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      01-31-2020, 01:49 PM   #1
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Best ppf rear fender

I had the stock protectors replaced with larger pieces of 3M PPF on each rear fender.

I have had it for about 5 months. I do lots of canyon runs and am already getting rashing and some chips on the film on each rear fender.

Im glad I got the PPF but am wondering if there is a thicker/better one ( XPEL? ) that would be recommended or are they all about the same?

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I had Xpel installed 1.5 years ago. I can feel small imperfections in the film when I run my hand across it, but visually it looks mostly fine. I only have experience with Xpel and Suntek PPF, I never had issues with either of them.
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I had Xpel installed 1.5 years ago. I can feel small imperfections in the film when I run my hand across it, but visually it looks mostly fine. I only have experience with Xpel and Suntek PPF, I never had issues with either of them.
Thanks. Yeah I can feel the same on the 3M, but I can also visually see small white marks all over it. Thats a bummer but at least its just on the film. Maybe I'll roll with it for awhile then switch and try Xpel.
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Thanks. Yeah I can feel the same on the 3M, but I can also visually see small white marks all over it. Thats a bummer but at least its just on the film. Maybe I'll roll with it for awhile then switch and try Xpel.
As I understand it, a little work with a heat gun will smooth the film out. "Self healing" is what they (at least Xpel) advertise.
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As I understand it, a little work with a heat gun will smooth the film out. "Self healing" is what they (at least Xpel) advertise.
Thanks I just heard about this. Im gonna try it with a small heat gun this week and see if it smooths it out.
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As I understand it, a little work with a heat gun will smooth the film out. "Self healing" is what they (at least Xpel) advertise.
Thanks I just heard about this. Im gonna try it with a small heat gun this week and see if it smooths it out.
Have you had a chance to either see if it heals or get new clear bra applied? If not, we'd be happy to help you at our shop!
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