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Old 10-01-2009, 07:48 PM   #1
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3M Scotchgard clear Bra

Now that I have my new Camaro and live in New England with the harsh New England winter approaching. I was wonder if anyone has had the 3M Scotchgard Clear Bra installed? And what are your thoughts on it's appearance.
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Old 10-01-2009, 08:34 PM   #2
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There are lots of folks on here that have. Do a search and read all the threads. I think most are happy they have done it. I am. Some have done it themselves and many have had it done professionally. Search for "Clear Bra" I had the Venture Shield which I understand is by 3M installed for $600.
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Old 10-08-2009, 12:43 PM   #3
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I've had one on my 2002 300M since it was new. Looks good, not a single problem with it, not a single scratch or chip where its been applied.
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Old 10-08-2009, 01:14 PM   #4
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Now that I have my new Camaro and live in New England with the harsh New England winter approaching. I was wonder if anyone has had the 3M Scotchgard Clear Bra installed? And what are your thoughts on it's appearance.
hello fellow new englander lol, i'm MA, let me kno where you go to have yours installed and how much
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Old 10-08-2009, 01:43 PM   #5
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anyone from Texas have exp with this and where do you get it done ?
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Old 10-08-2009, 02:15 PM   #6
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As far as appearance, you can't tell it is there at all, until it gets a bit dirty, then you can see the seams where it stops.

I got it done, and it has saved me a few rock chips off me hood already, saw a rock coming, probably about half an inch around, heard a BANG when it hit the hood. Pulled over and looked, little smudge in the plastic or whatever it is, waxed it out at the next wash.
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Old 02-24-2010, 02:49 PM   #7
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anyone from Texas have exp with this and where do you get it done ?
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Old 03-09-2010, 11:39 PM   #8
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Where are these prices coming from? I have been reading these threads and seeing these prices to have it professional installed and saying; that's not bad. I'm from New Jersey. I just called a certified 3M installer and was flabbergasted with his quote. For the front bumper, full hood, all side panels and mirrors. No trunk, hood or back bumper, $2999.00. It was outrageous. Is anyone from New Jersey and knows where I can get it installed, done top notch and reasonable?
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Old 03-09-2010, 11:44 PM   #9
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I think I might order here. The prices appear to be very good. Anyone use them? www.invisiblemask.com/
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Old 03-10-2010, 06:46 AM   #10
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Where are these prices coming from? I have been reading these threads and seeing these prices to have it professional installed and saying; that's not bad. I'm from New Jersey. I just called a certified 3M installer and was flabbergasted with his quote. For the front bumper, full hood, all side panels and mirrors. No trunk, hood or back bumper, $2999.00. It was outrageous. Is anyone from New Jersey and knows where I can get it installed, done top notch and reasonable?
As an installer I have to tell you that price is a little high... if when you say that "all side panels" include the full fenders, full doors, full rear quarter panels, and full hood (you say full hood then no hood in your post). That is a tremendous amount of film (a lot of 60" film for all of those full panels... which is at a permuim right now due to a shortage) and a lot of hours of labor. I also think that that is WAY overkill and you do not need that mcuh coverage unless you have a custom paint job and want it protected for driving to shows. Really a full bumper, partial hood/fenders, lights, mirrors and gills are what you need to get. Get a quote for that coverage and see what they come back with. Good film is very pricy... especially 60" VentureShield right now since they are 2 months on backorder for producing more. Even though I am short in it right now I am still not going ot raise my rates because I will get more... just not sure when. and its not fair that the customer has to pay higher prices when I orderd my film at the standard rate. These guys may be bumping it up a little but the coverage you requested is a lot... and I doubt anyone else in here has had that much film on their cars.
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I think I might order here. The prices appear to be very good. Anyone use them? www.invisiblemask.com/
I have heard a lot of bad things about them. Their kits are not as advertised and come in multiple pieces... to make the installation easier for the amature installer. I would not recommend them. If you want to order kits and do a self install send me a PM and I will let you know who to go through.
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Old 03-10-2010, 08:15 AM   #13
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I have the 3-M on mine and I am buying another car tomorrow and I am scheduling to have it done as well. I HATE ROCK CHIPS!!!
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Old 03-10-2010, 08:46 AM   #14
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Just did it (3M ClearBra) on mine. I got complete front bumper, larger partial hood(custom cut around stripes) & fenders(24"), partial roof, mirrors, A-pillars, full rockers and behind the rear tires for 900.00.

Looks killer. Wife couldn't see it afterward until I pointed out where it ended on the hood for her.

I hadn't seen a car with it installed beforehand so I was a bit nervous it wouldn't look good when done, but no more! Do it!!

FYI, My guy told me to let it set up for 24 hours before driving it.

Go here to find a local installer:
http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3.../Where_to_Buy/
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