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Old 10th December 2011, 23:23   #46
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It definitely looks really good. A neat job by your friend. I think it would look even more good if used for the interiors.Nice thought to use them on the pillars..
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I`ve already seen these pics from your bhp-garage. When you take pics and upload try to get some close-up (macro mode) pics as i want to see how the CF weaving pattern will be seen under through the clear coat.
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Sandeep has wrapped a Swift's bonnet in carbon fibre look vinyl. Due to the rounded contours of the Swift's bonnet, especially towards the headlamps, applying the film was challenging.

But it was well worth it as can be seen from the image below. This was taken as soon as the task was complete yesterday night.

I will add better images shortly.
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Old 11th December 2011, 14:20   #49
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After a gruelling five hours, Sandeep was able to give my Figo the look I wanted - he has successfully managed to drape the Figo's entire bonnet with vinyl having a carbon fibre look and feel. There are no joints and the whole job is in one piece.


In my opinion, the Figo looks "forced" with this sticker mod. The B-Pillar sticker looks better but not the hood for me.
There's already too much of matte black in the radiator grille and the bumper of the Figo, I don't see the need to go for a "Carbon Fiber Sticker".

Only a glossy black hood and roof would look cool on a white car of this shape, white is already a pretty lifeless colour, glossy black adds the much required zing. Try it.

On the Wagon R its better but still, its a WagonR after all, keep it a little subtle with cosmetic mods.


EDIT- The Red Swift above looks gorgeous.

On the Ikon however, maybe it is the camera angle or whatever, it looks cool.

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Old 11th December 2011, 14:45   #50
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I`ve already seen these pics from your bhp-garage. When you take pics and upload try to get some close-up (macro mode) pics as i want to see how the CF weaving pattern will be seen under through the clear coat.
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Hey Shanz. Point noted. I shall PM you soon with some close-up shots.

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Old 13th December 2011, 13:13   #51
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Seems like a lot of people are getting it done. But my question is are there any RTO implications? I know that this is just a sticker and not changing the color of the car, but the sticker is covering the whole bonnet and is of a different color.
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Old 20th December 2011, 11:49   #52
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Here are few pics of Carbon fibre film application on the Skyline GTR.

New addition to the black carbon film. Silver and Gold.
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Here are few pics of Carbon fibre film application on the Skyline GTR.

New addition to the black carbon film. Silver and Gold.
Could you PM me your contact info. I had senta request via your website but havent received any revert yet.

The gold and silver unless applied on a vehicle wont give a clear indication on how they look. If you could share some pics, it would be great.

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Here are few pics of Carbon fibre film application on the Skyline GTR.

New addition to the black carbon film. Silver and Gold.

IMHO the Gold looks too bright !

Can you PM me your contact. Need some help with the stickers (standard color) in Mumbai
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Are carbon fibre dashboard trims available for dashboards of indian cars at accessory shops? Or do we have to get it done with this vinyl?
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Like someone told before; a piece of CF vinyl and some free time can result in amazing output
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You can even print(eco solvent) custom colours on 3m vinyl, shouldn't cost more than rs.75 per sft. Most eco solvent printers have a width of 5ft. the roll is 150ft in length so large single pieces can be printed as well.
Use a good printer who has a mimaki machine atleast.
A more expensive type of print which will have a longer life is flatbed/uv printing. HP machines are good. Should cost between 150-200 per sft.

I printed a vinyl skin for my laptop cover as it was quite scratched, i will put up a picture in the evening once i get back home

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Like someone told before; a piece of CF vinyl and some free time can result in amazing output
Wow thats awesome, Any idea where in mumbai i can get a small sheet to wrap my phone and laptop?
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Wow thats awesome, Any idea where in mumbai i can get a small sheet to wrap my phone and laptop?
I got these some months back via ebay.com. Nowadays its very common around, even much cheaper than what i got for. Try searching in leading car accessories who also do vinyl/PVC sheet and stickers.

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The hood has got a few layers of clear coat which gets the glossy finish
and enhances the shine and makes it look like new after a wash.

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Your baby looks gorgeous! Could you help me with the contact details of the place you got it done from?

Thanks!
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