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

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

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  1. Jul 6, 2013 at 5:10 PM
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    Ice Horse

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    ^^^ x2 on his question. Also, how many cans are needed for all 4 wheels?
     
  2. Jul 6, 2013 at 5:33 PM
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    DundalkDipping

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    It all depends on the car. So far the two trucks rims I've done I left them on and used the bags. I've taken every car rim I've done off. I also removed them from SUV's depending on the size.

    If they are "normal" sized, 19" or less then 4 cans will be plenty.
     
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  3. Jul 6, 2013 at 7:32 PM
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    Curious how many gallons this took? Looks great.
     
  4. Jul 6, 2013 at 7:35 PM
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    Mine are 16". I was originally thinking 2, but would that not be thick enough?
     
  5. Jul 6, 2013 at 7:36 PM
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    It could have been done easily with just over three but I used four just for the peel-ability.

    Yea, two of any color really wont be think enough. They might not even cover all the wheels enough to look solid enough. You can get away with 3 cans of black, gunmetal, anthracite and dark colors maybe but I'd always rather have extra then not enough.
     
  6. Jul 7, 2013 at 10:34 AM
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    Will this ever chip or start to peel off the truck? Looks pretty nice tho love the dull matte look!
     
  7. Jul 7, 2013 at 10:40 AM
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    As long as it is applied properly you shouldn't have any issues.
     
  8. Jul 7, 2013 at 12:41 PM
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    im going to dip my wheels this week anyone have bad experience with this as far as dirt not coming off etc? i dont go off roading much at all only hunting season thats the only thing holding me back.
     
  9. Jul 7, 2013 at 4:21 PM
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    The dirt will come off easily. Wash it with Simple Green and water. They also sell Brake Dust Pro on DYC.com. it might be $20/bottle but it works awesome.
     
  10. Jul 7, 2013 at 4:21 PM
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    ^ awesome thank you
     
  11. Jul 8, 2013 at 8:21 AM
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    So, I ordered 4 cans of anthracite and 2 cans of glossifier for my rig. I was hoping to do the wheels, front grill and side badges. Do you think I need another can? Also, does the glossifier add any thickness to the dip for peel-ability? ( I was hoping to do 3 coats of color and 2 coats of glossifier, but I don't know how that will hold up) Thanks, in advance for the help!
     
  12. Jul 8, 2013 at 2:23 PM
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    If I was you I would head to Home Depot or Lowes and get 3-4 cans of black. Use the black as a base coat(2 coats) to save Anthracite. The gloss will help with peelability a bit but nothing huge.

    So I would do 2 coats of black, 2-3 of Anthracite and 2-3 of gloss.
     
  13. Jul 8, 2013 at 2:29 PM
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    LUSETACO

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    Wouldn't that make the final product a little dark?
     
  14. Jul 8, 2013 at 4:15 PM
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    nah it shouldn't affect the Anthracite. I believe Fonzie(DYC) did a video about it. I think the R8 go Anthracite over matte black.
     
  15. Jul 8, 2013 at 8:29 PM
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    Did you get your ship notice yet Lumpskie? Just got mine today, shipped two weeks after payment!
     
  16. Jul 9, 2013 at 5:24 AM
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    Yeah, I got an email yesterday that updated the shipper... BUT, when follow the link, I'm still not getting any transit information. So, it looks like DYC updated the shipping information, but the product hasn't actually shipped yet.

    Is that what you're seeing on your end as well?
     
  17. Jul 9, 2013 at 5:41 AM
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    They actually generated a whole new shipping label, sent a new email and following the new link it is enroute from Deerfield Beach to me. I will get on Thursday, looks like I better strip the plastic off my bumper now.

    Checking my original shipped email, that link still says that the label was produced on June 26 but hasn't been updated since with ANY info.

    So to answer your question, I have two different tracking numbers through UPS. One is active and enroute. The other hasn't been updated since two weeks ago. My guess is they just slapped a new label over the old and completed my order. That's a real bitch yours doesn't show yet
     
  18. Jul 9, 2013 at 5:51 AM
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    Have you seen the Harley-Davidsons with the "denim" or matte finishes? They look nice until you get a scratch, a dent, a boot scuff, etc. Let me throw a link to you about the matte finish from H-D. There are suggesting a matte finish film.

    http://www.motorcyclearmor.com/denim-paint-consumer-link.html
     
  19. Jul 9, 2013 at 5:55 AM
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    I think I prefer powdercoat

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    Be sure to paint your calipers/brake drums while your wheel is off.
     
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  20. Jul 9, 2013 at 6:09 AM
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    anyone putting a clear coat after their other coats of black? Wondering if this will make it glossy....just want a final layer of protection to prevent chipping. thoughts??
     
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