Clear Bra Company In Minneapolis, MN

Clear Bra Company In Minneapolis, MN

Located in Minnetonka, MN Bravo Protection Products is a premier 3M Clear Bra company In Minneapolis, MN. Bravo started installing 3M Paint Protection Film over 10 years ago with the thought that customers want a fair price with the best installation. Our prices are some of the lowest in Minneapolis but the installs are some of the best that the Twin Cities has seen. We install for numerous dealerships and auto groups as well as thousands of private clients. If you would like to protect your vehicle from rock chips and other damage caused by road debris give Bravo a call today for a free Clear Bra estimate.

Clear Bra Company In Minneapolis, MN

Full 3M Clear Bra Installation in Minneapolis, MN on a 2013 Cadillac CTS-V. Bravo installed a hood, fenders, mirrors, and full front bumper on this 2013 Cadillac CTS-V. The Clear Bra will help protect the painted surfaces of the vehicle.

Clear Bra on the hood of Cadillac CTS-V

If you look at the hood on this car you will see that the front 20″ of it are protected with a 3M Ventureshield Clear Bra. The paint job on this cadillac was amazing and is now going to be preserved for years.

3M Clear Bra on the fender

If you would like to protect you vehicle give Bravo a call today at (952) 476-7025. We offer clear bra kits for thousands of vehicles and would be happy to give you a price quote. Most Clear Bra packages start out at $199.

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Clear Bra Minnetonka, MN

Clear Bra Minnetonka, MN

Cadillac SRX Clear Bra Installation @ Bravo Protection Products Minnetonka, MN

Clear Bra MN Cadillac Hood

2013 Cadillac SRX 3M Clear Bra installation on the hood, fenders, mirrors, and full front bumper. Today we installed a clear bra on this 2013 Caddy the dealership brought the vehicle in for a client. They wanted to protect the leading edge of the hood with a 18″ computer cut kit.

3M Clear Bra on the hood

We use Baby Shampoo to slide the Clear Bra kit around and align the edges. That is what we are spraying here in this photo. Just about any shampoo or soap will work but based on the success of the Baby Shampoo it is what we use.

Clear Bra Squeegee from sides to center of Cadillac SRX hood

The Cadillac SRX Clear Bra is installed from the edges to the center. It is a easier alignment and much better installation. We use overlapping strokes and wet the surface with the shampoo solution.

Clear Bra Cadillac SRX Minneapolis MN alignment

Checking the alignment on the Cadillac SRX Clear Bra is very important. When installing the clear bra you want to make sure that the edges are as close as they can be on the hood. Any overlapping film will collect dirt and could peel.

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Minneapolis Mini Gets 3M Clear Bra

Minneapolis Mini Gets 3M Clear Bra

Today a local MINI customer received a 3M Clear Bra. Bravo Protection Products installed a 3M 18″ Hood Fenders Mirrors and Full front bumper clear bra. The client tows the Mini behind there RV and wanted to stop the front end from being chipped by rocks. After consulting with the customer and showing them all there options they decided that the vehicle should be protected.

Clear Bra MN "Mini"

This Mini was a 2012 with 15K miles and is towed behind a RV. The customer wanted to protect the front end from damage caused by rocks and sand. There was some light chips and scratches but the customer didn’t want it to get worse.

3M Clear Bra Minneapolis MN

This is the 3M 18″ Hod Fenders Mirrors coverage area on the 2012 Mini. This package is a great value for the price. It protects the front leading nose of the Mini. Our kits are designed to go around the emblem.

Mini in Minneapolis getting 3M clear bra

The film is applied using 3M Film, soap, water, and alcohol solution. It is meant to be removed without damaging the vehicles paint.  The bumper application was installed in the same manner.

Minneapolis Clear Bra MN

Installation of the 3M Clear Bra is a art. The attention to detail is not taken light. The kit is an exact fit for the Year, make, Model, and sub model of each vehicle. The degree of tolerance is very precise. The installation of the Clear Bra must be perfect.

Mini Clear Bra in Minneapolis Mn

If you are in the Minneapolis, Twin Cities area and would like to have a 3M Clear Bra professionally installed call Bravo Protection Products. We offer free estimates and consultations.

