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It depends... I got mines wrapped and it wasn't the greatest job... make sure you go to a reliable place. They even use the 3M wrap and I can see the end slowly rising.

I was told that it'll last 2-3 years? but I can't confirm, as I've only had mines for 1.5 months.

My side mirrors wrapped with carbon fiber was 200 alone. Probably cheaper with vinyl.

Great as a exterior protection :)
 

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Price is mostly dependent on how much your detailer is going to charge and what wrap you use, could probably save a few bucks if you buy the wrap yourself. Not sure if anyone on the forum has done it yet except for a member who works at a dealership in Toronto.
@Mp3Markel has been talking about it. Maybe they've done it already.
 

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I have had a vinyl overlay on my TL for 6 years and no real issues outside you have to treat it well. They are soft and can mar easily . I also have it on my hood.
 

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WOW!! That's a blast from the past. The last time my family had a vinyl roof was in the mid 70's when I was a little kid. They seem to be popular in South Florida with the old folks. On some cars they look pretty nice.
 

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WOW!! That's a blast from the past. The last time my family had a vinyl roof was in the mid 70's when I was a little kid. They seem to be popular in South Florida with the old folks. On some cars they look pretty nice.
Not this kind of Vinyl:



This kind/Vinyl Wrap

 

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In case you're worried about how it affects your paint, from what i heard and seen from the professionals it doesn't do any harm, even on new paint. Some people think waiting a few months after a getting a new car is best for then applying wrap and even protection film but there hasn't been anything that prove that to be required.
 

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In case you're worried about how it affects your paint, from what i heard and seen from the professionals it doesn't do any harm, even on new paint. Some people think waiting a few months after a getting a new car is best for then applying wrap and even protection film but there hasn't been anything that prove that to be required.
Exactly, factory paint is long cured beforevyou get the car unlike repaints which should be allowed to cure 6 weeks or so on advice of the painter.
 

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I'd look into the price difference and difference in how long it should last before deciding to go with the vinyl.
 
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