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Post Tue May 07, 2019 2:55 pm

Will you wrap this spoiler without cut?

Good day all,

Material-Arlon SLX

Will you wrap this spoiler without small cut?

Wrapping the whole spoiler marked in red.

I’m getting lots of tension in the area marked with green.

I look forward to hearing from you
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Post Tue May 07, 2019 4:32 pm

Re: Will you wrap this spoiler without cut?

Yes I would attempt this without a cut but would probably apply a test piece in the highlighted area first to ensure it was possible.
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Post Tue May 07, 2019 5:02 pm

Re: Will you wrap this spoiler without cut?

if you are using SLX I assume it is a "Printed wrap"?
if its a print, you are going to struggle with colour shift over anything else. granted some designs are more forgiving that others.

if it was a solid colour change film. you could apply the vinyl "FIRST" into the bad area on the underside.
by that, you are feeding it in upside down. once applied, then heat and bring the vinyl out and over onto the roof area.
doing it this way means you have zero tension in the most difficult to reach area. and the tension you then have is really just on the elbow/fold area. as you bend the vinyl over the edge it will pan itself out flat and more relaxed on the top area, where you will then trim at the roof edge.
furthermore, before trimming, hit the last 75-100mm of vinyl with heat and remove any tension, then lay it down in a relaxed state.

hope that makes sense, difficult to type rather than show. :smiles:

can the spoiler not be removed?

remember, there are limits to what you can do. if the customer is paying properly then by all means going the extra mile, but if this is a general commercial wrap. you could apply some knifeless tape along the underside, wrap into it and trim back a nice neat line back from the window leaving an exposed white band.
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Post Wed May 08, 2019 1:57 pm

Re: Will you wrap this spoiler without cut?

Thank you gents.

Second attempt tonight. It is printed Arlon SLX. Spoiler is part of the door so cannot be removed. If glass is removed will be an easy job but that is another matter.

Will post photos tonight.
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Post Thu May 09, 2019 6:55 am

Re: Will you wrap this spoiler without cut?

[img]https://www.uksignboards.com/mobile-gallery/f836b2e42c0edf7e05362c29242a3e93.jpg[/img]

Second attempt was ok without a cut. But we didn’t drink beer this time. So more patience;)

The glass is making this part difficult as cannot pull down properly in the gap, otherwise very doable without cut.

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