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Karl - how is that vinyl holding up after some Florida heat cycles? Which specific vinyl product did you use? I am getting a sample of Allsport's "4-way stretch" product, which is $28/yd:

AllSport 4-WAY Stretch Vinyl

Ferri... Vinyl has held up without change since installation. Once in a while it gets some ArmorAll but would consider this "minimal maintenance." Is automotive-grade vinyl, 4 way stretchy, black textured surface (matches Porsche text quite well) with a woven material backing.

If using Gel Epoxy, suggest woven material backing very important as this woven backing is what gel sinks into. I'd not advise using a NON-backed vinyl as ANY imperfection will be transmitted to the visible surface. With a woven backing, the gel grabs the backing leaving the vinyl to "float." (Gel applied to dashboard is no more than a "skim coat." Too much gel and the vinyl turns into a water bed! Much testing was done to get this procedure correct.)
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Prior: '77 Copper 924. '73 Black 914. '74 White Carrera. '79 Silver 930. '79 Black 930. '79 Anthracite 930.
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