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Old 01-09-2012, 01:57 PM   #1
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help me out!!

i'm trying to decide if i want to black out my 2009 se, or add some color accents (rims, calipers, racing stripes, decals, etc.).

also, what is yall's opinion on plasti-dipping? would it work on rims?


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Yes it works on rims, But it is a temporary solution. If you want a good quality finish i would avoid wasting time with plastidip. I dipped my winter wheels white, after all said and done, i could have stripped and painted my wheels with a little more work. I will need to re do my winter wheels next season. I feel plastidip is a fad that will die out quickly. I'm sure others feel differently, that's just my $.02.
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plastidip thread click here....

im a fan of the blacked out look but imo plastidipped rims are a temp thing for winter protection.... paint them if you want a permanant color
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Old 01-09-2012, 02:22 PM   #4
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i'm new to this car customizing thing. how do i smoke tail lights?

and if i went blacked out with white rims, would that look alright? found some cheap ones on craigslist
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i'm new to this car customizing thing. how do i smoke tail lights?

and if i went blacked out with white rims, would that look alright? found some cheap ones on craigslist
Use Night Shade on tail lights 2 to 3 coats will work fine 3 coats will be very dark
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see if you can pick up an SES front swap, one of the best things you can do appearance wise in my book



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Use Night Shade on tail lights 2 to 3 coats will work fine 3 coats will be very dark
do i just spray it on the outside of the tail lights? and where do i get it?
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do i just spray it on the outside of the tail lights? and where do i get it?
Yes take the tail light off clean it real good and paint. I got mine from Napa its like 12$ a can. Made by VHT its called Night Shade
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Old 01-09-2012, 10:24 PM   #10
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thanks for the help, man!
any other suggestions as far as styling or anything?
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