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Old 10-31-2007, 01:34 AM
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vinyl this!

yeah ok i took a pic before (cell phone sorry) and i was gonna take an after pic, but i got about 90% done the vinyl.....but i started bad and im surprised i got as far as i did honestly, but yeah no pic of the **** up sorry. but u try vinyling this thing..........

and please dont poke fun at my use of body filler vs short strand. i just find the body filler easier to when shaping thats why theres a large patch on the underside
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Old 10-31-2007, 02:19 AM
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my truck. and yeah, its not that fun. 3 hours and i ended up ripping it all off.....
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Old 10-31-2007, 11:59 AM
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Hey is that the Meridian Booster newspaper from Lloydminster I see there? Lived there until I was 19.

That piece would be difficult but not impossible. Start at the hardest place first, which looks to be right where the tweet pod meets with the a-pillar on the right-hand side.
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Old 10-31-2007, 02:53 PM
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Good Luck. If you are set on vinyl I would take it to a professional upholsterer and expect seams.

Personally I would texture and dye it.
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Old 10-31-2007, 03:51 PM
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Not much chance your going to vinyl that. Atleast not with one piece. I'm with Dukk. Paint or even consider Flocking.

On a side note. What kind of glue are you using? After 3 hours you can still pull it appart? The stuff I use is would never give me that much working time. But on the up side, my glue will not release, ever! (or at least not for a long long time).

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Old 10-31-2007, 08:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Dukk View Post
Good Luck. If you are set on vinyl I would take it to a professional upholsterer and expect seams.

Personally I would texture and dye it.
Agreed: I could vinyl that A-pillar cover, but it would take at least one seam... would look good, but not seamless. I have some high temp vinyl that could probably take the contour, but at the cost of losing almost all it's texture. At that, the glue would have difficulty holding in the low spots.
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Old 11-01-2007, 08:30 PM
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I think its possible to have it seamless and still have texture.
i think you can do it but the time and it would not be fun!
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