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Old 12-19-2003, 01:59 AM   #1
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I just got some Rockblocker custom-installed to protect my Do-Luck front bumper today. I can't even begin to speak volumes for how awesome it turned out. When I came to pick up my car, I couldn't even tell it was there until I looked up close! Rockblocker simply rules.

We all know how crappy the WRX paint is...I'd recommend to EVERYONE to get Rockblocker on their car asap. It's worth every penny.
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Old 12-19-2003, 03:39 AM   #2
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I'll put a plug in for Rockblocker (Chad). He installed my Stongard lights on my purdy STI headlights. I watched him work, but I blinked and he was done.

for great car protection.
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Old 01-28-2004, 09:03 PM   #3
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I actually ordered headlight and foglight protectors from him before Christmas but never posted anything here...

Chad's good to work with and the product is good, too!

Thumbs up for Rockblocker!
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Old 03-05-2004, 04:33 PM   #4
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Thumbs up for Chad and RockBlocker i just received my yellow film for foglights


thanks guys
nice doing business with you.
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Old 01-16-2005, 01:46 PM   #5
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News Rockblocker paint protection

If anyone reading this has ever dealt with Rockblocker, I'm sure what you are about to read will come as no surprise to you. I am writing this for those of you that have not done business with Rockblocker and have considered the product or others like it.

Yesterday (1/15), Chad, the owner of Rockblocker, flew down from his home in Washingnton and performed a group install of 5 kits on 5 different cars. After finishing the group install here in Sacramento, CA he drove down to southern California for yet another group install today (1/16). The reason Chad flew down here to do the install was simply great customer support. 3 of the 5 kits that were installed were from customers who had order his product and had not yet found an installer or a good time to install them themselves. So as a representation of Chad's (Rockblocker's) philosophy on customer support, Chad agrees to install the product himself. If that isnt going beyond the call of duty for ones customers I dont know what is.

Each of the kits come pre cut to exacting specifications. I watched each of the installs on 2 Foresters, a WRX, a 4runner and a corvette. All of the applications offered there own unique challenge as far as different contours and design. Every single kit installed fit perfectly! No joke. All of the edges and leading lines contoured the lines of the vehicles precisely. The greatest thing of all was once the film was installed it took a small amount of effort to actrually locate where the film stopped and the uncovered paint began. The right combination of loight and perspective was needed to see the film. The Rockblocker film is in fact an "invisible bra". This invisibility was maintained on all of the different colored vehicles that had the film installed. There was silver, marroon, white, WRB and red, all of which work very well to conceal the film.

So basically, the Rockblocker 3M paint protection film is a great product. Dont hesitate to purchase a kit for your vehicle. If you have any inclination to keep your vehicle for many years why wouldnt you protect your paint (especially with subarus paint) or if you want to maintain a proper resale value consider this product. For those of you who like to work on your own vehicles the installation procedure is very feasable. Dont think you cant install the film yourselves. I witnessed the process for the first time yesterday and I wouldnt hesitate to install the film on my own vehicle. On the other hand if you just dont have the desire or time to attempt the install yourselves there are authorized Rockblocker dealers and install centers across the country. Check the Rockblocker website for authorized locations.

I'd like to Thank Chad again for coming down yesterday. It was a pleasure to meet you Chad and I look forward to our next encounter.
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Old 01-17-2005, 09:16 PM   #6
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Jason,

You are way to kind and it was my pleasure to hang out with you on Saturday. I also look forward to our next venture with One Stop Auto Detail and RockBlocker.

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Old 01-18-2005, 01:16 AM   #7
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Chad rules. 'Nuff said.

Phoenix ain't too far from LA, maybe I'll swing by once you've moved down there.
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Old 12-14-2005, 12:17 PM   #8
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Another positive review for Rockblocker. I had a problem with one set of yellow film and Chad had no problem replacing the set for me.

Big thumbs up to rockblocker! Thank you again Chad!

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Old 12-30-2005, 03:32 AM   #9
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Does anyone know why they won't leave positive feed back?? I left them some positive feed back. i'd like the same....
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Old 12-31-2005, 12:40 PM   #10
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Thumbs up RockBlocker

Definitely, customer oriented people. Fast service, good job Chad.

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Old 03-05-2006, 01:12 AM   #11
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alright, i ordered the hid headlight material for my 05 wrx.... i looked at them and then put them back in the original packaging and put them in a dresser drawer. since it had bubbles and a few lines in all the other pieces i didnt really think that much of it. when i went to install the headlight on the first nice day( ABOUT 2 TO 3 WEEKS LATER) I got to the end of the headlight install and noticed that the tint had a gouge(sp?) out of it and messed up. i emailed right away, just inquiring about ordering a new piece, because i knew that i had received it and there was no way to prove i did not do it. before i knew it, i had a email back saying that i would receive a replacement in the email. that was a day later, then that following monday (i emailed on a thursday, had a response by friday before noon) the headlight tint was on my doorstep. i must say, this is an a+ company as far as product and customer service goes. thank you rockblocker and i recommend(sp?) them for anyone looking into headlight,foglight,taillight, clear bras...
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Old 01-10-2007, 07:32 PM   #12
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I got a set of pre cut head light protectors from Rock Blocker. I have a 06 Impreza 2.5i, well they are to short for the head light. Rock Blocker is saying its my fault. I did not follow the directions or it was to cold. They say they should be streched to fit . I installed them in a heated garage that was over 60 degrees and followed the instructions to the tee.

