Mid-Engined and Rear Wheel Drive, look inside

Ford GT - Rose Detailing Edition #1 of 1500 Ford GT's produced Over the summer we were in Carlisle, Pennsylvania shooting an XPEL Dealer Spotlight for one of our local installers, Rose Detailing. While shooting the spotlight, we decided to keep the cameras rolling and shot two amazing installation videos of the cars they had in their shop that week. One of those great cars they were working on was this beautiful 2006 Ford GT and the other was a gorgeous 2015 Porsche Boxster. Both of these masterpieces received a full front end of XPEL ULTIMATE self-healing paint protection film from none other than Jon Rose himself, of Rose Detailing. In the spring of 2005, Ford began selling GTs to roughly 1500 lucky individuals per year, at a sticker expected to come in at just under $150,000–a price that undoubtedly would’ve sent Henry Ford straight to Betty Ford. But the GT is more than just a sports car: It’s a high-speed, high-profile declaration that the Ford Motor Company is once again out to take on the world’s best. -MotorTrend.com Porsche 718 Boxster Convertible Another beautiful Mid-engined, rear wheel drive car came roaring through the shop at Rose Detailing, the Porsche 718 Boxster Convertible. The folks from Car and Driver say it best, With a new 718 prefix, the latest Boxster switches to four-cylinder power for the first time. Although these new turbo engines (the base is a 300-hp 2.0-liter; the S gets a 350-hp 2.5-liter) are substantially more powerful and torque-rich—making the Boxster faster—we can’t help but miss the guttural yowl from Porsche’s iconic flat-six. But the mid-engine roadster certainly hasn’t lost its dynamic excellence, which is nearly without equal. - Car and Driver Below are the installation videos from the Ford GT and the Porsche Boxster, let us know what you think, leave your comment in the section below or on our YouTube channel. Ford GT Clear Bra Installation Porsche 718 Boxster Convertible Clear Bra Installation   Rose Detailing If you live in the Carlisle area or surrounding areas, contact them today to get XPEL ULTIMATE installed. Our friends, Rose Detailing, has been locally owned and operated in the Carlisle area since 1997. For more information about Rose Detailing or to contact or visit the shop please see below, Address: 1107 Harrisburg Pike, Carlisle, PA 17013 Website: www.RoseDetailing.com Phone:(717) 258-4000 Automotive Pictures   What is XPEL ULTIMATE? XPEL ULTIMATE leads the industry with its clarity, durability, gloss retention and more. We stand behind our product 100%, so much that ULTIMATE has a 10-year warranty covering defects such as yellowing, cracking, staining, blistering and/or delaminating. Protecting your vehicle has many benefits, for example, it will help maintain your car’s factory finish, make your car easier to clean, help the resale value of your vehicle, all while it is being protected from every day driving. See our self-healing demonstration below   If you don't live in the Carlisle area, click below to find an XPEL Installer nearest you:    

