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Mar 9, 1:12pm - #414920 
Clear Bra?

Has anyone herd or tried the clear bras for the celica? Was it worth it or not?

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Mar 11, 12:24pm - #414921 
I hear they are amazing, but dealers who install the 3M product are few and far between (at least in CT)

My Celi is black, and the pitting from tiny rocks and sand to the front end is simply beyond belief, esp with the bullshit winter we're having. As soon as I hear of a local dealer who installs the clear bra, I'm there! wink


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Mar 11, 1:12pm - #414922 
yeah i hear its worth it. the only downside i've heard so far is taking it off..it'll ruin the paint. but i don't think i'll ever take it off

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Mar 11, 1:19pm - #414923 
does it work on aftermarket bumpers?

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Mar 11, 1:56pm - #414924 
Originally Posted by ghostingcelica
does it work on aftermarket bumpers?


yeah. the put that on hoods also

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Mar 11, 3:43pm - #414925 
theres also custom ones that can be made. check out SunburstCelica's profile. his car is so fucking amazing. thumbsup


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Mar 11, 4:53pm - #414926 
My dad got the 3M put over his entire camry for 500 bucks but we're friends with the manager. Its worked really good so far.


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Mar 11, 6:14pm - #414927 
I have the 3M clear bra on my celica, worth every penny & more. My car was absolutely red then I got in a wreck & decided to change color of car to a custom yellow. When car was red I had a lot of chips in paint on both Hood & front bumper. Decided if I'm going to get a new paint job I might as well protect it. I'm in the sign business & decided to research & apply to my car. Feel free to ask me any questions or PM me about this amazing product. More than 3 feet away it's invisible, also protects from tree sap, bug splats & bird droppings. Won't yellow, completely removable without damage to paint, 8 year durability & can withstand rocks up to 1/4" @60mph. I've had this product on my car for 2 years & not one chip in paint(only on the clear & prevented damage to paint job). Car is in storage otherwise I would post you a pic showing where rocks hit without damage.

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Mar 11, 6:18pm - #414928 
Originally Posted by celiwhite
yeah i hear its worth it. the only downside i've heard so far is taking it off..it'll ruin the paint. but i don't think i'll ever take it off

Sorry to correct you but there are no downsides to it. It's completly removeable without damaging paint as long as it's cured properly before applying.

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Mar 11, 6:20pm - #414929 
Originally Posted by ghostingcelica
does it work on aftermarket bumpers?

Yes, it works on any aftermarket bumpers. I have a Kaminari front bumper & I completely covered it(see pics). The only down side is that the kit has to be custom made. Pre-made kits are made only for stock bumper.

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Mar 11, 6:23pm - #414930 
Originally Posted by Zero
theres also custom ones that can be made. check out SunburstCelica's profile. his car is so fucking amazing. thumbsup

Thanks for the compliment, glad to see you appreciate all my hard work.

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Mar 11, 6:25pm - #414931 
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Mar 11, 6:28pm - #414936 
06(Can't even see 3M bra from here)

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Mar 11, 7:04pm - #414937 
holy macro its invisible!!! lol


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Mar 11, 8:39pm - #414938 
Sunburst, how much was your paint job? i plan on going yellow too, viper race yellow. thumbsup


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Mar 11, 8:52pm - #414939 
nice


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Mar 11, 8:54pm - #414940 
where can we get one?

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Mar 11, 9:03pm - #414941 
Originally Posted by Zero
Sunburst, how much was your paint job? i plan on going yellow too, viper race yellow. thumbsup
Hard to say because I got a great deal because I know the owner of my shop. Put TRD wing on from stock, put on side skirts, Hood scoop & both bumpers, fitted & painted w/3 coats of clear $1900.

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Mar 11, 9:05pm - #414942 
Originally Posted by ghostingcelica
where can we get one?

From me. PM with your details on what you want & I'd be happy to help you

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Mar 11, 11:32pm - #414943 
looks good sunburst, i wanna do that for my kami kit as well.


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Mar 12, 2:17pm - #414944 
Originally Posted by SunburstCelica
Originally Posted by celiwhite
yeah i hear its worth it. the only downside i've heard so far is taking it off..it'll ruin the paint. but i don't think i'll ever take it off

Sorry to correct you but there are no downsides to it. It's completly removeable without damaging paint as long as it's cured properly before applying.


it's not a correction. i just said i HEARD not i know rolleyes

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Mar 12, 4:43pm - #414945 
holy smokes...thats amazing thumbsup thumbsup i have a 3m dealer/ shop only 15 mins from my house!!! i have to get a new paint job first...damn road debris...

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Mar 14, 3:29am - #414946 
Can anyone get a 3M part number on this stuff. I gotta do this before the bugs come out of the swamps this spring, which is in about a month!! gimme

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Mar 14, 10:29am - #414947 
do you wax this or no?

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Mar 14, 8:33pm - #414948 
Originally Posted by hombredelassrtas
do you wax this or no?

You can wax it just like your paint. I wax the clear bra regularly & then the bugs & bird droppings come off very easily.

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Mar 14, 9:57pm - #414949 
how much does it usually run for. front bumper, Hood+bumper, whole car smile ??

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Mar 14, 10:08pm - #414950 
thansk buddy, may get it done when i get my new TRD one in

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