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Old 11-15-2014, 11:27 AM   #1
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3m clear bra yea or nea

Just picked up my 2015 last night and dealer installed 3m clear bra on hood and fenders. Not sure if im a fan. Debating on remobing it before its old and hard to get off. Whats everyone's thoughts?
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Old 11-15-2014, 11:30 AM   #2
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I opted away from it when I ordered my truck. The ones on the dealer lot with it didn't sell me. Looks like a good way to build up gunk on the line which it stops and seems like once removed down the road it would have a very fine line where it stoped.. Between years of car washes and crud getting stuck at the edge I don't see how it wouldn't eventually leave a line
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Old 11-15-2014, 11:32 AM   #3
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I have had mine since I bought the truck in 2010. They have saved the paint on many occasions. I have had it replaced once, under warranty, because of bubbles under the film. In my opinion, it is better to have than to wish that you had it.
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Old 11-15-2014, 11:35 AM   #4
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To each his own I guess. I just wasn't a fan of it - granted I see your point that it could help save some chips and whatnot.

A buddy of mine that had it got into an accident in his truck with 1k on it and decided after having it the first round to leave it off the second.. Then again, he was paying out of pocket for the film portion and didn't wanna spend like 500.00 on some film. Not the 3m but one in the same
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Old 11-15-2014, 02:27 PM   #5
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I ended up using a hair dryer and removing it. Took about 10 mins. I couldnt stand the line seems like dirt wS atracted to the edge of it.
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Old 11-15-2014, 02:29 PM   #6
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Aaaaaaaand, end of thread..........

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Old 11-15-2014, 05:16 PM   #7
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Old 11-18-2014, 03:36 AM   #8
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full hood and fenders so there is no line!
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Old 11-18-2014, 09:16 AM   #9
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full hood and fenders so there is no line!
Oooooooo fancy
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Old 11-18-2014, 09:17 AM   #10
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Wrong idea of clear bra..
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Old 11-18-2014, 09:45 AM   #11
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How much money did the dealer charge you for this?
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Old 11-18-2014, 02:09 PM   #12
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How much money did the dealer charge you for this?
I do tint and clearbra for a living. I charge 1200 for full hood, fender, bumper, grill, A pillars and door cups. I do lots of full hoods and fenders.
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Xpel is far superior over 3m
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Xpel is far superior over 3m
... for what reasons?
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... for what reasons?
1-Xpel has the best clarity
2-Xpel ultimate top coat is better
3-Xpel's adhesive is 100 times better
4-3m has a yellow hue on white cars
5-Xpel specializes in PPF(clearbra) not millions of other products
6-Xpel has a better warranty and customer service.

I could pile on more but that should give you an idea.
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1-Xpel has the best clarity
2-Xpel ultimate top coat is better
3-Xpel's adhesive is 100 times better
4-3m has a yellow hue on white cars
5-Xpel specializes in PPF(clearbra) not millions of other products
6-Xpel has a better warranty and customer service.

I could pile on more but that should give you an idea.
Thanks.
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+1 for Xpel. I have the full frontal on my other vehicles. As long as you wash regularly and spray polymer on it, it will look new. I had Venture Shield (owned by 3M) before and it does not compare to Xpel.
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