BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > E90/E92 M3 Technical Topics > Cosmetic/Visual (Exterior + Interior) Modifications
 
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      09-04-2012, 02:21 AM   #1
Bulb
Enlisted Member
1
Rep
46
Posts

Drives: '09 M3 Sedan
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Washington DC

iTrader: (0)

Places you guys would recommend getting a Vinyl Wrap in the DC/MD/VA area?

Hey guys, I am new here, but I am finalizing the purchase of an 09 E90 this week.

I have been considering a glossy Vinyl wrap for the car for three reasons.
1) As i understand it, it actually protects the original paintjob and therefore keeps the resale value up (if you take it off right before you sell it of course)
2) I figure I could get a Laguna Seca Blue (or something close) wrap as that is my favorite color and would make the car even more special to me.
3) I live in an apt and can't wash the car myself. I also hear that taking it to even a touchless car wash can be bad because the rails can damage the wheels (is this true?). Anyways I figure at least even if the wrap isn't getting washed regularly, at least it is still protecting the paint. (is this true as well?)

There are a lot of places that wrap in this area, but I know that a wrap only looks good if the job is well done, do you guys know of any places you would recommend in that area?

Also, when you have a glossy wrap finish, do you need to care for the finish differently? Is it more or less work than a matte finish or regular paint job?

Sorry for all the questions, but any info you guys could give me on this would be much appreciated.

Thanks!

Misha
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:11 AM.




m3post
m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST