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Old 06-20-2011, 03:06 PM   #1
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Paint protection film

Im getting my front bumper re painted due to a serious amount of stone chips and scratches. I was thinking that since im already doing this, i might as well get a film paint protector installed. My question is, does anybody know somewhere in the gta that does a good job for a decent price. Ive called around a bit and the going price seems to be $400 just for the bumper!!!!
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Old 06-20-2011, 03:47 PM   #2
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Old 06-20-2011, 04:44 PM   #3
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Try Thornhill Tints in Richmond Hill

http://www.thornhilltints.com/
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Old 06-20-2011, 04:52 PM   #4
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The stuff is amazing. I just bought the 5" wide roll for $30 - $40 and cut it myself. If you've ever done window tint... or did cut and paste as a kid I'm sure you'll be fine.

Problems may arise where you need a large section or a section that bends. I just wanted to protect the leading edge of my hood so it was fairly easy.
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Old 06-21-2011, 12:02 PM   #5
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just called thornhill tints. they said $600!!!! this is not looking good.
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Old 06-21-2011, 12:06 PM   #6
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I don't know what that work should cost. I only mentioned them as I know their work is very good. You will see many new cars from the BMW dealers there for tinting.
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Old 06-21-2011, 01:55 PM   #7
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i think they r giving u a high quote cuz its a bimmer....lol...

my buddy had to get his M3 mirrors painted black and bodyshop quoted him 300 and...next day we drove in my buddys vr6 and went to another place right down the street and they quoted 150... or 100 cash
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Old 08-11-2011, 11:24 AM   #8
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reviving the zombie post..

not sure if you had it done or not but I can get it for $250 for the hood and fenders or $400 for the bumper, hood, fenders and mirrors.
pm me if you want the details.
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Old 09-21-2011, 09:40 AM   #9
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i can do it for 300,

120 is for the paint protection film, i got "Llumar" or "3M",
so you can choose betweent this two best brand.

180 is my labor~
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Old 09-21-2011, 02:23 PM   #10
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i just got a new paintjob..

is it better to put film on the whole front end? or
just buff out all the stonechips every spring?
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Old 09-21-2011, 06:04 PM   #11
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Quote:
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i just got a new paintjob..

is it better to put film on the whole front end? or
just buff out all the stonechips every spring?


the max time you can buff you car is no more than 4-5 times.

i just suggest you stay a good distance when you on hwy, so you wont have any stonechip issue.

because you car is repaint, it is not safe to do the paint protection
reason:
1, i don't know if the guy who paint your car did a professional job or not,
if not, once you remove the paint protection, the paint will come off too.

got more question, please just ask me~
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Old 09-23-2011, 09:59 AM   #12
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actually the paint / clear coat should cure for about 6 weeks before applying the Chipguard. My cousins business is a authorized 3M paint protection film applicator.. they do about 30-40 cars / day and I've only heard one horror story where the paint came off.. That was with a Ferrari of all things since the Clear Coat on them isn't that robust.

PM me if you want some prices. They are in Mississauga.
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Old 10-20-2011, 03:04 PM   #13
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check out my website. we do ppf as well~~
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Old 10-29-2011, 03:19 PM   #14
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You get what you pay for...check out Marco at Advanced Mobile. He is the best.

http://www.advancedmobilegroup.net/
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Old 11-11-2011, 04:15 AM   #15
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There are several personal protection products on the market that you can choose from. EMF protection products come in more than one form although they all deflect or transform the radiation.
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