like the chalk as is. Everytime I see it I feel like Iím trying to figure out the look. Your pics are nice, nice light for the color.
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Old 04-09-2019, 10:41 PM
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Originally Posted by wisky View Post
My opinion is usually the minority but I think this whole clear bra / suntek / 3m wrap thing is silly - its like putting plastic over your couches at your home. Who are you saving it for, the next guy? I'd rather spend the $3k - $5k that these guys charge to apply this film on 5 years worth of detailing.
Its more about protection. You can detail all you want but youíll still have rock chips galore if you do a lot of driving or take it to the track. Sure you could also respray the affected areas but I would rather just replace the film every couple of years. Good installs arenít even noticed so itís not like wrapping a couch in plastic.
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Old 04-09-2019, 10:43 PM
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I think of it as protecting it as I protect my cell phone. You dont really need it until you do. I think its silly not to do it imo
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Old 04-09-2019, 11:03 PM
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I would wrap at least full front and mirrors..
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Old 04-10-2019, 12:27 AM
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I thought he’s talking about color change
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Old 04-10-2019, 12:30 AM
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Originally Posted by victorc31
I thought he’s talking about color change
I thought he was talking about wearing a condom!!
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Wrapped mine. Second day I owned it. Tip to tail... I can't describe the relief of not worrying about small scuffs, rock chips, bird crap, people leaning on it when it's dirty, etc... Plus, since it's a black car, no paint swirls. You can't tell it's even there visually. Looks better than when it wasn't wrapped...
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Originally Posted by RockyTopTenn View Post
Wrapped mine. Second day I owned it. Tip to tail... I can't describe the relief of not worrying about small scuffs, rock chips, bird crap, people leaning on it when it's dirty, etc... Plus, since it's a black car, no paint swirls. You can't tell it's even there visually. Looks better than when it wasn't wrapped...
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Before and after, (every square inch is wrapped)
Thanks AutoArmour San Diego!



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Old 04-10-2019, 02:41 AM
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I would say just do a full paint correction and a front end wrap including side mirrors. Its all you really need...
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