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Can I plasti-dip my chrome bumpers?

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by sirsaechao, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. Jan 8, 2013 at 9:08 PM
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    sirsaechao

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    Hating the chrome on my front and rear bumpers on my 02. Can I plasti-dip chrome? If so what is the process like prep, how many coat and how do I mask it? Thanks.
     
  2. Jan 8, 2013 at 9:09 PM
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    rickmeseke

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    3m tape to mask, no prep, just spray on. I did my rear bumper used 3 cans play it safe
     
  3. Jan 8, 2013 at 9:09 PM
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    Do I need to mask the plastic steps on the rear bumpers?
     
  4. Jan 8, 2013 at 9:19 PM
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    why plasti dip? have you considered paint or like truck bed liner? for dip you need to clean the area and taping off helps but overspray at least comes off.
     
  5. Jan 8, 2013 at 9:22 PM
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    Yoi mask whatever you dont want to dip
     
  6. Jan 8, 2013 at 10:17 PM
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    Yeah it will work fine. Just clean it prior to dipping.
     
  7. Jan 9, 2013 at 3:35 AM
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    In case I ever want to go back to chrome I still can.
     
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