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ALANSD
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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2017 3:47 pm    Post subject: Vinyl wrap Reply with quote

Anyone use a wrap on their Thing? Or on part of it? just wondering if it would make any sense to jazz it up with carbon fiber look or color, or camo.
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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2017 4:15 pm    Post subject: Re: Vinyl wrap Reply with quote

About three years ago I helped my neighbor do it to his 380Z, and I think it will be next to impossible on a Thing. The ribbed sheet metal, the air vents, and all the right angles in the fenders make it a very complex shape for the vinyl.
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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2017 9:54 pm    Post subject: Re: Vinyl wrap Reply with quote

I did my new Accord in clear to keep the stone chips down, the front end, front sides, and mirrors, LOVE IT, works well.
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PostPosted: Sun May 14, 2017 4:29 am    Post subject: Re: Vinyl wrap Reply with quote

Deckard wrote:
About three years ago I helped my neighbor do it to his 380Z, and I think it will be next to impossible on a Thing. The ribbed sheet metal, the air vents, and all the right angles in the fenders make it a very complex shape for the vinyl.


yes I wondered about that. Also I read a review and the guy said it showed every little imperfection. Might work for accent striping I think..
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PostPosted: Sun May 14, 2017 8:41 am    Post subject: Re: Vinyl wrap Reply with quote

Clear bra vs vinly wrapping a Thing are two different animals.

I could see doing the front and front bumpers and rear lower fenders to help against rock ding, but doing the whole Thing is a vinyl wrap would be very time consuming due to the ridges. It is hard enough to polish with the ridges on nearly every panel.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 02, 2017 7:05 am    Post subject: Re: Vinyl wrap Reply with quote

Check out this one on http://www.tsunamiwraps.com/. It looks pretty nice.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 03, 2017 1:12 pm    Post subject: Re: Vinyl wrap Reply with quote

Thanks for the post, my daughter has asked about painting our thing. I said NO, I will let you design something and get it wrapped.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 06, 2017 2:20 pm    Post subject: Re: Vinyl wrap Reply with quote

Rowens54 wrote:
Check out this one on http://www.tsunamiwraps.com/. It looks pretty nice.


looks great thanks
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