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Old 01-10-2007, 07:48 PM   #13
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well?

did you warm up the lights prior to installing the material?

does not matter that the garage was warm.

did you warm up the surface area prior to installation?

I've got rockblocker's bits on both of my Impreza's and I've no complaints

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Old 01-10-2007, 08:37 PM   #14
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They say they should be streched to fit .
This is true. I didn't follow their method, I started at on edge dry and then stretched and pulled using liquid until it fitted.
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Old 01-11-2007, 09:40 AM   #15
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Chris,

We at no time said it was your fault and why you would say that I am not sure. All we did was ask you some questions and you flew off the handle and didnt like the questions. Now why would you do that unless you had a problem with the installation or didnt want to be honest about things here.

As we stated in the emails twice you are more than welcome to send them back to us for inspection. You have yet to take us up on this offer. Why is that? If you are so unhappy, wouldnt you think the first thing to do is to send them back when the company said twice please do?

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I installed them in a heated garage that was over 60 degrees and followed the instructions to the tee.
But now we have no choice but to say this: If you followed the directions to a "Tee" then you would have started on the inside corner of the headlight by the front bumper/grille and hood area of the passenger side headlight. "So bottom right corner for the start point on the passenger headlight". As you can see in the photo number 3 that is not where you started the installation since there is a gap there. This is why we asked you if started somewhere and else and what was the reason behind it. Like Jamie said it can be 60 degrees in the garage, but if the film is not warm to room temperature or higher when the high that week was 40 degrees in OH it will cause for the film to be tough to install.

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* For most HeadLight installations - Starting from the inside corner by the grille (center part of car), press and smooth the Light material to the lens. After you set the starting point continue removing the backing paper a section at a time and proceed to press and smooth the Light material to the lens in and up and down motion as you are working outwards towards the fender. Make sure you follow the edges (especially the lowest portion) to ensure that they meet at the bottom for a secure and proper fit.
Im not sure what you are trying to accomplish by posting on here other than to cause trouble with a company that has done nothing but try to help you and get the problem solved. This is the last time that we will say this to you. You are more than welcome to send the light kit back to us so we can inspect it to see if there was any issue with the kit.

***Note*** in the summer the stretch isnt really a stretch since the film will already be naturally warmed versus forcing it.

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Old 01-11-2007, 06:08 PM   #16
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In red print in the middle of the page what is that I read. " For head light Protection please use 50/50 water/alcohol mix for a cleaner and easier install"
Okay how will the material strech if I do this.
I am not going to go though all the trouble of taking them off, and having to clean up the sticky stuff off the lights.
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Old 01-11-2007, 06:30 PM   #17
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That allows for the glue to slip across the light and not stick or leave trapped bubbles since that is usually one of the main issues when installing.

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Old 01-11-2007, 07:16 PM   #18
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Yes and the film came off every time I tried to strech it. The picture shows the place it ended up after it all went on. I just dont under stand why you did not state the material must be streched to fit right . The next time I think it would work better if I were to put the first edge down with no 50/50 in the first inch or so, and then use the 50/50. That will keep it from moving after you get it on. I am sorry for my loss of temper, they do really look great on the car, I'm just a little anal about details like that.
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Old 01-12-2007, 10:00 AM   #19
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yes, you would want to make sure the film was secrued down before conforming it to the rest of the light ie stretching it over the bulge of the main light.
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Old 01-12-2007, 06:29 PM   #20
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its a little late now, lesson learned.
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Old 03-10-2007, 01:33 PM   #21
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Hi, my question is for anyone who ordered rockblocker products? It says that it was sent usps priority(2-3days). But its coming up on ten days now with no luck. Anyone here have the same issue or did your package arrive in less than a week? I live out in southern california.
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Old 03-10-2007, 01:35 PM   #22
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mine came on time, but this was over a year ago, call them up
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Old 03-10-2007, 02:30 PM   #23
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All they said was that its in transit...

But I know its not their job to find my package...usps says to wait 14 days until reporting a package missing. I just want to see if anyone else had to wait several more days for theirs to arrive.
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ya, mine came right away as well....
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my rockblocker orders arrive fairly quickly (4-5 days)

If they shipped your items USPS,
know that the USPS does make mistakes
and it's nearly impossible to track a package utilizing www.usps.com


i'd wait a few more days then contact rockblocker to see
if perhaps the package was returned/turned up....
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