Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com
 
Rick@Livernois
Go Back   Camaro5 Chevy Camaro Forum / Camaro ZL1, SS and V6 Forums - Camaro5.com > Specific Models / Packages > Camaro 1LE Forum


Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 10-03-2012, 07:26 AM   #35
Zorns
 
Zorns's Avatar
 
Drives: ?
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Virginia
Posts: 137
Several folks have expressed that they plan on removing the vinyl hood wrap once they receive their 1LEs. I'm still on the fence. Some days I like the look, some days I don't. Has anyone ever removed a wrap from a car before? What is the condition of the paint underneath after the wrap is removed. Understand that the hood is supposed to be painted the same color as the car under the wrap. I'm just wondering how easy it is to take off and if adhesive, stains, etc., are left behind. Don't want to attempt to pull of the vinyl and have a hood that looks like it came from the salvage yard.
Zorns is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-03-2012, 07:37 PM   #36
So Cal Camaro
So Cal Race Team
 
So Cal Camaro's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 Camaro
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Sunny So Cal
Posts: 3,537
There shouldn't be any stains or discoloration when you remove it, just a lot of adhesive to remove, which can be a pain...I will be removing as I don't like the look.
__________________
So Cal Camaro is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-03-2012, 11:57 PM   #37
dirtrd
 
Drives: '13 SS/RS - 1LE RCT
Join Date: May 2010
Location: NW WI
Posts: 86
I'll be keeping the wrap on the hood and adding the same wrap to the roof between the ditch molding and the trunk, then I may get the louvers for the back glass in the same flat black.
__________________
"The Dude abides. I don't know about you but I take comfort in that. It's good knowin' he's out there. The Dude. Takin' 'er easy for all us sinners".
dirtrd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-04-2012, 07:57 AM   #38
Ebbsnflows
 
Drives: 2010 Camaro SS/RS
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: WNC
Posts: 289
Keep it for sure....one less body part to suffer from swirls and scratches. Not to mention it's aesthetically pleasing and model specific.
__________________


2010 Camaro SS: TSP 231/236 cam, Kooks LTs, Magnaflow 16580 catback, Airaid CAI, U/D pulley, Pfadt-Stage 3, MTI shifter, MPD1 spoiler, S-S Splitter, 22" Nurburgrings

Ebbsnflows is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-04-2012, 08:18 PM   #39
Zorns
 
Zorns's Avatar
 
Drives: ?
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Virginia
Posts: 137
How do take care of a vinyl wrapped hood?
Zorns is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-04-2012, 08:31 PM   #40
scubadoo7
Airborne Recondo
 
scubadoo7's Avatar
 
Drives: Crystal Red 2SS 1LE
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Fairfax Station Va.
Posts: 864
Quote:
Originally Posted by x1sniper3x View Post
I'm going to keep mine on for a while, I feel like I'm one of the few people on this site that actually likes the way the black hood looks . If the vinyl starts to fade after a few years, I'll probably rip it off and get the hood painted semi-gloss black
I'm with you. It's one of the distinguishing characteristics of the car. If the vinyl ever comes off the aluminum hood...i'll paint it matte black.
scubadoo7 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-05-2012, 06:55 PM   #41
JimE


 
JimE's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 2SS/RS/1LE
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: St Louis, MO
Posts: 2,860
There are special cleaners for vinyl.

Take a look through the detailing/cleaning board and you will see numerous products recommended.
__________________
Perm-a-grin in place.....
JimE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-18-2012, 10:49 PM   #42
VR1LE
lighten up Francis
 
VR1LE's Avatar
 
Drives: 2013 Camaro 1LE
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Liberty City,FL
Posts: 218
I am keeping mine with the black hood the way it comes from the factory.
VR1LE is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-21-2012, 09:57 PM   #43
Fenderaddict2
Opinionated bugger!
 
Fenderaddict2's Avatar
 
Drives: Boss 302, Mazda 2, Praga & Intrepid
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Oakville
Posts: 1,892
Keep it.
__________________


Follow me on forums everywhere as Fenderaddict2 or my kid on the track and Twitter @fastmyles
Fenderaddict2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-21-2012, 10:11 PM   #44
the_fast_one

 
the_fast_one's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 IOM 2SS, 05 SOM Colorado
Join Date: May 2012
Location: IL
Posts: 819
I plan on keeping the hood black. It sets it off from the regular SS.
the_fast_one is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:34 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.