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      06-17-2016, 08:14 AM   #1
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This Is Why You Xpel in Brooklyn

Had both bumpers Xpel'd before delivery. Only had the car 2 months and this is pretty normal in Brooklyn. Looks like the condom worked. Didn't get infected.
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      06-17-2016, 08:29 AM   #2
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Should pull right off. I want the pics of pulling it off
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i work in brooklyn and am taking delivery next week (car just cleared customs an hour ago, waiting to go into processing center). can you recommend a shop? what does it typically run you and can you see the xpel on the car? should you have a dent do you peel the xpel off after? thanks man.
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Should pull right off. I want the pics of pulling it off
Same!
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My condom protected me as well from a recent accident. Mine is thinner though....
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My condom protected me as well from a recent accident. Mine is thinner though....
Is your condom expel stealth? If yes can you share more picks of your install. Thanks
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This is why when I get my own F80, it needs to be Xpel'd right away. 95% of all of these hits happen with the car just being parked on the streets of Brooklyn.

Sucks it happened but great forethought on getting it protected. Definitely interested in the after pics
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Is your condom expel stealth? If yes can you share more picks of your install. Thanks
It's a vinyl wrap, you can see pics and a video in my thread here: http://f80.bimmerpost.com/forums/sho....php?t=1267584

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If you want to see others...
Mine is Stealthed... See me build thread below for pics
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This is completely off-topic, but can someone explain why OP has an additional parking sensor above his side-view camera in the front bumper? Most of the cars with ZEC package that I see do not have this sensor over on the side...
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This is completely off-topic, but can someone explain why OP has an additional parking sensor above his side-view camera in the front bumper? Most of the cars with ZEC package that I see do not have this sensor over on the side...
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This is completely off-topic, but can someone explain why OP has an additional parking sensor above his side-view camera in the front bumper? Most of the cars with ZEC package that I see do not have this sensor over on the side...
Parking Assist option.
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i work in brooklyn and am taking delivery next week (car just cleared customs an hour ago, waiting to go into processing center). can you recommend a shop? what does it typically run you and can you see the xpel on the car? should you have a dent do you peel the xpel off after? thanks man.
I take it to Detailers Domain in NJ. They do all high end cars there - GT3's, M3's etc.
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i work in brooklyn and am taking delivery next week (car just cleared customs an hour ago, waiting to go into processing center). can you recommend a shop? what does it typically run you and can you see the xpel on the car? should you have a dent do you peel the xpel off after? thanks man.
Let's go get a deal for bringing two cars! I drive around Brooklyn and queens for work so this may be a must for me.
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Had both bumpers Xpel'd before delivery. Only had the car 2 months and this is pretty normal in Brooklyn. Looks like the condom worked. Didn't get infected.
You park your M on the street in Brooklyn? I haven't driven a car I care about into Manhattan or the boroughs in years. I'm not into bumper cars with nice rides.
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You park your M on the street in Brooklyn? I haven't driven a car I care about into Manhattan or the boroughs in years. I'm not into bumper cars with nice rides.
+1 dont understand why u would drive a M to NY crowded streets for daily driving...drive a beater
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+1 dont understand why u would drive a M to NY crowded streets for daily driving...drive a beater
because i only need one car and i'm not a giant fish taco
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+1 dont understand why u would drive a M to NY crowded streets for daily driving...drive a beater
If you can afford to live in boroughs, M3 is a beater...

A few years ago I used to see this guy on Brighton who'd drive a few blocks to do grocery shopping in his Diablo.

Realistically, you're just as likely to get your car dented by SUV doors in suburban parking lots. It's life.
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+1 dont understand why u would drive a M to NY crowded streets for daily driving...drive a beater
If you can afford to live in boroughs, M3 is a beater...

A few years ago I used to see this guy on Brighton who'd drive a few blocks to do grocery shopping in his Diablo.

Realistically, you're just as likely to get your car dented by SUV doors in suburban parking lots. It's life.
Not me. I park FAR away from mommy and her Honda Odyssey.
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i work in brooklyn and am taking delivery next week (car just cleared customs an hour ago, waiting to go into processing center). can you recommend a shop? what does it typically run you and can you see the xpel on the car? should you have a dent do you peel the xpel off after? thanks man.
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i work in brooklyn and am taking delivery next week (car just cleared customs an hour ago, waiting to go into processing center). can you recommend a shop? what does it typically run you and can you see the xpel on the car? should you have a dent do you peel the xpel off after? thanks man.
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Had both bumpers Xpel'd before delivery. Only had the car 2 months and this is pretty normal in Brooklyn. Looks like the condom worked. Didn't get infected.
So will that wipe off with alcohol or do you have to remove the Xpel and replace?
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