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      02-28-2012, 09:10 AM   #23
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Hopefully this lasts you through the summer!
Why do you say that? Heat will destroy the vinyl?
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      02-28-2012, 09:16 AM   #24
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Thats what ive heard especially on those hot summer days it starts to bubble. A local shop stopped doing interior wraps just because of all the people that came back in the summer and complained and they had to re-do it. since then they stopped interior wrapping.
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      02-28-2012, 03:41 PM   #25
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How can you get all the pieces of the center console to line up just so ? Cover everything with one big piece and cut them at the same time around the edges ? I been watching YouTube vids everywhere trying to figure this out but still no luck yet :/
Exactly, apply one big piece over the center console, then cut each piece leaving equal part of vinyl on both side and heat the edges and pull the vinyl to it covers completely the edges.

I must admit that the cover of the ashtray is not perfect, there was not enough vinyl to cover completely the edges. But you don't notice it when it's closed. I guess if it was covering light wood or light color, it would be noticeable though.
Excellent will try this when my supplies come in this week. Can't wait !
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      02-28-2012, 03:48 PM   #26
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Thoughts on wrapping the M steering wheel center? Think it would go good with your car.
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      02-28-2012, 04:57 PM   #27
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Thats what ive heard especially on those hot summer days it starts to bubble. A local shop stopped doing interior wraps just because of all the people that came back in the summer and complained and they had to re-do it. since then they stopped interior wrapping.
Good to know! It gets really hot here summer time. I'll make sure to let people know here in case my vinyl starts to wrap or bubble.

Thanks for the heads up.

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Thoughts on wrapping the M steering wheel center? Think it would go good with your car.
I think it would look tacky.
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      02-28-2012, 05:43 PM   #28
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Good to know! It gets really hot here summer time. I'll make sure to let people know here in case my vinyl starts to wrap or bubble.

Thanks for the heads up.



I think it would look tacky.
Gotcha, I knew BMW or somebody made a replacement carbon fiber one, just a suggestion. I replaced mine with an alcantara one anyways.
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      02-28-2012, 09:58 PM   #29
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i think cf wrapped anything looks tacky unless its a civic
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      02-29-2012, 05:52 AM   #30
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i think cf wrapped anything looks tacky unless its a civic
I think so too... but less tacky then my wood trim. haha
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IF anyone is willing to trade their Silver aluminum trim for the wood one. Let me know, i'm willing to change mine since i am looking for the silver trim...
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      04-27-2012, 10:36 AM   #32
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BUMP!

Started this last night. I didn't know that to remove the ashtray the entire center console has to come out. WHAT A PITA!

The wrapping is actually pretty time consuming because the vinyl wrinkles easily. Hopefully I'll have some before and after pictures this weekend. It's going to take a few hours and several beers to do the whole thing.
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      04-27-2012, 11:14 PM   #33
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I can tell you all that my door trims are not reacting well to spring heat. Bubbles are starting to appears where the vinyl was compressed.
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      09-25-2012, 12:10 PM   #34
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this photo you shot is very nice :



from the exif it seems you're using a 5D mk II, would you mind to let me know what lens did you use at the time of shooting?
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      09-25-2012, 06:09 PM   #35
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this photo you shot is very nice :



from the exif it seems you're using a 5D mk II, would you mind to let me know what lens did you use at the time of shooting?
Thanks!

If I remember correctly, this was shot using a Canon 24-105 f/4 L IS
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      09-26-2012, 08:55 AM   #36
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i'm always shooting with my EF-S 15-85 IS USM on 500D, and can seldom come up with a pic so fine in detail, but i still doubt it's probably more about my skills than my tools~
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looks terrific sir.
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      02-17-2013, 05:23 PM   #38
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Looks awesome
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How is the trim holding up?! Any bubbles or anything?!
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      10-24-2013, 01:34 PM   #40
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I can tell you all that my door trims are not reacting well to spring heat. Bubbles are starting to appears where the vinyl was compressed.
Is it only happening to the door trims? or the center console and dash trim too?
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      10-24-2013, 01:38 PM   #41
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Would you mind telling me where you bought the material, and how much I should buy?
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      10-26-2013, 07:15 AM   #42
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How is the trim holding up?! Any bubbles or anything?!
All trims except the door handles are perfect.

The door handles have two spots where it lifts, but it's towards the front of the car and you don't really see it.

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Would you mind telling me where you bought the material, and how much I should buy?
I bought it locally at a decal/sticker shop. I think I bought like 3x5 feet.
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