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      03-13-2008, 05:04 PM   #1
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Hey all, I started a thread about a week ago explaining how I was getting my full hood, full fenders, full bumper, headlights, and side mirrors clear bra'd by Premier Mobile. They came to South Bay BMW on Sunday to do the job before I came to pick up the car. Took them just over four hours to finish. Everything turned out perfectly. They wrapped the edges of the bra under each part, that way you can't see a single line. There's no way you would know a clear bra is on the car, it's that good of a job. For those who want to know, they used Venture Shield wrap and the total cost came to $1,990. It wasn't cheap by any means, but in this case I definitely got what I paid for. Only qualms I have are a few hairline scratches along the passenger side of the hood, but Premier is coming back in May to fix those. Many thanks to Sam and Wilson @ Premier for accommodating me with my last minute requests. Some pics to share:











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      03-13-2008, 05:30 PM   #2
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Sweet-looking car.

Have you posted driving impressions yet?
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scratches, yikes.
I had an ordeal with my clear bra on my x5. I received scratches as well. end result, new car. the dealer went above and beyond and definatly took car of me.
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      03-13-2008, 11:58 PM   #5
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nice - custom cut tho huh? non pre-cut. how is the orange peel in the film? any stretch marks around the so called power dome?
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      03-14-2008, 12:25 AM   #6
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it doesn't even look like there is anything there. YOu sure you had it done?! they are very good at this, imo, the best in the biz. coupled with the type bra they use, the paint underneath shines right through.

off topic, how do you like the car!!!
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      03-14-2008, 06:28 PM   #7
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it doesn't even look like there is anything there. YOu sure you had it done?! they are very good at this, imo, the best in the biz. coupled with the type bra they use, the paint underneath shines right through.

off topic, how do you like the car!!!
The car's incredible. Waiting 1,200 miles before I can really open it up is torture. You'll see it sometime soon inmot.
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Great job, I look forward now to doing the bumpers and hood (maybe fenders), could you post the cost for the bumper and hood separately? Also, they should apparently be OK with being called to the dealership to do the job? Excellent stuff, thanks

normally the dealers dont like this. often times due to insurance reasons.

these guys do good work , I think they learned the biz from my installer. Doza Designs will come and do it in your own garage though.
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      03-23-2008, 02:03 AM   #9
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normally the dealers dont like this. often times due to insurance reasons.

these guys do good work , I think they learned the biz from my installer. Doza Designs will come and do it in your own garage though.
Premier goes wherever you want them to go, it was just convenient for me to have it all done at the dealer.
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Xcellere,

I recently spoke w/ a 3M installer and he doesn't recommend me doing the full hood b/c imperfections in the 3M wrap plastic become very visible when doing the full hood, he said he could go all the way upto the bulge but doesn't recommend going past it. Have you noticed any imperfections in the 3M wrap? this guys work is apparently is top notch and was just wondering how your came out, his quote is a $1460 for front bumper, side skirts wheel archs, headlights, and partial hood and fenders.

What do you think?
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your guy probably cant do the buldge right without cutting the film, its not easy to put a flat peice of material over a round piece, lol.
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Xcellere,

I recently spoke w/ a 3M installer and he doesn't recommend me doing the full hood b/c imperfections in the 3M wrap plastic become very visible when doing the full hood, he said he could go all the way upto the bulge but doesn't recommend going past it. Have you noticed any imperfections in the 3M wrap? this guys work is apparently is top notch and was just wondering how your came out, his quote is a $1460 for front bumper, side skirts wheel archs, headlights, and partial hood and fenders.

What do you think?
I think buschy's right. I have it on all of my hoods (incl my M3) and I do not see any problems anywhere. Should look elsewhere for someone capable.
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      04-24-2008, 06:18 PM   #13
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I think buschy's right. I have it on all of my hoods (incl my M3) and I do not see any problems anywhere. Should look elsewhere for someone capable.
yeah I'm trying to find someone else...we'll see
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Xcellere,

I recently spoke w/ a 3M installer and he doesn't recommend me doing the full hood b/c imperfections in the 3M wrap plastic become very visible when doing the full hood, he said he could go all the way upto the bulge but doesn't recommend going past it. Have you noticed any imperfections in the 3M wrap? this guys work is apparently is top notch and was just wondering how your came out, his quote is a $1460 for front bumper, side skirts wheel archs, headlights, and partial hood and fenders.

What do you think?
Find somebody who works with Venture Shield wrap. It's totally fine if the installer knows what he's doing. The hood bulge is covered and there aren't any seems to be found. In fact, there isn't a single flaw to be found on the clear bra now and it's all but impossible to see any signs of it.
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Find somebody who works with Venture Shield wrap. It's totally fine if the installer knows what he's doing. The hood bulge is covered and there aren't any seems to be found. In fact, there isn't a single flaw to be found on the clear bra now and it's all but impossible to see any signs of it.
x2 - Venture has the best film out there at the moment. I will do the entire hood. wrap that bulge, baby!!!!
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      04-25-2008, 01:28 AM   #16
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i can't tell if anything is done with the last several pics. please verify that there is a definite clear bra on.

looks great if i cant tell
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Here is the "real" question IMHO. Is there a place to get ceramic window tint (Huper Optik or Formula One) AND VentureShield done by one shop at one time a reasonable price? And no, I don't think $2k for a freakin clear bra is by any stretch "reasonable". Sure I know it take good materials, talented labor, practice and attention to detail. But so does window tinting. Put it in perspective 19" wheels and tires costs about the same on the M3 and for a bit more you can get a M-DCT!

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Curious - the paint looks very shiny with the clear bra.. is it hard to keep the shine even on the unprotected half of the car?
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Curious - the paint looks very shiny with the clear bra.. is it hard to keep the shine even on the unprotected half of the car?

never had a problem with that - just wax it.
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Find somebody who works with Venture Shield wrap. It's totally fine if the installer knows what he's doing. The hood bulge is covered and there aren't any seems to be found. In fact, there isn't a single flaw to be found on the clear bra now and it's all but impossible to see any signs of it.
yeah I'm looking for one but everyone I've spoken with is using 3M and thats the issue...from my understanding Ventura Shield is the way to go for full wrap...
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normally the dealers dont like this. often times due to insurance reasons.

these guys do good work , I think they learned the biz from my installer. Doza Designs will come and do it in your own garage though.
thanks sayemthree. However, it is untrue as to us learning the biz from Doza or EDL. We will publicly call them on this if this is something they are saying
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your guy probably cant do the buldge right without cutting the film, its not easy to put a flat peice of material over a round piece, lol.
The M3 hood is definitely not easy to do, but is not as tough as this:
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