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Keeping factory wheels too so when comes time to sell, may not sell with aftermarket wheels
Gotcha. This is my current predicament. I want some new wheels but it's a big expense if I am uncertain how long I'm going to keep the car. I know I can sell the wheels later but I know I'd take a big hit. I want forged cf barrels so I'm looking at $20k. That's the cost of a freaking decent used car!!
 

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Those of you with PPF on the windshield do you notice any distortion? I had it added to my R8, we tried several types and I had to take them all off as they all made the view distorted.... Surely the week I peeled it off I got a small chip 馃槩
 

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Those of you with PPF on the windshield do you notice any distortion? I had it added to my R8, we tried several types and I had to take them all off as they all made the view distorted.... Surely the week I peeled it off I got a small chip 馃槩
My Exosheild was flawless, my Stek Dyno Flex had bad distortion.
 

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Those of you with PPF on the windshield do you notice any distortion? I had it added to my R8, we tried several types and I had to take them all off as they all made the view distorted.... Surely the week I peeled it off I got a small chip 馃槩
My Exosheild was flawless, my Stek Dyno Flex had bad distortion.
I notice a little bit of distortion with the Stek DYNOflex, but not enough to bother me.
 

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Agree. I have a chip in my Dynoflex that if I didn't have would have certainly pitted my windshield if not cracking it!!
Last Rally I did in Oct, a rock broke my windshield (unprotected) in my F from a GT3 throwing rocks. Hit it going 150-155. Was literally like a bullet hitting it. Cost me $9xx for a new one. Will never do a rally again without full frontal PPF and windshield protected.
What's the cost on the dynoshield stuff?

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Those of you with PPF on the windshield do you notice any distortion? I had it added to my R8, we tried several types and I had to take them all off as they all made the view distorted.... Surely the week I peeled it off I got a small chip 馃槩
Dynoflex does have some distortion. My installer said that if the car is a garage queen it won't "bake" all the way. He showed me his F150 that has it and sits in the Florida sun all the time and there is zero distortion. He offered to take it off and refund me if I wasn't happy but I'd rather have the protection and some distortion than no protection. When I do park the car for long periods outside I do face the windshield to the sun in case it helps like he said.
 

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Last Rally I did in Oct, a rock broke my windshield (unprotected) in my F from a GT3 throwing rocks. Hit it going 150-155. Was literally like a bullet hitting it. Cost me $9xx for a new one. Will never do a rally again without full frontal PPF and windshield protected.
What's the cost on the dynoshield stuff?

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Think it was like $499 but if I recall depending on the place it's in the $400-600 range. Well worth the protection!!
 

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So with the Tecnica, I have the Gloss back package. If you did full PPF, you would not PPF the gloss black parts, would you? How would you do the "Y" inserts correctly? Just seems like that wouldnt look very good. Or would you just PPF all the painted body panels?
 

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So with the Tecnica, I have the Gloss back package. If you did full PPF, you would not PPF the gloss black parts, would you? How would you do the "Y" inserts correctly? Just seems like that wouldnt look very good. Or would you just PPF all the painted body panels?
Why wouldn't you? I'd especially want to PPF the gloss black plastic at the front, as it's likely going to get chewed up by stones otherwise.
 

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Why wouldn't you? I'd especially want to PPF the gloss black plastic at the front, as it's likely going to get chewed up by stones otherwise.
I not extensively familiar with PPF. I just know when you talk to installers as to why its so much more than wrap, they say its more difficult to put on. And many of the PPF installers dont even wrap edges. So, with the intricate little crevices, etc in the front bumper, I wasnt sure they could do it to where it looks good.
 

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If I decided to do full PPF on a white car, what do y'all think of doing it in matte? So basically turning the car into a matte/satin white instead of glossy white. I'm trying to decide if there is something wrong with that on a Lambo. I can see changing colors, etc on a Honda Civic, but I wonder on a Lambo if its ok to do. Especially since it would be a brand new car.
 

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If I decided to do full PPF on a white car, what do y'all think of doing it in matte? So basically turning the car into a matte/satin white instead of glossy white. I'm trying to decide if there is something wrong with that on a Lambo. I can see changing colors, etc on a Honda Civic, but I wonder on a Lambo if its ok to do. Especially since it would be a brand new car.
If you like it, do it. You worry too much, tbh.
 

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If you like it, do it. You worry too much, tbh.
Its more like I dont keep cars very long and I know from previous sports cars I had that were wrapped, they were harder to sell because 50% of buyers don't necessarily like a wrap, especially when changing the color. This technically would not be a wrap as it would be PPF but still would be changing original color.
 

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Its more like I dont keep cars very long and I know from previous sports cars I had that were wrapped, they were harder to sell because 50% of buyers don't necessarily like a wrap, especially when changing the color. This technically would not be a wrap as it would be PPF but still would be changing original color.
If your car is white, I can't imagine you'd shrink the pool of potential buyers any more than a gloss white car would, by putting on satin ppf.
 

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I not extensively familiar with PPF. I just know when you talk to installers as to why its so much more than wrap, they say its more difficult to put on. And many of the PPF installers dont even wrap edges. So, with the intricate little crevices, etc in the front bumper, I wasnt sure they could do it to where it looks good.
My very good ppf installer says that the Y pieces will be extremely difficult but doable. However he recommends wrapping them in whatever texture they come from factory - if you have gloss, use clear ppf and if you have matte finish then wrap in XPEL stealth.

Reason being because they are so intricate you will end up with relief lines and in some small areas you might have edges showing the OEM finish underneath.

I was going to have him wrap my matte finish pieces to gloss with XPEL black but that seems to be unlikely.

I might have to change my color (if my dealer allows) to matte so I don鈥檛 have a glossy paint with matte Y pieces
 

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My very good ppf installer says that the Y pieces will be extremely difficult but doable. However he recommends wrapping them in whatever texture they come from factory - if you have gloss, use clear ppf and if you have matte finish then wrap in XPEL stealth.

Reason being because they are so intricate you will end up with relief lines and in some small areas you might have edges showing the OEM finish underneath.

I was going to have him wrap my matte finish pieces to gloss with XPEL black but that seems to be unlikely.

I might have to change my color (if my dealer allows) to matte so I don鈥檛 have a glossy paint with matte Y pieces
My Performante is Nero Nemesis (Matte). It is wrapped with Expel Stealth, including the gloss front and rocker panels. This is the best pic I have that shows the contrast.
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My very good ppf installer says that the Y pieces will be extremely difficult but doable. However he recommends wrapping them in whatever texture they come from factory - if you have gloss, use clear ppf and if you have matte finish then wrap in XPEL stealth.

Reason being because they are so intricate you will end up with relief lines and in some small areas you might have edges showing the OEM finish underneath.

I was going to have him wrap my matte finish pieces to gloss with XPEL black but that seems to be unlikely.

I might have to change my color (if my dealer allows) to matte so I don鈥檛 have a glossy paint with matte Y pieces
I received exactly the same information from the installer. If you have matte plastic, best option would be to paint it gloss, then cover in clear PPF. Seemed the outcome to cover the matte pieces in gloss XPEL would leave several areas exposed in matte due to relief cuts. Probably wouldn't be able to see it unless you get up close, but personally I wouldn't want it to not look right.
 
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