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Here's Pics of my PPF (paint film protection)

Here are my pics of the clear bra, aka ppf (paint protection film) I got installed. I went with Xpel Ultimate. They are all basically the same. I notice with the film though, that with polarized sunglasses, you see dark blotches in the sun especially with a silver like paint and a curved hood (like our SRTs). I heard it's normal and goes away after time, but maybe somebody can chime in on this, No polarized glasses on or regular sunglasses, it looks PERFECT as you can see from the pics
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Re: Here's Pics of my PPF (paint film protection)

Nice! I have the same xpel installed on my '15. Can barely tell it's there.


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Nice! I have the same xpel installed on my '15. Can barely tell it's there.

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What color is your jeep? Have you viewed it through polarized sunglasses? Thanks.
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I notice with the film though, that with polarized sunglasses, you see dark blotches in the sun especially with a silver like paint and a curved hood (like our SRTs). I heard it's normal and goes away after time, but maybe somebody can chime in on this, No polarized glasses on or regular sunglasses, it looks PERFECT as you can see from the pics
I've noticed the same on my billet silver with Xpel Ultimate. The first time I saw it I thought the installer had burned my paint with a heat gun.
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I've noticed the same on my billet silver with Xpel Ultimate. The first time I saw it I thought the installer had burned my paint with a heat gun.
Are you cool with it though? I have exactly the same thing when viewing with polarized sunglasses. I think I'm cool with it, but I have contemplated asking them to take it off and put on 3M brand, but may be probably the same outcome? your thoughts? Probably the curves of hood and color.The naked eye is what you should use, right....
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Mine is black so I don't see what you describe. Maybe only on the lighter colors?


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Are you cool with it though? I have exactly the same thing when viewing with polarized sunglasses. I think I'm cool with it, but I have contemplated asking them to take it off and put on 3M brand, but may be probably the same outcome? your thoughts? Probably the curves of hood and color.The naked eye is what you should use, right....
Xpel Ultimate is the superior film so you'd only be downgrading for something that's only seen when wearing sunglasses. Other films have been known to yellow over time and not provide the same protection against the elements.
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Re: Here's Pics of my PPF (paint film protection)

I had the whole hood done and the only way they could get the film to lay down flat in the vent curves (actually the whole area) was to cut a small triangular shaped strip out of the film in the "valley". Anyone else had this experience with a full hood wrap in XPEL Ultimate on an SRT?
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Xpel Ultimate is the superior film so you'd only be downgrading for something that's only seen when wearing sunglasses. Other films have been known to yellow over time and not provide the same protection against the elements.
So your happy with it even though you can see the burnt type marks with polarized glasses? That's exactly what I see with polarized glasses, but you are right, it's a really good film compared to others..Naked eye rules.
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I had the whole hood done and the only way they could get the film to lay down flat in the vent curves (actually the whole area) was to cut a small triangular shaped strip out of the film in the "valley". Anyone else had this experience with a full hood wrap in XPEL Ultimate on an SRT?
Check out one of my pics in this post. It shows the hood scoop area and what they did.
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Re: Here's Pics of my PPF (paint film protection)

Thanks, but you only had the front section done, that would have potentially made that area of the film where the scoops are more flexible vs. It having to lat flat all the way up to the top of the hood by the windshield. Just curious if anyone was able to get a full Ultimate hood wrap without any breaks in the film.

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Re: Here's Pics of my PPF (paint film protection)

I'm totally uneducated about clear bra... Is this something you did yourself?


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