Carbon Wrap

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  1. developer

    developer MB Club Veteran

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    I don't do much modding, but I'm considering wrapping the plastic trim between the exhausts, as it tends to grey easily.

    Any supplier/material recommendations please?

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    Have had several bits on my S4 wrapped, company used 3M Di-NoTec vinyl wrap. Been on for two years and still looks spot on!
     
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    Hasn't Killerhertz just done that to his CLS55? theres a thread in this section
     
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    I bought mine off eBay for around £7 (delivered) a couple of years ago when I did the front centre section of my W209s bumper.

    carbon fibre vinyl | eBay

    The curved section was difficult so I used a hair dryer, your rear diffuser however should be fairly easy.

    1) Simply measure the rough size of your diffuser and add around 3cm to the top/bottom and sides.
    2) Ideally done indoors, clean off the area you are covering - I used Flash wipes :)
    3) With the backing removed from the wrap, hold it as tight as a drum and offer it to the bumper
    4) Use a squigy to push out any air bubbles to the sides.
    5) Now with a very sharp blade (I bought a set from Poundland) cut out the groove around the diffuser and use the squigy to press the remaining section into the groove.

    Remember, if you mess it up, pull it off and you start again with another piece :D
     
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    My CLS55 rear bumper:

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    And the CLK shots of the front bumper:
     

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