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THE PLASTI-DIP MEGA THREAD!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by mmtaco06, Aug 10, 2010.

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  1. May 20, 2012 at 8:23 PM
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    crazyengineer

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    I'm not lifted, just stock TRD offroad package

    But ya, move out of the way quickly if you see them. I was about 10-20 yards away doing 70 before I realized what it was.....it was night and it looked like a pot hole fix

    Anyways, we dipped mg friends plastic accent bars on his jeep today. They were very light gray from sun exposure. Sorry, forgot before picks
    [​IMG]
     
  2. May 21, 2012 at 8:23 AM
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    I'm seriously debating on buying the pro car kit for truck/suv and doing my truck in red.
     
  3. May 21, 2012 at 9:10 AM
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    07TacoRidah

    07TacoRidah SHHHH, this is interesting

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    :cool: also contemplating on dipping my entire truck but in that orange ... just need to know how the orange comes out though. :(
     
  4. May 23, 2012 at 4:16 PM
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    LMFAO !!! I just showed my wife the video of the GTI being sprayed on the Dip My Car website and she asked if they have white. I say, "do you want your car white?" She says, "No, I want to spray our shower, and I'll never have to scrub it again. I'll just peel it off when it's dirty!".

    Actually sounds like a good idea!!
     
  5. May 23, 2012 at 4:20 PM
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    anyone plasti dip there front fenders? just bought some fenders that stick out more but there black and my trucks white so im considering plasti dipping them
     
  6. May 24, 2012 at 7:59 AM
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    07TacoRidah

    07TacoRidah SHHHH, this is interesting

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    in all honesty, if people have been dipping their entire vehicle as well as rims, badges/emblems, interior, etc. You will be fine dipping your fenders. All you need to do is properly prep object(s) your dipping, and follow accordingly on how to apply dip. :cool:
     
  7. May 24, 2012 at 8:14 AM
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    I'm actually quite amazed how durable it is, and easy to touch up.
    Still haven't needed to redo my wheels.
     
  8. May 24, 2012 at 10:38 AM
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    07TacoRidah

    07TacoRidah SHHHH, this is interesting

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    I know right!? my badges and emblem along with several other things I dipped are holding up GREAT!!! the ONLY and I mean ONLY part that has shown signs of fatigue by the dip is on the passenger side side mirror plastic I dipped (only the inner area where it mounts on the outside ... hope that makes sense, not where the mirror is I taped that up to where it is able to bend and dipped from there). and it's VERY, I mean VERY little tear/wear. Enough for some SOB to come in and pull at it, but I recently washed my truck again at the slapper wash and HAS NOT EVEN come off from that!!!!!! :eek::D so just shows that proper prepping and application will do you right with this product.

    KEEP IN MIND THAT THIS PRODUCT DOES HAVE IT'S LIMITS JUST AS ANYTHING ELSE WOULD/DOES
     
  9. May 24, 2012 at 11:04 AM
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    I dipped my front grill to get rid of the chrome, I has noticed peeling because I didn't clean it well and then spent 14 hours on the interstate
     
  10. May 24, 2012 at 5:57 PM
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    Ok so a little spot on my hood scoop pealed up. I dont have any way to buy plasti dip for about 9 weeks. So I went to start pealing it off but this shit wont let loose. I mess with it for 30 min and only got like 6 square inches off. Does any one know a trick to get sunbaked plasti dip off? I have used this stuff plenty of times so I know it shouldnt be this fucking hard.
     
  11. May 26, 2012 at 10:56 AM
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    [​IMG][​IMG]

    Dipped my wheels
     
  12. May 26, 2012 at 11:41 AM
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    07TacoRidah

    07TacoRidah SHHHH, this is interesting

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    lol, how many coats did you put on it? also I always wait an entire day before putting out the dipped part into the world.


    it should come off even by rubbing it with your finger. When I was re-dipping my shift panel I had that same thing happen to me. Some parts would peel off fine but the rest I had to use a rag to get off. Just the abrasion from the rag (was an OR rag my mom brought home) was enough to get the dip off. Just try using a rag.
     
  13. May 26, 2012 at 7:07 PM
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    It was a few weeks after

    I'd say 3 coats, but it was also a little uneven

    Ya, most of the pics that I post as of small things , so you don't see them much

    My hood, emblems, and bumper are next in line

    Gonna get a few fans tomorrow
     
  14. May 27, 2012 at 6:25 AM
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    [II found something new about plastidip Today

    Meguires hot shine tire cleaner and shiner works on plastidip

    Check it put

    [​IMG]


    Edit: don't try this, it makes it start peeling, I need to redo it now
     
  15. May 28, 2012 at 7:19 AM
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    I got the red today. Ordered it online from a store on amazon.com. Will post pics when I use it.
     
  16. May 28, 2012 at 7:33 AM
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    Plasti dip is awesome
     
  17. May 28, 2012 at 7:49 AM
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    Only use I've found, so far.........Pinch Weld, makes it disappear :thumbsup:

    Now ya see it

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    Now ya don't

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    CC
     
  18. May 28, 2012 at 4:07 PM
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    [​IMG]
    Badges now done
     
  19. May 28, 2012 at 6:09 PM
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    When plasti dipping badges do most people clear coat them or do they hold up fine with out it?
     
  20. May 28, 2012 at 6:19 PM
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    ok thanks. I'm thinking that I will probably take them off and paint them then.
     
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