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      12-09-2011, 03:32 AM   #1
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Poor Lamborghini SV - Clear Bra Gone Wrong

To put it nicely, this beautiful Grigio Estoque LP670 Superveloce had a pretty bad clear bra done. From a timing aspect, the customer did not want to wait for us at Premier to perform the work, so of it goes to a company that claimed "custom" work. Now in our hands to get it all redone. Extremely visible imperfections and wait...once we removed the film, there were razor cuts all over.













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      12-09-2011, 09:24 AM   #2
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That is awful and one of the main reasons why I am afraid to have a clear bra put on my M. I wish I lived in CA where it seems all the "good" shops are!!
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      12-09-2011, 09:39 AM   #3
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Wow! That's crazy. Glad I have my appointment with you guys tomorrow!
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that is horrible, im surprised the lambo owner was okay with that
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      12-09-2011, 11:56 AM   #5
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Film coming off and razor cuts found:







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      12-09-2011, 01:14 PM   #6
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i was all expecting to see paint lift.
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i was all expecting to see paint lift.
Why?
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      12-09-2011, 05:44 PM   #8
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Isn't that car like 500k? I'd be off the wall pissed if someone did that to my car. Great job Premier for the save. That's why I only use you guys
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      12-10-2011, 11:19 AM   #9
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Horrible! ...Exactly why I only trust Premier.

I bet the "expert" that did that job proudly boasts to prospectives: "...yeah I do exotics, I just did a Lambo..."
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Why?
when i read the thread title thats what i expected to see, i've seen that a few times, that was my first thought. i guess thats more like a horrible nightmare.
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thats pretty bad!!!!!
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      12-11-2011, 09:49 PM   #12
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They did a great job on my car yesterday.
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Wow...sad. All Lambo's are hand painted including hours upon hours of wet sanding and removing all imperfections. And then a bit of in patience made all that effort for nothing.
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      12-12-2011, 05:45 PM   #14
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Here are some more photos of it completed by our master technicians



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Post some more pics of this bad boy, wish you guys were in Alberta.

Your threads are always full of win! Congrats and keep up the great work
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Who did the previous work? PM me if you do not want to post it on here.
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My x5 had razor cuts when I got it and had the clear bra installed, from the dealer installer. man was that horrible.
But the dealer took care of it beyond expectaions.
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Who did the previous work? PM me if you do not want to post it on here.
A reputable place will not tell you.
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Is there any way to tell if a car has razor cuts from a clear bra install without removing the film?
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      12-17-2011, 03:33 PM   #20
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Is there any way to tell if a car has razor cuts from a clear bra install without removing the film?
Only to the trained eye would it be discernable.
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That really sucks. At least the new clear bra probably disguises the permanent marks a bit.
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      12-18-2011, 08:23 AM   #22
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A reputable place will not tell you.
Although I see your point about not "telling on" someone I stilll find the owneer should psot the information. There are a lot of shops out there cutting paint that should not be installing film. It would save a lot of heart ache if future customers knew what shops to go to and which ones to avoid. In a small market that will happen by word of mouth... but in larger markets it doesnt.
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