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Watertransfer Technic

A new way for modding the cars you find in the watertransfer print. It´s a very high quality print of plastic or metal products. You chose your finish - carbon, any kind of wood - personal photos are possible - what ever you like!

If you like your rims in oak finish - no problem. I am sorry not to know about prices, but it is amazing to see how easy it works.

Has anybody experience in that?
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Just some possibilities:
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Isn't this just called pad printing? nothing very special? Also, the picture at the bottom is genuine wood, made by Carat Duchtalet, and also carried by AMG.


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I found the "genuine" sample here:
http://www.opel-linke.de/wassertrans...x-galerie.htm#
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Hm...i wouldn't trust a company like that... Those items in the picture are made out of real wood, unless they printed a wood pattern OVER genuine wood which would make no sense at all.


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Hm...i wouldn't trust a company like that...
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Thank you for sharing, how would ever put wooden design on a wheel.

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stone chips and general wear and tear would dog ear the print after a while. plus im sure power washing them wouldn't be too good for them either.
interior parts would be cool tho.
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I think this will work for the blank silver piece on the shift knob of the SLK55 -- a water transfer of the black series emblem.

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Yeah, pad printing would work for the knob as well, but the effect won't be the same.


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