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top of roof is faded. want to wrap with carbon fiber sticker. anyone do this?
http://www.amazon.com/Moyishi-Black-Carbon-Fiber-Twill/product-reviews/B00CPN0BB8/ref=cm_cr_pr_btm_link_2?ie=UTF8&showViewpoints=1&sortBy=bySubmissionDateDescending&pageNumber=2

was considering plastic dip roof as well. repainting wit aerosol paint can is an option. the shop wanted 500 to paint it.
 

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24" wide will not be enough to do the entire roof in one swing. and one roll of that will not cover your entire roof. If it were me doing it, I would go with 3m
 

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top of roof is faded. want to wrap with carbon fiber sticker. anyone do this?
Amazon.com: Customer Reviews: Moyishi 3D Black Carbon Fiber Film Twill Weave Vinyl Sheet Roll Wrap - 24''x60''

was considering plastic dip roof as well. repainting wit aerosol paint can is an option. the shop wanted 500 to paint it.
First off, welcome to the forum.

Secondly, I agree on the 3M, if you're going to do a wrap.

I recently painted my hood and personally love how it came out. I've been thinking of extending it over the roof in the same fashion. It wasn't difficult at all. I didn't want to do anything permanent, so I went with four coats of black plastidip, then 2 coats of rustoleum truck bed liner on top of that. In order to lay down similar coats on the roof, you'd probably need 6-8 cans of dip, and 2-4 cans of the bed liner if you want to put down decent thickness. I used just under a can of plastidip per coat on the hood, to put it in perspective.

It went through freezing temperatures and rain the night I finished (hell it was actually starting to drizzle as I was cleaning up the paint cans), and multiple 30-40 degree temperature swings the following week. Not so much as a blemish on it. I'm actually surprised myself, as I only expected it to last about a month. Could be a good solution for your roof, considering it's a bit thicker and has less flex to it than the hood.

Notice the difference in texture between the second picture (just plastidip) and the third picture (after final coat of truck bed liner).
 

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thanks for the heads up fellas.

so then I won't do the carbon fiber wrap. and no plastic dip. I will buy the touchup spray can and go that route. do you think one can is enough? the plastic dip looks great. but I don't know where I would stop the plastic dip around the edge of the doors
 

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the other thing I just thought of is some sort of roof deflector that covers the front position just above windshield. that way it will hide the oxidation. anything like that?
 

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thanks for the heads up fellas.

so then I won't do the carbon fiber wrap. and no plastic dip. I will buy the touchup spray can and go that route. do you think one can is enough? the plastic dip looks great. but I don't know where I would stop the plastic dip around the edge of the doors
That's one of the things I love about the plastidip; it gives you that room to experiment without doing anything permanent, while at the same time letting you customize and protect your paint. I've seen plastidip come off of pieces years old, and it looks brand new underneath. If I want to go back to my normal white hood, all I have to do is peel it all off.

As far as where to stop it, that's totally up to you. All it takes is a bit of painters tape, though it probably would just be easier to paint to the doors.

With the touch up spray, I've never used it before and I don't know the condition of your roof so it's hard to say if one can will be enough. If I were you I'd ask the shop how much paint they would plan on using in order to get a ballpark for what you should buy.

TL;DR: I definitely would't pay $500, but that's just me.
 

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And, sharp looking truck. :thumbsup:

I don't see a "gunmetal" listed for that year. Hard to tell by the lighting in the picture, but it looks like Smoke Metallic (color code K11).

The color code should be on a sticker somewhere in your driver side door jamb/door pillar area.

As for the deflector, there may be some kind of stick on sunroof deflector you could use. That, or you could get a upper windshield mount light bar to hide it! :devil:
 

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dude upper windshield light bar is fantastic idea. that's what I will do. which do u recommend? you're a genius. it will cover the front oxidation and provide function.
 

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dude upper windshield light bar is fantastic idea. that's what I will do. which do u recommend? you're a genius. it will cover the front oxidation and provide function.
I'd still recommend trying to put down something on it. It will hide it, sure, but it won't keep it from spreading.

There are roughly 1741020487294729 different kinds of LEDs out there. From what I've been told though, Rough Country makes a decent kit. Seems like great bang for the buck. I personally cannot vouch for it, but it's definitely on the horizon as far as my mods go, just as soon as I get some new UCAs and finish my headers/bpipes/uprev...

You can snag a 50 inch curved or straight light bar, single (spot) or dual (spot/flood combo) row with the Titan-specific windshield mounts and everything you need for install for right around $400 shipped, depending on their current sale prices. Check them out. It's something like 23,000 lumens if I recall correctly, so certainly nothing to scoff at for the price.

Just a heads up though, this WILL kick off your modding addiction (which isn't necessarily a bad thing...). You've been warned! :big_grin:
 

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thanks for the heads up fellas.

so then I won't do the carbon fiber wrap. and no plastic dip. I will buy the touchup spray can and go that route. do you think one can is enough? the plastic dip looks great. but I don't know where I would stop the plastic dip around the edge of the doors
With one can I was able to do the middle scetion of my front bumper. You might be able to get away with 1 can but if you have the money I would say get 2.
 

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If you do the wrap most company's that do it will be able to get the correct size and in most cases they also sell color coded match wraps that look just like paint. Most of those type of places will give free quotes
 
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