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

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

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  1. Nov 3, 2010 at 1:10 AM
    #61
    ColtsTRD

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    this is the type of info I was looking for...not doing it now. Rocks would eat this shit up i'll bet
     
  2. Nov 3, 2010 at 6:05 PM
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    eskamo23

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    i wouldnt mind doing this to the lower part of my front bumper. anyone have pics of that done????
     
  3. Nov 3, 2010 at 6:23 PM
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    SlimDigg

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    Pretty sure rocks eat paint as well. Use your head, if you do a cheap mod, you get cheap results. That said, I just bought two cans to do my emblems and perhaps my running boards, rear bumper, front grill emblem.
     
  4. Nov 3, 2010 at 7:13 PM
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    THROUGHITALLDUDE

    THROUGHITALLDUDE Someone didnt put the tailgate down!

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    i am doing my center console i will send pictures tonight
     
  5. Nov 3, 2010 at 7:15 PM
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    schiz94

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    did you start? i did one emblem. its still drying.
     
  6. Nov 3, 2010 at 7:21 PM
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    THROUGHITALLDUDE

    THROUGHITALLDUDE Someone didnt put the tailgate down!

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    ya my first coat is drying waiting to do another coat and than dry and i am done
     
  7. Nov 3, 2010 at 8:48 PM
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    THROUGHITALLDUDE

    THROUGHITALLDUDE Someone didnt put the tailgate down!

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    tried a badge horrible outcome but I put it back to normal but I got this bad boy to work out great
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
  8. Nov 3, 2010 at 8:52 PM
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    schiz94

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    that looks sick dude! on my badge it didnt dry all the way(prolly cuz its like 30 degrees out) and i picked it up and it like stuck to the paper and some of it peeled off the side. will have to do another coat tomorrow
     
  9. Nov 3, 2010 at 9:34 PM
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    THROUGHITALLDUDE

    THROUGHITALLDUDE Someone didnt put the tailgate down!

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    i think i sprayed too lightly and when i went to pull it off it torn and I couldnt get it to peel off and leave straight lines around the badge
     
  10. Nov 7, 2010 at 5:55 PM
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    SR54x4

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    did you do your wheels? Im thinking of doing this to my stock steelies since im not 100% sure if i want them black or not yet.
     
  11. Nov 7, 2010 at 5:58 PM
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    schiz94

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  12. Nov 8, 2010 at 7:59 PM
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    SR54x4

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    bump! Anyone plasti-dip their wheels yet?
     
  13. Nov 8, 2010 at 8:06 PM
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    Andrew H

    Andrew H What is this "search" you speak of?

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    I really like the look of this but the thought of it getting scratched and the upkeep on it would be too much for me. Looks great though good job.
     
  14. Nov 8, 2010 at 9:25 PM
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    MadeInMaine

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    yes sir i did....
     
  15. Nov 9, 2010 at 3:16 AM
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    Leadgolem

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    Do you have pic's? I'd be interested to see how they came out.
     
  16. Nov 9, 2010 at 3:24 AM
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    MadeInMaine

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    the only pictures i have (in my pictures section) are pretty dark, but you can check them out.
    i will get a few good, well lite pictures up soon

    cheers
     
  17. Nov 9, 2010 at 3:45 AM
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    Leadgolem

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    Not bad. You've got one up that has good lighting.
    [​IMG]
    That looks better then I expected. I may do this to my rims too.
     
  18. Nov 9, 2010 at 4:21 AM
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    Mark C.

    Mark C. If you want it bad, you usually get it bad!

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    Here is a response I got from a Plasti-Dip representative when I asked about applying this stuff to the stock grille and the surface preparation. I included contact information should anyone have questions about the product. I also included the examples they sent me.


    "Mark, Plasti Dip has been used on the grill of vehicles by many consumers. I would recommend roughing the surface and applying the Plasti Dip Primer for best adhesion. You can order the primer online at
    www.garage-toys.com, as it is not sold in retail stores. I have attached a slide for your review.

    Thanks!

    Kelly Gall
    Inside Sales and CSR
    Plasti Dip International, Inc.
    1-800-969-5432 x135 Phone
    1-763-785-2058 Fax"
     

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  19. Nov 9, 2010 at 3:15 PM
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    SR54x4

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    I have heard alot of people saying they are going to plasti-dip their wheels or think so&so may have. After searching, can't find any proof or pics that anyone has. Im thinking about giving it a try this weekend. Since im not 100% sure I want my wheels black I figured this would be perfect to see how I like them.

    So, has anyone done it yet, or will I be the first?
     
  20. Nov 9, 2010 at 3:17 PM
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    TACODACKS

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    I used it on the Toyota emblem. That being said, I would not use it on my wheels. I can see things like road salt and grime eating away at the coating.
     
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