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    I'm going to do a plasti-dip paintjob.

    Since my paint is screwed and I hate it looking like it does, I'm going to do the plasti-dip paintjob.

    Now you may think i'm crazy, here's my reasoning...and I've researched the hell out of it.

    1. Cheap substitution for paint.
    2. Durable.
    3. Easy.
    4. If you spray it on heavy, it peels off like dead skin in 1 big piece.
    5. If you need to peel it off, it wont damage the paint.

    Now I need some help...what colors should i do? I was thinking either ALL black, red with black wheels or white with black wheels....

    Let the sh!t storm begin :scared:

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    Re: I'm going to do a plasti-dip paintjob.

    all black, white with black wheels, red with black wheels....IMO that order :read:

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    Re: I'm going to do a plasti-dip paintjob.

    i'm gonna plati-dip the emblems on the Mazda and prolly the fog light surrounds

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    Re: I'm going to do a plasti-dip paintjob.

    What product are you talking about? If it peals off in one sheet then if it starts to peal on it's own then the whole panel will come off? That can't be good.


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    Re: I'm going to do a plasti-dip paintjob.

    White wheels, turquoise truck :looking:

    Used to own a FSC, now I just have my extremely old Buick.
    Have some perspective please. Thank you.

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    Re: I'm going to do a plasti-dip paintjob.

    This is removal of plasti-dip




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    Re: I'm going to do a plasti-dip paintjob.

    Where do you buy that stuff and whats the prices like?

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    Re: I'm going to do a plasti-dip paintjob.

    Quote Originally Posted by lowbravada View Post
    Where do you buy that stuff and whats the prices like?
    home depot, lowes etc...

    and $5-6 a can...from what I hear it takes about 20-25 cans to do a vehicle

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    Re: I'm going to do a plasti-dip paintjob.

    Would I want to break down my tires if I did my wheels

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    Re: I'm going to do a plasti-dip paintjob.

    i saw a white plasti dipped audi, looked pretty clean.

    on that note, i have plastic dipped my bumpers, bumper cap, grill shell, emblems, valence, wheels etc….great stuff

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    Re: I'm going to do a plasti-dip paintjob.

    Quote Originally Posted by lowbravada View Post
    Would I want to break down my tires if I did my wheels
    Do them still on the truck

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    Re: I'm going to do a plasti-dip paintjob.

    Quote Originally Posted by rebelbowtie View Post
    i saw a white plasti dipped audi, looked pretty clean.

    on that note, i have plastic dipped my bumpers, bumper cap, grill shell, emblems, valence, wheels etc….great stuff
    I dont know what color combo to do lol

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    Re: I'm going to do a plasti-dip paintjob.

    That stuff is actually pretty cool. I wish it wasn't illegal here in Canada.

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    Re: I'm going to do a plasti-dip paintjob.

    Quote Originally Posted by ilikedirt View Post
    Do them still on the truck
    get plasti dip on your rotorrs?

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    Re: I'm going to do a plasti-dip paintjob.

    I dont see it peeling off bad paint. I have to get a can or three and experiment.

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    Re: I'm going to do a plasti-dip paintjob.

    You know, I've seen you guys use this and I've always wondered about it. So in other words I could spray this onto a stock wheel without any sanding or prepping and it will peel off whenever I want it to without damaging the wheel?
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    Re: I'm going to do a plasti-dip paintjob.

    Quote Originally Posted by 98BlackSierra View Post
    You know, I've seen you guys use this and I've always wondered about it. So in other words I could spray this onto a stock wheel without any sanding or prepping and it will peel off whenever I want it to without damaging the wheel?
    yes

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    Re: I'm going to do a plasti-dip paintjob.

    Has anybody done this to the bumpers on a black truck? I wanna do mine but I don't want it to be so dull compared to the rest of the truck.

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    Re: I'm going to do a plasti-dip paintjob.

    Quote Originally Posted by bayko View Post
    That stuff is actually pretty cool. I wish it wasn't illegal here in Canada.
    uhh what? it is sold in canada.. just not nearly as cheap.

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    Re: I'm going to do a plasti-dip paintjob.

    black imo

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