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Old 03-24-2010, 01:35 PM
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ok I'll call them then... You think Matte for roof or no? I
I would yeah.. just to match the rest. All the black plastic on the WK is matte (between the hood and window, back step, window trim, etc). Also would depend on what color reps you go with... if you went with black chrome, I'd probably opt for the gloss black.

But as I said, the place where I got my vinyl from doesn't carry wide enough rolls... unless you'd want to seam two pieces together. And to be honest, you barely can tell a seam is there. I tested it just for shits and giggles.
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Old 03-24-2010, 01:38 PM
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Yeah I was thinking Matte too. Do you wax and stuff over the vinyl too?
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Old 03-24-2010, 01:42 PM
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Yeah I was thinking Matte too. Do you wax and stuff over the vinyl too?
Actually, I haven't waxed it since I've done it lol

But no I wouldn't, I just wash it with regular auto wash and it looks brand new after. No wax needed (not sure if it can harm it).
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Old 03-24-2010, 01:44 PM
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Forgive me guys, but i'm staring at these pictures trying to figure out what you changed...lol did you swap out the chrome pillars in between the windows?
http://jeepgarage.org/showthread.php...=vinyl+pillars

I've got before and after pics in my thread.
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Old 03-24-2010, 01:56 PM
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I think I'm going to do the pillars myself and I'll buy the material for roof and have someone do it prof to cut cost a lil bit.
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Old 03-24-2010, 01:57 PM
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I think I'm going to do the pillars myself and I'll buy the material for roof and have someone do it prof to cut cost a lil bit.
That's a good idea.
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Im buying a 60" x 10 yard roll of 3M 180c gloss black if anyone is interested in a 60" x 100" piece(enough to do roof)
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Im buying a 60" x 10 yard roll of 3M 180c gloss black if anyone is interested in a 60" x 100" piece(enough to do roof)
I would be Scott. I know everyone if doing matte black to match the trim abound the windows but the windows are gloss black so I'm thinking the gloss black pillars wont be bad either. I could always change if I don't like ya know.
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Old 03-24-2010, 05:18 PM
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Looks great! One of the best mods for a lighter colour WK ever!
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Old 03-25-2010, 06:11 AM
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that is a sweet wk man i love what you did with it, silver on black never looked better!
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Re: Vinyl Pillars

Thanks guys.

Yeah the matte black is a great look. After I did it on my way to work I was looking at other cars and like 90% already had blacked out pillars. WTF Chrysler. haha.

It was a fun project, def. a learning experience. But, make sure you get extra if you have never done it before. It does take time and patience.

Like you guys may have read, I threw out 2 24"x8" pieces when trying it out and getting used to it. I still have about a 24" x 24" piece left. If you mess it up and pull it off you have to be careful because you can actually stretch out the vinyl and mess it up.
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