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Old 05-23-2019, 04:25 PM
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Default 997.2 GT3 Project: Vinyl removal, extensive paint correction and full custom PPF wrap

This 997.2 GT3 has been truly enjoyed by the owner! But extensive mountain runs and only a white vinyl color wrap with minimal PPF on some of the rockers and rear hips left her in pretty rough shape. What wasn't pictured was all of the rash the paint already had. But being a 997.2 GT3, he rightly wanted to protect it moving forward....man, it's hard seeing pitting and rash under PPF but I suppose this is the lesser of the evils...

We were tasked with safely removing all of the color change vinyl, correcting the paint and then protecting the original black paint with our advanced paint protection film wrap. (we were not the company that wrapped the car in vinyl)

Paint correction was north of 30 hours, though I do not recall the exact figure.

We were wildly understaffed during the clear bra wrap portion so there aren't any pictures of that installation. Sorry about that but I hope you enjoy what we were able to capture with photographs.







Yeah...she gets DRIVEN!



















No matter the approach, this stuff shredded all along the way.


Before paint correction

After paint correction -impact marks are going to stay...nothing practical can be done about those without a repaint which the private owner wanted to avoid.

Before paint correction

After paint correction

Before paint correction

After paint correction

Before paint correction

After paint correction

Hammered headlight film to be replaced with yellow protective film.

The film did its job though!




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Way better.
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night a day better.
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Amazing!

wondering who did the hack white wrap.
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Originally Posted by MexicoBlueTurboS View Post
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night a day better.
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Amazing!

wondering who did the hack white wrap.

Thank you for the compliments
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Nice work.
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Why in the name of X?X?X? (who or whatever you believe in) wrap a black GT3 in white!!!???

MUCH better in its natural skin!
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Looks way better. Putting that awful white wrap on that beautiful black paint is like putting cheap carpet over oak hardwood floors.
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White paint > Black paint.
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Originally Posted by JustinS View Post
Nice work.
Thank you Justin.

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Why in the name of X?X?X? (who or whatever you believe in) wrap a black GT3 in white!!!???

MUCH better in its natural skin!
Different folks, different strokes! But sometimes folks just want to mix things up for a little while. That's the great thing about wraps...get tired of it and you can change it.

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Looks way better. Putting that awful white wrap on that beautiful black paint is like putting cheap carpet over oak hardwood floors.
lol I remember remodeling homes when I was a teenager and so many times I ripped up carpet for that reason.

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White paint > Black paint.
But what about white vinyl / black paint??
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But what about white vinyl / black paint??
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