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Old 04-14-2021, 06:10 AM   #1
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vinyl wrap in Arctic Silver color

Hi y'all;
I've searched and searched because I know I've seen it on this forum, but I can't find it.

Does anyone have the information about the Vinyl Wrap that matches the Arctic Silver?

Thanks In Advance!!

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Old 04-14-2021, 03:24 PM   #2
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Hey Boss...

You might find your answer in this thread...

https://rennlist.com/forums/993-forum/850808-arctic-silver-wrap-2.html

And I STILL haven't found that emblem I promised you. When I do... it'll go in the mail.
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Old 04-15-2021, 10:29 AM   #3
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Hey Boss...

You might find your answer in this thread...

https://rennlist.com/forums/993-forum/850808-arctic-silver-wrap-2.html

And I STILL haven't found that emblem I promised you. When I do... it'll go in the mail.
aw you're a good man, Starter!!

you wanna see why I need it?
Check this.... hahaha

https://youtu.be/PDForwCdN_c
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aw you're a good man, Starter!!

you wanna see why I need it?
Check this.... hahaha

https://youtu.be/PDForwCdN_c
Nice 'wait for it' vid!

Wow. Good thing you weren't on a curve. Any damage other than paint? Which hood pins are you going to install? Which brand of oil were you running, and why?
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Old 04-16-2021, 10:32 AM   #5
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Knew it was coming, couldn't stop watching. Glad it wasn't worse!

Just to memorialize this, I stopped by my local graphics shop yesterday and they pulled out their sample of the Avery Silver Metallic SW-900-803M and compared it to my stock paint (1999 Boxster, Arctic Silver Metallic). Really, really close if not spot-on. If you're trying to match something, it's a good place to start.
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Old 04-16-2021, 01:04 PM   #6
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Nice 'wait for it' vid!

Wow. Good thing you weren't on a curve. Any damage other than paint? Which hood pins are you going to install? Which brand of oil were you running, and why?
destroyed the windshield. And now the hood looks like this.
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destroyed the windshield. And now the hood looks like this.
The wrinkles add character.

Be safe.
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At least the old frunk lid will look good hanging on a garage wall.
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Wow, nicely modulated, controlled response on your part—only a slight arm movement. When that thing came flying up, I think I'd have ducked at least a little!

There's a local road course track in this area that has an overpass for the access road. It's on one of the two straights, and it's pretty low, not a whole lot of clearance above the car when you drive under it. Every time I've ever driven that track I always duck—just a little—when I go under it. It's an ingrained reflex.
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The wrinkles add character.

Be safe.

Also more front downforce..
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Wow, nicely modulated, controlled response on your part—only a slight arm movement. When that thing came flying up, I think I'd have ducked at least a little!



There's a local road course track in this area that has an overpass for the access road. It's on one of the two straights, and it's pretty low, not a whole lot of clearance above the car when you drive under it. Every time I've ever driven that track I always duck—just a little—when I go under it. It's an ingrained reflex.
Thanks frodo!
I was impressed I didn't say any bad words! Haha

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Old 05-17-2021, 01:56 AM   #12
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Has anyone wrapped their bumpers instead of re-spraying? I need to do mine (front mostly) spider cracks and pitting from road. Seems like if I have it resprayed, it will just happen again. I was quited a while back about $600 to spray both front and back.
Taking car to shop next week, possible immobilizer issue, but I am hoping it is just ignition switch. After pulling immobilizer to check it for damage, car won't start. Odd thing it, when you turn the key, the frunk unlatches! Then it would not unlatch, but would not open no matter what, and alarm would not stop. So I had to pull the inner wheelwell to get to emergency release and disconnect battery. OoFF!

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Old 05-17-2021, 07:48 AM   #13
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I believe that any cracks or pitting in the paint would show in the wrap unless the surface was refinished prior to application.
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Old 05-17-2021, 11:22 AM   #14
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Doing a wrap on anything plastic isn't going to turn out too good or last. You also have to have it perfect...no chips, dings, cracked, peeling paint, etc. Either sand it down & primer it for a wrap or have it repainted and get a clear bra.
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Avery Dennison gloss metallic silver is a dead match for porsche Arctic silver. I wrapped my headlights today. Will post pics after I get the bezels mounted.

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Ok, maybe not as perfect as I first thought. We'll see what it looks like when I get everything washed up. Not too shabby though for $50 bezels and $15 worth of vinyl!

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