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Old 12-18-2008, 12:33 AM
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Invisible bra type covering

Does anyone have experience with any of the available clear coverings for the front of the car and or the head lights. There are a number of outfits that sell pre-cut masks for the hood and one outfit also has the bumper.
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Old 12-18-2008, 02:06 AM
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I was looking at the non-precut versions of this and I still worry about getting a big surprise in the spring, lifting off my (newish) paint along with the material. This is not to say that this stuff won't work on factory paint, but...
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Old 12-18-2008, 02:35 AM
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Old 12-18-2008, 02:51 AM
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This 3M Stuff is great, My friend has it on his Mitsubishi Evo and you cant even see it until you are right up on the car and then you have to look for it. I say if you are going to get some type of clear vinyl done get the 3M stuff, its the best.
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Old 12-20-2008, 01:08 AM
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Had it on SWMBO's car. Didn't help worth **** when Rugrat ran a stop sign and T-boned a pickup. Should help with bugs, though.

Sorry, couldn't resist......
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Old 12-20-2008, 02:09 PM
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Never seen this one before

Not for headlights. But I might try if for the 2 love bug seasons we have in spring and fall.
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Old 12-20-2008, 10:46 PM
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Check this out:

I currently have my Euro lenses covered on my SL as well as the front end of my '06 Pilot and '08 Golf.

The stuff is good. In fact, I was installing the same stuff on aircraft radomes in the early 80's.

Radome = nose (the pointy part at the front)
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