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Old 12-13-2012, 06:06 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by 87astro View Post
You have definatley inspired me, thank you!
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Originally Posted by kmouser View Post
You have certainly inspired me. I really like that you have kept it looking very classy. I wouldn't wrap it.
Thank you both.

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Originally Posted by TheGlassMaker View Post
Wrap it only if you get a cf trunk and hood. otherwise yellow.
I do believe it'll be a while before we see those hitting the market.

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Originally Posted by billand View Post
if you do wrap it do the 3M black carbon fiber. I think it would look cool. Are you doing the wrap your self or having a shop do the work?
Both, technically. I'd be doing the wrap with a coworker or two at the dealership I work at.

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Originally Posted by SVTisRight4me View Post
eh.. fake carbon fiber isnt very cool
One concern I have with it. At the very least I have some real CF on the car to make up for it. CF vinyl is hard to pull off in my opinion.

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Today I spoke to my manager at least to let him know of my idea. I would have the wrap done in our 3M workstation as it's a warm and clean environment, better than a home garage this time of year. The quote for materials and my coworkers' time is decent too, now to make the final call.

In the end I think I'm leaning towards gloss black over CF as well. It'd match the numerous Piano Black pieces on the outside, and still work with the carbon fiber I have.
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