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Old 04-26-2014, 06:58 PM   #1
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3M paint defender

has anyone ever used 3M paint defender? my Boxster already has the clear vinyl wrap but I thought of trying on my wife's Benz.
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Old 04-26-2014, 08:41 PM   #2
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I would be interested too. I would like to put it around and behind my 981 air intakes.
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Old 04-26-2014, 09:24 PM   #3
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I have used it on my Ducati. It is somewhat soft- at least softer than plastic film I have used in the past. It does help prevent scratches but can peel from the impact. Like when I swing my boot over the tail- it pulled up about a half inch of the film. (On a corner.)

So not a 100% solution but if you sprayed it on your bumper/hood/behind tires I think it would be great. Especially if you have a new car.
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thanks,
maybe i'll practice on the pathfinder before attempting the Benz. I'm assuming it comes off without damage to the paint.
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I'm assuming it comes off without damage to the paint.
Getting it off after it has cured is a PITA.
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After thinking about it a bit more- on my next new high dollar keeper car I would go for Clear Bra. Not the spray on.
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Old 04-27-2014, 06:23 AM   #7
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has anyone ever used 3M paint defender? my Boxster already has the clear vinyl wrap but I thought of trying on my wife's Benz.
You got to love it, Spray Application requires a preparation for the spray application. Nice job 3M, just put it all into one package and sell the damn thing.
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