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  1. Decided to try my hand at vinyl wrapping

    Gen2 Appearance, Body, Detailing, & Interior
    Got a roll of high gloss carbon wrap for Christmas and it finally warmed up enough this weekend to give a shot at wrapping. I really like the look of this in indirect light or at night time. In high sun the clear coat of the wrap looks a little like orange peel which isn't the end of the world...
  2. Burned wrapping around cable

    Gen1 Audio & Electronics
    So I was doing some work under the hood and noticed there was a wire that's coiled up and tied with a piece of tape or something that's has some burn marks on it. It's hard for me to get a good picture but this is what I could get. Here's another picture of the box on top of the terminal (not my...
  3. Heat wrapping oil line yourself

    Gen1 1.4L Turbo
    Quick question.. Would it be worthwhile to wrap the oil line above the turbo yourself with some sort of heat wrap tape? I found some on Amazon that is "Capable of withstanding radiant heat up to 2000°F and direct up to 500°F". I don't want to go through the motions of replacing the entire line...
  4. Startup wrapping (knocking)

    General Discussion
    I've had this issue for a very long time. I own a 2011 Chevy Cruze Lt In the mornings or when the vehicle has sat for a period of time the engine knocks for a short period of time. I brought it to the dealer and they told me it's normal. Well what's gotten my attention was this morning it...
  5. Vinyl Wrapping

    Gen1 Appearance, Body, Detailing, & Interior
    I did a few things yesterday to make my cruze look more like I think it should. I went to StreetImage in San Leandro CA. Those guys really took care of me even though they were short-staffed due to the SEMA show.:th_salute: It was all worth it. I fell in love all over again with the design of...
  6. Vinyl Wrapping Grille Chrome

    Gen1 Appearance, Body, Detailing, & Interior
    Has anybody vinyl wrapped the bottom of their bumper? Or the grill/chrome surround? And know the best process to go about it?
  7. Vinyl Wrapping Questions

    Gen1 Appearance, Body, Detailing, & Interior
    Hey everyone! I know it has been ages since I posted on here. I've been crazy busy with school! But I know what I want to do next to my Cruze. I want to go all black. I don't want to PlastiDip it so that is out of the question. I want to vinyl wrap it with a non-matte black wrap. I just have...
  8. Last Minute Christmas Wrapping Instructions (for Cat Owners)

    Off Topic Discussion
    HOW TO WRAP A CHRISTMAS PRESENT (INSTRUCTION GUIDE FOR CAT OWNERS) 1. Clear large space on table for wrapping present. 2. Go to closet and collect bag in which present is contained and shut door. 3. Open door and remove cat from closet. 4. Go to cupboard and retrieve rolls of wrapping paper. 5...
  9. Christmas Wrapping

    Off Topic Discussion
    If you try this please take a video.
  10. Fresh off the truck! still has wrapping on it

    Gen1 Diesel General Discussion
    Took since Sept 09, 2013........but finally!
  11. Carbon Fiber Dash

    Gen1 Appearance, Body, Detailing, & Interior
    has anyone ordered or used that carbon fiber dash kit on carid.com? is it worth the money or would u be better off buying vinyl wrap and doing it that way. if anyone has wrapped it how difficult is it? opinions on both would be appreciated. thank you
  12. Vinyl Wrapping

    Gen1 Appearance, Body, Detailing, & Interior
    I have an idea for a design for wrapping parts of my Cruze with a matte black vinyl but have a couple questions I was hoping someone could answer for me. First question is how long will the vinyl stay on the car? I have never used vinyl on anything and really have no clue on how well it will...
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