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I am in the market too buy my first R35 , but there are not many of those here in Norway.

Import is also very expencive now due too currency .

But , i have a white my17 track edition on hand, at a very resonable price. Thing is, i dont want a white car. Its nice yes, but when a my17 is almost 140 000£ here i want a car ticking all the boxes.

I was thinking about re painting it . But would that ruin the value of the car? I am going too do it after the book , and most likely go for daytona.

Thoughts?
Not a very big fan of wrap , all tho considering .
 

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Hello.

I am in the market too buy my first R35 , but there are not many of those here in Norway.

Import is also very expencive now due too currency .

But , i have a white my17 track edition on hand, at a very resonable price. Thing is, i dont want a white car. Its nice yes, but when a my17 is almost 140 000£ here i want a car ticking all the boxes.

I was thinking about re painting it . But would that ruin the value of the car? I am going too do it after the book , and most likely go for daytona.

Thoughts?
Not a very big fan of wrap , all tho considering .
Ouch £140k is twice the UK price for a similar car. A wrap will be expensive but must be cheaper than a full respray. I don't like white much but I bought a my17 track edition in that colour and it's grown on me.
 

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I agree with JohnFK and Besty, wrap it

I only wanted a black car, but white was my second choice, it actually does look really good
 

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Unless you are rich enough not to care or are certain you will keep the car forever a colour change respray is madness in the day and age. Get it wrapped or spray PPF’d to a colour you want and it can be reversed when you move it on later
 

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Thank you for the fast replys. I do not have much experience with wrap. But those new colors from Inozetek look a bit temting.
I had a 964 turbo a few years ago wrapped in gray , it looked good from a few meters, but its far from the real deal. That was done with 3M wrap , their products are decent arent they?

Its not that i dont like the white , it looks pretty cool with all those black parts. But if i were too choose it would be daytona or the safe/boring black. All tho most of the lines in the eba disapears in black.

Will have too go a few rounds qith my self on this one...
 

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Another wrap vote here.
I had 3M matte black on my GT-R for a while. Looked great. Very solid quality and was easy to remove with very little residue.
If respraying you d have to do it all, engine bay, inside of Doors etc. Gets hella expensive. A poor mans respray is deffo worse than a wrap.
Also I agree that a respray will devalue the car. It will be autoassumed it's been in an accident.
 

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Wraps the way forward as it keeps the paint underneath in better condition for resale whenever the time comes.

wrapping allows you to change colour more or less anytime in a couple of days, imagine booking the car in the Bodyshop and then waiting.

Regardless good luck and post some pics when it’s done.
 

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The thing with a wrap is not to go for a gloss finish. When I was thinking about a wrap, I wanted it to look like it was painted and not wrapped - i.e. a gloss wrap. But they look poor, they look like they have been resprayed very badly.

But with a satin/matte wrap, that problem goes away, and they look like a wrap.

My wrap (satin finish) looks great and gets endless positive comments about it.
 

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You all seem too advice against re spray. And wathing a few youtube videos of the Inozetek wrap got me confident i will find a nice finish if the white dont grow on me.

Put down a offer on the Track ed. Today. Crossing fingers ill get it.

Will post pictures when deal is sealed.

Snuffy: i agree , but i was not familiar with all the brands too chose from. Inozetek seems too have a pretty nice finish and gloss.
I have allready agreed too visit a local shop too see samples and hopefully see a demo/customer car done in same brand.
 

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All depends on what you want. A straight colour change may be £1500 -£1700 but then you look at door shuts & the small details or you go for a pearlescent, metallic etc... wrap then you’re £2k+

Anyone seen anything wrapped in Inozetek? Heard it’s very close to paint in looks


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Wrap it in Inozetek film. The finish is very similar to paint
Wrote my response before reading the rest of the thread. That’s what I’ve heard as well


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Snuffy: i agree , but i was not familiar with all the brands too chose from. Inozetek seems too have a pretty nice finish and gloss.
I have allready agreed too visit a local shop too see samples and hopefully see a demo/customer car done in same brand.
What I found was the samples look fine for a gloss (so nice and smooth) but on the car they don't look so good.

Mine is 3M, the colour is called Ocean Satin Shimmer:

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What I found was the samples look fine for a gloss (so nice and smooth) but on the car they don't look so good.

Mine is 3M, the colour is called Ocean Satin Shimmer:

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Seen pictures of your car before. Look sweet. I was thinking about going for a blue wrap my self.

Anyone know anything about this yellow gtr?
 

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Ocean Satin Shimmer looks really nice.

Love that yellow one as well. Think they look great in bold colours.
 
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