3m di-noc carbonfiber vinyl

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3m di-noc carbonfiber vinyl

Postby Droptop93 » Sun Jul 31, 2011 2:10 am

Thinking of ordering some to wrap my hood and trunk lid and some interior pieces......

Anyone have any experience with this? Might even do the entire car if I like it.
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Re: 3m di-noc carbonfiber vinyl

Postby 187flatliner » Sun Jul 31, 2011 2:20 am

yeah i do....wrapped my hood and eyelids in it.....very nice stuff....but dont touch it too much with greasy fingers.

ill post pics soon.....only downside is that it looks more like a flat black paint from far away....up close tho it looks great.
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Re: 3m di-noc carbonfiber vinyl

Postby 187flatliner » Sun Jul 31, 2011 2:24 am

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Re: 3m di-noc carbonfiber vinyl

Postby Awesome-Trac » Sun Jul 31, 2011 2:33 am

i have a buddy who has done this and carbon fiber wraped pretty much his whole car but over time it starts to fade after a few years, he had it on his car for three years now and still has it on today
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Re: 3m di-noc carbonfiber vinyl

Postby Droptop93 » Sun Jul 31, 2011 2:51 am

Flatliner- that looks awesome.....how much fabric did you haveto get to do the hood?

My hood is already painted flat black....so that doesnt bother me if it appears that way from a distance
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Re: 3m di-noc carbonfiber vinyl

Postby 187flatliner » Sun Jul 31, 2011 4:43 am

well the 4th gen hood is 52 x 55 in the widest places......the material itself is expensive......and you dont want to mess it up applying it either.....

the roll i bought through the shop was about 200 bucks.......but i have a shyt load extra left over.....measure your hood and get a little extra to cover yourself....and do your eyelids the same time.....


if you do this....apply it on the eyelids when your doing the hood itself so the pattern matches.
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Re: 3m di-noc carbonfiber vinyl

Postby 187flatliner » Sun Jul 31, 2011 4:47 am

also if your doing your hood......you wont be able to do it in one piece......your scoop will prove to be most difficult to do......if you have played with this stuff before.....dont waste your money and let a shop install the main parts......play with the interior parts. you can get a sample for about 8 bucks from 3m....its big enough to do small interior parts and such.
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Re: 3m di-noc carbonfiber vinyl

Postby Droptop93 » Mon Aug 01, 2011 6:23 am

Why would the scoop be harder? Just heat the material a little and use some adhesive and it should be good.

I'm actually going to order a sample size of the 3m scotchprint 1080 cf vinyl to test out. It more glossy than di noc and says to be easyier to work with.
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Re: 3m di-noc carbonfiber vinyl

Postby 187flatliner » Mon Aug 01, 2011 4:38 pm

its too bad your in ohio or else id tell you to stop by the shop and we can show and feel you the difference between the two.
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Re: 3m di-noc carbonfiber vinyl

Postby Droptop93 » Mon Aug 01, 2011 5:09 pm

You have experience with the scothprint? Could you get a pic of the di-noc and scotchprint side by side?
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Re: 3m di-noc carbonfiber vinyl

Postby 187flatliner » Mon Aug 01, 2011 8:01 pm

i might have some in the shop...i would have to see.......i was thinking of the regular 3m cf vinyl.


our shop can order just about anything.
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Re: 3m di-noc carbonfiber vinyl

Postby Droptop93 » Mon Aug 01, 2011 8:18 pm

Would any of the body shop round me be able to order this stuff?? Or graphics shops? I would like to see it in person but I'm preety sure ill like it. Another good thing about the scotchprint is it come in 60" wide vs the like 48" di-noc
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Re: 3m di-noc carbonfiber vinyl

Postby 187flatliner » Mon Aug 01, 2011 9:31 pm

You can get the di-noc in bigger sizes then that.....u can bye by the square foot also. And yes most any graphic shop can order it for u.....u can call the customer service line and request a larger size
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Re: 3m di-noc carbonfiber vinyl

Postby Droptop93 » Thu Aug 04, 2011 4:35 pm

What would you suggest for sample size? To to some interior bits? Scotchprint 1080 cf
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Re: 3m di-noc carbonfiber vinyl

Postby 187flatliner » Thu Aug 04, 2011 6:23 pm

You can try a trim piece that's around ur center console or do the trim around ur power windows.....measure the area and then add a few inches for movement, shrinking and the such. A lot of these types of vinyl are dry apply so you don't need water and the such.

Measure first and go with the best sample size they have....


I haven't been able to make it to the shop yet....ill be out there tomorrow tho.
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