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Old 02-12-2013, 08:18 PM   #1
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Camo Wrap

Im thinking about wrapping my TJ in Camo? Has anyone delt with wraps? How hard is it? Can i do it by myself or will i need some extra hands?

Any recomendations for wrap brands or styles?

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Old 02-12-2013, 08:22 PM   #2
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its a pain in the butt to do it nice. have a guy at work that does our fleet vehicles. i said to him one day that it doesnt look that hard. after i messed it up i give him alot of credit. you must have alot of patience to do it.

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Let me know how much it costs when you get it done I would love to get my wrapped to
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Wraps are cool...not exactly user friendly to do...so you may want to have it done professionally. Ideally they should be done in about the same type environment as paint - super clean, dust free. I think you'd have no problems going around the flat surfaces....it's curved surfaces that can get a bit tricky...and harder to get the wrap to lay down flat. Luckily we do have alot of flat surface on our jeeps at least...
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Are you afraid the big bad deer is going to see you?

my personal experience is that they hear you first anyway.

I would definitely not recommend doing it...will devalue the vehicle a bunch.
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Im thinking about wrapping my TJ in Camo? Has anyone delt with wraps? How hard is it? Can i do it by myself or will i need some extra hands?

Any recomendations for wrap brands or styles?
Use to install wraps and with out having the pooper tools and know how it can be a pain. I would suggest going to a pro cause if you buy the wrap and mess up on the installation (which I am I believe will be your first wrap) Yor going to have to buy a replacement section to redo it and that could be a installation cost.
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Old 02-12-2013, 09:51 PM   #8
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Are you afraid the big bad deer is going to see you?

my personal experience is that they hear you first anyway.

I would definitely not recommend doing it...will devalue the vehicle a bunch.
Nah I just think it would look really awesome. I have seen a truck wrapped and an old cj 7 wrapped and the both looked great
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Old 02-12-2013, 11:41 PM   #10
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I used to have my jeep wrapped, I just recently peeled mine off, it fadded a lot over a year's time... it started peeling and just looked bad so I peeled the rest off... but when I first got it, it looked amazing!
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Old 02-12-2013, 11:46 PM   #11
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It is expensive, fades and tears easily. Having said that, I think camo would look cool.
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Old 02-13-2013, 12:55 AM   #12
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Are you afraid the big bad deer is going to see you?

my personal experience is that they hear you first anyway.

I would definitely not recommend doing it...will devalue the vehicle a bunch.
How do you figure that? Sure it will make his wallet significantly lighter but the wrap can be removed at any time.
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I think it will look pretty good. I say go for it
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Old 02-13-2013, 03:00 AM   #14
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I've never done a jeep or large vehicle, but my first and only attempt so far was on my R6 (used to be your everyday run of the mill blue R6). I think It turned out OK at best but I'm also critical of my own work, but everywhere I go I'm always complimented on it and get asked where I had it done and how many hundreds it cost me to have professionally done.

My recommendations is to order extra and practice on smaller stuff with intricate curves and lines first, get used to using a heat gun and stretching it. I learned A LOT my the time I was done. Watch YouTube and get yourself a good heat gun.
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I wrapped the rocker panels on my truck a while back. It was a pain in the butt, but the finished product looked cool. It lasted 4 years until I sold it, but there was a little fading and peeling. Definitely set aside a weekend to do a jeep. Those rocker panels took me over 6 hours

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What's it cost to wrap a wrangler? This Post has got me curious now
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Old 02-13-2013, 09:55 AM   #18
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I called around last year, to get prices. To have someone wrap a TJ in camo, it was about $1500 avg. There are sites that you can buy a DIY kit already packaged for a TJ, for about $550.
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Old 02-13-2013, 01:10 PM   #19
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I got my wrap from gander mountain... it was like 400 for the wrap and I think 300 for someone to put it on, and I would recommend putting a clear coat on it... I can send pics of yawl want, can't put pictures on here anymore... sucks.
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Old 04-15-2013, 07:50 PM   #20
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what kind of body preparation do you need to do to the jeep i have a couple of little rust spots can i just sand them down and prime then will that work
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deponds on ho bad the rust is.. most cases you need to cut it out and put nee mettel in..
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Wrap that bitch and post sum pics
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Need to check out mossy oak graphics 3M makes theirs supposed to be pretty good !!!
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I wanna Camo Wrap too

If I can find a place that will do a good job for a fair price I'd be in as well. These are NOT my jeeps, but what I found on-line and like.
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