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Ordered up another roll of matte vinyl, i was wondering if i should wet the hood and the glue side of the vinyl before i lay it. Or try to do it dry. I tried to do it this weekend dry, until my helper hit it too hard with the heat gun and melted a hole in it. Any advice would be helpful.
 

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Truthfully, I would go to a local body shop and have them scuff and paint it single stage "Hot Rod Black" instead of the wrap.
 

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Truthfully, I would go to a local body shop and have them scuff and paint it single stage "Hot Rod Black" instead of the wrap.
I could probably do that myself 🤔 any particular reason why you would go paint vs vinyl?
 

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well, for starters, you already melted 1 roll. Paint does not shrink over time. I painted mine and just prefer it to wrap (Personal thing).
 

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I painted mine to, just cleared with 30% gloss. I think it was 30%, maybe it was 60% gloss clear. I dunno, it was easier and cheaper. LOL.
 

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A wrap is reversible at a lower cost and will potentially be less headache in the event of scratches and dents.
 

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Take it to a trusted vinyl shop.
 
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