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Post by ard126k » Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:57 pm

I dropped into the local car wrappers today and found out that there's a leather-effect vinyl. Has anyone used it on a Scimitar roof I wonder?
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Post by AJL Electronics » Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:15 pm

ard126k wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 3:57 pm
I dropped into the local car wrappers today and found out that there's a leather-effect vinyl. Has anyone used it on a Scimitar roof I wonder?
Alex.
What do you think vinyl rooves are? :mrgreen: You can use any texture or colour of vinyl, it is just that the traditional texture was fashionable for its time.


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Post by TrevorG » Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:56 pm

Vinyl wrap is a lot thinner than the original vinyl roofing though. Seen a lot of wraps fail due to shoddy prep. Not sure if it is wise to wrap a scimitar with the known porous fibreglass problems. It would probably need a quality paint job first if suspecting it's porous which kinda negates the cost saving of wrapping!



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Post by AJL Electronics » Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:05 pm

Ah, not vinyl in the fabric sense, but vinyl film. I wouldn't, as Trevor says it would need a perfect paint job to overlay and might only last five years. If you would like a vinyl roof, have a vinyl roof!


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