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Front End Paint Protection for a Road Trip

I'm considering taking the Mustang on a road trip down Blue Ridge Parkway. I'm concerned about nicks and dings from road debris, rocks and other flying objects that are prone to scratching paint. I was considering a car bra just for the trip. What do you all think? Is it worth it? Will it do more damage then good? I've heard about Paint Protection Film, but it seems a bit expensive. Any thoughts on the film?


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Griots garage sell a clear plastic film that you apply yourself that's ment to be used only once.find them on the web

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I've used a car bra for trips but the one I bought fit like CARP! The hood part worked well but that front end has so many odd angles... it's a bear.

You could spray plastidip on the leading edges. It peels off.

But the practical side says to wax the paint, drive the wheels off and whatever happens, happens. Enjoy the drive.
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I'm considering the one from AM

Covercraft Mustang Bra (10-12 GT) MM43233 - Free Shipping!

It gets pretty good reviews and seems to be easy on and easy off.

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BRP is a great drive, try to do it at least once a year myself. Really don't think you need to worry about road rash. I was on it last fall and the road was in good shape, nicely paved and clean. Enjoy the drive!
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Good timing; my wife and I just returned last wkend from round trip with our Mustang GT Vert from NJ to SC; 1,300 mile round trip to our Myrtle Beach Condo. No way we would have taken our White Stang without bras. 3rd trip in 2 yrs and no damage or wear anywhere. The spoiler and small hood spoiler do a great job for high speed highway driving; for us Rt 95. I bought Colgan bras which is soft as could be and no worry at all regarding paint damage. I highly recommend; send me private Mssg if need be to discuss further... Tom

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