Clear bra installer in SoCal(LA/OC area)

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  1. MuscleGarageLA

    MuscleGarageLA SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    I have called everyone mentioned in the XPEL dealer locator. Prices are all over the place. Talking to some of them you get the impression that they are taking the car in for a kidney transplant...hahaha. :D:D:eek:

    One of them even quoted $2800 for the full front end for the charger...wtf???

    Would appreciate some reliable/ reputable installers in the LA/OC area. The two who stood out were Unique auto film in Tarzana and Sticker City in Sherman Oaks. Both are certified and factory trained. Is it risky getting it done through a non certified dealer?
     
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    Installer can make or break the job, maybe even more than brand of film!
     
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    I would go to the the spot in Tarzana. I have heard that Stickercity's quality is not the best and they tend to rush much of their work. If you don't mind a suggestion I would check out Wrap Labs in Thousand Oaks. All of the work is done by just two guys who have a passion for what they do. I have not had any work done by them personally. However, I have visited their shop and checked out their work needless to say I was very impressed.
     
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    MuscleGarageLA SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    I will definitely check them out. Have you heard about Rhino Wash and detail in Huntington Beach? They have clear bra/ppf services as well. I'm not sure if they are certified though.
     
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    I used these guys:
    Costal Films
    714-726-6983
    7522 Slater Ave. #111
    Huntington Beach, CA

    $495 Front bumper (entire front from where the hood meet the fascia all the way down to the splitter and around the panels) and headlights thrown in.
     
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    MuscleGarageLA SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    That's a damn good price. I had called these guys however they mentioned something like they share business with elite who is just next door. I don't think they are independent. There is also this place Rhino wash and detail in the same area. They are also installers of XPEL and Suntek but I don't know if they are certified/authorized.
     
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    How was the quality of work? Were you fully satisfied? Thanks
     
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    Pretty much. After awhile there are small imperfections. I don't think the installer has anything to do with it, just the nature of it being right there on the front.
     
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    This is exactly why price shopping is always going to get you these comments. To install Paint Film correctly and have you as an owner asking where the lines or seams are is why it cost a great amount. You have to remember that this film, maintained, is warrantied for 10 years.

    I would go with a factory trained installer, and also get references. If they are hesitant about giving those to you, move onto the next installer.

    HUMP
     
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    How did he do the left missing headlight area? Did he do around it(borders) or just left it alone?
     
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    Lance Pugh at Clear Pro (mobile installer) does excellent work at very reasonable prices. Uses top quality films. He did my Cobra and Z06, I don't remember the cost but it was at least 25% below the competition at that time. Of course, he was a start up and building his business. He stands behind his work, I had a problem with one of the films he used and he replaced the entire job at no cost. Definitely worth a call, he was the go-to clear bra guy for the So Cal Corvette community in 2006 through 2010. I would rate his work 5 out of 5 without a second thought.
    Home - Clear Pro - Automotive Protective Films
     
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    Thanks a ton. Sounds like a person of good repute. I will touch base with him. Cheers !!!
     
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    I am sure you will be pleased, a very cool gentleman. :cool: Please let me know your results.
     
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    Just the 2 main lights.
     

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