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Bloomington Gold Corvette

  Bloomington Gold Corvette Show 2016 - Indianapolis Motor Speedway Driving Fast and Looking Cool with ULTIMATE protection at Indianapolis Motor Speedway It was a damp, cool morning at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and everything was nearly ready to go for a fun weekend full of everything Corvette. This was XPEL's first year attending the Bloomington Gold Corvette show at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and it was a great success. We're looking forward to next year and meeting more enthusiasts at the event. Corvette owners from all over the North American continent descend upon Indianapolis Motor Speedway once a year to create memories with their friends, possibly receive the prestigious Bloomington Gold Certification for their Corvette, drive on the speedway and much more. This year was the first time show attendees had the option to have their vehicle protected with XPEL ULTIMATE self-healing paint protection film, thanks to our local installer Clear Bra Indy. All together we installed XPEL ULTIMATE on over 25 Corvettes, over the stretch of 3 days. This year we were located in the garage paddocks next to many other vendors, did you get a chance to stop by the booth and see the self-healing demonstration of XPEL ULTIMATE clear bra? If not, don't worry, below there is a video that shows how well the film keep's your vehicle new. The Proof is in the Presentation Car enthusiasts at the race track looking for proof of XPEL’s self-healing protection could see it happen right in front of them in the garage paddock area. Aggressive scratches and swirl marks made in the film with a brass wire brush disappeared instantly in the warm sun. In the early, cool mornings, drivers cleared marks from gravel strikes with a cup of warm water or a heat gun. As seen below: Bloomington Gold 2017 Register now for Bloomington Gold 2017 which is being held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, June 22nd - 24th. Please visit BloomingtonGold.com or more information. We look forward to seeing everyone next year! Event Pictures Clear Bra Indy If you live in the Indianapolis area or surrounding areas, contact them today to get XPEL ULTIMATE installed. Our friends, Clear Bra Indy, have been locally owned and operated in the Indy area since 1999. For more information about Clear Bra Indy or to contact or visit the shop please see below, Address: 242 Gradle Dr, Carmel, IN 46032 Website: www.ClearBraIndy.com Phone: (317) 752-4151  What is XPEL ULTIMATE? XPEL ULTIMATE is a clear paint protection film that leads the industry with its clarity, durability, gloss retention and more. We stand behind our product 100%, so much that ULTIMATE has a 10-year warranty covering defects such as yellowing, cracking, staining, blistering and/or delaminating. Fit is Just as Important as Finish The finest suit money can buy isn’t fun to wear if it doesn’t fit. XPEL ULTIMATE is the choice for so many car owners because the film itself comes pre-cut by state-of-the-art pattern software. Instead of relying on a technician to trim and fold traditional protective film, XPEL fits like a glove—whether you’re covering your entire car or just damage-prone areas like the bumper, nose, headlights, door handle inserts, or luggage compartment area. It’s precision you can’t see—no folds, no wrinkles, no gauzy haze distracting the view of the car beneath. It’s like having an invisible suit of custom-tailored armor for your car. Click below to find an XPEL Installer nearest you:    

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If you can’t DODGE it, RAM it

Lonestar Mopar Fest 2016 - Houston, Texas First Day Activities: Hemi Hideout and Friday Night Lights This year marks our second year sponsoring Lone Star Mopar Fest that is held annually in Houston, Texas. We were honored to host the lunch gathering which started the weekend off right. It was held at none other than the Hemi Hideout, the land of (everything) Mopar. After everyone had a chance to get some delicious food that was catered to the event, the Lonestar Mopar Crew started their raffle giveaway, which included an XPEL Carwash System and Free XPEL ULTIMATE installation. The second part of the day, well into the evening, was the Friday Night Lights contest. Which entails judging the custom lights that are installed on the headlights, grilles, underbody, etc. Soon after the contest concluded, we got some much-needed rest, so we could prepare for a full, fun day at the race track. Second Day Activities:  Lonestar Motor Sports Park If you've never heard of Lonestar Motor Sports Park, you may have heard of Hennessey Performance, which is responsible for the Venom GT and many other fast cars. Well, Hennessey Performance is right next door. We woke up before the sun rose and headed out to the drag strip to have an amazing day of cars racing. We set up our XPEL tent and watched as all the Mopar vehicles raced down the track, to see who had the fastest vehicle there. In the end, it was a Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT that ran a mind-blowing 9 second quarter mile. We had an absolute blast with the Mopar crew and look forward to seeing them next year. Below are more event images: Event Pictures  What is XPEL ULTIMATE? XPEL ULTIMATE leads the industry with its clarity, durability, gloss retention and more. We stand behind our product 100%, so much that ULTIMATE has a 10-year warranty covering defects such as yellowing, cracking, staining, blistering and/or delaminating. Protecting your car has many benefits, for example, it will help maintain your car’s factory finish, make your car easier to clean, help the resale value of your vehicle, all while it is being protected from every day driving. See our self-healing demonstration below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q75LcIdtVBY Click below to find an XPEL Installer nearest you:    

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Corvette Festival of Fun, All things Corvette