(952) 476-7025

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Minneapolis, MN 3M Certified Clear Bra Installers

Minneapolis, MN 3M Certified Clear Bra Installers (952) 476-7025

Minneapolis, MN 3M Certified Clear Bra Installers Bravo Protection Products is the premier Clear Bra installation shop in the Twin Cities. We specialize in 3M products to protect your vehicle. Whether it is our Paint Protection Film or 3M window tint we can help keep you vehicle looking great. Our packages cover everything from the leading edges of the vehicles paint, to the entire vehicle. With over 25 years of experience and 4 Clear Bra installers we can handle just about any installation.

3M Clear Bra protection will protect your vehicle from rock chips, sand, scratches, insect damage and minor bumps and dents. Other companies offer the same film but not the same installation. The installation is the single most important factor in getting a great clear bra install. Anyone can buy film or a clear bra kit but its how its installed that makes the difference.

Don’t Choose A Mobile Installation

Don’t settle for mobile service in Minneapolis, MN. Mobile installers are a thing of the PAST! If you are looking for a quality installation at your location get ready to be disappointed. It is rare to find a mobile installer that has a plotter and film in there vehicle with all of the correct tools. Most installers travel around with the film in there car and hand cut on the vehicles. On the rare occasion the installer brings a pre cut kit. It is usually the only kit for that vehicle. Meaning that if something happens to that kit, it is either going to be installed incorrectly or modified to fit. The space that the Clear Bra is installed in is important as well. If the area is dirty or has poor lighting the installation will most likely turn out poorly.

Minneapolis, MN 3M Certified Clear Bra Installers
Bad place to install a 3M Clear Bra!

A Clean Clear Bra Shop Provides A Better Installation

Installing a Clear Bra the proper way means that the installation facility must be clean and well lit. Temperature is a bonus as well. If you have a shop that is well lit and the climate is controlled to between 70° and 80° the installation should be exceptional.

One main factor in receiving a great 3M Clear Bra installation is to have the correct tools.  At our shop we have all of the tools needed to install the shield the proper way. Each kit is produced on a graphtec plotter which means that it is a digitally designed kit that will fit each contour of your vehicle. While installing the Clear Bra if we see that the kit has become contaminated, scratched or has a blemish we can go over to our plotter and re cut the piece. This means that the level of quality can be held to a higher standard with out sacrificing time.

The biggest factor in choosing a professional clear bra installation facility in MN is the ability to clean the vehicle the proper way prior to installation. Each clear bra that is installed at Bravo Protection Products is cleaned using 3M adhesive remover, car wash the installation areas and alcohol solution the areas as well.

If you want a professional and high quality 3M Clear Bra Installation in Minneapolis, MN call Bravo Protection Products @ (952) 476-7025

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Body Shop MN

Body Shop MN

Sears Body Shop located in Plymouth, MN specializes in Auto Body Repair. In January Bravo Protection Products purchased a 2002 BMW M3 to turn into a race car / marketing piece. When we got the car we knew that it wasn’t going to be a show vehicle. There was going to be some thing that would need to be fixed. The first thing that we wanted to do with the BMW was install the full hood full fenders and full front bumper clear bra kit. But there was a clear bra already on the car. We noticed that the eyebrow piece under the passenger headlight had paint that was peeling. The wheels and all the badging were custom painted to a grey color and the drivers side rims had small scuffs in the paint. But the big problem was inside the BMW. It was brought to my attention that the door handles on the E46 BMW have a delaminating problem. Where they bubble or blister.

Sears Body Shop MN

Check out the bubbles on the passenger door handle. BMW knows about this problem but never sent out a recall for this. I asked Sears Body Shop if they could color match both door handles and paint them. Sears used a special camera to take an image of the other interior panels. Then they painted both of my door handles to match.


 This was the BMW M3 Door Handles after Sears had sanded them down and had them primed.




Sears Body Shop MN Door Handles Painted

The door handles out of our BMW M3 after the paint work at Sears Body Shop in Plymouth MN.




Sears Auto Body Shop BMW M3 Door handle after Sears Auto Body Shop color matched and painted it.




No matter what vehicle you drive Sears Auto Body Shop in Plymouth does the best paint work in Minneapolis, MN

Give them a call today you won’t be disappointed. (952) 512-6565

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Clear Shield MN Paint Protection Film Installers in Minneapolis

Clear Shield MN Paint Protection Film Installer (952) 476-7025

Clear Shield MN – Minnesota roads and highways are covered with sand, salt and other road debris. Protect your car with a 3M Paint Protection Film Clear Shield. During the winter months and into the summer there are a number of things that can scratch, chip and destroy your cars paint. With all of these elements on the road it causes your car to look weathered and old. Some of the chips in the paint can lead to pre-mature rusting on your new vehicle. Bravo Protection Products is a Clear Shield Paint Protection Film Installer in Minneapolis, MN.

