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Old 07-21-2011, 06:21 PM   #1
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Plastic Dip Experts... step inside (Pics & more to come)

Got board the last couple days, so I thought I would take a look at this plastic dip product everyone has been talking about. My first attempt was going to be on my TSW center caps that stick out like a sore thumb on my matte gunmetal wheels. Well, success!!! Anyways, I figure it is reversible if I don't like it, so I started looking at the rear tail light bezels and thought… why not? My question is this... I just put a coat on the bezels and they came out good with an even coat. Do you guys recommend me waiting about 5 hours and applying a second coat for durability or is one good enough? I'm almost afraid to do another one because I'm not sure how it will adhere.

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Here some pics on the car I took with my phone. I think it Looks GREAT!!! Really enhances that sinister look of the tail lights.

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Old 07-21-2011, 06:27 PM   #2
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Not sure about your question, but DAMN those wheels look great with the dipped centercaps!
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Old 07-21-2011, 06:29 PM   #3
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Not sure about your question, but DAMN those wheels look great with the dipped centercaps!
Thanks... the stock caps were driving me crazy. I am really happy with the way it turned out.
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Old 07-21-2011, 07:34 PM   #4
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I put four coats on my tail light bezels. I used about 3/4 of the can on the bezels alone.
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Old 07-21-2011, 07:47 PM   #5
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I put four coats on my tail light bezels. I used about 3/4 of the can on the bezels alone.
was that with plastic dip or paint?
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Old 07-21-2011, 08:51 PM   #6
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Love the color combo of the yellow with those wheels. Looks great!
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Old 07-21-2011, 09:31 PM   #7
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It was plasti dip. I had no trouble with the additional coats adhering to the previous ones. I did seem to notice that the more coats I put, the more textured it appeared. But, I didn't mind because the slight texture on the bezels kind of matched the finish on the stock rear diffuser.
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Old 07-21-2011, 09:38 PM   #8
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I took your advise and did another coat. Looks much better.
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Old 07-21-2011, 10:10 PM   #9
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Nice, glad I could lend some advice! I love how my bezels turned out
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Old 07-22-2011, 12:58 AM   #10
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Anyone out there try plastic dip on the interior trim pieces?
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Old 07-22-2011, 05:37 AM   #11
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I'm thinking about that myself. Seems like it would be a very low risk proposition. Easily reversible if you don't like how it turns out.
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Old 07-22-2011, 05:38 AM   #12
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ok expert you want expert you got

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went all the way around the car bottom following the body line.
did the side inserts.
front bumper.
gas cover.
door handles.
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added lettering (yes done with plastidip) every one thinks its a bumper sticker.

the bessels are black paint and so are the rims (did those before i found out what plastidip was)

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Old 07-22-2011, 06:22 AM   #13
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i have a 4 day weekend comming up and have some plans to add a stripe

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Old 07-26-2011, 10:17 PM   #14
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"I love my wife"..................
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Old 07-27-2011, 08:15 AM   #15
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ok expert you want expert you got
Verrrry nice!
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Old 07-27-2011, 09:35 AM   #16
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i have a 4 day weekend comming up and have some plans to add a stripe

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Put the can down and step away from the vehicle............
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Old 07-27-2011, 10:01 AM   #17
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"I love my wife"..................
It was her idea to get the car I didnt even ask her for it.

So yea I love my wife. (and if she makes me mad I can peal off the W and put on an L

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Put the can down and step away from the vehicle............

It is addictive, I just cant help it

but once I get it how I want it I am going to have it painted on with real paint and clear coat
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Old 07-28-2011, 12:16 PM   #18
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great job
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Old 08-03-2011, 05:13 PM   #19
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I got that long weekend

I love how it looks now and so do alot I mean alot of people

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Old 08-03-2011, 09:53 PM   #20
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Do they have a Gloss Black plasti-dip? I just got my rims powder coated and they are Gloss black.

Isn't plasti-dip black more so of a Flat black?
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Old 08-04-2011, 09:16 AM   #21
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No gloss just flat
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Old 08-04-2011, 04:50 PM   #22
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Just a random-throw-this-out-there: My nike shocks I use to work out are all black and they have been looking kinda scuzzy lately. I cleaned them really well and layed on a coat of plasti-dip. Yes on my workout SHOES. My murdered out shocks look kickass lol.
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Old 08-05-2011, 01:10 PM   #23
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I'll admit that plasti-dip looks awesome in person on his orange SS....and the video doesn't do the muffler delete justice. It sounds evil.
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Old 08-05-2011, 10:25 PM   #24
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I plastic dip my interior trim. Thought I post in case someone wants to see the plastic dip in red
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Old 08-06-2011, 10:06 PM   #25
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Plastic dip?

what, how and where do you get that?
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