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      04-11-2016, 02:01 PM   #67
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I'm sitting here at the window tint shop and asked them to check to see if the xpel pattern is there for the M2. It's in their system he showed it to me on their computer they use to cut it.. I'm having them install it tomorrow.
the template is in the system?
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the template is in the system?
Yes, I was very sceptical so he showed me the template on their computer it had what looked like the fang cut outs and everything. I have an appointment to install it tomorrow.
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Yes, I was very sceptical so he showed me the template on their computer it had what looked like the fang cut outs and everything. I have an appointment to install it tomorrow.
what was the quote? if you don't mind me asking. I will be doing the hood front bumper, headlights, rocker panels and front fenders.
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What type of quotes are you guys getting for XPEL front?
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Verified through my friend installer that the template is now finished and loaded!
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      04-11-2016, 05:28 PM   #72
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what was the quote? if you don't mind me asking. I will be doing the hood front bumper, headlights, rocker panels and front fenders.
I don't mind sharing. I got two quotes, one for 1695 and one for 1800. This is the complete front of the car up to the A pillars and the mirrors. I imagine prices will vary depending on location.. I got a list of installers off the xpel website and called a few then cross checked with Yelp before deciding.
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      04-11-2016, 05:38 PM   #73
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I don't mind sharing. I got two quotes, one for 1695 and one for 1800. This is the complete front of the car up to the A pillars and the mirrors. I imagine prices will vary depending on location.. I got a list of installers off the xpel website and called a few then cross checked with Yelp before deciding.
Does that include the whole hood or partial? Also front fenders??

If I recall your car is LBB, I am curious to hear if the Expel blends well with the paint or if it shows a difference. Some colors make it obvious I am hoping LBB doesn't.
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Does that include the whole hood or partial? Also front fenders??

If I recall your car is LBB, I am curious to hear if the Expel blends well with the paint or if it shows a difference. Some colors make it obvious I am hoping LBB doesn't.
Its the whole thing up to front doors they wrap the edges so no seams. I can always notice the seams so worth it to me doing full panels.
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Is there a good film for the windshield to prevent chips? My current 2er seems to be a magnet for road debris. of course it also doesn't rain here so there's a decent amount flying around freeways.
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      04-11-2016, 11:59 PM   #76
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I was intrigued when someone said to look at the expel Trac wrap. Then I looked at the price. Do people really buy that stuff. I'm sure it's wonderful but years ago my friend recommended this from target. Many of the drivers at his local pcna use it. I've been using it too now for years and others at my track sessions are now picking up on it. Price is right and I've never had an issue with it. Comes right off and leaves no residue. It's great for a weekend at the track. Rain or shine. After that I take it off. It may be good for something temporary if you don't want to go bare.

http://m.target.com/p/con-tact-brand...4/-/A-11172260
BTW, this worked great for me today. I would recommend this if you need something for protection. I'm not sure how well it would hold up on extremely long trips, but I did 40 miles and it held up extremely well.
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BTW, this worked great for me today. I would recommend this if you need something for protection. I'm not sure how well it would hold up on extremely long trips, but I did 40 miles and it held up extremely well.
I'm looking at putting this down with a coat of road warrior over it for my 3hr trip home. How easy was it to apply to areas like the fangs? Did you take a razor blade to it? Any photos from the application?
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I'm looking at putting this down with a coat of road warrior over it for my 3hr trip home. How easy was it to apply to areas like the fangs? Did you take a razor blade to it? Any photos from the application?
I just used scissors and cut large pieces and the cut holes for the contours of the fangs, lights etc. nothing perfect, but it did the job. Also don't forget to cover the rockers so your tires don't kick up stones and chip the paint. I ended up getting Xpel scraps for the rockers from the guy doing my install two days prior to my delivery...I have a few pics...



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Cool. You doing Ultimate or Stealth? I'm planning on getting Stealth.
Thats amazing, I didn't know you were going with STEALTH, what color is your vehicle? Would love to get one of my marketing guys up there to take pictures of the installation
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the template is in the system?
Yes the Full front and Rockers are available as a pre-cut kits. We will be working to get the remaining pre-cut patterned kits in the coming weeks
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Yes the Full front and Rockers are available as a pre-cut kits. We will be working to get the remaining pre-cut patterned kits in the coming weeks
Can dealerships order the template or how does it work? Or could I buy it and have them install it? Or would you recommend a custom job. Thanks
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Yes the Full front and Rockers are available as a pre-cut kits. We will be working to get the remaining pre-cut patterned kits in the coming weeks
Do you have anyone in HB, Ca? I'm getting the full front done tomorrow.
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Do you have anyone in HB, Ca? I'm getting the full front done tomorrow.
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Can dealerships order the template or how does it work? Or could I buy it and have them install it? Or would you recommend a custom job. Thanks
Its all done through certified installers, sending you a PM.
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Cool. You doing Ultimate or Stealth? I'm planning on getting Stealth.
Thats amazing, I didn't know you were going with STEALTH, what color is your vehicle? Would love to get one of my marketing guys up there to take pictures of the installation
What's stealth? I dropped my car off this am. It's getting ultimate.
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What's stealth? I dropped my car off this am. It's getting ultimate.
Self healing just like Ultimate, but a matte "frozen" finish. And you can change your mind when its gets old, but, it's the whole car so it's not cheap.
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Cool. You doing Ultimate or Stealth? I'm planning on getting Stealth.
Thats amazing, I didn't know you were going with STEALTH, what color is your vehicle? Would love to get one of my marketing guys up there to take pictures of the installation
What's stealth? I dropped my car off this am. It's getting ultimate.
It's a full wrap that gives the matte look. It's pretty amazing but you have to be willling to pay around $4-5K if I'm not wrong.
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What's stealth? I dropped my car off this am. It's getting ultimate.
Self healing just like Ultimate, but a matte "frozen" finish. And you can change your mind, but, it's the whole car so it's not cheap.
Oh no. I like shiny things! Well except for chrome.
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Thats amazing, I didn't know you were going with STEALTH, what color is your vehicle? Would love to get one of my marketing guys up there to take pictures of the installation
LBB. Just heard from the dealership today that the car should arrive on Thursday. I plan to get it Saturday. Shoot me a PM. I've been talking to Lindsey. Pics would be great.
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