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Old 07-22-2013, 08:37 PM   #15
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Wow. Great pics.
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Old 07-22-2013, 08:42 PM   #16
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Nice. How did the tape hold up? I would consider doing that if I needed to go on a trip
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Old 07-22-2013, 09:38 PM   #17
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I would have plastidipped the front bumper and peeled it off at the end of the trip. That tape job seems like tedious work man :/ Resourceful nonetheless! Here's a panorama I took while on Blue Ridge Parkway

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Old 07-23-2013, 06:21 AM   #18
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Nice. How did the tape hold up? I would consider doing that if I needed to go on a trip
It heals up great. Did exactly what I wanted it to do and was really cheep.

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I would have plastidipped the front bumper and peeled it off at the end of the trip. That tape job seems like tedious work man :/ Resourceful nonetheless! Here's a panorama I took while on Blue Ridge Parkway

P.S. If you want to donate that old splitter to the SnoopyAce foundation, we'd gladly accept
It was tedious but didn't take nearly as long to do as you'd think it would. Maybe a half hour.

Haha yea I'm not sure what I'm going to do with the splitter yet. It's pretty beat up.
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Old 07-23-2013, 09:14 AM   #19
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Badass....I see some New Mexico in there somewhere I think.

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Old 07-23-2013, 10:16 AM   #20
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I would have plastidipped the front bumper and peeled it off at the end of the trip. That tape job seems like tedious work man :/ Resourceful nonetheless! ...
But will plastidip prevent rock chips? Or will the rock just cut straight through the plastidip and still chip the paint?

I'm curious, 'cause this sounds like something fun to do for trips
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Old 07-23-2013, 11:36 AM   #21
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Badass....I see some New Mexico in there somewhere I think.

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Nope. That was Utah I think. We didn't go through New Mexico.

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But will plastidip prevent rock chips? Or will the rock just cut straight through the plastidip and still chip the paint?

I'm curious, 'cause this sounds like something fun to do for trips
I'm wondering the same thing. I still worry about being able to just peel it off with no residue or anything...the tape was easy and didn't leave anything. And only cost a few bucks.
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Old 07-24-2013, 11:51 AM   #22
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But will plastidip prevent rock chips? Or will the rock just cut straight through the plastidip and still chip the paint?

I'm curious, 'cause this sounds like something fun to do for trips
Plastidip cures as a rubber coating (a pretty durable one after a few coats especially). I'd assume a rubber coating would be more protective against rocks than tape which is basically paper with an adhesive backing. Both are good options for temporary paint protection, but I guess it's just a matter of preference. At about 5:40 in the video he hits it with a pressure washer and nothing happens. https://www.dipyourcar.com/pages.php?pageid=1
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Old 07-24-2013, 12:51 PM   #23
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Denis, maybe you can get the mods to change the title to your thread. (since all the folks want to talk about tape)
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Old 07-24-2013, 01:08 PM   #24
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Denis, maybe you can get the mods to change the title to your thread. (since all the folks want to talk about tape)
Haha "check out the tape on the front of my car!"
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Old 07-24-2013, 01:15 PM   #25
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What ever you do never use that Road Wrap crap. I put it on my car for the drive from LA to Phoenix. Driving through the desert sand and small rock got under it and scratched the paint. Some of the Ventura guys use a spandex bra. Doesn't look bad and it works. They used them on the drive to Super Chevy show last month.
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BTW...nice looking car. Reminds me of the TRC guy in the photoshoot thread...both very nice
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Old 07-24-2013, 01:37 PM   #27
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Well it saved the front of the car from rock chips. I could care less how it looks for 4 days...it needs to look good for the next few years!
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Old 07-24-2013, 04:25 PM   #28
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Coast to coast

Have been to Phoenix for the winter the last 3 years.No need to tape
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