Posted by vinyl frog on November 22, 2022
Ford Mustang Car Wraps
Ford Mustang is not just any luxury car - it is a symbol of American culture. This iconic ride has been vastly popular for decades due to its luxury feel and top-notch practicality. For a car with so much history, preserving its legacy is the highest priority for any owner.
If you happen to have a Ford Mustang, stick around and find out everything you need to know to maintain this car. This article focuses solely on vinyl or car wraps for the preservation and customization of your car. Keep reading to find out more!
Why Should I Wrap My Mustang?
A vinyl wrap is the best thing you can do for your Mustang. The first and foremost reason being you can further enhance its beauty. Look at that sleek stylish body, those curves - it’s simply an emblem of panache. Why not add that beautiful glossy metallic bronze orange vinyl to it to personalize it to make it something that only you have?
If that is not enough of a reason, you might want to protect your beautiful possession as well. You do not want to mar that amazing paintwork underneath.
You aim to preserve it and pass it on to the next generation in impeccable condition. While saving the paint, a vinyl wrap will not let the body of your vehicle rust too. You are always very careful when you take your Mustang out for driving. You can save it from accidents but what about the harsh weather elements having an adverse effect on it.
You cannot prevent damage from UV rays, rain, and minor chips and dings until you have wrapped it in the most amazing vinyl color, say, Midnight Purple. Whenever you wish to remove it or change its color, your precious car will be as good as new underneath.
A vinyl wrap is also a more affordable and efficient way to change the look of your car as compared to a paint job. Why would you even want to change the original paint of a Mustang in the first place? Just give it a color of your choice while keeping its originality intact – Glossy Metallic Black, Vampire Red, or if you want to really experiment then Candy Metallic Neon Green.
If you grow bored of the color, you can replace it! This allows you to easily change the wrap for another one if you do not like it which is impossible with paint. Overall, a Ford Mustang and a Vinyl Frog wrap is a match made in heaven.
Measurements Of A Mustang
Many people are unaware as to how much vinyl to purchase for their Mustang. Most end up buying either too much or barely enough to wrap their entire car. Well, worry not! We are here to solve this concern.
The amount of vinyl wrap needed differs for each generation of Ford Mustang. The First Generation Ford Mustang is approximately 181.6 inches (4.61264m) in length which may need around 14 meters of vinyl wrap (15 yards) to cover the entire car.
Just like the first, the second, third and fourth generation Ford Mustang also require around 15 yards of vinyl wrap (10 yards for the two sides and 5 yards for the remaining car) with their measurements being approximately 175 inches, 179.6 inches, 181.5 to 183.5 inches in length.
Now, for the last two generations, which are the fifth and sixth generation with their lengths being 187.6 inches and 188.3 inches, it is advisable to get 16 yards of vinyl wrap. Naturally, if you plan on covering just certain parts of your Mustang, it may comparatively take you just a few yards of vinyl.
Average Cost To Wrap A Mustang
The average cost for wrapping your Mustang may vary anywhere from $250 to $900 if you decide on wrapping it yourself. If you plan on hiring a professional, it can cost you between $2000 to $4000. The exact cost will depend on the model and size of the Ford Mustang.
However, these are just the installation costs. Buying the vinyl for your Ford Mustang is an additional $675 to $750 for 5 yards, depending on the finish. If you opt for certain finishes, like carbon fiber, it will be higher than if you choose a matte finish.
Color And Design Options
Picking and choosing from so many wrap options is a hectic task which is why we have curated this list to give you the best options available in the market.
1. Metallic Vinyl
Smooth and shiny metallic wraps never go out of style, and we offer many varieties in this range. You can try the following shades in this selection:
- A Glossy Metallic Tanzanite Blue Vinyl Wrap is sure to make your Mustang gleam.
- Rainbow Metallic Majestic White wrap with an iridescent shimmer will make your Mustang the talk of the town.
