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OK, so I asked earlier about wrapping the MIC top (white?) and the general consensus at B6G was that it wasn't possible without a lot of prep work, such as sanding, grinding, etc. I wouldn't want to do any such thing to my MIC top, so I stopped thinking about it. However, last night I spotted an Outer Banks at a local dealer (Rt. 23 AutoMall, Butler, NJ), with a MIC top, and the top is as smooth as an egg shell. There was no perceivable texture to the surface. It's not as smooth as paint on a fender, but it's certainly not textured like a Jeep top either. Actually, the keys on my Dell keyboard that I'm using to type this note have about the same texture. For all intents and purposes, it's smooth, and it seemed smooth enough to me that you could apply a heavy mil plastic to it without any crazy prep work. So, I'm looking for a second opinion here on wrapping the MIC top.

Have any of you here, with knowledge of applying wraps, actually seen and put your hands on a MIC top, and do you believe it could be wrapped, without requiring irreversible prep work?
Any word on this? Wonder if that plastidip stuff would work as temporary solution? Or maybe raptor liner?
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Any word on this? Wonder if that plastidip stuff would work as temporary solution? Or maybe raptor liner?
No word from anyone with first-hand knowledge. I'll wait until I take delivery and then go to the local wrap guy here and see what they have to say. I did speak to the wrap shop and although they have not put their hands on a Bronco MIC top yet, they were not initially enthusiastic about being able to wrap it. Anything less than a "glass smooth" finish, such as painted automotive sheet metal, and it just won't adhere well.

You could probably Rhino-line it, but that adds weight and, in my opinion, looks like poo.
 

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I was looking into doing this on mine too. Till Xpel here in Dallas quoted me the price for a PPF full vehicle wrap....$7,495 ($600 less for softops).

Dang near fell out of my chair.

May do a partial front end, but thats still a whopping $1,500.
Who in Dallas did you get the quote from? I was thinking about using NTX Clear Bra in Plano.
 

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Sorry but that's hog wash. You can have pros repaint all the body panels on the vehicle so they match for less than $4K. A proper professional paint job is better than factory, factory paint jobs are normally pretty mediocre with inconsistent paint thickness across the body.

Using PPF on areas of the front that face high rock chip odds makes sense on sports cars (I have it on mine). But putting clear bra on an entire off-road truck is crazy to me. However, to each their own and if it makes you happy go for it.
Yeah...I don't get it, at all. I'll take the scratches and re-paint at that price. $4k for PPF is an insane price for what you get...when you can re-paint when you want to for the same and have a great paint job.
 

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What's the PPF that they offer though the factory? it's only $300
 

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What's the PPF that they offer though the factory? it's only $300
I believe it's for a small strip along the leading edge of the hood and the front of the fenders.
 
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