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Old 05-09-2016, 01:30 AM   #1
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Has anyone ever wrapped a mini bus on here? I'm just wondering how much I should budget it for this part of my project.
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Old 05-09-2016, 08:16 AM   #2
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Has anyone ever wrapped a mini bus on here? I'm just wondering how much I should budget it for this part of my project.
From what I understand wraps are expensive, especially for something as big as a bus. You may pay more for the wrap than what you paid for the bus. Call a few shops and ask for a rough estimate.
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Has anyone ever wrapped a mini bus on here? I'm just wondering how much I should budget it for this part of my project.
I'm not sure what it would cost, but let us know! Would be pretty cool.
I've seen a lot of people who have "wrapped" their vehicles in plasti-dip. I'd definitely avoid that product. It costs 2x what a real paint job would cost, looks horrible, and lasts a couple months at best before its peeling somewhere or looking like arse.
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I stopped by a business about a month ago to ask. This option was ruled out very quickly because of cost. I didn't get an exact figure but it was apparent that it was something that you would do to drum up business to justify the cost.
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I painted the bottom half of a 3350 shuttle bus with inron(sp) paint and it turned out real nice. I'm sure I'm spelling that paint name wrong but it is very durable paint. The owner then had the bus wrapped. I don't know what it cost but it turned out very nice! He uses it for a mobile drug pre employment test lab
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I painted the bottom half of a 3350 shuttle bus with inron(sp) paint and it turned out real nice. I'm sure I'm spelling that paint name wrong but it is very durable paint. The owner then had the bus wrapped. I don't know what it cost but it turned out very nice! He uses it for a mobile drug pre employment test lab
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Do it yourself. Its easy. I'm guess $500-$700 in materials. I've wrapped a few Miata race cars. We've done 3 cars on a roll ($500) and still have enough for at least 1/2 a car. Watch a few Youtubes- not hard to do at all with modern material. And since %90 of the bus is flat-its just like hanging wallpaper-just sideways.
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Do it yourself. Its easy. I'm guess $500-$700 in materials. I've wrapped a few Miata race cars. We've done 3 cars on a roll ($500) and still have enough for at least 1/2 a car. Watch a few Youtubes- not hard to do at all with modern material. And since %90 of the bus is flat-its just like hanging wallpaper-just sideways.
If this bus is anything, it's not flat. It's got rivets, contoured ribbing running the length of it, etc...
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Sounds like a starting price of around $2,000 +. Easily
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