Vynil stone chip prevention.

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Just an Idea ATM, just trying to keep it low key but do the job. What do you think, ?.. Silver Z3 with heavy frosted glass overlay..
Black Z3 might look better.. I have used it before and it does come off fairly easily after years of being on, so it shouldn't damage the clear coat.
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No, keep it as it is, looks very subtle. Whilst it is visible it blends in nicely and 'belongs' there.

Ref your dash covering for sun protection in a previous post, is it commercially available or a home made jobbie? I have a leather trimmed dash and would be useful if left parked up in the sun.
 

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No, keep it as it is, looks very subtle. Whilst it is visible it blends in nicely and 'belongs' there.

Ref your dash covering for sun protection in a previous post, is it commercially available or a home made jobbie? I have a leather trimmed dash and would be useful if left parked up in the sun.
Made here in Australia, go to protectomat.com.au, a GB Pound is worth a lot in AU dollars.. :thumbsup:.. It keeps the entire dash cooler and makes the car more comfortable if it has been sitting in sun, UV damage aside plus eliminating screen reflections.. I can post some more pictures if you like as to how in integrates into the demister, vents and airbag... Too late for my binnacle leather though.. :rolleyes:
 
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I decided darker and black as the mix of colours, two parts, lets protect the sill as well huh ?..

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What you could do to add to it is the 2 piece same as the carbon effect ones I have on my Dakar and do the sill bit as well

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What you could do to add to it is the 2 piece same as the carbon effect ones I have on my Dakar and do the sill bit as well

Stephen.
I like that idea too, I also like what @t-tony has done on his sills, maybe incorporate all of it...Did you make your own graphic s as well guys ?..
 

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The Zper4mance decal is my own idea but I had them made up. The large black vinyl is just something I played around with until it "looked right" ( to me anyway). Made from exterior grade vinyl.

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The Zper4mance decal is my own idea but I had them made up. The large black vinyl is just something I played around with until it "looked right" ( to me anyway). Made from exterior grade vinyl.

Tony.
Ah Ok Tony, I see..I have here in my office a vinyl plotter, so I do all the art myself, a bit of a sideline usually for caravans and boats, shop signage, that sort of stuff..I was thinking Z Roadster on the bottom sill in a similar style..Yeah, I'm retired and too much time on my hands...I use frosted glass vinyl over the top of any colour appropriate, to give it some substance, this also hides the inevitable chip..
;). But yes , what you have done looks great... Yell out if you want any more cut, I can sometimes use the waste off bigger jobs, so it would only cost postage,.:thumbsup:.. Because Pick up is out of the question...=))
 
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Anyway, I finished them, this is the under layer applied, the over layer is 5mm bigger in all directions, and transparent.
I made a lower because this can get chipped just as easy as the upper. If anybody wants the cutfiles for these just yell out, happy to oblige . Or I could upload them here maybe, if that's possible..

edit: Facelift Z3, not sure if they are different.. from pre facelift..


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