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Plasti dip rims white... yay or nay?

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by thunderone, Apr 22, 2014.

  1. Apr 22, 2014 at 4:18 PM
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    thunderone

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    EDIT: I decided to go ahead and do it, here's how it looks:
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    I've been getting kinda tired of the black on black (seems kinda played out these days) and I want to sorta retro out the truck a little with the white wheel color. I did a crude mockup and was wondering what y'all think. I figured I could remove it if I just hated it.

    As it is now:

    [​IMG]

    Mockup:
    [​IMG]
     
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  2. Apr 22, 2014 at 4:20 PM
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    Hairy Taco

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    i say give it a go
     
  3. Apr 22, 2014 at 4:21 PM
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    mCat

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    looks interesting. I vote yay
     
  4. Apr 22, 2014 at 4:25 PM
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    YotaOverAll

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    I think chrome or polished wheels would give it a good contrast to he all black
     
  5. Apr 22, 2014 at 4:27 PM
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  6. Apr 23, 2014 at 10:01 AM
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    Alright I just need to find a good day to do it lol pics when I'm done
     
  7. Apr 23, 2014 at 10:03 AM
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    Yes. Old school. :thumbsup:
     
  8. Apr 23, 2014 at 10:03 AM
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    I'd say no personally but give it a shot. that's the great thing bout plasti-dip. You don't like it, take it off.
     
  9. Apr 23, 2014 at 5:33 PM
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    Plastidip looks nice until it starts to peel, which it will. I did mine in black for the winter and between snow, ice and light offroad use it was toast. Plastidip also hold in dust and grime so silver or white will be dirty almost as soon as you wash it.
     
  10. Apr 23, 2014 at 10:19 PM
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    Welp here's how it looks. I'll get better pics tomorrow. I got some armor all wheel protectant for it, we'll see how well it works. Someone on the Subaru forum had good luck with it.

    [​IMG]
     
  11. Apr 23, 2014 at 10:20 PM
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  12. Apr 23, 2014 at 10:34 PM
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    i like it personally not sure about on a black truck but white on white is nasty... me and a friend dipped his rockstar 20s white cut the star and xd logo and it looks bad as hell on his 4runner
     
  13. Apr 24, 2014 at 5:40 AM
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    looks awesome!
     
  14. Apr 24, 2014 at 6:04 AM
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    ahh nayish..kinda takes away from how nice your truck is...
     
  15. Apr 25, 2014 at 12:14 AM
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    I didn't really try to get too artsy but here are some daytime pics:
     
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  16. Apr 25, 2014 at 12:15 AM
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    x2 :cool:

    I like it, its different!
     
  17. Apr 25, 2014 at 12:22 AM
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  18. Apr 25, 2014 at 12:35 AM
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    [​IMG]

    My crappy iPhone camera was really struggling with the white balance so you can't really see any shadows from the caps or lugs or anything. I'll take another better pic later.
     
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