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08-01-2012 10:12 AM
darkangelism I think I used the metallic paint option
07-31-2012 08:15 PM
Ralliman Slightly off-topic, but how did you get the wheels to look like that in Forza? I like using it as a reference for things I want to do with my car as well, but one thing I could never do was to get a painted look on any wheels I installed--no matter how I did it, they always looked like colored aluminum.
07-11-2012 11:12 AM
darkangelism I am getting ready to plastidip my wheels and want to make sure that they are clean.

I plan on rinsing then meguiars all wheel cleaner->rinse->2 bucket with tire brushes->rinse->wipe down with rubbing alcohol->apply plastidip
07-05-2012 03:36 PM
darkangelism thanks, yeah plastidip should be here on tuesday, so depending on how many mistakes I make should be ready in 2 weeks. I am not doing the spoiler like i did in forza, otherwise it should be roughly the same.

The hardest thing I am doing is trying to get the wheels to have a red lip without damaging the black plastidip
07-05-2012 01:05 PM
crice8
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Originally Posted by darkangelism View Post
red along rocker panels and where the chrome trim is, and black wheels with red ring.

something like this
So SICK!!!
07-05-2012 12:53 AM
darkangelism red along rocker panels and where the chrome trim is, and black wheels with red ring.

something like this
07-04-2012 11:01 PM
dyn085 What is your plan for your stripe? Oh, and car looks much better btw!
07-04-2012 09:55 PM
darkangelism After polish and wax. The DA polisher was tougher to use than I thought because of the body lines on this car.









07-04-2012 12:35 PM
darkangelism After Wash before claying











07-02-2012 05:53 PM
darkangelism
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If you are getting a DA, I would recommend getting the Meguiars DA Microfiber Correction system. I normally used 6 in orange CCS pads but saw just okay results, with the MF it was WAY easier and EXCELLENT results. If you need any suggestions let me know
Do you have to use the meguiars compounds with it?

I thought about getting them, but I don't have anything really deep so I didn't think I needed that level of cutting power. I guess I will see after I finish and can get them if there are spots that dont come out, I probably will need them for when I do my girlfiriends car, that has much worse damage and hail damage.

My griots DA came today, so I will be using a DA for all of it.
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