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Old 04-14-2004, 02:37 AM   #1
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3M paint it?

does anyone have 3M or similar paint protection on their front bumper/hood?

anyone find that it works, looks good, doesn't discolour, can be installed well?

i'm seriously considering getting this done...while the paint is still flawless

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Old 04-14-2004, 03:56 AM   #2
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My car is covered in 3M film. Impressive product. Seems to be holding up well.

Here's an old thread with a picture (not that you can see it)
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Old 04-14-2004, 04:07 AM   #3
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Trim-line (3M approved installer)
John Legere
(905) 792-8746 or 1-888-694-7777
Dixie Rd and Steeles Ave.

I'm getting my front bumper done by John @ Trim-line.
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Old 04-14-2004, 04:51 AM   #4
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I'm going to get my X5 done soon at Trim-Line
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Old 04-14-2004, 10:12 PM   #5
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The Wax itself couldn't prevent the chips??If you apply wax every 2 months??
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Old 04-15-2004, 08:35 PM   #6
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The 3M is great, now I get paint chips all around the 3M tape. When I finally scare up enough $ to repaint the front bumber, hood and rear fenders I'll pass on the hood but definetly use on the rear fenders. I've got quite a collection there.
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