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Ok, I will tell you about my great experience at Tinted Image and their high standards of quality. If you do not enjoy reading about excellent customer service or quality work, I will have the cliff notes at the bottom.

I had an appointment at 10 a.m. on Wednesday to get my Laguna Blue Stingray, or as I call her “Lola” wrapped with XPEL. The navigation system took me to an office park which was not the location of Tinted Image, located at 319 US Hwy 70 W Suite B, Garner, NC 27529. I will not blame the NAV system though, it took me to the address; the area is just weirdly addressed, if that makes sense. So I call Tinted Image and Lauran, who was extremely friendly guided me to their shop. Once I arrived, Lauran greeted me and James, the installer, came out to ensure he knew exactly want I wanted to protect and inform me on how he would accomplish my goals.

James told me it would be an all-day process for the amount of work I wanted done (Front bumper, full hood and front fenders, side mirrors and rocker panels). I was fine with that but due to the fact that I live 1 ½ hours away I stayed at their shop for the entire time. They had a TV, with movies to keep me occupied for a bit, but, and I can only image as I do not have any kids, it was like a first time father waiting for his son to be born. Lauran, was “in the waiting room” being nothing but completely friendly and keeping me informed, when she was not in the back helping James. Knowing that I didn’t have a car, they even offered to go get me lunch.

Now on the front door the hours of operation are posted as 9-5, however, the quality of workmanship is more important to Tinted Image than the stickers on the door; which is very difficult to find in this day and age. James took his time and did the job right! James rolls the edges into the creases to ensure that no lines are visible, even when he was finished I had difficulties finding the lines. He pointed them out to me and I took a picture because that’s probably the only time anyone will see it. Occasionally I would find myself in the back checking on the progress, but I didn’t want to bother him too much, he was very busy protecting my baby. Finally, 2 hours after closing time, the job was complete, or so we all thought. James and Lauran stayed back another hour, now 3 hours past closing time (8 p.m.) to help and allow me to debadge the chrome CORVETTE from the rear and replace it with black lettering using their shop. I wanted to point this out for two reasons. 1. They have been working on Lola ALL DAY and I’m sure they are tired and want to get home to their families yet they stayed, without showing the least bit of hesitation and 2. The quality of workmanship. During the process of emplacing the black lettering, we measured several times to ensure that the replacement goes back in the same place. The new letters were placed and removed a few times, at one point I was satisfied with the placement, however James pointed out that the “C” was maybe 1/8 inch too high, I stated that that was ok, seeing as how no one would be back here measuring it like we are, and his reply was “That’s them, not us” reconfirming his commitment to quality.

CLIFFNOTES: Extremely friendly, committed to quality work, goes above and beyond expectations and does all this for a price that is more than fair.

I feel like I am missing more detail about my wonderful experience with Tinted Image and don’t feel like this post does them enough justice either. I would tell anyone remotely thinking about getting a vehicle wrapped or windows tinted to give them your business. Even if you live 2-3 hours away, it’s worth it to know that you will get such a professional and committed staff of two!
319 US Hwy 70 W Suite B
Garner, NC 27529
Tinted Image ? Raleigh, NC - Home
919-329-5704
 

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If you don't mind, could you share the cost with us? Thanks for your post! Lola looks great!
Thank you!

The cost is $1200 for the full hood, fenders and bumper. The rocker panels are an additional $250.
 

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Make the pictures smaller everything looks like crap.... cannot make out what the hell it is
 

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Make the pictures smaller everything looks like crap.... cannot make out what the hell it is
And THAT'S AN ORDER!!! LOL Appreciate the nice write-up Frankster (great moniker, btw). It's nice that you took the time to praise their workmanship as they took their time to do quality work.

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For those of you who cannot see the OP's images, maybe something is wrong with your computer screens. I can see them without any problems.
 

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Frankster, both times that you have posted them, they look okay on my screen.
 

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My first post on the forum! I echo what Frankster said as it sounds very similar to my experience with Tinted Image! Last month I had the windows tinted and Xpel Ultimate placed on the hood, fenders, bumper, mirrors, and rockers of CyberRay. Great job, great service, great people!
 

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And THAT'S AN ORDER!!! LOL Appreciate the nice write-up Frankster (great moniker, btw). It's nice that you took the time to praise their workmanship as they took their time to do quality work.

Clarkster
And the same could be said about your moniker.....Great minds!

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Frankster, both times that you have posted them, they look okay on my screen.
Thanks, yeah, that was weird....they looked fine on my screen as well
 

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My first post on the forum! I echo what Frankster said as it sounds very similar to my experience with Tinted Image! Last month I had the windows tinted and Xpel Ultimate placed on the hood, fenders, bumper, mirrors, and rockers of CyberRay. Great job, great service, great people!
I think they mentioned you, do you have adrenaline red interior?
 

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I just went to Tinted Image and got a quote from James. He seems like a great guy who definitely takes pride in his work. I have an appt in about two weeks as it seems they stay pretty busy. Getting Xpel Ultimate front bumper, full hood, full fenders, full rocker panels, sill plate area, mirrors, a-pillars, rear fender area behind the wheels, carbon fiber roof and tint done. I decided to get the roof done since there are some small scratches and I've only ever taken it off at the museum when I had it delivered.
 
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