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I am going Sept 24th to discuss having my 2001 Z06 wrapped. Here is my question i intend to have the color changed from black to atomic orange. I live in NY do i have to have the title color changed? Being that the wrap is not permanent i figured no title change was necessary. Anyone out there know for sure? I asked the DMV here they said they had no idea!!!!
 

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You mean the DMV didn't know the answer??? Shocker!:laughing:

Good luck in tracking down the answer and be sure to post pics of the wrapping process and the final result!
 

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Cool! I would'nt think you need to change tilte because the wrap is considered temporary.. I would love to see some pic when your done! Post them up!
 

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what do you mean by wrapped?
 

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I am going Sept 24th to discuss having my 2001 Z06 wrapped. Here is my question i intend to have the color changed from black to atomic orange. I live in NY do i have to have the title color changed? Being that the wrap is not permanent i figured no title change was necessary. Anyone out there know for sure? I asked the DMV here they said they had no idea!!!!
It will look like crap. Have you ever seen up close how shitty wrapped cars look?
 

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Patrick look at these cars and tell me they look like crap. I think NOT

http://picasaweb.google.com/skinzwraps

ENJOY SOME BEAUTIFUL LOOKING CARS AND TRUCKS
Go look at them in person. I could show you a picture of my mom and she'd also look great at that distance. :laughing:

I've seen hundreds of wrapped vehicles and here are the easy conclusions:

1. It looks nothing like paint, more like a dull decal.
2. You will have cut marks, seems and it will peel.
3. When you pull up next to a real Atomic Orange Corvette, you will lower your head in shame once you see them side by side.
 

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I really do not know but from what i have been told anywhere from 2 hours to 6 hours depending on the size of the car being wrapped
Dude get a paint job from someone who knows how to paint. Come over to my place I will iron the wrap for you free. :WTF

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Go look at them in person. I could show you a picture of my mom and she'd also look great at that distance. :laughing:

I've seen hundreds of wrapped vehicles and here are the easy conclusions:

1. It looks nothing like paint, more like a dull decal.
2. You will have cut marks, seems and it will peel.
3. When you pull up next to a real Atomic Orange Corvette, you will lower your head in shame once you see them side by side.
Patrick you are entiteled to your opinion i have seen about 10 cars that were done by the shop i am going to and all i will say is :thumbsup:
 

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Patrick you are entiteled to your opinion i have seen about 10 cars that were done by the shop i am going to and all i will say is :thumbsup:
I have seen wrapped cars after being exposed to the elements, it ain't sexy. :thumbsup:

Let us know down the road if you still feel the same. :cheers:
 

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Hey Locomotion,

I'm in law enforcement in New York, and I'm not sure if there is a Vehicle Traffic Law that pertains to car wraps. Personally, if I am running plate numbers through the lap top in my cruiser and the computer shows a different color than what you have, I would pull you over and ask for your license, reggie, and proof of insurance. I would compare your paperwork to the VIN plate as well as other obscure locations that your VIN numbers are located. Basically, I would verify that your car is not stolen. No tickets, no harm, no foul.
 

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Hey Locomotion,

I'm in law enforcement in New York, and I'm not sure if there is a Vehicle Traffic Law that pertains to car wraps. Personally, if I am running plate numbers through the lap top in my cruiser and the computer shows a different color than what you have, I would pull you over and ask for your license, reggie, and proof of insurance. I would compare your paperwork to the VIN plate as well as other obscure locations that your VIN numbers are located. Basically, I would verify that your car is not stolen. No tickets, no harm, no foul.
Thanks for your info i now feel very comfortable about changing the color. I really was shocked DMV could not give me an answer but what ever you have put my mind at ease:thumbsup:
 

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Hey Locomotion,

I'm in law enforcement in New York, and I'm not sure if there is a Vehicle Traffic Law that pertains to car wraps. Personally, if I am running plate numbers through the lap top in my cruiser and the computer shows a different color than what you have, I would pull you over and ask for your license, reggie, and proof of insurance. I would compare your paperwork to the VIN plate as well as other obscure locations that your VIN numbers are located. Basically, I would verify that your car is not stolen. No tickets, no harm, no foul.
BINGO.

That's exactly what I was going to post. Don't get pissed at the LEO's if they start pulling you over because that color change is a bid red flag for stolen plates and thus, a stolen car. I'd file the color change with DMV to avoid all that.
 

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I have seen wrapped cars after being exposed to the elements, it ain't sexy. :thumbsup:

Let us know down the road if you still feel the same. :cheers:
Fluffy first of all this car is garaged second it never sees snow or rain and if it is outside it is covered. The vinyl that is being applied has a life expediency of 5 to 10 years being exposed to the elements. This car has not be exposed to any harmful elements since i have owned it and it will remain that way after it is wrapped:thumbsup:
 

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BINGO.

That's exactly what I was going to post. Don't get pissed at the LEO's if they start pulling you over because that color change is a bid red flag for stolen plates and thus, a stolen car. I'd file the color change with DMV to avoid all that.

I am so glad that Texas doesn't track things like that.
 

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Fluffy first of all this car is garaged second it never sees snow or rain and if it is outside it is covered. The vinyl that is being applied has a life expediency of 5 to 10 years being exposed to the elements. This car has not be exposed to any harmful elements since i have owned it and it will remain that way after it is wrapped:thumbsup:
In that case you should be good, I'm pretty sure with me it wouldn't fly long. :laughing:

I would be very careful with "life expectancy of 5 to 10 years" is it in writing with a guarantee?

Plastic deteriorates big time when exposed to U.V. even though we have come a long way, the sun is a killer.

My only point is to avoid you being scammed, I hope you enjoy the job :thumbsup:

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