  Corvette Fun Fest 2016 - Effingham Illinois Installations on Site with Clear Auto Bra of St. Louis, Missouri This year's Corvette Fun Fest in Effingham, Illinois was an absolute blast. We helped protect over 30 Chevy Corvettes with XPEL ULTIMATE self-healing clear bra, aka paint protection film. 2016 marks XPEL's 4th year sponsoring the event with Clear Auto Bra from St. Louis. Thank you to everyone that stopped by the booth in the Install Dome. Were you in attendance for the show this year? If you were, what was your favorite memory, favorite car, favorite something from the show? We would like to thank our friends at Mid America Motorworks for having us this year. We'd also like to thank our local installer, Clear Auto Bra, from St. Louis, for making the drive up to Effingham to help us install XPEL Paint Protection Film over the long weekend. Most importantly, we'd like to thank our customers that attended the event and had their vehicles protected with only the best, XPEL ULTIMATE Paint Protection Film.   Event Video from Corvette Fun Fest https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YCktD7l3rfg  Fun Fest 2017 Register now for Fun Fest 2017 which is being held in Effingham, Illinois, September 14th - 17th. Please visit CorvetteFunFest.com or more information. We look forward to seeing everyone next year! Event Pictures Clear Auto Bra If you live in the St. Louis area or surrounding areas, contact them today to get XPEL ULTIMATE installed. Our friends, Clear Auto Bra, have been locally owned and operated in the St. Louis area since 2001. For more information about Clear Auto Bra or to contact or visit the shop please see below, Address: 2328 Centerline Industrial Dr., Maryland Heights, MO 63146 Website: www.ClearAutoBra.com Phone: (314) 518-6111  What is XPEL ULTIMATE? XPEL ULTIMATE leads the industry with its clarity, durability, gloss retention and more. We stand behind our product 100%, so much that ULTIMATE has a 10-year warranty covering defects such as yellowing, cracking, staining, blistering and/or delaminating. Protecting your car has many benefits, for example, it will help maintain your car’s factory finish, make your car easier to clean, help the resale value of your vehicle, all while it is being protected from every day driving. See our self-healing demonstration below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q75LcIdtVBY Click below to find an XPEL Installer nearest you:    

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Satin Paint Protection for a Lamborghini Aventador SV

