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I think there was a post here maybe a couple months ago, someone did a full Vinyl wrap on a car. I believe they vinyled it white.

I have some questions about where to get that type of vinyl and about the process
searching turned up nothing for me, b/c I cant find the exact original topic

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A whole car in vinyl?? I hope they at least left the windows and lights alone!

J/K, I've been up drinking too much caffeine.
 

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Yeah, that is my car :) Ask away :)
 

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Mic, pm me if you want to know about the process. I work in a building where they do vehicle wraps every day :)
 

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THanks guys. that was it.
I'll send some emails later, but I more wanted to see what type of vinyl was being used.
my hood has some issues from the maaco type paint job done before I got the car and painting it isnt a real option right now ($$$)
So I was looking into this as an option or maybe finding a CF pattern,
 

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Dude i searched for a week. I searched for " white vinyl" b/c I knew he used a white vinyl. "body vinyl"
vinyl wrap

about everything I could think of. Maybe I did find the post but didnt scan far enough into the post to see it....

Believe me, I search 99.9% of the time before I ever make a post and it just got to me too much b/c I need to get this taken care of before a show
 

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Dude i searched for a week. I searched for " white vinyl" b/c I knew he used a white vinyl. "body vinyl"
vinyl wrap

about everything I could think of. Maybe I did find the post but didnt scan far enough into the post to see it....

Believe me, I search 99.9% of the time before I ever make a post and it just got to me too much b/c I need to get this taken care of before a show
I remember that thread and it was buried inside of it so searching probably was fruitless. That gif makes me laugh and I couldn't wait to use it :D
 

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I used 3M Scotchcal 180-series vinyl on the car I wrapped in white, this is more or less known as the best you can get. But since then, 3M have released a new series of car wrap vinyl called Scotchcal 85-series. It costs a bit less, but is not as conformable around difficult shapes as the 180-series.

Info from 3M: 3M UK & Ireland: Graphic Solutions - Customer Service - News
 

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anyone know approx cost of the vinyl we'll say per yard or sheet or roll?
 

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It's a pain in the ass to do wraps if you haven't done vinyl work before. Zelano normally has a vendor at ESN that does car wraps.
hahah if u remember my previous vinyling experiences with just graphics, Odds are I wont attempt this myself, unless I get quoted outrageous prices.
Only looking to do hood and maybe trunk lid. Hood is the major concern.

worse case, maybe I can hit up Tweak and have him come out and do it for me:D
 

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I do them. The best brand to get is Oracal 970RA. Runs about $600/roll, which will do one car. Matte Black is available but comes from Germany so it takes six weeks. 970RA is sold as a "paint alternative" with an outdoor life of 5-10 years depending on color.
 

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I like to use the Oracal vinyl myself. The 750 series works pretty well. Check out their site to see what options you have for the carbon printed stuff.
 

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I like to use the Oracal vinyl myself. The 750 series works pretty well. Check out their site to see what options you have for the carbon printed stuff.
didnt see any. Do you know of any company that offers a CF pattern on that type of vinyl for car wrapping?
 

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didnt see any. Do you know of any company that offers a CF pattern on that type of vinyl for car wrapping?
I use a local company called Pacific coast sign supply. I believe that they do online ordering. Oh yeah, the series that I use is "751" and not 750. Look them up online.
 

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