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View Poll Results: To wrap or not to wrap?
No - keep it yellow 39 47.56%
Yes - wrap it! 43 52.44%
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Old 12-13-2012, 01:50 PM   #21
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Do it black!!!! :-)
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Old 12-13-2012, 03:12 PM   #22
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Texture black/gray vinyl ;)
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Old 12-13-2012, 05:06 PM   #23
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You have definatley inspired me, thank you!
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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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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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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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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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Old 12-13-2012, 05:11 PM   #24
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Once you get the black on the roof you'll probably be able to pick up a fare or two at the airport for the run to town - de gustibus non est disputandum (there is no disputing taste or, to each his/her own).
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Old 12-13-2012, 05:18 PM   #25
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No joke, I have been mistaken for a taxi before.
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Old 12-13-2012, 05:24 PM   #26
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Do a real carbon roof skin.
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Old 12-13-2012, 05:35 PM   #27
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dont wrap it paint it black do it right.
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Old 12-13-2012, 05:53 PM   #28
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CF would look better than black.
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Old 12-13-2012, 06:10 PM   #29
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Do a real carbon roof skin.
That'd be the ultimate roof, in my opinion. Sadly not an option here.

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dont wrap it paint it black do it right.

I'm definitely not putting a 15 month-old car in a body shop for paintwork if I don't have to, nor can I afford the downtime currently of having it painted. I agree that paint beats vinyl in most ways though.
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