Clear Shield MN (3M Paint Protection Installer Minneapolis)

Toyota Clear Shield MN

Toyota Hood, Fenders Mirrors Clear Shield

Toyota Bumper Clear Shield

Toyota Bumper Clear Shield

The Clear Shield also known as the Clear Bra, stone guard, or nose guard. The Clear Shield can protect your painted surface for years.  The most common areas protected on a vehicle are the hood, fenders, mirrors, front bumper, and headlights. Bravo Protection uses the best paint protection film and the best clear shield software on the market. Paint protection film is one of the top selling products in the automotive industry because it protects your brand new vehicle from the harsh elements on the road.

What Exactly is 3M Clear Shield?

Clear Bra MN Clear Bra 3M Paint Protection Film is a rugged eight mil thick (.008″) clear Urethane plastic that employs a clear-coat finish top layer for a shine that matches that of the new vehicles paint but last for years.

This durable, acrylic adhesive backed material was developed for protecting military aircraft propeller blades and helicopter rotors in the harsh sands of Desert Storm, and has been tested and used for more than ten years in applications ranging from commercial jet engine housings to all of the NASCAR vehicles you see racing every Sunday.

It is so strong that it is fully guaranteed not to yellow, crack or peel for 5 years after installation, and in addition to its protection, the product also significantly aid in sustaining the resale value of the vehicle over time.

Whatever you do don’t let Mother Nature and the harsh road elements destroy your car. Call Bravo Protection Products for a clear bra. We are the Twin Cities Clear Shield Paint Protection Film Installer in MN.

(952) 476-7025

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ROUTE 55 CORVETTE CRUISERS CLUB Sponsored By Bravo Protection Products

Bravo Protection ProductsROUTE 55 Corvette Cruisers Club

Local Clear Bra Installers Bravo Protection Products have become a proud sponsor to Route 55 Corvette Cruiser Club.

Clear Bra on Corvette MN

Corvette Clear Bra MN

For the past 10 years Bravo Protection Products has sponsored numerous clubs, Dealership events, and Race Teams. This year Bravo has decided to sponsor the Route 55 Corvette Cruisers. With the help of Gary Boehler Bravo has installed Clear Bras on numerous vehicles as well as attended numerous car shows. Mr Boehler has been a well known and active Car enthusiast for years and Bravo is proud to sponsor his club.


Clear Bra Installation in Minneapolis, MN

Bravo Protection has installed Clear Bra’s on thousands of vehicles. The coverages consists of 24″ Hood Fenders Mirrors, Full Front Bumpers, Headlights, Rocker Panels, Full Hood Packages, Full Fenders, Full Doors, and Full Rear Bumpers.

Hood Fenders Corvette Clear Bra

24" Hood Fenders Mirrors

Corvette MN Clear Bra Kit

Full Hood Fenders Mirrors





Corvette Bumper Clear Bra Kit

Bumper Clear Bra





Over the past 10 years there have been numerous cars that have contributed to Bravo Protection Products success. The Corvette drivers have been one of the leading contributors. The clients that drive these vehicles demand the best and expect the best. Bravo has always taken great pride in delivering the best clear bra installations for its clients. We have taken years of knowledge and skill and formed one of the top clear bra companies in the nation. If you have a Corvette and would like to have a professional Clear bra installed. Contact Bravo Protection Products today. If you live outside of the 5 state area and would like to purchase the same kits that we use. Please feel free to check our new Clear Bra Kits store.

Below are a few photos of a Corvette that we installed our Clear Bra on.

Clear Bra Installation on a Corvette in MN

3M Clear Bra Installation in MN

Call today for a free estimate on a Clear Bra (952) 476-7025

Dont let rock chips destroy your Corvette. We offer custom coverages and have a state of the art facility to install your clear bra. We would be happy to offer references upon request. 


