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Old 03-05-2018, 10:02 PM
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Any NorCal tours planned?
Nothing solid planned yet, since it's been fairly busy down here in socal, but if I could, I would probably like to try to aim for sometime next month in April. If you'd be interested, shoot me an e-mail with what you were looking to get done and I can give you some quotes and also add you to my norcal contact list for once I do figure out exact dates/times I'll be up there again.

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Old 03-21-2018, 11:11 PM
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- Gloss carbon fiber 5D vinyl roof wrap

For those who have blue cars out there, typically a gloss black or similar roof wrap usually ends up being a more subtle touch to the car than how a black roof looks on a lighter colored car like white. In this case, the owner of this estoril blue M235i coupe wanted something that stood out just slightly more than a regular gloss black roof, so we went with the 5D gloss carbon fiber on the roof. The owner of this car was from long beach Los Angeles and came out to me in Anaheim Orange County to have the vinyl wrap work done.

Since a lot of people ask how my gloss carbon fiber finish compares with real carbon fiber finishes, I took a few pictures of my gloss carbon fiber material laid over the real carbon fiber rear spoiler that was on the car. For a vinyl wrap product, this material is going to get you very close to the real thing.

















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Old 04-08-2018, 09:45 PM
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- Gloss carbon fiber 5D front bumper lip vinyl wrap

Here is a white Mercedes Benz C63 sedan that I had worked on during one of my trips up to norcal / bay area to do wraps up there. The owner of this car simply wanted to add just a simple carbon fiber accent to the front bumper area of the car, so we ended up going with the 5D high gloss carbon fiber finish over the factory black painted portion. It's a subtle touch that is not always noticeable right away, but at the right angles and lighting, the carbon fiber weave shows up fairly nicely.













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Old 05-08-2018, 01:23 PM
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- Gloss black roof vinyl wrap
- Gloss black side skirt vinyl wrap
- Gloss black rear trunk license plate area vinyl wrap

The owner of this car was from norcal and had me do the vinyl wrap work on his car while he was down in socal. We went with gloss black for the roof, side skirts, and rear trunk license plate area. The side skirt design is based off of the motorsport graphic that is also offered from the factory by BMW. The rear license plate and side skirt wrap was a last minute decision, so those were done freehand. Overall, the additional gloss black accents tied in well with the other gloss black pieces on the car.













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Old 06-09-2018, 12:53 PM
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- 3M 1080 anthracite gloss carbon fiber interior trim vinyl wrap

For this 2016 Audi A7 sedan, we wrapped over the original wood trim pieces with the 3M 1080 CFS201 anthracite carbon fiber vinyl material. Getting rid of the wood look on the interior trim really upgraded the look of the overall interior, giving it a sportier look and feel. I especially liked the way the carbon fiber wrap worked with the aluminum metal trimming that were already on the wood pieces, giving it a nice balance of carbon fiber and metal.

























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Old 09-23-2018, 02:21 PM
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- Gloss black window/mirror trim chrome delete vinyl wrap
- Gloss black door handles vinyl wrap
- Matte black front/rear badges chrome delete
- Matte black side markers chrome delete


I've been doing quite a few Teslas lately, with them becoming more an more common. The chrome on the Teslas are generally more tricky/tedious to do, but I've managed a good system to get good results consistently for these cars now. The owner of this Tesla Model 3 wanted to black out all of the exterior chrome pieces on the car. Blacking out all of the chrome pieces on the car really gives the Tesla a sportier look and feel. We did a mixture of matte black and gloss black on various areas of the car, depending on what matched and worked best for those pieces. The owner of this car was in Irvine Orange County and I came out to them to do the chrome delete vinyl wrap on their car.






























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Old 02-05-2019, 12:14 AM
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Old 02-21-2019, 01:17 PM
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- Interior trim 3M 1080 black gloss carbon fiber vinyl wrap
- Tinted / smoked rear tail lights
- Gloss black roof vinyl wrap
- Gloss black rear diffuser vinyl wrap
- Gloss black window trim chrome delete

A lot of vinyl work was done on the outside and inside of this white BMW F10 540i sedan, but most of this post will be primarily focused on the wrapping that was done on the interior of the car. I tried to take pictures in a manner that allowed you to more easily see how the before/after looked like with the carbon fiber wrap done over the factory wood finish. To give the car a more aggressive look, we went with the black carbon fiber on the interior. The carbon fiber on the interior nicely tied in with the carbon fiber accents that were already on the exterior of the car. The owner of this car was in Irvine Orange County and I went out to him to do all of the wrap work on his car.















































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Old 02-28-2019, 01:41 PM
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- Gloss black front grill chrome delete vinyl wrap
- Gloss black window trim chrome delete vinyl wrap
- Gloss black door handles chrome delete vinyl wrap
- Gloss black rear tail light chrome delete vinyl wrap
- Gloss black rear trunk bar chrome delete vinyl wrap
- Matte black rear badges plasti dip

I really liked the way this new 2018 Lexus LX570 SUV turned out from blacking all of the chrome trim accents on it. It's not as common to see SUVs getting vinyl work done, but it should be more common, because it really gives them a much more aggressive look that isn't normally expected when you look at or think of an SUV. Everything that was done on the car was still subtle enough that for anyone who didn't know how the car looked like before would have just thought that the car came that way from the factory. The owner of this car was in Cerritos Orange County and I came out to them to do the vinyl wrap work on this car.



















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Old 05-24-2019, 11:44 AM
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- Gloss black window trim vinyl car wrap
- Gloss black lower door trim panel vinyl car wrap
- Gloss black lower rear bumper vinyl car wrap
- Gloss black lower front bumper vinyl car wrap

For this brand new black Audi Q5 SUV, we blacked out the majority of the silver/chrome trim accents that were on the car, which included the rear bumper lower diffuser section, window trim, lower door trim pieces and the small center lip on the front bumper of the Q5. We left the badges and grill for now, but eventually the grill will most likely be blacked out as well, to finish off the black out look. The owner of this car was in Lake Forest Orange County and I came out to them to do the wrap work.























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- Gloss black window trim vinyl wrap
- Gloss black mirror and mirror base vinyl wrap
- Gloss black door handles vinyl wrap
- Gloss black front grill vinyl wrap
- Gloss black lower front bumper vent slats vinyl wrap
- Matte black side fender markers
- Matte black rear trunk bar

On this grey Model X P90D SUV, we blacked out almost all of the chrome pieces on the car, but by request from the owner of the car, we kept the emblems/badges chrome. For this picture set, I tried to take more up close up and detailed pictures of the various areas around the car that were wrapped. A common issue that most Tesla owners who get their chrome pieces blacked out is that sometimes the wrappers working on their cars aren't able to properly wrap the mirror and mirror base chrome pieces. This ends up resulting in chrome showing when the mirror is in its folded position or a lot of unnecessary seam lines. The owner of this Model X was in Lake Forest Orange County and we came out to them to do all of the wrap work on their Tesla.
















































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