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Old 06-12-2011, 10:14 PM   #57
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Well I read up a bit more on plasti-dip and checked out its certification, etc etc. Basically the temperature range of -30 to 200 is for plasti-dip in its solid (hardened) form. So it would take a pretty hot day to get the plasti-dip to a high enough temp that the chemical bond structure would break up (the bond structure is what gives plasti-dip the tough/rubberly/plastic feel to it. So in short, you should be fine. I wouldn't worry about the heat.

Thanks man, appreciate it.

Also, your car looks good. Love the lights.
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Old 06-13-2011, 04:52 AM   #58
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Well I did some more plasti sergery

did the top and bottom of the front lip
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did the lower side and inset body line
(not sure if i like the inset body line yet)
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cant really tell from pictures but about the lower 2-3 inches is black on the sides from front to rear
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Old 06-13-2011, 08:00 AM   #59
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Old 06-14-2011, 12:37 AM   #60
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wow, props for tryin everything out! looks really good. time well spent for sure. im a fan of plstidip, but have yet to venture into the body painting realm with it. im dying to do the ls7 style blackouts, but now i may try plastidip first to see how i like it, then pro paint
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Old 06-14-2011, 03:56 AM   #61
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wow, props for tryin everything out! looks really good. time well spent for sure. im a fan of plstidip, but have yet to venture into the body painting realm with it. im dying to do the ls7 style blackouts, but now i may try plastidip first to see how i like it, then pro paint

its real easy to work with i am loving it
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Old 06-14-2011, 09:55 AM   #62
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destroyerofu2: Any tips on masking with this stuff?
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Old 06-14-2011, 11:57 AM   #63
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I plasti-dip my trunk today. I thought it turned out really nice. PIA taping around the bowtie ended up doing it twice. I didn't like the edges first time.
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Old 06-14-2011, 12:04 PM   #64
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destroyerofu2: Any tips on masking with this stuff?

i am just using masking tape 2" and 1/4"(for the bends) and trash bags

I tape it all off with desired shape add cut up trash bags to surrounding area and,

if small area spray light coat give about 30 seconds, then heavier coat, 30 seconds and another heavy coat, then pull tape as quick as possable.

if big area spray light coat starting at one side working way to other side (long ways), as soon as done with that coat start next coat heavy same spray patern(no waiting), as soon that is done, do next coat heavy making sure to cover everything, then pull tape as quick as possable


the key is to pull the tape and not let it dry to the tape.

dont be worried if you have some runs or a few ruff edges, a few min after you pull tape then check the edges for runs and just rub them off

TIP: when rubbing off the ruff edges and runs a plastick decal squige is good to put on your line(using the pointy part to mark your line and rubbing below the squige), then you dont have to worry about rubing into the part you want to keep.

I have to do the other side of the car tonight (just did one side to see if i liked it) so i will tke pictures and post those up.

heres the side i already did

sorry for the fingers it was bright out
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Old 06-17-2011, 10:11 PM   #65
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any pics of the tail light bezel using plastic dip
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Old 06-18-2011, 09:33 AM   #66
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Looks bada** man! Well done!
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Old 06-18-2011, 09:36 AM   #67
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any pics of the tail light bezel using plastic dip
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Old 06-18-2011, 02:41 PM   #68
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Old 06-18-2011, 03:08 PM   #69
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I plasti-dip my trunk today. I thought it turned out really nice. PIA taping around the bowtie ended up doing it twice. I didn't like the edges first time.
That is nice but I am too much of a chicken shit to try that out
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Old 06-20-2011, 04:44 PM   #70
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ok my question to you is what kind of tape did you use to get the lines you wanted? second how long did you wait to peel the tape off?

cause for me all i had at the moment was painters blue tape. so i worked with it and got the lines i wanted on my car. i did three layers of plasti dip. about 30 mins or more in between layers like the can said. but here is where i messed up. i waited maybe 2 hours or and a half hours and then went and tried to remove the tape. well the paint was stuck to the tape and it peeled the plasti dip. any advice? should i have let it sit over night?

ok i just saw your last post.. so you used the trash bags to protect your paint right? not to help with the lines. so i guess do my three layers right away and then tear off the tape asap.
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