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Old 06-28-2013, 01:06 PM   #3621
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Well... I derped my wheels... Was tired of the silver.





How long did the wheels take and did you take them off or just tape? Looks good!
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Old 06-28-2013, 02:01 PM   #3622
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Lumpskie, did you get a tracking # yet? The one that dipyourcar sent me on the 26th still hasn't been picked up or processed thru UPS yet. I ordered on the 24th too, so this is kinda bullshit.
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Old 06-28-2013, 02:49 PM   #3623
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Lumpskie, did you get a tracking # yet? The one that dipyourcar sent me on the 26th still hasn't been picked up or processed thru UPS yet. I ordered on the 24th too, so this is kinda bullshit.
I just called because I had the same message. Apparently they are in back order for about a week
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Old 06-28-2013, 03:26 PM   #3624
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I just called because I had the same message. Apparently they are in back order for about a week
Thanks, you'd think they would step up and let us know via email. Pissed
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Old 06-28-2013, 03:48 PM   #3625
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Thanks, you'd think they would step up and let us know via email. Pissed
Yeah a heads up would've been nice. I was checking my tracking number every day since the 26th hoping for new information.
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Old 06-28-2013, 03:50 PM   #3626
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Yeah a heads up would've been nice. I was checking my tracking number every day since the 26th hoping for new information.
Hahaha, me too, waiting to start this mod and getting cock blocked by Fonzie sucks.
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Old 06-28-2013, 11:44 PM   #3627
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guess what getting plastidipped on monday or tuesday 4 gal red 1 gal black.

and guess who just opened shop and already took deposits down for dipping peoples cars

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Old 06-28-2013, 11:48 PM   #3628
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How do yall get the clean paint lines on the valance? i tried it tonight and it all peeled off i did my grill no problem but the valance eludes me haha.
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Old 06-28-2013, 11:50 PM   #3629
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How do yall get the clean paint lines on the valance? i tried it tonight and it all peeled off i did my grill no problem but the valance eludes me haha.
you have to peel the tape while the dip is still wet, you pretty much have to spray and peel instantly. you have to get the edges of the tape extremely wet beforehand and a nice clean line will result
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Old 06-29-2013, 06:39 AM   #3630
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How do yall get the clean paint lines on the valance? i tried it tonight and it all peeled off i did my grill no problem but the valance eludes me haha.
You can probably get 2 coats out of one taping. Tape off your area, spray the first coat light, 15 min drying, spray a heavier coat, then peel before it dries.

Tape again, spray, dry, spray again, peel tape.
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Old 06-29-2013, 08:24 AM   #3631
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you have to peel the tape while the dip is still wet, you pretty much have to spray and peel instantly. you have to get the edges of the tape extremely wet beforehand and a nice clean line will result
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You can probably get 2 coats out of one taping. Tape off your area, spray the first coat light, 15 min drying, spray a heavier coat, then peel before it dries.

Tape again, spray, dry, spray again, peel tape.
Thanks Yall Ill give it a shot!
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Old 06-29-2013, 09:37 PM   #3632
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I plan on dipping my wheels soon but, i want something to practice on, whats something good for practicing?
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Old 06-29-2013, 09:40 PM   #3633
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I plan on dipping my wheels soon but, i want something to practice on, whats something good for practicing?
Wheels are good for practice plasti dip your floor trim or grille you could always dip some card board
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Old 07-01-2013, 02:11 PM   #3635
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Wheels are good for practice plasti dip your floor trim or grille you could always dip some card board
When I first used plasti-derp I did it on cardboard... easy peasy bro!
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Old 07-01-2013, 02:15 PM   #3636
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Has anyone had issues with the balance of the their tires after plasti-dipping? I just dipped my wheels and now getting some more vibrations, but I'm not sure if it is the road, me being paranoid or plasti-dip can actually throw off the balance.

Might as well throw some pictures of the finished product.






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Old 07-01-2013, 02:21 PM   #3637
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Has anyone had issues with the balance of the their tires after plasti-dipping? I just dipped my wheels and now getting some more vibrations, but I'm not sure if it is the road, me being paranoid or plasti-dip can actually throw off the balance.
No problems with balance at all, you sure your torqued up properly after taking the wheels off?
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No problems with balance at all, you sure your torqued up properly after taking the wheels off?
Yeah I might retorque them, but it should have been fine. Could just be me, but I swear they are not as balanced. Hmmm
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Trimming around badges???

I'm trying to dip my badges. I did the driver door badge and passenger door badge, both peeled and separated easily. The rest of the badges (SR5 on passenger doors and TOYOTA and PRERUNNER on tailgate won't separate from the excess that peels off. I can tell that the two badges on driver and passenger doors are raised more than the rest, there's actually space between the badge and the body, so I think that's why those actually worked fairly easily. The rest of the badges are a little closer to the body of the car and sit a little more flush against the body. So when I go to peel, everything peels, even the part I want to stick... Can't figure out how to separate the part I want to stick (letters) and the part I want to peel. Anyone else have this issue or know something I can try?

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