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Old 04-01-2011, 11:21 PM   #51
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I tried a test peice on Pumpkin today. Look's to be mint. I'll use it to protect the rear quarter panels for track days as well.

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Old 04-02-2011, 07:42 AM   #52
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Have you used it before?
No, but my friend Nancy has (she is on here somewhere ) And she said it worked great!
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Old 04-02-2011, 08:26 AM   #53
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Just received my roll of it yesterday. Going to test it out today and I will wrap the Maro the night before for the trip down. It's gettin close now!!
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Old 04-03-2011, 07:46 PM   #54
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Don't forget to take the roll and a razor blade with you for the trip back!

And don't forget the mirrors, they get as much abuse as the bumper.
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Old 04-03-2011, 09:15 PM   #55
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Don't forget to take the roll and a razor blade with you for the trip back!

And don't forget the mirrors, they get as much abuse as the bumper.
Thanks for the tips
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Old 04-04-2011, 11:46 AM   #56
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here's another option i have ready to go......use camaro5discount at checkout and get 10% off and shipping is free till c5II is over

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Old 04-04-2011, 12:07 PM   #57
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Any road wrap tips on installation? 1st time user
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Old 04-04-2011, 12:16 PM   #58
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First time for me to.

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Old 04-04-2011, 12:22 PM   #59
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Yeah, throw the letter opener they give you away and use one of those box cutters.

Give yourself lots of time and you'll do a better job. There's tons of openings on the front bumper, just wrap over them and cut out the openings, leaving enough to overlap the edges. It's not easy covering a rounded, angled object with straight, square wrapping. It'll look like hell when your done cause of the wrinkles and bubbles. But you'll be an expert by the time you get ready for the trip home. (and you won't care what it looks like)
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Old 04-04-2011, 12:24 PM   #60
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Yep I also bought a box of the car condom.....Too.
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Old 04-04-2011, 12:44 PM   #61
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Yeah, throw the letter opener they give you away and use one of those box cutters.

Give yourself lots of time and you'll do a better job. There's tons of openings on the front bumper, just wrap over them and cut out the openings, leaving enough to overlap the edges. It's not easy covering a rounded, angled object with straight, square wrapping. It'll look like hell when your done cause of the wrinkles and bubbles. But you'll be an expert by the time you get ready for the trip home. (and you won't care what it looks like)
Sounds good thanks. Will be receiving it thurs
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Old 04-04-2011, 12:53 PM   #62
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Yep I also bought a box of the car condom.....Too.


Car condom ?





I know its a long drive to Arizona but dam
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Old 04-04-2011, 03:47 PM   #63
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This will explain if we see this on the roads
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Old 04-05-2011, 09:07 AM   #64
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Here is where I bought my road wrap today. I called and ordered over the phone. Very nice people and they gave me a 10% discount. Orders ship out the next day after ordering via FedEx. See you all in AZ!!!

Your Shopping Cart
RW1412 Road Wrap 18" x 100'
$29.99
RW1450 Felt Edge Wrapped Applicator
$3.99

Subtotal $33.98
Shipping $14.36 (Ships out of KY, to Houston,TX)
Total: $48.34
http://www.empirecovers.com/shop/buy-road-wrap.aspx
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Old 04-05-2011, 11:25 AM   #65
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Here is where I bought my road wrap today. I called and ordered over the phone. Very nice people and they gave me a 10% discount. Orders ship out the next day after ordering via FedEx. See you all in AZ!!!

Your Shopping Cart
RW1412 Road Wrap 18" x 100'
$29.99
RW1450 Felt Edge Wrapped Applicator
$3.99

Subtotal $33.98
Shipping $14.36 (Ships out of KY, to Houston,TX)
Total: $48.34
http://www.empirecovers.com/shop/buy-road-wrap.aspx
exactly what I ordered - should have mine by the weekend to do a test application before I leave on Wednesday (can't believe it's almost here!)
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Old 04-05-2011, 11:28 AM   #66
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exactly what I ordered - should have mine by the weekend to do a test application before I leave on Wednesday (can't believe it's almost here!)
Yea that's what I'm gonna do. Hopefully the install not to hard
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Old 04-10-2011, 05:42 PM   #67
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So I applied mine today since I wasn't sure how long it would take. Did hood, roof just above windshield, behind all 4 wheel wells, and gill area.

It did take some time, but was pretty easy to apply. Are there wrinkles? Yes. Contour of body makes it tough for there not to be when installed by a novice. But frankly, I'm not in it as a beauty contest for the trip down. Point is to save the paint from the worst of any rock chips.

Did it by myself as well. Here are some pix:
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Old 04-10-2011, 07:58 PM   #68
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Yeah, throw the letter opener they give you away and use one of those box cutters.

Give yourself lots of time and you'll do a better job. There's tons of openings on the front bumper, just wrap over them and cut out the openings, leaving enough to overlap the edges. It's not easy covering a rounded, angled object with straight, square wrapping. It'll look like hell when your done cause of the wrinkles and bubbles. But you'll be an expert by the time you get ready for the trip home. (and you won't care what it looks like)
I agree with the coment you wil be an expert by the time you are done. We did our own install of our clear bra and it turned out good for a first timer. It is still on the car almost two years later.

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So I applied mine today since I wasn't sure how long it would take. Did hood, roof just above windshield, behind all 4 wheel wells, and gill area.

It did take some time, but was pretty easy to apply. Are there wrinkles? Yes. Contour of body makes it tough for there not to be when installed by a novice. But frankly, I'm not in it as a beauty contest for the trip down. Point is to save the paint from the worst of any rock chips.

Did it by myself as well. Here are some pix:
Great job, some of those pockets of water will disapear with the application of heat (the sun).
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Old 04-10-2011, 08:04 PM   #69
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I looked everywhere. No one had any. Oh well looks like blue painters tape for me
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Old 04-11-2011, 11:59 PM   #70
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Old 04-12-2011, 12:10 AM   #71
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I looked everywhere. No one had any. Oh well looks like blue painters tape for me
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Old 04-12-2011, 12:17 PM   #72
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Apparently my fiance Skip is having trouble with the road wrap and doesn't like that it wrinkles. I told him it was ok. Cracks me up.
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Old 04-12-2011, 09:38 PM   #73
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Yeah, it wrinkles a lot. Lots of bubbles too. Guess that tool would help. I thought the 6" wide roll was tricky, bet the 18" rolls are a bear.

Like I said, it'll look like hell, but who cares at 70 mph. Just rip it off the moment you get there.
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Yeah, it wrinkles a lot. Lots of bubbles too. Guess that tool would help. I thought the 6" wide roll was tricky, bet the 18" rolls are a bear.

Like I said, it'll look like hell, but who cares at 70 mph. Just rip it off the moment you get there.
lol it does look like hell, but it's worth it to protect your paint! Just do not take any pics of my car while it has the wrap on it
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Old 04-12-2011, 10:34 PM   #75
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Okay. I put it on mine and made it half way to SA and it was flapping off and was all dirty. So I took it off. :(
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