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Here's my Benz that was done by Walnut Creek Customs. Dan is a great guy that does loads of these. Here's a quote from his email on the process.

"Yes we did speak about the paint
protection film (clear bra) that covers the entire hood, entire fenders,
bumper, lower valance, side view mirrors, and door strips. To answer your
questions yes we do a full outside steam detail and distilled water
pressure wash (this will prevent water spotting) then we air dry the vehicle
to prevent scratching or swirling the paint (this happens alot on black
cars when people use towles, even micro fibers to dry the car with). We
then do a full claybar waxing and polishing on the entire car to bring
back a rich shine and smooth paint feel. This is acomplished by doing a
paint sealent on the car and the bra so that waxing the vehicle in the
future is un-necessary. The paint sealent fills in the pores of your
paint and removes grime and prevents it from sticking to the car in the
future. Then we put the car on the lift and proceed to remove the front
bumper and headlights, as we wrap these seperatley to get the best look
and finish. Then we wrap the hood, fenders, mirrors and door strips. The
film we use has a lifetime warranty against fading, peeling, or bubling or
yellowing.


Net/net....looks good. The pressure wash caused the parktronic sensors to stay red until they dried out. Must have been moisture.. The bra is still drying up some trapped moisture butthe overall results....well...judge for yourselves...
 

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Looks good in the pix... Is the finish like a mirror? what exactly is the Clear Bra protective film?

Is it a silicon clear coat over the paint?

How much does the Clear Bra cost?

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Clear Bra

Looks just like a high gloss paint. They clay bar the entire car, paint seal and then cover the fenders, hood and front. Prevents chips and nicks. cost about $2K...a lot but the paint is very high gloss and the entire hood is covered...not like on some where you see the line across it.

It's made of plastic (think a heavy saran wrap) ironically, a week after it went on, a stone kicked up and nicked the windshield...go figure
 
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