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Old 09-17-2016, 05:04 PM   #1
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The Distressed Look

What do you think of the latest look in vehicle wraps?

Those are brand new GT-3's underneath the wraps. There are several others and they also make them for other cars.

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Not a big fan. It might be fun for a week or two beyond that not sure why you'd pay good money to make your car look old and distressed. Maybe what's next is making your new car look like a rat rod. To each his own and got give it to for coming up with the idea.
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Not a big fan. It might be fun for a week or two beyond that not sure why you'd pay good money to make your car look old and distressed. Maybe what's next is making your new car look like a rat rod. To each his own and got give it to for coming up with the idea.
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It's totally poser. Reminds me of those guys that drive their 4x4's around with a few inches of caked-on mud. Look at me, I drive my truck off-road. Look at me, I'm a race car driver...
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I don't get it. I have always liked the Martini or Rothman's liveries on Porsche's. I can't see spending that kind of money. Vintage yes, old not so much.
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I like the way they look. You going that direction Tom?
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Old 09-17-2016, 07:28 PM   #7
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I've been waiting for the matte look 'to fade'. I suppose this is the next craze. Not impressed. What a waste of several thousand dollars.
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If I want a car that looks distressed...would have stayed married..
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What do you think of the latest look in vehicle wraps?
I could do that. Just for the last week of October. Then it would have to come off.
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Hello,

like the idea, but i think it's too much and it doesn't fit to a brand new car. Should look more natural and should have a more natural worn look. Reminds me more of a computer game design, than a real worn race car.

But maybe that will cause somebody else be not careful with you car slams his door in your door at shopping mall, etc.

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Old 09-18-2016, 01:33 AM   #11
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Hmmm, I just picture the look on the face of

1.) my wife
2.) my family
3.) my neighbours
4.) the dealership mechanics
5.) and Mr. police man

hmm...THAT IS A MUST HAVE


P.S.: looks best with black wheels, i guess. But why wrap. just gimme a hammer, a screwdriver, black/gray/brown paint...and in no time i weather any looks..."only dead fish go down-/mainstream"
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You going that direction Tom?
My car already has real racing patina - no need to fake it.
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If I want a car that looks distressed...would have stayed married..
HaHaHaHaHa..... this explains why I like it..... after 40 years of marriage it's what I am comfortable with. All I know now is the weathered look!
(I am lucky my wife doesn't look at this site)

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What a waste of several thousand dollars.
Whoa .... thousands of dollars. Yeah, I enjoy the look, but not for that kind of money.
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Whoa .... thousands of dollars.
Yes, wrapping a car will cost $2,000 - $4,000. Quite cheap when compared to an equivalent custom paint job but still expensive enough that its not something that you'd do every 6 months just for fun.
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Yes, wrapping a car will cost $2,000 - $4,000. Quite cheap when compared to an equivalent custom paint job but still expensive enough that its not something that you'd do every 6 months just for fun.
this seems a bit high to me... I know more than a few people in the Chicagoland area that will do it for 1-2k on a boxster. I was thinking about wrapping mine matte grey a while back so I was shopping around and the most expensive quote I got was 2k
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Does this mean that my truck is now stylish and trendy?
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Does this mean that my truck is now stylish and trendy?
Jon for the win!
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this seems a bit high to me... I know more than a few people in the Chicagoland area that will do it for 1-2k on a boxster. I was thinking about wrapping mine matte grey a while back so I was shopping around and the most expensive quote I got was 2k
Like paint, wrap prices span quite a wide range. I was quoting a high-end custom graphics wrap like the ones in the photos.
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Does this mean that my truck is now stylish and trendy?
Not until you take some sandpaper to that new door!

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