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Vinyl Wrap (roof only) Syney Area

Discussion in 'Spray Painting and Panel Beating' started by Danthuyer, Feb 5, 2015.

  1. Danthuyer

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    Hi

    I know wraps are not painting however they come under the same exterior finish category.

    Can anyone suggest a good well priced vinyl wrapper in Sydney ?

    The only quote i got for doing my roof of my 2013 VF Sv6 was $350 which I feel is a bit pricy considering you can get a whole car tinted for that price.

    Thanks
    Dan
     
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    acarmody Donati..Whoa Green

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    Yeah i got some wrap myself to do mine, i was told i need three people to do it, two people on either side to pull the wrap quite tightly and one person starting in the middle putting it down and working in circular motion to stick it on.
    Have to sand back the place you want to put it on, spray some cold galv or primer onto that area to make sure it's all smooth, then once it's dry stick it on.

    SOunds easier than it will physically be thou lol, am hoping mine turns out pretty good :)
     
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    I've never heard about sanding back the paint. As long as the paint is in good condition, a clean and clay should make it a good stick.

    If the clear is peeling, or there are big defects in the paint, probably wont work.
     
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    Yeah that's why i suggested to sand it back, only has to be fine sanding to smooth it all out. My clear is peeling on my bonnet and will look and feel terrible if i stuck it on as it is, i have no choice :/
     
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    Fair enough, OP has a VF so I really hope his paint is in good nice, or I really want to know what he has done to it.
     
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    that sounds pricy for one panel....
     
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    Plasti dip the roof maybe 2 cans or 3 to be safe should be under $50-60 plus masking tape and stolen news paper.
     
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    TinSnips Polish all the things...

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    Seems to be a pretty standard price in Sydney for a high end wrap and an experienced installer.

    Carbon Demon in Lindfield is a good place to go to. Won't be the cheapest but they're very good at what they do.
     
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    Thank you all for your input :)

    I have not heard of having to sand the panels when applying the 'good' vinyls. It just needs to be clean and then you apply another cleaning agent prior to placing the vinyl on a 'dry' surface and make sure you are installing it in a dust free environment (with at least one friend)

    I have managed to source some 3M designer kits for a good price so I am going to try it out myself first (fingers crossed)

    LOL @ hi_ryder's tip :p
     

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