Matte Finish Lamborghini Aventador by Danny Cruz Matte paint or as some call it, satin paint, is a beautiful way to stand out in the car community. However, as good as it looks, it’s also expensive, hard to repair, hard to keep clean, and if you scratch it, you can’t buff it out. Here is a look at what XPEL installer, KI Studios / Protective Film Solutions San Diego is doing with XPEL STEALTH. This matte gray Lamborghini Aventador SV is fully protected on all exterior painted and carbon fiber surfaces. Matte paint is more often than not reserved for expensive luxury vehicles and exotics. Given that matte or satin paint requires a great deal of care to keep it looking good, protecting it is a no-brainer. Paint Protection Film for Matte Paint Thoughts will immediately gravitate to paint protection films aka clear bra. However, unlike gloss paint which has a good number of glossy protective film alternatives, matte paint needs something more specialized. Matte paint needs protection from a film that will allow the paint to preserve its original satin appearance. That’s where XPEL STEALTH comes in. XPEL STEALTH satin-finish paint protection film will allow you to keep your satin paint’s original appearance…while also protecting it. This means that if your car is protected with XPEL STEALTH, your matte paint is now no longer susceptible to damage from minor scratches and scuffs, contamination, bird droppings and more. Without the film, all it takes is one day of having a bird dropping on your paint in the sun to damage it forever. Satin Paint Without the Headaches If you're considering a matte paint job but on the fence about it due to how easily the paint can be damaged, worry no further. With XPEL STEALTH, you can have that satin look you want while not having to worry about the upkeep of matte paint. If this Lamborghini Aventador SV proves anything, it’s that XPEL STEALTH paint protection film is the ultimate in matte paint protection for any high-end vehicle in the world - Including yours. XPEL STEALTH Matte Paint Protection for the Extra Careful Even if you’re very particular about cleaning and taking care of your custom matte paint, you can’t avoid everything. For example, you park at the office in the morning at 8:00am. Then, a non-car enthusiast bird leaves a little gift on your satin factory-painted hood just 15 minutes after you walked into the office. This is when the sun is just starting to heat up. Next thing you know you have an emergency meeting around noon. You only come out to lunch at 2pm to see what was on your car for the last 6 hours, in the sun. You get the picture. But, regardless of the potential protection, you don’t want film protection that will eliminate or change the look of your matte paint. If that were the case, you could’ve just bought gloss paint in the first place. XPEL STEALTH protective film looks just like your precious satin paint job. The proof is in the pudding regardless. Just take a look at the car here. This is a brand new Lamborghini Aventador SV. You can’t consider a $100,000 BMW with satin paint an inexpensive car. This Aventador SV however, defines expensive at well over half a million dollars. As you can see, XPEL STEALTH paint protection film is perfectly suited for such a car. Proof that if it’s good enough for a half-million-dollar Lamborghini, it’s good for just about anything else. Finding the right XPEL Installer is key The key, of course, is to have a good and reputable shop with years of experience install your XPEL STEALTH paint protection film. The other important point is to use the film to cover the entire vehicle. This will ensure you cannot see any line that will give away that it’s a wrap. If done right and it covers the entire body, only an absolute expert looking closely at the car will be able to point out that it’s a full body clear bra. The full body paint protection applied to this Lamborghini Aventador SV was done in-house at KI Studios - Protective Film Solutions in San Diego, California. This car is one of two Aventador SV's that were done the same way within the span of a month. Every time, the results are perfect. The car gets the protection it deserves while still looking like it did with the bare matte paint job from the factory. Additional Benefits of XPEL STEALTH There is another very good aspect to XPEL STEALTH paint protection film. You can take any car with a gloss paint job and make it a satin color masterpiece. The vehicles paint will obtain the very same looks as if the car had been painted matte in the first place. Let’s assume you’ve bought a car in a color you like, but it’s not offered in matte. You’d like to keep the same color anyway. Just have it wrapped in XPEL STEALTH. You will be able to keep the color, add unparalleled paint protection and get the satin paint finish you want. Plus, XPEL STEALTH is not like a matte wrap. A regular matte vinyl wrap will still chip from rock impacts and will barely protect the paint below the surface. The other extraordinary thing about XPEL STEALTH is that unlike paint, the film is self-healing. In the sun, the XPEL STEALTH film will heal and rid itself of minor scratches and scuffs while still retaining the satin look. You have to understand this is something that is a first in the industry. The gloss XPEL heals incredibly well, incredibly impressive to say the least. To have the XPEL STEALTH film heal in much the same way is truly outstanding.   If you live near San Diego, Orange County, or Scottsdale, visit Protective Film Solutions at: San Diego: 7540 Metropolitan Dr #102 San Diego, CA 92108 (619) 663-9727 Orange County: 3609 W MacArthur Blvd #807 Santa Ana, CA 92704 (949) 599-5964 Scottsdale: 14425 N 79th St STE A Scottsdale, AZ 85260 (480) 609-3787 Photos by Grubbs Photography

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Street Legal Corvette Race Car?

  Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition Fully Wrapped by our friends, Clear Auto Bra We were recently in St. Louis shooting an XPEL Dealer Spotlight for one of our local installers, Clear Auto Bra. While shooting the spotlight, we decided to keep the cameras rolling and shot some amazing installation videos of the cars they had in their shop that week. One of those great cars is this beautiful 2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition. The C7.R Corvette may be the closest thing you'll drive to the C7.R LeMans Race Car, and we couldn't love it more. “Combined with the supercharged LT4 engine, true aerodynamic downforce and performance technologies such as Magnetic Ride Control, Performance Traction Management and an electronic limited slip differential, the Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition offers capability matched only by an elite fraternity of the world’s supercars and special-edition exclusivity that is sure to make it an instant collector’s item.” Chevrolet Media Imagine with me, if you will. You just bought a 1 of 500, limited edition, supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 Corvette which boasts a mind-boggling 650 horsepower and 650 foot-pounds of torque. For example, this powerhouse can get you from zero to sixty in less than 3 seconds if you opted to have the 8-speed automatic transmission. Now, imagine, how will you protect the paint on this gorgeous car? You wrap the entire, yes, the ENTIRE vehicle with XPEL ULTIMATE self-healing paint protection film. To watch the installation video, please see below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0kIXbX2ZX4 Clear Auto Bra If you live in the St. Louis area or surrounding areas, contact them today to get XPEL ULTIMATE installed. Our friends, Clear Auto Bra, have been locally owned and operated in the St. Louis area since 2001. For more information about Clear Auto Bra or to contact or visit the shop please see below, Address: 2328 Centerline Industrial Dr., Maryland Heights, MO 63146 Website: www.ClearAutoBra.com Phone: (314) 518-6111 Installation Pictures   What is XPEL ULTIMATE? XPEL ULTIMATE leads the industry with its clarity, durability, gloss retention and more. We stand behind our product 100%, so much that ULTIMATE has a 10-year warranty covering defects such as yellowing, cracking, staining, blistering and/or delaminating. Protecting your car has many benefits, for example, it will help maintain your car’s factory finish, make your car easier to clean, help the resale value of your vehicle, all while it is being protected from every day driving. See our self-healing demonstration below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q75LcIdtVBY If you don't live in the St. Louis area, click below to find an XPEL Installer nearest you:   Stay tuned as we have a few more installation videos from Clear Auto Bra coming out soon, including a 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4, 2016 Tesla Model X P90D, 2016 Lexus LX570, 2016 Lexus GS350 and last but not least a 1967 GT500 Mustang

