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Old 10-03-2013, 10:11 PM   #11
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Plastidip black without glossifier doesn't look that great to be honest. If you wanna try it go for it just to make sure it's the look you want.
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I had it for two months, and it was alright. Just use proper cleaners (simple green is the best). check out: http://www.youtube.com/dipyourcar

Fonzie shows how to do it painlessly and effortlessly. His site also has some more interesting colors than matte black.
WD-40 worked best for me with a brush, just spaid it on... waited and pull it all off in one big piece, used the brush for hard to get areas.
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Okay, great. So, if I dip my wheels, I'll have to redo them every couple months? Where can I find glossifier?
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Glossifier is supposed to be available at like Home Depot, Menard's, Walmart is supposed to have it. Glossifier should help, but the brake dust eventually gets to a point where it's too dirty. Dip is only rated to last about a year as it is.
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WD-40 worked best for me with a brush, just spaid it on... waited and pull it all off in one big piece, used the brush for hard to get areas.
I got a can last weekend for the remaining bits I have left, still have yet to do it. lol
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make sure after u clean it all up to use some dishsoap to clean up your rims. I bought a set of 16 inch alloys and tires for a great deal on here but prob spend 4 hours total professionally removing the PlastiDip
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When dipping your wheels, I've found that playing cards seem to work the best for staying the groove between the wheel & tire. From there you will want to attach some (construction type) paper to the cards to give yourself some good protection from over spray. When you start talking about dipping other things like emblems or body items, then you need to make darn sure you can account for over spray (the heavy over spray will peel away, but the very light over spray comes off best with bug & tar remover or a clay bar). When doing emblems, make sure that you have a way to quickly remove your surface preparations; do NOT allow the dip to dry before you remove any masking tape (even frog tape), it will pull everything off. Also, do not try to cut between the masking tape and the dipped parts to remove the tape, you will only end either scratching your car or ripping the dip coat. YOU MUST REMOVE ANY TAPE, PAPER, OR OTHER SURFACE PREP BEFORE THE DIP DRIES!!! (Take it from experience!!)
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if I may ask a noob question... what is plasti dip? and what are the benefits of using it???
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plastidip is sort of like rubberized paint.

The benefits of using it are myriad, but the main thing is that when your done with it, you just peel it off.
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