montesawong at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 27 10:38:46 EST 2002
Griot's headlight protectors are the peel and stick
They also sell a 'positioning' spray which you use to
position the shields precisely.
Useful, in my opinion, to get it just right and allows
you to work the bubbles out easily.
I suspect the water/alcohol stuff is the same.
--- Phil Rose <pjrose at frontiernet.net> wrote:
> With StonGard's headlight film, once it touches it
> stays put. I
> wouldn't be surprised if 3M makes two versions of
> the film. One with
> a solvent-activated adhesive probably allows for
> doing a bit of
> repositioning, which I suppose might be quite
> useful/necessary for
> covering large areas, as in the bra applications.
> At 9:02 AM -0700 2/27/02, mlp wrote:
> >Wow, Phil. I don't know how reconcile your info
> >what I know of my installer, Randy d/b/a "Visual
> >in Denver tells me.
> >He buys the stuff, both the clear bra material and
> >the much thicker lens guard 'in bulk'
> >(i.e. large sheets &/or rolls of the thinner bra
> >He then cuts it to shape and installs. Fit
> >and he can do your side maker lights too if you
> >I found this to be 'relatively' less expensive than
> >what the local Porsche/Audi car dealer parts
> >&/or Herrington's catalog wanted for a pre-cut
> >I know it is a 3M product that he is using, and
> >then unlike the "StoneGuard" peal & stick once (?),
> >be removed, and at least in my case, reinstalled on
> >different assembly, though I doubt that is advised
> >'guaranteed.' Maybe Taka's Goo-Gone is going to be
> >a necessary step in his journey to enlightenment.
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Phil Rose [mailto:pjrose at frontiernet.net]
> >Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2002 8:58 AM
> >To: mlp
> >Cc: TM; 200q20v at audifans.com
> >Subject: RE: StonGard
> >At 8:23 AM -0700 2/27/02, mlp wrote:
> >>Actually Taka, the 3M material is put on (i.e. the
> adhesive backing
> >>'releases' or 'activates) with an alcohol/H2O
> >>I hate to admit this, but since Igor has already
> forced me to disclose the
> >>size of my fingers in general, and "Big thumbs" in
> particular, I um err
> >>"dropped' one of my spare euro lens assemblies mit
> stoneguard installed.
> >>The 3M stuff may be good, but it won't save a lens
> from a 3' fall to a
> >>garage floor.
> >The StonGard film that I applied to my euro lenses
> did not involve
> >use of any alcohol/water activator. It was just
> peeled from its
> >protective backing and applied directly, so I
> assume it must be a
> >somewhat different product than the 3M material.
> >BTW, speaking of StonGard "updates": I emailed the
> StonGard "Customer
> >Service" many weeks ago and described the poorly
> fitting euro lens
> >film I received from them. I asked about any
> improvement they plan to
> >make for that product's dimensions and also
> suggested the
> >possibility of replacing my StonGard headlight
> film. They have never
> >replied to that message nor to my follow-up email.
> As others have
> >indicated, StonGard's "customer service" appears to
> be stinko.
> >Phil Rose Rochester, NY
> >'91 200q (130 Kmiles, Lago blue)
> >'91 200q (57 Kmiles, Tornado red)
> > mailto:pjrose at frontiernet.net
> Phil Rose
> Rochester, NY
> mailto:pjrose at frontiernet.net
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