Corvette Bumper Clear Bra Installation MN

Clear Bra installation on Corvette Bumper MN


Close Up Clear Bra Photo

Clear Bra Installation on Corvette (Close UP)

Call Today For A Free Estimate: (952) 476-7025


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3m scotchgard paint protection film mn

3M Scotchgard Paint Protection Film MN

3M Clear Bra

3M Scotchgard Clear Bra

Benefits of 3m scotchgard paint protection film mn

  • Helps preserve the value of your investment (helpful at trade-in)
  • Maintains your vehicle’s showroom look for years
  • Lessens the amount of damage to your vehicle paint
  • Transparent urethane film looks better and protects better than traditional black vinyl bras and plastic bug shields
  • Reduces need for touchups and costly repainting
  • Can be applied to any painted area
  • Nothing gets under the film because it adheres directly to the paint
  • Exclusive, long-lasting, lustrous clear coat allows you to buff scratches from the film

 3M Scotchgard Paint Protection Film MN

We are proud to offer 3M Scotchgard Paint Protection FIlm MN for the following manufactures Audi, Acura, Aston Martin, Bentley, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Cobra, Dodge, Ferrari, Ford, GMC, Honda, Hummer, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Lamborghini, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Lotus, Maserati, Mazda, Mercedes, Mercury, Mini, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Noble, Pontiac, Porsche, Rolls Royce, Saab, Saturn, Scion, Subaru, Toyota, Volkswagen.

We are happy to offer 3M Scotchgard Paint Protection Film MN for the following areas: 

Minneapolis, St. Paul, Twin Cities, Edina, Minnetonka, Chaska, Chanhassen, Excelsior, Richfield,

Clear Bra Installation on 2007 Porsche GT3

Clear Bra Installation in Minneapolis, MN

Roseville, Hopkins, St Louis Park, Plymouth, Golden Valley, Bloomington, White Bear Lake, Eden Prairie, Orono, Delano, Buffalo, St Cloud, Apple Valley, Brooklyn Park, Coon Rapids, Blaine, Fridley, Stillwater, Buffalo, Brooklyn Center, Rochester, St. Cloud, Albert Lea, Mankato, La Crosse and Eau Claire, Maple Grove, Blaine, Wayzata, Woodbury, Anoka, Carver, Chisago, Dakota, Hennepin, Isanti, Ramsey, Scott, Sherburne, Washington, Wright, Goodhue, McLeod, Rice, Stearns.


We have been 3m scotchgard paint protection film mn certified installers since 2005. If you live in MN and would like to have a clear bra installed on your vehicle feel free to give us a call @ (952) 476-7025 for a free estimate.

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Clear Bra Kits Minneapolis, MN (3M Paint Protection Film)

3M Clear Bra Kits (Paint Protection Film)

Protect your vehicles painted surface. Clear Bra Kits offers DIY film kits to protect your vehicle from rock chips. If you recently purchased a new vehicle chances are that you were offered a protection package through the finance department. The 3M clear bra is the number one offered product in finance departments throughout the world. The average cost of a clear bra installed at the dealership is $899 and up. That covers part of the hood fenders mirrors and front bumper. Clear Bra Kits offers the same protection packages for a fraction of the cost.

 Clear Bra Kits At Wholesale Prices

Clear Bra Kits products uses genuine 3M paint protection film. All products are cut using the very best plotters and software on the market. This technology ensures that the Clear Bra is the easiest product on the market to install.

Clear Bra Kits Software

Pre-cut Clear bra Kits are becoming prevalent. The days of buying bulk film and cutting it on the vehicle paint are coming to an end. More and more window tint shops and paint protection film shops are switching to pre cut kits. Bravo Protection Products has sold thousands of clear bra kits to dealerships as well as private installers and numerous window tint shops. The software that Bravo provides is state of the art and speeds up the entire installation process. If you are in the need for a clear bra contact Bravo today for a custom kit.

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3M Paint Protection Film Minneapolis, MN

3M Paint Protection Film, Minneapolis, MN

…The Clear Bra Specialists in the Midwest…

3M Paint protection film is an extremely durable, high-grade, colorless urethane film that is installed to protect high-impact areas of your vehicles painted surfaces such as  — hood, bumper, mirrors, rocker panels and door edges – that take the beating from road debris. 3M Paint Protection film aka “Clear Bra” is a virtually invisible barrier against flying road debris, abrasion and weathering and also resists yellowing from sunlight. If  the look of your vehicle as well as the resale value is important to you, this is a great way to help keep your car’s exterior looking like new.

