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Re: Carlton Respray
« Reply #25 on: January 15, 2014, 07:41:25 PM »
What is this wrapped? will I need to tie it with string after the wrapping is finished.

Wrapping is basically film applied to the car like stiky back plastic ;)
Resprayed mine myself and it cost me over 600 in materials ;)

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Re: Carlton Respray
« Reply #26 on: January 16, 2014, 08:34:03 PM »
Thanks for your reply chrismec, I must admit to being unaware of this procedure.

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Re: Carlton Respray
« Reply #27 on: January 16, 2014, 10:08:41 PM »
It's what they do with black cabs for the advertising.
Once the contract period for an advert is up they just peel it off and fit another.

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Re: Carlton Respray
« Reply #28 on: January 16, 2014, 10:16:24 PM »
Once the contract period for an advert is up they just peel it off and fit another.

Do they do this sort of film that can be applied to women ? ;D

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Re: Carlton Respray
« Reply #29 on: January 16, 2014, 10:20:11 PM »
Hmmmm... interesting concept.
Why are we not funding this?

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Re: Carlton Respray
« Reply #30 on: January 18, 2014, 04:58:29 PM »
Haha... I guess you could add a bow if you like.

I don't know if it is appropriate for rust prone cars like Carltons but it is basically heat shrink plastic around all the panels. It's cheaper than respray I think.

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Re: Carlton Respray
« Reply #31 on: January 18, 2014, 08:48:26 PM »
Thanks for the response guys,
I can't see me attempting this but its worth looking into if only for the knowledge gained. Seems like I won't be putting a large bow around the car after all. ;D ;D

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Re: Carlton Respray
« Reply #32 on: January 18, 2014, 10:14:30 PM »
Hi djbthatsme

Wrapping is fairly easy on a carlton due to the smooth body with minimal sharp angles. Vinyl comes in numerous colours, standards, matt, metallic, carbon, even glow in the dark.
Prices range from 6 per meter to 20 per meter depending on you colour choice. 10 meters on a 1.58 meter roll is more then enough to do a carlton (estate).
Time taken for a carlton (estate) is a full day if you're experienced with vinyl.
Unfortunately, I am lol
I'm in surrey if you want it wrapped at Total Carlton Discount labour rates

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Re: Carlton Respray
« Reply #33 on: July 12, 2014, 07:39:12 PM »
My Carlton has now been painted and I'm pleased with the outcome. The paintwork was in a real mess, with the cellulose peeling off across the bonnet, roof and boot. The wheel arches and cills started to go again which was also done. A dent was also taken out of the front wing and the overall effect was very pleasing, so I'm cock a hoop or something like that. :D :D :D 

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Re: Carlton Respray
« Reply #34 on: July 13, 2014, 12:06:15 PM »
sounds a good result,cant beat them looking all mint!

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Re: Carlton Respray
« Reply #35 on: July 15, 2014, 06:59:44 PM »
Just to let you know I'm still struggling with a camera my daughter bought me ***** years ago. When I beat it I hope to put some photos up. Holding your breath is not advised :P

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Re: Carlton Respray
« Reply #36 on: July 16, 2014, 01:24:31 PM »
Glad you told us... I was going blue! :D

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Re: Carlton Respray
« Reply #37 on: April 12, 2015, 06:49:49 PM »
Hi guys,
I feel its necessary to give feed back on some of the posts I've made so that we can possibly learn from them. If it helps others it will be worthwhile.There was obviously a lot of work done on the car and it looked a lot better but unfortunately some of the previous issues are showing themselves again. Whilst the car as significantly improved rust bubbles are re-appearing in the wheel arches so I shall have to have a word with the repairer to see what can be done.  The outer arches have been done 3 times since I've had the car and the inner arches have been done once costing over £k2 in total.I'm not a happy bunny >:( >:( 
« Last Edit: April 28, 2015, 05:39:35 PM by djbthatsme »

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Re: Carlton Respray
« Reply #38 on: April 13, 2015, 03:34:43 PM »
allways rust if rust not totally cut out  and repairs sealed from behind  , had corsa done and in 2 years rust never showed head . if in north east can have look at g and l motors work who just done carlton inner and outer rear arches and lower back panels plus front and back door bottoms . all rot cut out and sealed

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Re: Carlton Respray
« Reply #39 on: April 19, 2015, 06:46:23 PM »
Where in the the North east would this be Merlin and of course at what cost?

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Re: Carlton Respray
« Reply #40 on: November 05, 2015, 02:57:53 PM »
Are there any pics to look at?