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    Has anybody used vinyl wrap on body panels?

    Looking for any advice.

    I'm using stainless and wonderring if wrap will stick...the material has been weathered for at least 20 years and I will clean with brake cleaner.
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    I have had a couple fully wrapped and you should be fine with stainless. my panels were aluminum
    here is one of them

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    Wrapped my aluminum panels came out good, just be sure they are smooth and clean, should stick fine.
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    Looks good Protodie.

    Do I wrap the vinyl completely over the edge? I assume that would be fine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kuma View Post
    Wrapped my aluminum panels came out good, just be sure they are smooth and clean, should stick fine.
    Any pics?
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    My wraps were directly over powdercoat. We never wrapped around the edge, just stretched them over and cut them from the inside edge. The wrap will stick to most anything though, you'll need some tools, like a heat gun and squeegee. I would recommend watching a how to video on youtube if you plan on doing it yourself ...

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    I guess my thinking was that since my panels are bolted directly to square tubing that i would trap the vinyl between them when I bolted them on...maybe adding to their holding power?
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    Quote Originally Posted by MASCMAN View Post
    Looks good Protodie.

    Do I wrap the vinyl completely over the edge? I assume that would be fine.
    Thanks, I had a wrap company do it. I believe they put it on and then cut the excess off and did not wrap it around the edges
    Like Kuma said, make sure its clean. I made wrap company redo a panel because they had got some grit or something under the wrap and had a bumpy spot
    Wrap seems to pretty durable too and even held up to eating gravel roost on the race track
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    Quote Originally Posted by yoshi View Post
    My wraps were directly over powdercoat. We never wrapped around the edge, just stretched them over and cut them from the inside edge. The wrap will stick to most anything though, you'll need some tools, like a heat gun and squeegee. I would recommend watching a how to video on youtube if you plan on doing it yourself ...

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