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Old 06-09-2009, 04:36 PM   #1
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Exclamation Clear Bra Just Installed Today!! 2SS IBM

Just had the 3M Clear Bra put on my SS Camaro IBM. It took about 3 hours and I had the whole front end, hood upto 24" and mirrors done. The company(Central Coast Clear Bra) I used is a mobile service and did it all in my garage. The 3M has a 5 year warranty and the installer has a 2 year warranty for installation. Total price was $720 because that is one of, if not the primary question people want to know.
Here are some pictures and keep in mind the Imperial Blue and Black colors are going to show the most. The first 3 pics are the car before and all rest are after the Bra was installed. All the pictures of the Bra were taken 2 feet to about 6 inches away from the car so that you can see it,from over 3 feet away you can not see it and looking at the car straight on you can not tell it is on there.
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Old 06-09-2009, 04:45 PM   #2
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Thanks for the pics, i'm getting mine done as soon as the stripes get painted on. Looks great a no more rock chips.
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Old 06-09-2009, 05:23 PM   #3
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That looks awesome!

I'm so glad I decided I want to do this for my Camaro.

I just need my Camaro.
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Old 06-10-2009, 12:48 PM   #4
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what did that run you? looks awasome
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Old 06-10-2009, 12:54 PM   #5
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Just had the 3M Clear Bra put on my SS Camaro IBM. It took about 3 hours and I had the whole front end, hood upto 24" and mirrors done. The company(Central Coast Clear Bra) I used is a mobile service and did it all in my garage. The 3M has a 5 year warranty and the installer has a 2 year warranty for installation. Total price was $720 because that is one of, if not the primary question people want to know. Here are some pictures and keep in mind the Imperial Blue and Black colors are going to show the most. The first 3 pics are the car before and all rest are after the Bra was installed. All the pictures of the Bra were taken 2 feet to about 6 inches away from the car so that you can see it,from over 3 feet away you can not see it and looking at the car straight on you can not tell it is on there.
U may want to read original post.
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Old 06-10-2009, 01:18 PM   #6
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I got a quote from the local mobile service, because im thinking about doing it for my camaro as I expect to have the car for a long time (this is my second car, 1st that I am buying myself).

Hood, fender,mirror and upper bumper kit $365.00
Lower and Middle Bumper kit $485.00

So i'm looking at a total of $850, before tax. Includes Labor & Materials.
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Old 06-10-2009, 04:55 PM   #7
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$720 was the total out the door cost for the Hood, upper bumper, mirrors, front and lower bumper, and side of fenders. And it was all done from my garage, so that was alot better than driving and dropping it off at a shop for at least 4 hours. Hope this gives others an idea of the cost and what options are out there.:rolleyes:
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Old 06-10-2009, 05:09 PM   #8
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$720 was the total out the door cost for the Hood, upper bumper, mirrors, front and lower bumper, and side of fenders. And it was all done from my garage, so that was alot better than driving and dropping it off at a shop for at least 4 hours. Hope this gives others an idea of the cost and what options are out there.:rolleyes:
It does, thank you very much guys!
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Old 06-10-2009, 05:15 PM   #9
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man that's awesome, and totaly worth it.
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Old 06-10-2009, 05:17 PM   #10
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Has there been any mention of the fading characteristics of the 3M clear bra? Meaning, is the paint under the coating going to fade at a different rate then the unprotected paint over time? I'd like to get this done, but dont want to run around with a two-tone car several years from now. Even waxing and garage storage doesnt completely prevent fading over time. Any info/advice on this is appreciated.
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Old 06-10-2009, 05:46 PM   #11
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my girlfriend has a few clear bras
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Old 06-10-2009, 05:51 PM   #12
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Old 06-10-2009, 06:04 PM   #13
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Down here in New Orleans,La I got a price of 495+ tax for the same setup. Bumper,Hood,Fenders, and Mirrors. And he is a 3M Certified Installer
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Old 06-10-2009, 06:10 PM   #14
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I was looking for some prices and found how the "Clear Bra" came about,

History of Paint Protection Film

The US military needed a product that can protect helicopter and plane propeller blades in desert environments. That's when the Military asked 3M to develop a product that can protect in desert environments. 3M answered with their paint protection film. Paint protection film has been proven to work on the battle field and now on the streets.
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