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Alfa Romeo 156 Wrapping in Matte Silver

Hi to all! First post here since I do have something to share with you:

My 2000 1.6 156, in silver matte wrap. It was the best solution I had when I took my Alfa to a car detailing shop since she needed a "spa", all inclusive.

You see, over the years, some parts of the car were repainted and the result was a metallic silver car with three different tones of the color. It was an awful site - to my eyes at least.

I won't bother you with the details, let's just say that I now own an Alfa Romeo 156, 2013 version. Glad to answer any questions.

Enjoy (..and excuse any grammar mistakes, I'm from Greece):
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That looks really good, wish I could do mine!
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It actually looks really good!
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Thank you both

So far I have gotten only positive feedback for the looks and my wife keeps telling me that people look at it on the road.

The only dispute is over the "heart". Some prefer it silver (original) and some black (as it is now). But me, I like it black as well.
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Love the matte silver! great choice

yeh keep the grill black
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If you don't mind me asking, how much does a wrap cost?
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Agree with everyone above. It looks lovely..
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If you don't mind me asking, how much does a wrap cost?
To me, the total cost was 900 Euro or 770 GBP.

But here in Greece the price range goes from 1.000 Euros to 2.000 Euros (855 to 1.710 GBP) depending on the vinyl brand (my case 3M), the finish (glossy or matte) etc.

I don't know what's the price in the UK.
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I hate cars in Matte...... I really do think it looks vulgar..

But hats off, yours looks superb and really works. I am very impressed
 
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I hate cars in Matte...... I really do think it looks vulgar..

But hats off, yours looks superb and really works. I am very impressed

Reading this from a "hater", I can only be impressed as well and feel honored.

I must point out that this was not an easy decision since - apart from a wrapped 156 in matte black which is ugly as hell - I could not find one other 156 wrapped in any color, matte or glossy. Nothing at all. The only easy choice was the color since mine was metallic silver and I really didn't want to move over from this color range.
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Reading this from a "hater", I can only be impressed as well and feel honored.

I must point out that this was not an easy decision since - apart from a wrapped 156 in matte black which is ugly as hell - I could not find one other 156 wrapped in any color, matte or glossy. Nothing at all. The only easy choice was the color since mine was metallic silver and I really didn't want to move over from this color range.
Although i own 147 mine is wrap in gloss white,check my signature.

Here is 156 wrap is white with carbon black roof

GRAFICO - ALFA FULL VEHICLE VINYL WRAP - YouTube

But I agree the matt wont look nice plus it will be a pain to keep clean

Overall your car look great ,looks like brushed aluminium/nickel
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The 156 is such an elegant car.
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Gorgeous looking car. Hate Matt black (which is all you usually see) but the silver really works. Your car looks like it's just driven out of the showroom The 156 is in many ways a sexier shape than the 159 (front) - still looks fresh today.
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To me, the total cost was 900 Euro or 770 GBP.

But here in Greece the price range goes from 1.000 Euros to 2.000 Euros (855 to 1.710 GBP) depending on the vinyl brand (my case 3M), the finish (glossy or matte) etc.

I don't know what's the price in the UK.
Probably more, in rip-off Britain

Your car looks awesome!
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Thank you all for your kind words! It's always nice to get even more positive feedback!

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Although i own 147 mine is wrap in gloss white,check my signature.

Here is 156 wrap is white with carbon black roof

GRAFICO - ALFA FULL VEHICLE VINYL WRAP - YouTube

But I agree the matt wont look nice plus it will be a pain to keep clean

Overall your car look great ,looks like brushed aluminium/nickel
..and I thought I had done a good research.

Both your 147 and the 156 look awesome (and may I add, good job on the exhaust)!

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Probably more, in rip-off Britain

Your car looks awesome!
Thank you! Just to say that anything above 1.000 Euros is considered a rip-off here as well mostly because this price gets close to a base price for a re-paint. But personally, I trust no one to take apart a 13 years old car.
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Love it , looks great , needs black wheels now .
Saw a matte silver new spider here recently with black wheel's will find you a link .


https://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/intro...-to-alfas.html

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Love it , looks great , needs black wheels now .
Saw a matte silver new spider here recently with black wheel's will find you a link .


https://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/intro...-to-alfas.html
Thank you for the link. I have seen the Brera I.I. Many have said to me for the black wheels but I'm not sure yet.
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Friend of mine has a spray wrap thingy and is wanting to do the wheel's on his golf black , will let you know if it's any good .
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