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Lester1102

Wrapping Or Respray

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Hi all I'm looking at getting my roof and wing mirrors either respray end or wrapped what do people find is best

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Paint is permanent,,, wrap isn't. So come time to sell you've a bigger market if its all one colour as sprayed bonnets and roofs ain't everyone's cup of tea. That's my opinion anyway lol.

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Definitely wrapped, can take it off and can even protect the paint.

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How durable is the wrap though the only worry I have is that when I'm washing it will it peel off

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I wouldn't do either.

I think it looks good plain personally.

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How durable is the wrap though the only worry I have is that when I'm washing it will it peel off

Done properly a good quality wrap will last years.

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As for the mirrors, I bought an unprimed set from ebay at around £16 and bought some paint from ford to respray. That way I can always put my originals back when I come to get rid of the car.

I've considered the roof but they I may as well have bought a corsh1te white car, black mirrors, black roof, black wheels....

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I think wrapping is the way forward as others have said it can be removed if you change your mind and can protect the paint. It's also a fair amount cheaper than painting so a win win all round as far as I can tell! :D

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I think I might go with black gloss wrap then

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How much is a full wrap? I know prices will fluctuate from company to company though. I'd love to wrap my zetec s in Matt black..

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How much is a full wrap? I know prices will fluctuate from company to company though. I'd love to wrap my zetec s in Matt black..

I've seen prices anywhere from £750-£2,000.

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I've seen prices anywhere from £750-£2,000.

They do seem to vary quite a lot. Probably worth having a look at an individual company's work before making a decision but in my experience you buy cheap, you buy twice!! :D

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I got my wheels done the other day and was going to get it the mirrors and roof wrapped but I left it as I think the mirrors wrapped just look like cheap black plastic ones.

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I got my wheels done the other day and was going to get it the mirrors and roof wrapped but I left it as I think the mirrors wrapped just look like cheap black plastic ones.

Some places do a really nice carbon effect film that looks really good!

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My friend had his car wrapped in Matt blue for £500 just ask about and be prepared to travel is you want it done

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There's a company who wrap and tint cars and have done for the past 20 years I think called tint masters and they e only 5 mile from my house and have had my windows done before by them and there great

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Do you have your windows tinted at the front? If so what level and had any trouble with police?

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They are just privacy glass which was one of the optional extras so no trouble but I had my windows tinted on my grande punto and they wre illegal and never been pulled but it all depends on what the police are like in your area

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