Retroreflective Material on Your Car Within 20 USD

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Intro: Retroreflective Material on Your Car Within 20 USD

Change the color of your car within 20 USD!

Step 1: Small Car Accident.....

The Twingo kissed other car.....

Step 2: Sheet Metals of the Car Are Changed... in White!?

Step 3: Retroreflective Sticker

Put on sticker which has retroreflective coating....

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Retroreflector

Step 4: The Retroreflective Effects

The light reflected back from the same direction, so if you take a photo with flash light then you will see a weird image.

Step 5: Before and After

Step 6: Take Photos Without and With Flash

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    ShannonG33

    Question 5 months ago on Step 3

    where do we buy the reflective tape stuff?

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    whoandgdavidson4

    Reply 2 years ago

    Definitely illegal in Germany and Taiwan....but Taiwanese police doesn't care ;p

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    This would be awesome on my Insight!! It has so many scratches I was looking for a cheap facelift for it :)

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    User1

    3 years ago on Introduction

    What car is that? I wish they'd drive cars like that here in the states!

    I'm also looking at this as something for my bike.

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    whoandUser1

    Reply 3 years ago on Introduction

    Hi, the car is RENAULT Twingo which has a classic shape. Small car but the space inside is similar to a SUV.....;p

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    junglegeo

    3 years ago

    Will try it on my bike!

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    Raitiskingzilla

    Reply 3 years ago on Introduction

    Thanks! Interesting if it's possible to closely match colours of reflective and non-reflective vinyl to wrap in a way that it only displays graphics when lit on.

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    whoandkingzilla

    Reply 3 years ago on Introduction

    Exactly! Thanks for the links!

    Actually this work was done in year 2006, the "reflective vinyl" was cheaper at that time (10 USD/roll)

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    whoandkrummrey

    Reply 3 years ago on Introduction

    I think it will be much easier for a bike, also much safer in the night.

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    Kafukai

    3 years ago on Introduction

    Full reflective vinyl is illegal in most countries. Some countries allowed to add stickers only for saftey, or if it's not take too much intention from other drivers you could apply stickers for decorations. The best option is to ask the your local MOT, because it'll be less awesome start to peel it while a cop told you this is illegal.

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    whoandKafukai

    Reply 3 years ago on Introduction

    Thanks for your comment! I think people who likes to try this on their own car should make sure it is not against local law.

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    whoandCedres

    Reply 3 years ago on Introduction

    That's a work I've done 8 years ago for saving money and be cooler ;p