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Old 05-09-2013, 04:05 PM   #18
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its not my money and im sure you will do what YOU want, but if you did a stealth xpel install that would be one sick 1le
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Old 05-30-2013, 06:23 AM   #19
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Just had Derek Johnson of Atlanta Protective Films do my car Tuesday. Outstanding workmanship and results. It came out absolutely perfect. Even with a 350 mile round trip from Knoxville TN he is worth traveling to. My car had been previously "done" about 7 weeks ago by Richard Booher of FatCat Customs in Morristown TN and he is a butcher. DO NOT even consider FatCat Customs in Morristown TN. Take the drive to Canton GA. and have Derek do it properly.
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Old 05-30-2013, 09:06 AM   #20
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Question for all you guys that have this clear bra; When detailing the car, do you wax right over it of do you have to avoid getting any wax/polish on the film?
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Old 05-30-2013, 09:15 AM   #21
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Wax over it ( non abrasive wax ) but try not to get any wax on the edges of the film. I see you are from Hopewell Jct NY, lived there 3 years in Dain Estates from 2001 to '04 before moving to Knoxville in August of 2004.
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Old 05-30-2013, 12:47 PM   #22
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Thx flht99b. i've considered getting this since i got the first chip in my front bumper. Yes, been in Hopewell since 2001 and in Dutchess County most of my life. Not familiar with Dain estates, but i'm just off the taconic pkwy on the Beekman town line.
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Old 07-22-2013, 08:36 PM   #23
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Anyone get the Xpel from
http://www.customppf.com ?

They were $1000 cheaper than http://www.automobiliaautosalon.com/.
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Old 07-22-2013, 08:49 PM   #24
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Anyone get the Xpel from
http://www.customppf.com ?

They were $1000 cheaper than http://www.automobiliaautosalon.com/.
Thanks !
What are you wrapping the whole car?

Automobilia did mine and ive seen others on other cars you know the old saying you get what you pay for I wouldn't brimg mine anywhere but there.$1000 on another hand might lead me to believe there is a typo or something guess it depends on what your protecting?
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Old 07-22-2013, 09:12 PM   #25
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I am wrapping most of it, and I was thinking the same thing with such a large price difference. Thanks !
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Old 07-22-2013, 09:24 PM   #26
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I shopped around alot when I had mine done, automobilia is expensive but I've heard they do good work and they even suggested I come look at some of the cars they worked on if I had concerns... which is exactly what I'd suggest. Ideally, it would be another camaro since all those edges on the front fascia make it a difficult install.

I agree with 67RS... you get what you pay for with clear bras and a good installer is key. If you're super picky about your car, don't skimp on price and be patient about scheduling the installation. I was not and ended up paying to get a 2nd bra by a better installer. I ended up going to Rickrack's shop. It was a bit of a hike, but I think the installation in as good or better than the couple of automobilia installs I've seen - the better part being fewer seams. The trade off is its a hike if you ever need any corrections. If you're ever in the area, you're welcome to look mine over.
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Old 07-23-2013, 08:42 PM   #27
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Thanks bluBlud !
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Old 07-27-2013, 07:57 PM   #28
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I went with www.customppf.com/ and they did an Excellent job. Had the Xpel put on all the way back to the rear quarter panel for $2,200.00 cash. I met the owner John & was impressed with him & he does the Xpel for Porsche/Audi also. I saved over $1200.00 buy using him & he did it in my garage.
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Old 07-27-2013, 08:48 PM   #29
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I went with www.customppf.com/ and they did an Excellent job. Had the Xpel put on all the way back to the rear quarter panel for $2,200.00 cash. I met the owner John & was impressed with him & he does the Xpel for Porsche/Audi also. I saved over $1200.00 buy using him & he did it in my garage.
Good luck glad to see it worked out for you. How bout some pics of the car?
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Old 03-17-2014, 11:46 PM   #30
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Where in ct are you guys located? Where's Ricks shop located? Thanks
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Old 03-18-2014, 06:25 AM   #31
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Where in ct are you guys located? Where's Ricks shop located? Thanks
I'm in Windsor. Ricks shop is Unique Car Care, looks like they're now in Stoneham Mass:
http://www.uccboston.com
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Old 03-18-2014, 09:41 AM   #32
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Yup - gotta find a good shop and look at cars that were done if you are getting a clear bra applied.

Personally, I will have my car re-painted when it comes time. I race mine too much to worry about a scratch or ding in the paint. Helps to have a friend that owns the body shop...
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Old 03-18-2014, 02:14 PM   #33
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I'm in Windsor. Ricks shop is Unique Car Care, looks like they're now in Stoneham Mass:
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Thanks for the info. So are you still happy with the job they did on your car? Hows it holding up? Thanks for your time. Bob
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Old 03-18-2014, 05:34 PM   #34
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Thanks for the info. So are you still happy with the job they did on your car? Hows it holding up? Thanks for your time. Bob
Yup - still happy... enough that I'll probably go back to get the gills and rockers covered. I did redo the headlights myself because I wanted the thicker film in the headlight kit. It's been holding up great. No stains or yellowing, no nicks / tears / peeling. The xpel ultimate has been working as advertised... I've found small dents/depressions that I figured were from stones that did smooth out after sitting in the sun. It's not that old though, it was installed late April and has about 3000 miles on it.
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