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Old 06-05-2010, 01:15 PM   #1
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Lemans Stripes Install Failure :(

I just spent $140 on American Muscle website. The shop that was going to install it said they'd never heard of the brand I ordered before and said he wouldn't install it. He said the material was not that good and since I live in the desert it could bubble or peel with the intense heat. The brand started with the letters OP... but I don't remember the brand name. So now I have to return it to them and get a refund.

He said that the 3M or Ivory brand was a lot better and that I should order that instead.

Please let me know if this sounds right as I have not yet returned the product to A.M. yet.

Thanks for the help guys 'n gals.
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Re: Lemans Stripes Install Failure :(

3M makes a great product
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Re: Lemans Stripes Install Failure :(

I ordered some stripes from American Muscle. They were a HUGE pain to install (did it myself with my dad. takes time and patience. its not a difficult task, just frustrating sometimes) They stripes are great, good quality and i have not had any bubbling (except for where the front license plate is, and that is my fault because i rushed the install and did not do a good job on that part) and i live in Texas, so needless to say they have withstood some pretty good heat.
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Re: Lemans Stripes Install Failure :(

I haven't dealt with any of the stripes from A.M., so I can't say weather on not they are good, but i can say that I have stripes on my car that are 3M brand and they are holding up very well.
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Re: Lemans Stripes Install Failure :(

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I just spent $140 on American Muscle website. The shop that was going to install it said they'd never heard of the brand I ordered before and said he wouldn't install it. He said the material was not that good and since I live in the desert it could bubble or peel with the intense heat. The brand started with the letters OP... but I don't remember the brand name. So now I have to return it to them and get a refund.

He said that the 3M or Ivory brand was a lot better and that I should order that instead.

Please let me know if this sounds right as I have not yet returned the product to A.M. yet.

Thanks for the help guys 'n gals.
If you want to go the 3M route, here is a site that sells them ** Graphic Express * Ford Mustang Stripe Kits and Decals - Mustang GT Boss Cobra Mach1 King Cobra Maverick Torino Pony Decals Shipping Specials. Seems like a good deal being that they are pre-cut but I haven't personally ordered any from here.
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Re: Lemans Stripes Install Failure :(

if you have any worry send the back and buy what will hold up to the heat, I know most of all the products 3M makes are really good quality.
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Re: Lemans Stripes Install Failure :(

I got my stripes from graphic express,good price ,3M and easy to install.
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Re: Lemans Stripes Install Failure :(

hey im not trying to be a party pooper, but...its much better if you get them painted on. i know itll cost a bit more intially but so worth it in the end.
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