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Anyone in here have their L's wrapped?

I'm highly considering it and curious on the cost. I'd think it would run considerably less than most cars but admittedly can't say definitively. I'm weighing options on wrapping vs custom paint.
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I am thinking of doing it over the winter. I just can't decide what color yet.
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curious what she paid. Not curious enough to scroll 17 pages though lol
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Thanks Throttle Jockey good funny read! Never seen a pink Lightning before.

OP, there was ZERO mention of cost just to let you know.
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Man I had forgotten all about that post, like NMSVT said good funny read!
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I've considered getting my truck wrapped, I've even gone so far as to get a quote on the cost. Just a normal gloss or matte color, I was quoted $2k for the entire truck.
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Also be sure to ask about maintenance and cleaning of the wrap.
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I've considered getting my truck wrapped, I've even gone so far as to get a quote on the cost. Just a normal gloss or matte color, I was quoted $2k for the entire truck.
that seems quite reasonable

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Also be sure to ask about maintenance and cleaning of the wrap.
anything is easier than black paint
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Very nice young Lady, met her one of Uncle Frank's parties. The job came out quite nice, remember her saying that the bed was removed for the wrap.
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Mine is BLACK, and had it Ceramic Pro coated best way to protect the paint in my opinion just so easy to keep clean now.
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I don't see how it would be cheaper than a car. There's a ton of surface area to wrap on our trucks with how big the body panels are, and then the bed panels with the flarsides have a ton of curves to get wrapped without bubbling or bunching up. It's not like a square flat panel body style with no compound curves lol.

I haven't seen many wrapped L's that I've liked yet though. Some cars they look awesome. On L's I haven't seen any that I've been a big fan of yet other than Jason Wilkerson's promod lightning, which even at that I wasn't totally crazy about it, when it was DSG it looked much cooler IMO.


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I was quoted $2200 from one company and $2500 from another to wrap my truck with the hard tonneau cover. That's like half price of a paint job.

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I don't see how it would be cheaper than a car. There's a ton of surface area to wrap on our trucks with how big the body panels are, and then the bed panels with the flarsides have a ton of curves to get wrapped without bubbling or bunching up. It's not like a square flat panel body style with no compound curves lol.

I haven't seen many wrapped L's that I've liked yet though. Some cars they look awesome. On L's I haven't seen any that I've been a big fan of yet other than Jason Wilkerson's promod lightning, which even at that I wasn't totally crazy about it, when it was DSG it looked much cooler IMO.
Most solid vinyl installers will warranty their work against bubbling, peeling etc much like window tinting so that's not a big concern. Plus the quality of films have really improved. I've seen a few wraps that I would swear on my life were 3 stage paint when right up next to it. Dollar for dollar it seems to be a better investment than diving into a full color change if you want something one off.
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I was quoted $2200 from one company and $2500 from another to wrap my truck with the hard tonneau cover. That's like half price of a paint job.
I called a local shop today and got a general range of $2k so that may prove to be the norm
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