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Old 05-07-2014, 02:00 AM   #1
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First time with vinyl lol

So I was bored and ordered some 3m carbon fiber vinyl. It came in today and I tried to wrap the side scoops I ordered. It's a lot harder than the videos make it look.... Can anyone help me out? Any tips? Dos? And don'ts? I need help with the corners mostly lol Have a good amount left and will be trying it again

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did you use a heat gun? I'm going to be trying to wrap a couple pieces this weekend.
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Old 05-07-2014, 12:03 PM   #3
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I used a blow dryer

I have a heat gun but I think it's too strong.. It's output is 428-500 degrees f
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Old 05-07-2014, 12:17 PM   #4
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i've always seen ppl use heat guns. I think it would take a blow dryer a lot longer to heat up the vinyl. just go back and forth fast for about 5-10 seconds and then stretch the vinyl.
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Old 05-07-2014, 12:19 PM   #5
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Yeah I'm gonna try again later today
After my finals lol
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Old 05-09-2014, 12:46 PM   #6
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Use a heat gun lol they came out a lot better when I used it
Not perfect but I like it

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yea looks much better. You may be able to heat up those corners with the few wrinkles left and pull it a little tighter to make it perfect. Great Job.
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How long should I leave them before installing on my car?
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Here it is on my car

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nice work, I tried wrapping before but I always leave wrinkles on turns and edges
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The heat gun helps alot
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