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    Cool Should I go white?

    Currently silver, but started to fancy trying out a white wrap job. Nice or not:

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    go for it! ibis white ftw

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    I prefer silver! White will also show the dirt and you'll be forever cleaning your car instead of driving it!
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    Iv been searching around a few companies for quality, in WHITE!
    Think it looks brilliant. Waiting on a price of a bright white, nearly reflective.

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    I think it would be Awesome....go for it...

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    Oh why did i have to see this, i was sure to re spray the same colour (yellow) and now I've seen this n I'm torn between the two now, gawd damn it.
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    do it, looks stunning mate
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    i like it

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    Good luck mate, I am washing mine every week !
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jay A3 View Post
    Good luck mate, I am washing mine every week !
    I do that anyways
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    My only issue with wrap is that a top quality wrap and the labour to do it will be a similar price of a respray and I think a painted finish is nicer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Westy View Post
    My only issue with wrap is that a top quality wrap and the labour to do it will be a similar price of a respray and I think a painted finish is nicer.
    Well, here in the good old Norway wrap is something like £1600-£2200 depending and respray is more like £5500. So that's why I'm considering it. For equal money, I agree with you, paint is sweeter.
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    why does the door look like a different white to the front and rear panels - is it the lighting.
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    Looks good mate had a white car for 5 years before my Ming blue s3 and it stayed cleaner for longer dark cars show to much dust silver is the best to hide dirt I have found

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    Quote Originally Posted by thegoal007 View Post
    why does the door look like a different white to the front and rear panels - is it the lighting.
    Well, the pic is photoshop job and the tweaking made whatever difference there is in reality come out. The paint job is far from perfect, that door is actually brand new, got it replaced under warranty. The whole car is a bit "patchy" actually.
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    Should I go white?

    Wraps are far cheaper than resprays and the quality is phenomenal. Make spray jobs look ordinary.
    I use wraps week in week out on high end motors for looks and protection. Like i said, wraps are alot cheaper but the price is alot due to the labour

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    Any more pictures of that particular car?

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    What a lovely car

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gregor-S3 View Post
    I prefer silver! White will also show the dirt and you'll be forever cleaning your car instead of driving it!
    You'd be surprised. Black is far worse. I had a white car for 4 years and it always looked gleaming compared to mates black cars.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tricki View Post
    Currently silver, but started to fancy trying out a white wrap job. Nice or not:

    This looks awesome. I will eventually get mine resprayed and been thinking about keeping it yellow or going white. White looks very updated.

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    once you go black you never go back
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    Quote Originally Posted by stevegti2 View Post
    once you go black you never go back
    Unless your Michael Jackson........
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    Word!!!

    My A3/Martys Golf would smash that, and this guys £7000 GT9743 supercharged love machine.

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    With black/dark wheels and a white wrap it would look wicked.

    you just need to have OCD to keep it clean
    Word!!!

    My A3/Martys Golf would smash that, and this guys £7000 GT9743 supercharged love machine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stevegti2 View Post
    once you go black you never go back
    Agree with this mate. I have had a couple of black cars in the past, after the last one I said never will I have black again, always cleaning it etc. Then when I went to change and spotted my A3 in the showroom, gleaming I said yeah I will have black please. Does look fab when clean. The white does look nice, At least with the wrap you can take it off when you get bored.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stevegti2 View Post
    once you go black you never go back
    once you go white you know you right

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    white looks good but as said above your be cleaning it alot, im wrapping mine soon to a fairly bright colour

 

 

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