2. Gloss And Glam
Gloss is a conventional but classic finish that you will find on almost every car. However, we at Vinyl Frog offer rare colors and different degrees of glossiness to suit your needs. Following colors in our gloss collection are simply made for a Mustang:
- Red is the color to go for if opting for a glossy finish. High Glossy Rouge Red and Super Glossy Maroon vinyl wraps are the hot favorites.
- You can even mix and match High Glossy Laguna Blue with a black wrap on the hood. That’ll be definitely eye-catching.
3. Chrome Wraps
Lustrous and highly reflective the chrome wraps are definitely an eye-catching addition to your Ford Mustang. You can go for a stylish Satin Chrome Silk Vinyl Wrap that makes your car look like it is wrapped in silk or a Mirror Chrome wrap which has a more modern vibe to it.
Throw caution to the wind and dare to be different, go for Mirror Chrome Silver with black on the hood to tone it down a bit.If Mirror Chrome is not your style then opt for Satin Chrome Silk Champagne Gold. It is perfect to glam up your Mustang with sophistication.
4. Matte And Mellow
A matte finish on a luxury car is an envious combination due to how sleek it makes the car look. For a coveted car like a Ford Mustang, a Matte Black Olive Vinyl Wrap will help accentuate the carefully crafted exterior of the car.
5. Carbon Fiber
A new addition to vinyl wraps is the carbon fiber wrap that mimics the actual fiber with its texture. It is mostly used for partial wrapping. Although simple, its texture and look give it a unique look that is hard to find. So, before everyone else catches wind of this new wrap, be the first to get your Mustang partially wrapped in Carbon Fiber.
6. Custom Wraps
If you have not found the true match for your Mustang yet, why not make your own? Yes, with new technology you can design, print and apply your very own custom made vinyl wrap on your car. You can add pictures, posters, prints, patterns and almost anything of your choice!
7. Decals And Stickers
The wondrous concept of partial wrapping allows you to add style with a fraction of the cost and material. Partial wrapping could mean only wrapping a certain part of your Mustang or putting on vinyl decals and stickers.You can find premade decals and stickers, but you can also make them yourself so that your car feels more personalized. There are tons of options for decals such as, you can put flames or colored stripes and even cool motifs on your Mustang.
8. Patterns And Prints
If all these options were not enough, hold on, there is one left. By far the funkiest wraps of all are the patterned ones. This wrap is for people who want to catch everyone’s attention and they can do that easily. You will find animal prints, geometric prints, checkered prints, and even abstract ones. You can unleash the wild side of your Mustang with these one of a kind wraps.
Design For Partial Wraps
Partial wrapping refers to using vinyl on a certain part of the car rather than the whole vehicle. The point is to get the same custom look and feel without coughing up too much money. Ford Mustang has a gorgeous exterior on its own and many owners want to add to it not cover it up. In that case there are a multitude of options for wrapping a Mustang bumper or roof, so let’s look at some of them to give you an idea.
1. Contrasting Colors
One innovative way to personalize your Mustang is to go for a color that contrasts with the original paint job. You can opt for a roof or bonnet wrap in a bold but not clashing color to get a racecar vibe.
These are an ideal option for advertising or even simply customizing your car according to your interest. Either get an ad or your favorite artwork plastered on the sides of your Mustang for an uber cool look.
3. Partial Prints
Another option is for all the creative and daring Ford Mustang owners you wish to express their individuality. There is no better way to do that than to opt for a partial wrap print on top of a solid color Mustang. A partial print wrap of multicolored abstract art on the roof of a black Mustang is an artsy take on traditional car wraps.
Frequently Asked Questions
Wrapping your car is a great choice and a car like a Mustang deserves the utmost care. If you are looking for high quality, durability and a plethora of options look no further as Vinyl Frog has all that and more. Select your favorite vinyl wrap from our website and contact a professional car customizer and your Mustang will never have looked better!