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post #1 of 20 (permalink) Old 03-23-2019, 03:12 PM Thread Starter
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I had my Elise wrapped by http://www.cincyvinylwraps.com last December, but today was the first time the weather was good enough here in Ohio to get some good pics. Primary color is Roaring Thunder, stripes are Rushing Riptide.
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Which part is the stripes?
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Which part is the stripes?
Starts behind the rear wheel, then goes above and below the side scoops
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That is wild! And I like it!

Very cool,
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Starts behind the rear wheel, then goes above and below the side scoops


Ah I see! I thought that was just reflection changing the color. Very cool indeed
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Looks very good. Nice selection!

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Wild looking! If you don't mind me asking how much to wrap an Elise?
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I like the color. Are you at all worried about cut marks in the paint (since the material is often cut directly on the vehicle)? I know some people use knifeless tape, but I'm not sure how effective the different methods are.

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Wild looking! If you don't mind me asking how much to wrap an Elise?
It was about $3k
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I like the color. Are you at all worried about cut marks in the paint (since the material is often cut directly on the vehicle)? I know some people use knifeless tape, but I'm not sure how effective the different methods are.
The shop that did the wrap used a knifeless tape, so thatís not a concern.
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Points for originality .

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I have the feeling that it looks a lot better in person than in the photos, and looks very good indeed in the photos. Nice!
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That's actually pretty cool. I've never actually seen color-changing vinyl wrap like that before. Nice!

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Cool! Which taillights are those?

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Curious aout the interior. How is it now, and what might you come up with to complement or oppose the wrap?

Please do not say black.

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Cool! Which taillights are those?
They're the stock taillights converted to LED: https://www.lotustalk.com/forums/f92...-elise-369962/
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Curious aout the interior. How is it now, and what might you come up with to complement or oppose the wrap?

Please do not say black.
I had the exposed painted areas on the interior wrapped in the same charcoal color as the taillight area and the lower stripe on the sides. Seats and door panels are the original blue leather.
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I like the color. Are you at all worried about cut marks in the paint (since the material is often cut directly on the vehicle)? I know some people use knifeless tape, but I'm not sure how effective the different methods are.
Knifeless tape is awesome stuff. I made my own rock guards with it under CF-look vinyl.

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I had the exposed painted areas on the interior wrapped in the same charcoal color as the taillight area and the lower stripe on the sides. Seats and door panels are the original blue leather.
Interesting, but still difficult for me to imagine. Pics?

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