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I opted for a full wrap in Xpel Stealth satin / matte PPF (don't ask about what it cost - it was stupid (but I love it)).

Also did Photosync tint, and CP Gold ceramic treatment on the PPF/windows.

My wallet is a lot lighter. But I have a 1 of 1 Bronco at least for a few months.

Overall, I am a fan. Very little coloring difference, but there's less glare, and I think that helps the lines stand out. IMHO.

Plus, my bronco will be parked outdoors 24/7 so I ought to get my money's worth from the Xpel and ceramic.

3/4 view before:
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Side view before:

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Side view after:
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Side view after:
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3/4 view after:
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Some bonus pics - and yes, you can still see the sparkle. Pics don't do it justice.
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A bonus pic with a Defender in the background:
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looks silky, interesting. Would not work on my CO, but I think I like this here. Seems to make it glow more by reducing all the glare. Especially in the last photo. Congrats!
 

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looks silky, interesting. Would not work on my CO, but I think I like this here. Seems to make it glow more by reducing all the glare. Especially in the last photo. Congrats!
So far this is my favorite wrap I’ve seen. Super nice!
 

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I opted for a full wrap in Xpel matte PPF (don't ask about what it cost - it was stupid (but I love it)).

Also did Photosync tint, and CP Gold ceramic treatment on the PPF/windows.

My wallet is a lot lighter. But I have a 1 of 1 Bronco at least for a few months.

Overall, I am a fan. Very little coloring difference, but there's less glare, and I think that helps the lines stand out. IMHO.

Plus, my bronco will be parked outdoors 24/7 so I ought to get my money's worth from the Xpel and ceramic.

3/4 view before:
Screen Shot 2021-10-15 at 11.01.50 PM.png

Side view before:

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Side view after:
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Side view after:
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3/4 view after:
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You dirty dog!!! Mine (Carb Gray 4 door Badlands w/ Sasquatch) will be done Monday.

I think with the metallic in the paint it has a sheen that's a bit difficult to catch in an image.
 

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I opted for a full wrap in Xpel matte PPF (don't ask about what it cost - it was stupid (but I love it)).

Also did Photosync tint, and CP Gold ceramic treatment on the PPF/windows.

My wallet is a lot lighter. But I have a 1 of 1 Bronco at least for a few months.

Overall, I am a fan. Very little coloring difference, but there's less glare, and I think that helps the lines stand out. IMHO.

Plus, my bronco will be parked outdoors 24/7 so I ought to get my money's worth from the Xpel and ceramic.

3/4 view before:
Screen Shot 2021-10-15 at 11.01.50 PM.png

Side view before:

Screen Shot 2021-10-15 at 11.02.38 PM.png


Side view after:
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Side view after:
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3/4 view after:
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Frosty! :love:
 

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I opted for a full wrap in Xpel matte PPF (don't ask about what it cost - it was stupid (but I love it)).

Also did Photosync tint, and CP Gold ceramic treatment on the PPF/windows.

My wallet is a lot lighter. But I have a 1 of 1 Bronco at least for a few months.

Overall, I am a fan. Very little coloring difference, but there's less glare, and I think that helps the lines stand out. IMHO.

Plus, my bronco will be parked outdoors 24/7 so I ought to get my money's worth from the Xpel and ceramic.

3/4 view before:
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Side view before:

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3/4 view after:
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Can you DM me the cost (of you dont want to share here) I've been going back and forth to go this route with my Cyber Orange Badlands. I've seen some ranges but would love to get an idea especially with the tint!

Also, it looks great! It tones the metallic down nicely.
 

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Considering a full ceramic coat was quoted for $1700 not including the wheels I’d be afraid to ask about PPF
 

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That's really cool, I'm considering it for my Rapid Red. Can you still see the metallic flake in the sun?
 

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Looks great!! I would love to know more about the window protecting...lots of sand where I live. Link?

You guys know what's almost harder than waiting on your bronco to arrive...not offroading in your bronco until paint is clear filmed. Its killing me. I would do a wrap but requires more maint here in the hot dry desert, i like area 51 color, and I think its more expensive (someone here wont tell us wrap cost wink wink lol).

No one cares how much it cost and if so screw em. If you can afford to buy it, good for you and much credit to you for having the discipline to do this mod first vs wheels or something.

I just got a quote yesterday to get my entire bronco clear filmed...it was around $5K. No body panels will be removed, good. I think its worth it all day but gonna have to do in phases bc xmas gifts for family more important right now. So the hood, front fenders, window frame, and headlights clear filmed = $1800 range. Then phase 2 is doors and door jambs. Phase 3 is rear fenders, tailgate and tail jamb. If I do it all at once will take about 10 days. I cant go 10 days without my bronco. Its an addiction haha.

After I finish prepping paint surface via clay, wax etc. (taking me forever, Thanks to Ford notorious rough/dirty paint surface as well as super pourus glass) then I will start clear filming. When its done I will no longer have to worry about rock chips, spider scratches, sand, mud etc. anywhere that's area 51 color.

The value of broncos will also go way up with these surface protections and last longer.
 

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Love the look of that Matte film. AMAZING!
 

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I just got a quote yesterday to get my entire bronco clear filmed...it was around $5K. No body panels will be removed, good. I think its worth it all day but gonna have to do in phases bc xmas gifts for family more important right now. So the hood, front fenders, window frame, and headlights clear filmed = $1800 range. Then phase 2 is doors and door jambs. Phase 3 is rear fenders, tailgate and tail jamb. If I do it all at once will take about 10 days. I cant go 10 days without my bronco. Its an addiction haha.

After I finish prepping paint surface via clay, wax etc. (taking me forever, Thanks to Ford notorious rough/dirty paint surface as well as super pourus glass) then I will start clear filming. When its done I will no longer have to worry about rock chips, spider scratches, sand, mud etc. anywhere that's area 51 color.

The value of broncos will also go way up with these surface protections and last longer.
Wow that isn't bad at all! My exact reason for looking into this as well... cannot wait to get this all done before hitting the trails!
 

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This thread also got me thinking. Will they have to remove all my decals/emblems to do clear film? I say this bc the badlands decal on this wrapped bronco was reinstalled higher than the way it comes from factory. I have merica flag decals on both sides 3x5 and the bronco emblem in rear which I already removed, painted to have an iron finish, and reinstalled.

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Waiting for my Bronco should have late December. So what is the ball park for a full wrap and where do you look for one who does them?
 

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Beat me to it 🤘
 

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Looks great!. I hate to say it but I think clear matte wrap will be fairly common in the near future. I’m definitely getting it done!
 
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