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The roads are waiting and so is your Porsche

  Porsche Boxstoberfest 2016 Fredericksburg Porsche Meet Up When you're walking down the streets in downtown Fredericksburg, you don't see brand-name stores. It almost feels as if you had walked back in time and there is a sense of a laid-back atmosphere you instantly fall in love with. It's all about uniqueness. When you wanted to protect your pride and joy, you wrapped it with XPEL. There is a certain uniqueness about XPEL ULTIMATE, which is why you chose the best film on the market. Maybe it's the 10-year warranty or the clarity of the film that makes it look as if nothing is there. Regardless of why you chose it, you have the best protection for your vehicle for the road ahead. We were lucky enough to stay at the host hotel, which is conveniently located at the Gillespie County Airport. When you weren't socializing with the other Porsche Owners, we and the other attendees were tearing it up on the fun and winding roads that the Texas Hill Country offers. One of the highlights of the show, besides meeting our friends and fellow enthusiasts, is the drive on The Three Sisters (AKA The Twisted Sisters) that is held on Saturday morning. Which is without a doubt, one of the best driving roads in Texas that we've seen yet. More information can be found here: The Twisted Sisters Drive  "This 100-mile loop is, without a doubt, among the best, most challenging motorcycle roads in the state. The route follows canyons and climbs jagged, steep hills; the roads offer many tight, twisty curves with sheer drop offs alongside and not much in the way of guardrails. In one 15-mile section, there are approximately 65 curves! Experienced riders bliss out on this ride. Beginners are cautioned to focus on the road—even when a panoramic vista pops up along the way. Don’t forget to top off the gas tank before heading out." Every year we look forward to meeting with the Porsche Club in Fredericksburg, Texas, and it seems like every year the attendance grows and there are more XPEL wrapped Porsche's that attend. What is Boxstoberfest? The people that best describe it are the organizers of the event: "Boxstoberfest is a low-key weekend filled with fun Porsche events in a great location. The 17th annual Boxstoberfest is scheduled for the weekend of September 9 - 11, 2016. While geared towards the Boxster, Boxstoberfest welcomes Cayman owners and owners of other Porsche models. As in past gatherings, Fredericksburg, Texas - about 1 hour north of San Antonio - will host Boxstoberfest 2016. Fredericksburg sits at the eastern edge of the great roads of the Texas Hill Country and is known for its deep-rooted German heritage." Boxstoberfest.com  Event Photos What is XPEL ULTIMATE? XPEL ULTIMATE leads the industry with its clarity, durability, gloss retention and more. We stand behind our product 100%, so much so that ULTIMATE has a 10-year warranty covering defects such as yellowing, cracking, staining, blistering and/or delaminating. Protecting your car has many benefits. It will help maintain your car’s factory finish, make your car easier to clean, help the resale value of your vehicle, all while it is being protected from every day driving. See our self-healing demonstration below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6oEgfdwUU0 To find an Installer nearest you please click:       To see our event video from the 15th Annual Boxstoberfest 2013 click below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNLxKJj3xLI    

