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I'm interested in how the wrapped heritage stripes hold up over time as a result of engine heat, heat from the sun, sunlight generally, nicks, and anything else.
 

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Well, I spend half the time in southern California, where the ambient temperature sometimes exceeds 107, and when in the direct sunlight a lot more, and add the heat from the engine, and what do you have? I know there are some other socal wrapped 124s, and I wonder what there experience is, although they probably haven't gone through a summer yet.
 

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Well, I spend half the time in southern California, where the ambient temperature sometimes exceeds 107, and when in the direct sunlight a lot more, and add the heat from the engine, and what do you have? I know there are some other socal wrapped 124s, and I wonder what there experience is, although they probably haven't gone through a summer yet.
If it exceeds 107C then we are truly in a world of trouble
 

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Well, I spend half the time in southern California, where the ambient temperature sometimes exceeds 107, and when in the direct sunlight a lot more, and add the heat from the engine, and what do you have? I know there are some other socal wrapped 124s, and I wonder what there experience is, although they probably haven't gone through a summer yet.
Look again, that's 107C not 107F. That would be 224 degrees Farenheit - not likely even in California :)
 

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Around here, high end Porsche's and BMW's are getting wrapped left & right. Most are probably garaged though, as is my 124. Still, there are some old beaters which are street parked around here, and the wraps have been holding up for years. Chemical Guys and a few other vendors sell products to help with longevity and color depth. My wrap was only $600 so I'm not all that concerned if I have to have it redone one day.
 

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We wrapped the Auto Ricambi spider immediately after pick up and it turned out great. Some of the benefits to wrap over paint, resists rock chips and protects the paint under the wrap. Also is easily replaced, the painted strip would not be as easily repaired. The total cost was around $600 and it is holding up nicely.

We added the red pinstripe to add definition since it was black on black.





 

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Wheels and fit...

Can you say something about your wheel/tire size and if you use spacers?
They fit perfect. :)
Thanks, we like the fit too. They are Black Enkei TS-10 Wheel Set 17x8, 40mm offset from Auto Ricambi, no aftermarket spacers needed.

 

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oops, my bad, not noticing the C instead of F.
 
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