3M Paint Protection Film Minnetonka, MN

Bravo Protection Products has been installing Clear Bra Kits for over 10 years with a combined experience of over 23 years in the shop. Bravo has installed for numerous automotive dealerships through out the Twin Cities as well as serviced thousands of retail clients. Bravo has also been called in to install 3M paint protection film for other Clear Bra companies in the metro area when there installers couldn’t do the job.

Clear Bra Installations

Each clear bra installation is an art. It has taken years of trial and error and numerous clear bra installations to perfect this art. The number one question from our clear bra kit clients is: “Is it easy to install?” The answer to this is very easy. We  like to put it like this. The hardware store might sell paint but it doesn’t mean that everyone can paint. Our Clear Bra Kits are designed to be the easiest on the market to install with the best coverage. Our Clear Bra Kits are designed with the very best film 3M Ventureshield. So when you combine the best paint protection film with the best software on the market it makes for a much better paint protection film installation.

3M Scotchguard VS Ventureshield Paint Protection Film

There has been years of controversy surrounding 3M Scotchguard VS Ventureshield and which is a better paint protection film. The best way to compare these films is to look at it with plus’s and negatives and grade each clear bra product for strength, clarity, ease of installation, durability, cost, and warranty.

Ventureshield Paint Protection FIlm test results:


Substrate Thickness: 6.0 mils (0.006″)
Adhesive Thickness: 2.0 mils (0.002″)
Peel Adhesion: (PSTC-1) 25 oz / inch width/
Shear adhesion: (PSTC-7) Indefinite @ 2.2 psi / 15.2 kPa
Tensile: (PSTC-31) 25 mm width / 506 N (31 kg)
Elongation at Break: 370% 410%
Puncture Resistance: (ASTM D – 1000) 18 kg 36 kg THATS 39 lbs
Release Liner Polycoated Bleached Kraft: 148gsm per ream
Maximum Temperature Continuous Use: 212 °F / 100 °C
Minimum Application Temperature: –10 °F / – 23 °C
Chemical Resistance Excellent UV Resistance 100% up to 10 Years.

3M Scotchguard Paint Protection Film test results:

Test Procedures and ConditionsResults

Exceeds all Minimum Specification values shown below

90 Degree Peel Adhesion – lb/in. (N/m)

Room Temp. 20 minute 72°F/50%RH (22°C/50%RH)4.0 (700)

Room Temp. 72 hrs. 72°F/50%RH (22°C/50%RH)4.0 (700)

Heat Aged 168 hrs. 158°F (70°C)4.0 (700)

Humidity Aged 168 hrs. 95°F/100%RH (35°C/100%RH) & 2 hrs. 158°F (70°C)4.0 (700)

Tensile – PSI (Mpa)1740 (12)

Elongation – percent200%

Gravelometer (SAEJ400)Pass (No Ruptures)

Outdoor Weathering – 24 months

Arizona 45 degree South ExposurePass – No significant change in gloss, adhesion or yellowing. – No film cracking or crazing.

Florida 5 degree South ExposurePass – No significant change in gloss, adhesion or yellowing. – No film cracking or crazing.

3M Paint Protection Film Warranty:

3M warrants to our direct customer that Scotchgard Paint Protection Film will be free of defects in materials and manufacture for five (5) years from date of purchase. This warranty does not apply to damage caused by misuse, accident, misapplication, or ordinary wear.

3M Clear Bra Paint Protection Film

3M Paint Protection Film


Frequently asked 3M Paint Protection Film Questions:

What is 3M Paint Protection Film Ventureshield?
Ventureshield paint protection film is the toughest rock chip protection film on the market. Combining the most elastic properties with the best optical clarity with a high shear and tack adhesive makes this clear bra material easier to install and looks much better. 3M Ventureshield film has twice the stone resistant then the leading competitor.

Will 3M Paint Protection Film diminish the appearance of my vehicle?
It will protect your car/mobile for years and remain virtually invisible. It is UV stable and is safe on your vehicles paint.

Can 3M VentureShield be washed and waxed?
Yes, we strongly recommend that you wash and wax your 3m paint protection film on a regular basis. It helps to keep the dust and dirt from settling in on your film.

Yes. this film is UV stable, but will allow UV rays to penetrate.

If I sell my vehicle, can 3M VentureShield be removed?
Yes. It uses a patented acrylic adhesive which can be safely removed without residue, leaving your vehicle looking as great as the day you bought it!

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