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Purple People Eater Hellcat

We're crazy about this Plum Crazy Purple! STEALTH Wrapped Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Take a look at this SRT Hellcat that is completely wrapped with XPEL STEALTH Satin-Finish Paint Protection Film. While it may not be the 'Purple People Eater,' it certainly looks breathtaking and gives the vehicle a custom look with the protection you need when you're driving on the open road. This Hellcat, now nicknamed #STEALTHcat, was originally an unprotected OEM gloss paint job, then The Sign Savers of Miami wrapped the entire vehicle with the Satin-Finish Clear Bra and transformed it completely. About XPEL STEALTH STEALTH provides the same protection as our ULTIMATE film, it carries a full 10-year warranty that covers yellowing, discoloration, peeling, cracking and hazing. The added benefit with the STEALTH film is that it transforms your gloss paint to a satin-finish. For those of you reading that may have a matte-finish from the factory, don't worry, you can protect it with XPEL STEALTH as well. The satin-finish mimics the matte paint job without adding any gloss.   Hellcat Install Video While we were visiting with our friends, The Sign Savers, they let us get an amazing installation video of the "STEALTHcat." The video came out great, and we think you'll like it! Be sure to share and like it, if you agree. Click the video below to play: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sT-FURIk9pc The Sign Savers XPEL Dealer Spotlight You may be thinking "this was just a customers personal ride and requested XPEL STEALTH," it was not. The owner of The Sign Savers, Gabriel Barker, chose XPEL STEALTH for its custom look and superior protection it offers. We recently caught up with Gabriel and the rest of the team at The Sign Savers and featured them on our Youtube Channel with a Dealer Spotlight. To see the full Dealer Spotlight take a look at the video below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFCQoOePqko If you live in or near Miami, contact them for a quote today Website: TheSignSavers.com Facebook: The Sign Savers Facebook 12385 SW 129th Ct #101, Miami, FL 33186 (305) 909-9967 Hellcat Install Pictures To find an Installer nearest you please click:       To see more STEALTH Installations click: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GfJLXXVA-m4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrR5eUpG_RQ

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Made in Italy – Designed by a New Yorker

Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale Centennial Edition This Rosso Magma Metallic GranTurismo MC Stradale Centennial Edition began its journey in Modena, Italy; when it was fully matured the GranTurismo made its way to San Antonio, Texas. Ironically enough, the person responsible for the great body lines and curves goes to the designer, Jason Castriota, who grew up in none other than, the United States of America. He was born on the East Coast and then later interned with Pininfarina in Cambiano, Italy. With Pininfarina, Jason, was responsible for helping with the design on such cars as the Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano, the Maserati GranTurismo and a few other concepts and supercar’s for Maserati, Ferrari and Rolls Royce. It goes without saying, how beautiful the Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale Centennial Edition looks, but the sounds that come from the exhaust, are a thing of beauty. The 4.7 Liter V8 pushes out 454 horsepower through a ZF 6-speed automatic transmission, which gallops the car all the way up to its top speed of 188 miles per hour. If you’re wondering how quickly you can get this Italian Stallion from 0 – 60 miles per hour, it only takes a mere 4.5 seconds. With all this performance, you can still get a conservative 21 miles per gallon on the highway. So, now that you have the performance vehicle you’ve always wanted, how will you help protect and keep this beautiful beast looking brand new? The owner of this Maserati chose to wrap the front end and rocker panels with none other than XPEL ULTIMATE paint protection film. The full front end includes: full hood, full fenders, front bumper, headlights, and mirrors. The owner also recognized how vulnerable the rocker panels are susceptible to rock chip damage, so he elected to have them covered with ULTIMATE as well. This included removing the factory film, which                                                                                                                            unfortunately, doesn’t provide full coverage. Installation Process Inspection When you drop your vehicle off at XPEL San Antonio, the first thing we do is a full exterior vehicle inspection (to check for any rock chips or damage) Wash Your Vehicle We use our signature XPEL Flawless Rinse Free Car Wash to clean your entire vehicle and ensure we have a clean canvas to work with. Clay Bar the Installation Area The next step in our process is using a clay bar, which will remove any surface contaminants (bird droppings, wax, sap, bugs, etc). This process will make sure that the surface is smooth and ready for the paint protection film to be applied. Final Wipe Down Once the claying process is complete, we'll wipe down your vehicle and inspect the paint before applying the paint protection film. Paint Inspection If there are any contaminants left behind we will repeat the clay bar process to make sure you get the best installation possible. Applying Installation Gel Now that the surface is clean, smooth and ready for Paint Protection Film, we spray XPEL Installation Gel on the surface where film is going to be installed. The Gel allows us to move the film around and get the XPEL Pre-Cut film kits aligned on the vehicle before we start using the squeegees to install the film. Installing XPEL ULTIMATE Paint Protection Film Once the gel has been applied to the vehicles paint, we will lay the XPEL ULTIMATE pre-cut paint protection film on your vehicle. Our XPEL Pre-cut kits are designed to fit precisely without the need to trim the film on the paint. If you are having XPEL installed, be sure to ask your installer if they are using XPEL pre-cut kits. Once the installers have the film aligned correctly, they will start squeegeeing the film in place, similar to the image below. Final Inspection Now that the film has been applied, our paint protection film installers will do a quality check to make sure there are no issues with the installation and continue to the next panel on the vehicle.         Finished Pictures outside XPEL Headquarters        

