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      03-26-2013, 02:43 AM   #1
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Smile My 2011 528i Rebuild Project / DIY Frozen Vinyl wrap

Bought my first car last month a 2011 528i with 30k Miles at the auction and decided to fixit up and vinyl wrap it the repairs were done at a bodyshop with all parts being replaced with original bmw parts the vinyl wrap im doing myself ( No previous experience just learning as i go.









Looking to finish it up this week !
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      03-26-2013, 08:28 AM   #2
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Looks smooth from the pics. Nice job for a newbie. What color are doing?
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      03-26-2013, 01:38 PM   #3
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Thanks, its the Avery Gunmetal Matte Metallic
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      03-26-2013, 03:24 PM   #4
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Looks like you've got some experience under your belt. Car looks like it going to turn out great. Hope it runs great!
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      03-26-2013, 07:58 PM   #5
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How are you going to do the door handles? Are you using any adhesive primer? Is that laminated too or just the vinyl?
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      03-26-2013, 09:46 PM   #6
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Clean and neat. =)
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nice start. looking forward to the results
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      03-27-2013, 11:58 AM   #9
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Nice. Where do you get wrap like that?
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      03-27-2013, 11:57 PM   #10
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How are you going to do the door handles? Are you using any adhesive primer? Is that laminated too or just the vinyl?
im leaving the door handles black
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      03-27-2013, 11:58 PM   #11
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Nice. Where do you get wrap like that?
Its the Avery Gunmetal Matte Mettalic Vinyl wrap ... for a whole roll it would run you about $570-$600
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      03-28-2013, 12:08 AM   #12
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Update 3-27-2013

Pulled an all nighter 14hrs finished a door,Sideskirt,Rearbumper,Quarter panel
Took off the Rear diffuser to get it painted gloss black

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      03-28-2013, 01:28 PM   #13
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So why did you change the regular rear bumper to an M Sport style? It didn't look damaged in the original pics.
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So why did you change the regular rear bumper to an M Sport style? It didn't look damaged in the original pics.
y not?
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      03-28-2013, 03:10 PM   #15
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So why did you change the regular rear bumper to an M Sport style? It didn't look damaged in the original pics.
The picture doesnt show the damage but there was a small hole so i decided to replace it i think the Msport looks better anyways
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I'm very interested in the list of parts that you bought to convert from standard to M sport rear bumper. I'm converting mine also. The bumper cover is on the way to me now. Once you've caught up on your sleep, would you please post or PM the list of parts that you had to buy?
Thank you!
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      03-28-2013, 10:14 PM   #17
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I'm very interested in the list of parts that you bought to convert from standard to M sport rear bumper. I'm converting mine also. The bumper cover is on the way to me now. Once you've caught up on your sleep, would you please post or PM the list of parts that you had to buy?
Thank you!
Getbmwparts . Com has a kit with all parts needed. I converted mine with parts through my local BMW dealer.
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      03-29-2013, 08:21 AM   #18
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Roger. Thanks. My local dealer matches getbmwparts.com prices, so that'll be good for me.
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Just wondering, how long will a vinyl wrap last?
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