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Old 10-11-2008, 09:06 AM   #15
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Slightly off topic, but could anyone find some comparison shots of the black rally's vs the cyber gray rally's on a red car? I don't know what would look better... If cyber gray was decent I'd go that route just to have it factory installed, but I have a feeling black is going to look much better...
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Old 10-11-2008, 09:13 AM   #16
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Are those decal's or painted?
At first, I thought they were painted because they looked so darn good. But then, I looked closer and it looked as though there was an increadibly slight ridge at the edge of the stripe. I tried to find the best pic to show that.

But, these looked like decals to me.

I COULD BE WRONG. Because they looked too damn good to be decals. If this is what decals are like, they looked perfect!!!
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Old 10-11-2008, 11:36 AM   #17
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At first, I thought they were painted because they looked so darn good. But then, I looked closer and it looked as though there was an increadibly slight ridge at the edge of the stripe. I tried to find the best pic to show that.

But, these looked like decals to me.

I COULD BE WRONG. Because they looked too damn good to be decals. If this is what decals are like, they looked perfect!!!
You're right, the ridges on the edge of the pin-stripe look raised a bit, so It is a decal. However I've never seen decal's that shiny before so I wonder if this is the black or cyber grey metallic stripes, as from the picture and my small crappy monitor, it is hard to tell.
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Old 10-11-2008, 11:54 AM   #18
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TAG!!!

Where did you get that pic from, and do you have more. I want to see that whole car!!!
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Old 10-11-2008, 01:09 PM   #19
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Just wondering about the durability of the vinyl? Will it peel? How about when you wax your car .. any issues?

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Old 10-11-2008, 01:17 PM   #20
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from what i just read, you can wax right over the stripes
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Old 10-11-2008, 01:37 PM   #21
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I remember my friend telling me he power washed the car and the vinyl just peeled off. I laughed at it at first, but then I started to wonder..... What about the Camaro ?
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Old 10-11-2008, 02:04 PM   #22
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I remember my friend telling me he power washed the car and the vinyl just peeled off. I laughed at it at first, but then I started to wonder..... What about the Camaro ?
good question however I never power wash my car, I always hand wash it, but still would be nice to know.
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Old 10-11-2008, 02:48 PM   #23
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yea they are vinyl, you can tell cause of the bottom right hand corner of the stripes are raised a bit.
and as for power washing, hell if i know. i don't think they would but i don't power wash my cars for my parents like that, i use the hose, a couple buckets of car wash mixed with water. a couple micro fiber cloths. some wax. etc. etc.
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Old 10-11-2008, 03:33 PM   #24
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Just wondering about the durability of the vinyl? Will it peel?

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That's what I want to know. I'm sure they'll look great when we first buy the car, but what about five years later?
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Old 10-11-2008, 11:59 PM   #25
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Stig. That was just the orange vert. Nothing new...sorry.

But sure, I have more.

Vinyl shouldn't peel....and I've heard it's stayed on cars for 20+ years no problem. I honestly don't think the vinyl will be a problem at all. GM wouldn't want their cars looking like crap out on the roads in 5 years... B A D B U S I N E S S.
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Wow....this whole time I thought the stripes were painted on the Convertible....dang. Vinyl looks good!
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Old 10-12-2008, 07:13 AM   #27
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Just wondering about the durability of the vinyl? Will it peel? How about when you wax your car .. any issues?

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I made my own stripes and put them on my 4th gen. I drive it through an automatic car wash every week. They don't peel and the vinyl is good for at least 7 years with no care. They make protectant you can apply just like for paint and you can also wax it.
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Is it possible to spray a layer of clear coat over the car and cover the stripes to protect them?
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