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    Awrite guys

    Just looking for some opinions on weather to get my roof, spoiler, and mirrors wrapped in carbon effect vinyl or painted gloss black ?

    I can get the wrap done for £250 and to get it painted would be about the same price maybe cheaper.

    So let me hear your opinions

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    i dunno, i think wrap is good if you wanna do a full car with good results that can be reversed cheap {especially if you wanna sell the car at a later point}, but i think that paint will just look better and give a better gloss/finish{i might be wrong} if done correctly.

    though i think what your going for would look good either way
     
     

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    Carbon wrap looks tacky IMO and is a bit 10 years ago.
    A gloss black wrap would be better.

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    A proper carbon spoiler would look the best, depends on how much you want to spend, no-one makes carbon covers for the mirrors unless you get a one off, mine are wrapped.... Here's a pic to give you an idea

     
     

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    martyn did you do them yourself? they look nice!


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    I wrapped my mirrors myself on my car but a few weeks later a stone got flicked up and put a nice hole in the wrap, so ended up taking them off. Glad now cause in my opinion they look better car colour coded. But I have just had my roof painted gloss black and it goes really well with my tints on my silver e46


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    think im falling towards the carbon wrap... cos iv ordered myself a carbon grill, but I shall decide after I get a few quotes for the paint.
    Best quote I have so far is £250 for the carbon wrap.

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    i dont see why some people think carbon wrap looks tacky? Its a nice satin/matt finish wrap. Carbon isnt naturally glossed when in material form anyway and ive a bit of carbon sat in me toolbox from an aston martin GT2 Car that got smashed when it went off track, the carbon when put next to the wrap is near identical! :-)
     
     

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