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Clear bra over front logo?

Old 06-30-2019, 07:41 PM
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Default Clear bra over front logo?

I just bought a 2019 CX 5 Grand Touring and love it so much that Iím getting a clear bra installed in a few days. I was wondering if anyone knew if installing Xpel over the large front mazda emblem where the radar cruise control sensor is would interfere with that function? I just picture that flat plastic getting a lot of chips and would prefer to protect that as well.

Thank you in advance!
Old 07-01-2019, 11:10 PM
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The logo has sensors located inside for the radar cruise control and smart braking. I would hesitate to put anything on it.
Old 07-02-2019, 10:15 AM
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I'm an engineer and do EMI certifications. The materials used for the clear bra should have no impact to the sensors. My car goes in for a Clear Bra on Tuesday. We'll see if they cover my Mazda logo.

Note: if you do cover it and feel it is hindering the performance of the sensors, Clear Bra is just a big decal and you can peal it off pretty easily.
Old 07-07-2019, 09:27 PM
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I had Xpel put on the front end of my 2019 Sig. It covers front bumper, 24" of hood, headlights, mirrors and door edge guards. I did not have the emblem covered. I don't know if covering it would affect operation of the radar, etc. I wasn't concerned about rock chips on the emblem since it's plastic and not painted red like the car is. I waxed it however when I waxed the car the other day. The car has zero chips but I only have 400 miles on it so far..
Old 07-11-2019, 06:03 PM
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Update - Clear Bra installed and they did not cover the front logo.
Old 07-16-2019, 12:37 PM
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Thanks for the update
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