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

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

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Plasti-Dip

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  1. Jun 26, 2013 at 8:38 AM
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    redcbs

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    I've considered doing the color match, but I'm still torn. I think I'm going to wait for a month or so and see if the black grows on me.

    Also thought about the lower valence but wanted to see how it looked with the off-road lights installed. I've been looking for another pyrite mica with blacked out lower valence but haven't found one yet...

    Thanks for the compliments!
     
  2. Jun 26, 2013 at 9:13 AM
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    reppinthe509

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    Its should be. I used like 2.5 cans for the wheels and the badges don't take much. The grille took maybe .75 can
     
  3. Jun 26, 2013 at 10:36 AM
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    Lumpskie

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    Good to know. Thanks for the info!
     
  4. Jun 26, 2013 at 12:21 PM
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    I think I might derp my flares.
     
  5. Jun 26, 2013 at 12:28 PM
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    somethinboutayota

    somethinboutayota Dorthy left Kansas for a reason

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    Debadged and painted, plasti-dip bumper , Sock monkey decals, tool box, K&N cold air intake, flag holder/fishing pole holder, Satoshi, magnaflow 40 series, spidertrax wheel spacers, map lights, led reverse lights, led dash assembly lights, roof top LED bar
    For the best results on the rims i heard 1 full can per rim
     
  6. Jun 26, 2013 at 1:09 PM
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    reppinthe509

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    I'm sure it is a lot better coverage, but you could get away with 3/4 a can
     
  7. Jun 26, 2013 at 2:38 PM
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    YotaDan

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    Anyone have a pic of something they used the Anthracite Plastidip on without any glossifier?
     
  8. Jun 27, 2013 at 6:01 AM
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    I think this thread is what you're looking for...
    http://forums.corvetteforum.com/c6-...8511-anthracite-gray-plasti-dip-thoughts.html


    I heard that as well. From what I heard, this was to give you a thick enough coat to peel off when you're done.

    What I'm wondering is, can you do three coats of anthracite and a couple coats of glossifier? Or does the glossifier not provide the thickness you need?
     
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  9. Jun 27, 2013 at 6:21 AM
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    I need some opinions. I've got a BSP Tacoma and I still have a chrome grill, I was thinking about using some plasti dip on the grill and thinking a different color insead of black for the Toyota emblem and the Tacoma emblems on the doors. What color would you go with? How does black plasti dip look with a black truck? I've only seen I think black and white and lowes. Not sure if autozone or o'reillys have any. If I do the grill, would I need to take if off my truck? How hard is it to take off and will I break anything doing so?
     
  10. Jun 27, 2013 at 6:33 AM
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    old pic but heres what you get with bsp and plastidip grill. colormatch looks better, end of story. but for a quick mod it looked real good. i have more old pics in my gallery. grill is easy to take off. 2 10mm bolts on top and 2 plastic clips attached to the headlights and lift it out. very simple
    [​IMG]
     
  11. Jun 27, 2013 at 10:37 AM
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  12. Jun 27, 2013 at 8:30 PM
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    Yeah it looks too flat to me... but the OP said it was anthracite. I can take some pre-glossifier pics when I do mine
     
  13. Jun 28, 2013 at 1:06 PM
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    How long did the wheels take and did you take them off or just tape? Looks good!
     
  14. Jun 28, 2013 at 2:01 PM
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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.
     
  15. Jun 28, 2013 at 2:49 PM
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    I just called because I had the same message. Apparently they are in back order for about a week:(
     
  16. Jun 28, 2013 at 3:26 PM
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    Thanks, you'd think they would step up and let us know via email. Pissed
     
  17. Jun 28, 2013 at 3:48 PM
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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.
     
  18. Jun 28, 2013 at 3:50 PM
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    Agent Smith

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    Hahaha, me too, waiting to start this mod and getting cock blocked by Fonzie sucks.
     
  19. Jun 28, 2013 at 11:44 PM
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    rickmeseke

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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 :)

    [​IMG]
     
  20. Jun 28, 2013 at 11:48 PM
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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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