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Old 05-30-2013, 06:58 PM   #15
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I've applied SVRT once after the first wash. Haven't needed to apply it again.
I just applied SVRT this past weekend and it rained all week. I will be washing it this weekend and will see if I need to re-apply. It seems like it should stand up for a while without re-applying, at least that is what I am hoping It does enhance the black vinyl which some may not like if they are looking for a matte only finish. it is a little glossy but works for me.
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Old 05-30-2013, 07:00 PM   #16
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Make sure you rub it down with a MF towel really well and it will be more of a satin.
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Old 05-30-2013, 07:11 PM   #17
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Make sure you rub it down with a MF towel really well and it will be more of a satin.
Yup, did that and it took it from high gloss to a more subdued satin look. I like it and it covers up some of the flaws I saw in the non-treated vinyl. Everyone has a different opinion on this and I am sure once I post pictures this weekend, a lot of folks will say it is too shiny
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Old 05-30-2013, 07:56 PM   #18
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I like the way it comes out too. The Fine Machine Polish with the Blue Pad really cleans it up too. Right now I'm quite happy with the results...
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Old 05-31-2013, 12:53 AM   #19
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I use the super VRT on my wrap as well and like the results! It's a pain in the ass to apply but after what seems like endless wiping it does come out pretty nice, compared to anything else I have used anyways.
Thing is others have said they don't have to re apply after rain or washing and that simply is not the case for me. I usually don't drive my car in the rain but recently got caught in some and when I went down to the garage the next morning the wrap looked like ass. Then I washed it and still looked pretty bad, better but not exceptable. Had to reapply!
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Old 05-31-2013, 07:08 AM   #20
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Yeah I find it needs to be applied more often than some say.


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Old 05-31-2013, 09:39 AM   #21
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Have had the car since march and applied twice. Hasn't seen any water though.
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Old 05-31-2013, 01:16 PM   #22
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would this process work on factory matte black ss stripes as well?
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Old 05-31-2013, 01:37 PM   #23
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Yes. Very well in fact.
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Old 05-31-2013, 03:37 PM   #24
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I have been using Griots and Meguiars Quick Detailer with success. Neither leave streaks and leave the matte finish that the hood came with.
Has anyone tried this:

http://www.amazon.com/Meguiars-Flags...nyl+protectant
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Old 05-31-2013, 04:12 PM   #25
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Followed this Vid...


All problems solved. I noticed the SVRT needs about 5 minutes to soak in then rub off as much as you can. The 3rd or 4th applications got easier. I think there is something to the wrap needing to "soak up" X amount of the product.

I went with the Fine Machine Polish then straight to the SVRT the Brilliant Glaze didn't work the way I liked though on the wrap. It was excellent on the paint though.
Nice vid

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Old 05-31-2013, 04:49 PM   #26
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Threads like this make me happy my hood wrap is gone.
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Old 05-31-2013, 06:32 PM   #27
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Threads like this make me happy my hood wrap is gone.
Everyone saying how easy it is to keep clean makes you glad you removed yours?
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Old 05-31-2013, 06:36 PM   #28
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Threads like this make me happy my hood wrap is gone.
Don't hate, it looks fantastic...

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