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    Talking Can someone gloss black my roof please?

    Debating getting it wrapped, but will probably spray it... Also colour coded boot strip.

    Pics to use are here
    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=159927

    Also debating painting the pillars as the vinyls not the best and spray the full mirrors 1 series style (even if I keep the covers CC'd)...


    It's been subtle for years... Must be having a mid life crisis

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    Actually there's not much roofage on those pics...







    Thanks...

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    I've had a quick go Lee, but I'm shivering my nuts off and can't keep the mouse steady, flippin withdrawal syptoms coming off Tramadol.

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    I want it that looks mine Lee nice job col
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    I took my RRS wheels over to Pitstopdesigns today for the their third re-colour (just want them darker) and the owner (Gary) mentioned plastidip, I've seen posts on here recently about it, anyway, he said that they were looking into using it for temp spray jobs, as it peels off like a vinyl wrap when you get fed up with it,only difference is that its cheaper than a vinyl wrap, may be worth giving that a try?

    Also, Over in the states they apparently use it to protect their wheels during winter, and then deflate a wheel and pull the plastidip off when the weathers better :-)
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    Cheers Colin... Not sure if bit much.

    If I was to just do the top panel what bits would you Guys do, the top panel, roof rack strips and bit above rear window... Or would you leave the strips colour coded?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big-Pete View Post
    I took my RRS wheels over to Pitstopdesigns today for the their third re-colour (just want them darker) and the owner (Gary) mentioned plastidip, I've seen posts on here recently about it, anyway, he said that they were looking into using it for temp spray jobs, as it peels off like a vinyl wrap when you get fed up with it,only difference is that its cheaper than a vinyl wrap, may be worth giving that a try?

    Also, Over in the states they apparently use it to protect their wheels during winter, and then deflate a wheel and pull the plastidip off when the weathers better :-)
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    I should get the wheels back next week Sean, I'll post some pics then, Im having them powder coated black and then carbon dipped

    Sorry for the thread hijack

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big-Pete View Post
    Im having them powder coated black and then carbon dipped
    Definitely need to post up some pics in that case!!

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