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Corvettes at Carlisle meets the best protection around, XPEL ULTIMATE

Corvettes at Carlisle This year's event marked the biggest and best Carlisle event yet. With the help of our dedicated and knowledgeable installers, team XPEL helped protect over 21 Corvettes at the show, which ran Thursday through Sunday. Some of our Independent Installers came from all over the area, as far away as Maryland. We'd like to thank all of our customers and loyal supporters that came by the booth and said hello. Every year leaves us wanting more, and we cannot wait to be back for Corvettes at Carlisle in 2017, be sure to look out for us next year! For those that are unfamiliar with Corvettes at Carlisle, it's an annual Corvette show that's held in Carlisle, Pennslyvania. It's best described by our friends at Carlisle Events: "The largest and most fun-filled Corvette event in the world, the annual Corvettes at Carlisle event features more than 5,000 Corvettes representing all generations of America’s classic sports car. Corvette enthusiasm is contagious with participation in autocross, burnouts, and the parade through historic downtown Carlisle. The excitement continues with an incredible shopping experience, including a huge swap meet with a wide variety of vendors, an all-Corvette car corral, Manufacturers Midway and Installation Alley." CarlisleEvents.com Corvettes at Carlisle 2017 We look forward to seeing everyone next year and making it an even better and bigger show! Next years dates have been released, come see us August 24th-27th, 2017. A reminder for those attending next year, the show now starts on Thursday at 10am. We will be on site doing live installs, so get ready to have your Corvette protected by our self-healing paint protection film. To register for next year, visit: Carlisle Events XPEL Installers from Corvettes at Carlisle All American Paint Protection 15125 Frederick Rd, Rockville, Maryland 301-704-9348 Auto Graphics 62 Doe Run Rd, Manheim, PA 717-665-6964 Auto Pro 1.com 1544 Pleasant Valley Blvd, Altoona, Pennsylvania 814-937-5015 Detail Authority 3131 Draper Dr, Fairfax, Virginia 703-978-7800 Rose Detailing 1107 Harrisburg Pike, Carlisle, PA 717-258-4000 Installation Pictures   What is XPEL ULTIMATE? XPEL ULTIMATE leads the industry with its clarity, durability, gloss retention and more. We stand behind our product 100%, so much so that ULTIMATE has a 10-year warranty covering defects such as yellowing, cracking, staining, blistering and/or delaminating. Protecting your car has many benefits. It will help maintain your car’s factory finish, make your car easier to clean, help the resale value of your vehicle, all while it is being protected from every day driving. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UA9FoV_O5Mk Locate an Installer near you If you’re interested in having your vehicle protected with XPEL before the next show, please locate an Installer nearest you, click here: XPEL Locator    Car Show Coverage   We'd like to thank Corvette America and Carlisle Events for the pictures of the show coverage  

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