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Old 01-16-2013, 02:25 AM   #1
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Matte White Overlay

Played around a little this week with vinyl overlays. The process as most of you know is 100% reversible. I did a few pcs in a gloss white which was way to bright. The matte white is much more subdued. The car is white BTW.

I know its not for everyone but hey it not everyone's car either.







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Old 01-16-2013, 02:33 AM   #2
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The contrast is nice. The matte looks better IMO, blends with the rest of the interior, looks good.
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I got the idea from these pictures that I saw online of a Zetec S



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Old 01-16-2013, 02:49 AM   #4
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Looks like the OEM white trim which works well. Very nice.

I personally had a bit of an issue with the finish on my SE's trim being damaged when removing vinyl, but I was taking it off for paint anyway so it was moot. That factory silver was pulled off in one spot by the vinyl.
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Old 01-16-2013, 03:02 AM   #5
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Looks like the OEM white trim which works well. Very nice.

I personally had a bit of an issue with the finish on my SE's trim being damaged when removing vinyl, but I was taking it off for paint anyway so it was moot. That factory silver was pulled off in one spot by the vinyl.
Thanks. I actually saw pictures of your door handle trim in yellow which inspired me to do the white. I did the center and the door handle trim.
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Played around a little this week with vinyl overlays. The process as most of you know is 100% reversible. I did a few pcs in a gloss white which was way to bright. The matte white is much more subdued. The car is white BTW.

I know its not for everyone but hey it not everyone's car either.




This looks awesome . Good stuff man

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Old 01-16-2013, 08:30 AM   #7
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Interesting... any chance of a day light shot?
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The matte white looks great. You said you did the handles too? Pics or...you know...
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where do you guys get these things? thinking of doing the same on mine.
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Looks good! I have some matte orange vinyl laying around that I'm going to do the same thing with (will match my wheels). Just need to find time and energy to do it.
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