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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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  4. I'm jelly...

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  1. Apr 4, 2011 at 8:52 AM
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    tacokid09

    tacokid09 it's about the off-road miles

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    you've never lived if you haven't used it before :p
     
  2. Apr 4, 2011 at 8:58 AM
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    BLHM BLWM 3" TOUGH COUNTRY LIFT TRD SEAT COVERS THULE RACK M/T KM2 265/65/16
    Its what all of us "posers"(cool kids) are using according to some members on the site.:laugh: I also use it around my house... My house is almost murdered out.:D
     
  3. Apr 4, 2011 at 10:18 AM
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    MikeF

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    I was told home hardware by my place in st. john's has it. I'm from cb and back and forth across the island all the time. If theres any there I can pick you up a can and bring it across
     
  4. Apr 4, 2011 at 10:45 AM
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    Papa Tac

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    Hey MikeF, which HH in town is that?
    I'm going home for a visit soon and gotta get me some.\
    I knew a Mike F(rench) from CB when I worked in Jasper - crazy fucker :D
    Cheers
     
  5. Apr 4, 2011 at 1:19 PM
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    THXEY

    THXEY Panda Jerk

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    Ok so really, what is it?
     
  6. Apr 4, 2011 at 1:28 PM
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    MedlinAround Failure is the result of letting setbacks stop you

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    Paint you can peel off
     
  7. Apr 4, 2011 at 1:29 PM
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    THXEY

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    why would that be cool?
     
  8. Apr 4, 2011 at 1:46 PM
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    Did the bumper this weekend
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    The grill i used regular paint, might plasti dip that too (not the silver part)
     
  9. Apr 4, 2011 at 2:14 PM
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    Thanks mike
    I appreciate it. I'll check out home Hardware soon. I heard they may have some
     
  10. Apr 4, 2011 at 4:06 PM
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    08FireRescueTaco

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    Agreed....im goin To a PD meeting on monday lol

    (PD= plasti dip)
     
  11. Apr 4, 2011 at 4:08 PM
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    Hey Everyone, I just bought an 07 Tacoma TRD Sport Double cab with 17" Alloy rims. I love the look of painted rims and was wondering the difference between plasti-dip and regular painting? Which lasts longer/more durable? Anyone tried them both? Any help would be great.
    Cheers
     
  12. Apr 4, 2011 at 4:11 PM
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    powdercoat or just dont.
    Do yourself a favor and just save up and buy you some $500 black wheels.
     
  13. Apr 4, 2011 at 4:15 PM
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    Pannell_Trd

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    Plasti dip is a rubberized paint. It is very durable but the good thing about it is it can be peeled off if you dont like it and you dont have to tape anything off. If the plasti dip gets damaged it can be easily fixed. Some people even paint them with the the wheels and tires still on the truck. Regular paint looks better but is permanent and will last longer. But it takes alot of prep and work to paint them
     
  14. Apr 4, 2011 at 4:15 PM
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    1Biggerwoody

    1Biggerwoody Better to be a Smart Ass than a Dumb Ass

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    I plan on buying new wheels - just don't have the cash - that's why i'm looking at a cheap fix to get me through the summer
     
  15. Apr 4, 2011 at 4:17 PM
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    himmie

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    Plasti-dip shouldn't be considered a permanent option. However, if you aren't sure you want your wheels to be black (or something else)... Plasti-dip first and if you like it, then consider Powdercoat or something.
     
  16. Apr 4, 2011 at 4:19 PM
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    Pannell_Trd

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    plasti dip
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    regular paint
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  17. Apr 4, 2011 at 4:28 PM
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    1Biggerwoody

    1Biggerwoody Better to be a Smart Ass than a Dumb Ass

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    Those look awesome. How many coats did you use?
     
  18. Apr 4, 2011 at 4:33 PM
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    Pannell_Trd

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    I didnt paint them, i just searched and found some pictures to show you. Id say about 3-4 coats
     
  19. Apr 4, 2011 at 4:41 PM
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    1Biggerwoody

    1Biggerwoody Better to be a Smart Ass than a Dumb Ass

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    thanks again
     
  20. Apr 4, 2011 at 4:51 PM
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    kbx10

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    I have been wondering the same thing. The plasti-dip looks pretty sweet and is a cheap alternative. Post pics if you do it.
     

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