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      07-23-2009, 12:55 PM   #1
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clearbra install in the area

thinking about getting a clearbra put on my brand new AW/FR M3 and was wondering if anybody could recommend a shop/person to do the install.

i'm looking at either 3m or ventureshield and would like the whole front end (full bumper, full hood, full fenders, headlights, and side mirrors) done. also looking for a 10+ to lifetime warranty on materials and labor.

my dealer said they could do half the hood and fenders, full bumper and headlights, and side mirrors for $895 (and they'll give me a loaner for the day ). i'm thinking if i ask them to do the full hood and fenders i'll be easily over $1k.
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Try this place. Its right over the NJ state line into Rockland County. Thinking of getting on from them as well. they are a bit cheaper but they need 2 days and no loaner.

www.samswindowtinting.com

132 East Route 59
Nanuet, NY 10954
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      07-23-2009, 06:03 PM   #3
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Try this place. Its right over the NJ state line into Rockland County. Thinking of getting on from them as well. they are a bit cheaper but they need 2 days and no loaner.

www.samswindowtinting.com

132 East Route 59
Nanuet, NY 10954
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thanks. i'll check it out. people on the e90 forums suggested detailing dynamics in mineola. anybody every had their m3 clearbra installed there?
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      07-23-2009, 07:27 PM   #4
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thanks. i'll check it out. people on the e90 forums suggested detailing dynamics in mineola. anybody every had their m3 clearbra installed there?
I posted on your e90 thread before. here check out these pics from their shop:

http://exoticsrally.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3663

I'm going there tomorrow for my first time, I'll let you know what I think
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      07-23-2009, 11:38 PM   #5
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I posted on your e90 thread before. here check out these pics from their shop:

http://exoticsrally.com/forum/showthread.php?t=3663

I'm going there tomorrow for my first time, I'll let you know what I think
thanks. i'm more concerned with the yellowing on AW than i am with the install quality at this point.
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thanks. i'm more concerned with the yellowing on AW than i am with the install quality at this point.
Yea, I don't know. I'm not going to put one on my AW car though. I don't really worry about a couple of rock chips. I figure if it gets bad in a few years I'll just repaint my bumper or hood.
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Yea, I don't know. I'm not going to put one on my AW car though. I don't really worry about a couple of rock chips. I figure if it gets bad in a few years I'll just repaint my bumper or hood.
The way you go through parts you prob never have to repaint. +1 On not putting a clearbra on AW though.

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decided i'm not going to do the clearbra. if it turns yellow (which from what i hear it will eventually), it will just annoy the crap out of me and to add insult to injury...i'll know i paid $1k+ for something i might end up taking off in the long run.

thanks for all the input guys...
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      07-28-2009, 09:21 PM   #9
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3M Clearbra

Hey The Tint Shop in Edison NJ they install clear bra (3m). I have it on my E92 did a great job. $895
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Hey The Tint Shop in Edison NJ they install clear bra (3m). I have it on my E92 did a great job. $895
what color is your e92? i would've done it already but i decided i'm not going to anymore since a lot of the feedback recommends not to do it since i have AW and it'll just yellow over time.
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thanks. i'll check it out. people on the e90 forums suggested detailing dynamics in mineola. anybody every had their m3 clearbra installed there?
Yes I had it done there a little over a year ago. The film held up extremely well, and it looks like the first day I had it installed. $900 is about the same price I paid for the pieces you mentioned.
Call them up and they will fax you a sheet, so you can indicate which pieces to be done. Their pricing is a-la-carte.
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It is black sapphire metallic. had it on my z4m too which was also black sapphire. no discoloration.
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How hard is it to get it done yourself? if you have a garage it should not be a problem at all....they send you all tools you need to install it yourself....
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Don't do it yourself. I got my clearbra done at Detailing Dynamics and I HIGHLY recommend them.
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