Pulled it all off except the roof, it was too dark for my taste, kinda looked like camo in a way. The yellows did not match at all, looks good in pics but horrible in real life. That little mistake cost me about $600
What kind of prep was required to the plastic and did it hold pretty well? I talked to a local shop this morning and they quoted me $10-$12 a sq ft installed, (just planning a solid color) I want to make sure the plastic will still be fine if I decide I don't like it.
Prep was easy. Just steam cleaned entire thing, dryed down with towel. Made sure there was no armorall or silicone on anything.
Removed factory decals and residue with goofoff and finished with alcohol. Had 3m primer and q-tips ready for the sharp creases or anywhere I wanted to make sure it stuck. I had it printed on 3m Control Tac
Which is some cool stuff, millions of holes in it so it dosent trap air bubbles as bad. And yes it holds well! Removal was painless except for the hundreds of dollars hitting the floor! I saved all my factory decals and placed them on some 8" wide two sided tape I have, cut them out and stuck them back on
Brand? No name brand, just sat down with the graphics guy and started layering. He made several proofs and came to the house to measure everything. Wanted to do a tribute to my mom who passed in February by including her signature. Where I made my mistake was not doing a sample print of the yellow. Also didn't notice the hints of purple and green till it was magnified to full size! I wanted only silver, black, yellow and white and it sure didn't turn out like the proof.
Guess I'll put it out there now since I'm not going to use it! I worked with Barney and Eric at HPG in Hickory, super good people.
Now I have a mural in my garage that's 115"x 60" that was supposed to be the drivers side. The rest I gave to a commander buddy
I understand what u mean when u said the bit of purple n green weren't noticeable until the final print But that is a nice wrap maybe there's a future in it for ya somewhere. By the way,I know it's not my business but by the looks of things your honoring your Mom pretty dang good as it is!!!!!
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