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I was watching Sky the other night - "Pimp My Ride", there was a custom company doing vehicle "Wraps" which are basically a decal sheet that covers the whole car. The decals are coloured into the wrap and the rest is transparent and protects your paintwork.

Does anyone know anywhere in the UK that does these wraps?

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do you mean stuff like that 3M X-pel film stuff?

Ohhh now I know what you mean.

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you mean this stuff?

I thik most places use the 3M film and just obviously print on it. Back to the original question though no I dont know anywhere in the UK that does it but there seems to be a lot of places if you look in google.

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Dont know anywhere in the UK, but there are a few companys in germany that do it...........

thats why all the taxis are the sam,e colour.its a beige film, when they come to put the car back to normal they peel of the taxi beige film

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not too keen on stickers. not good for the paintwork. sure these 'wraps' that supposedly protect the paintwork, does more damage than good, is just like a sticker but covering the whole car?

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not too keen on stickers. not good for the paintwork. sure these 'wraps' that supposedly protect the paintwork, does more damage than good, is just like a sticker but covering the whole car?

No.as said these wraps Do protect the paint..........thats why they do it to all the "taxis" in germany, so when there life as a taxi is finished.......voila wrap removed, and a popular silver mercedes lies underneath..........albeit high milage, but splendid prestine paintwork :)

ive had decals on my car.which after 3 years have been removed..........voila.........not a single trace of them

stickers however, which are glue based, do need a special solvent to remove

stickers...........wraps..........decals, all different things :winky:

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No.as said these wraps Do protect the paint..........thats why they do it to all the "taxis" in germany, so when there life as a taxi is finished.......voila wrap removed, and a popular silver mercedes lies underneath..........albeit high milage, but splendid prestine paintwork :)

ive had decals on my car.which after 3 years have been removed..........voila.........not a single trace of them

stickers however, which are glue based, do need a special solvent to remove

stickers...........wraps..........decals, all different things :winky:

oh i see now. just that i seen LOTS of cars with fast & furious style graphics & after a while some people get bored of it so they remove it leaving evidence of stickers that was on it previously! not nice!

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There are a couple of companies in the Uk that do them for Smart Cars, they actually look very good. You can have things like scebery pictures and stuff ..... if that's your cup of tea :)

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they did 20 vans at work for us, the vans came white then yellow boddingtons all over them, after 4 weeks thay just took it off and the vans all white again. :D :D

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Im sorted now, Im buying a plotter/cutter and gonna do my own. Could be an interesting offshoot to the specialist refinishing division of the Company me thinks.

Thanks anyway boys. be happy :D

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