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Spray plastic coating?

My Boss will soon be commuting the highway every weekend and I'm looking for something to protect the paint. I just found this: http://www.aacustomshield.com/ I might give it a try, says it comes in clear. Has anybody used this or this type of product? I'd like to coat the front bumper mainly, I'm planning to get the Tiger hood in a few months so the hood is not a major concern. Any input would be great.
 
LindsayEOD said:
Just out of curiosity, why not get a clear bra? That stuff looks interesting but reminds me of plasti-dip.

Based on the cost, and the fact I don't have a good clear bra installer in my area, I'm looking for alternatives. My front bumper also has a few minor nicks. My other option is to have the front bumper re-painted down the road (I'm guessing the cost of re-spray and clear bra is probably about the same).
 

ArizonaBOSS

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Just get a clear bra, the protection is worth the cost. I got mine at AZ Custom Shop on 53rd ave in Glendale right behind Sanderson Ford.

I think mine was $700 installed including the first foot of the hood and fenders, front fascia, mirrors, rear door edges, and door handle pockets.
 
I bet to get the bumper prepped and re-sprayed, it would be more than the clear bra. What area are you from? I bet someone on this forum knows a good local installer for you. I just think that spray looks a little "gimmicky" and I can vouch for a quality clear bra. Definitely worth the money over time.
 

PeteInCT

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Beware, they are not all created equal, nor are the quality of installations. I would go with nothing other than 3M Ventureshield (http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/Scotchgard_Paint_Protection/Film/Products/VentureShield/?WT.mc_id=www.ventureshield.com). There is less expensive materials, but they don't last or look like Ventureshield. Installers who don't carry it will say their stuff is just as good.

If you are in a pinch or don't want to go for the expensive alternative, check out http://store.tracwrap.com/categories/TRACWRAP/. It works very well and if you're talented at installation it doesn't look that bad. It looks nothing like a good clear bra installation though - which you won't even see.
 

Tucson 302

2013 Black LS #439
Hey AZBoss302 let me know who you end up using. I too live in Tucson and just bought my 13 Boss LS last weekend and would appreciate the 411
 

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