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Roof Wrap - What's your thoughts?

Cruiser89 Jan 2, 2012

  1. Cruiser89

    Cruiser89 Advanced In Car Tech Site Sponsor

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    So was a little bit bored today and was having a little play on Photoshop...

    Wanted to see what my car would like like with a black wrap on the roof...

    What's your thoughts? Yay or Nay?

    (Also, is it worth doing the top part of the rear spoiler or just leave it as it is?)

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    Last edited: Jan 2, 2012
  2. AR-rkon

    AR-rkon Mod back in a "B" Staff Member Moderator Regional Rep Team V6 Team Silver Audi A6 Audi A4 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Looks good :) thinking of doing the same to my B5...
     
  3. Sandra

    Sandra MODERATOR Staff Member Administrator Moderator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter quattro Audi S3 s tronic

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    I like it. So thats a yay from me.
     
  4. cloughy

    cloughy Member

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    Nice, do it.
     
  5. TimG

    TimG Active Member

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    Maybe do the mirrors too?
     
  6. Cruiser89

    Cruiser89 Advanced In Car Tech Site Sponsor

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    Gonna upgrade to some Carbon Fibre ones when I order some carbon engine parts :p
     
  7. Rogue-24-84

    Rogue-24-84 Member

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    do it.... im doing mine that textured carbon effect vinyl, gotta do the spoiler too tho or it'l look odd, way to look at it is if you grow to not like it its easily removed!! not like its been resprayed :)
     
  8. iamwhatiammomo

    iamwhatiammomo Member

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    Personally i think cuz of your rims, a matte titanium (grey) would look good- but that depends on your grill, cant tell if its black or silver.. & theres a guy round my end, with a white bmw m3 rocking some ch-r's & matte black roof looks smashing
     
  9. Helifella

    Helifella Co-Driver ~ Hattie Moderator Regional Rep VCDS Map User

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    Looks good, was thinking about it for my SB too

    However unless you have the ali roof bars which the pic doesn't show that you have, i've been told it is rather difficult to get a good straight edge to the wrap along either side of the roof as there is no real gutter etc
     
  10. Cruiser89

    Cruiser89 Advanced In Car Tech Site Sponsor

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    I've got a BE so it's a black surround.

    I'm also getting both my valances wrapped in the same colour and maybe the fog grills :)
     
  11. Cruiser89

    Cruiser89 Advanced In Car Tech Site Sponsor

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    Na I don't have them.

    It's true, but the guy whose gonna do it has tinted all my cars and all my customers cars too. He does wrapping and is damn good so I'm not too worried. He will make sure it looks good and is done correct.
     
  12. iamwhatiammomo

    iamwhatiammomo Member

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    How about the spoiler? in that case your car will look like this- LOOKS AWESOME

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    Not the bonnet
     
  13. Ben H

    Ben H On a journey...

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    Wrap is the 3-spoke wheel of the 2010's.
     
  14. chris1988brown

    chris1988brown Member

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    do it mate ive just had mine wraped in carbon fiber didnt get spoiler done still undecided to get spoiler done or not
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  15. Gavin0478

    Gavin0478 Active Member Team Daytona Team V8 VCDS Map User quattro Audi Q7 TDi

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    spoiler needs doing as on the versions with the open sky sunroof the spoiler is black on them and it continues the look so to speak.

    That solar one looks cool im so tempted by that as the colour if i decide to go spec a bnib s3 sportback BE.
     
  16. FranA3

    FranA3 events moderator Regional Rep Gold Supporter Audi A3 Team Brill Red

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    i like that but they don't look so nice without the spoiler done too
     
  17. N8

    N8 Kowalski Details VCDS Map User

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    A no, from me.
     
  18. slade777

    slade777 Member

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    I like. Unsure on the spoiler as well but as Fran said panoramic roofs have black spoilers. Worth doing the spoiler can always be easily removed.
     
  19. Juicy Jen

    Juicy Jen Jen @ Juicy Detailing Site Sponsor

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    I've been told that there is a new technique for doing wraps where they use a tool similar to that which is used for cutting cheese (cheese wire?? Not sure if there is a more technical name?!) so instead of having to cut on the car which of course marks the paint this process is much better.

    All I would add is think about how your going to look after it, depending on whether you go for gloss, carbon, satin etc....
     
  20. pinterovski

    pinterovski Member

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    Leave the spoiler as it is!
    On solar orange it looks perfect!

    Really dont understand why people want to have that looks like open sky roof,
    if you want the open sky roof then change the car!
     
  21. Boydie

    Boydie Boycie VCDS Map User

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    Roof wrap has been done to the death over here in Northern Ireland for the past 3-4 years in every colour, shade and shape so a big no from me.
     
  22. S.

    S. Well-Known Member Team Ibis TFSI Owners Group quattro Audi S3 Manual

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    A BIG NO from me :D
     
  23. audigex

    audigex Active Member

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    It suits the orange, but IMO on the white it makes the car look too long, like a wonky A4 Avant.
     
  24. Cruiser89

    Cruiser89 Advanced In Car Tech Site Sponsor

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    I don't want to make it look like it has a sky roof. If I did, then I would have ordered it with one.

    I believe it makes the car stand out a bit more.
     
  25. Juicy Jen

    Juicy Jen Jen @ Juicy Detailing Site Sponsor

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    Thumbs up for the solar orange for me :wub: but then i'm biased as I love this colour!
     
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  26. willowsdad

    willowsdad Sideways

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    It's a nice colour on the S3 but near me there's a solar orange Q7! It's just far too much IMO. I quite like the black wrap on just the roof, but as Ben says further up, is it the 3 spoke of the moment? A bit like viper stripes and fast and furious style decals, they had their time and place now they just look a bit silly. Just my opinion.
     
  27. RedDejavu

    RedDejavu Well-Known Member

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    I'm thinking of wraping roof in black gloss on mine however got few questions reg this. Is it save and wont damage the paint yet easy to remove if I change my mind later on? Will it not look chav?:p
     
  28. MTRL

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    I like the look of the photoshopped image :icon_thumright:
     
  29. MartayMcFly

    MartayMcFly Booooooost Regional Rep VCDS Map User Gold Supporter

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    Looks better in real life than your photoshop effort... go with what you like, but not sure I'd do the same.
     
  30. Cruiser89

    Cruiser89 Advanced In Car Tech Site Sponsor

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    Ok so this is a rather old thread resurrection but haven't had a chance to spend any time or money on my motor for a while due to being so full on at work.

    Anyway, getting just the roof wrapped next Thurs. If it looks weird then will get the spoiler done as well.

    To complete the look, the fog grills are getting sprayed gloss back the week after and I'm gonna wrap the lower valance in 1080 3M carbon wrap.

    Also getting some custom made carbon fibre wing mirrors made up by these guys who are local to me. As its all genuine carbon it takes a few weeks to get them made up.

    Carbonwurks

    Will post up pics as and when.
     
  31. K13 ASJ

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    Hi cruiser, do u mind telling me how much the carbon mirrors are costing you?
     
  32. Ironborn

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    Not a good idea in my opinion, they are very easy to pinch.
     
  33. Minstadave

    Minstadave Member

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    Looks chavtastic. Bail out!
     
  34. PaulAr

    PaulAr S3 (8P)

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    IMO black roof wraps are a bit carbon/pan roof phoney.
    Ok at a glance, naff when you realise it`s a big sticker.

    Mirrors sound good, leave the roof as it is.
     
  35. Ironborn

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