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02-28-2013 09:40 PM
Mr.Bergner I think you'll find this interesting (another car forum):
02-28-2013 08:03 PM
2007 fordfocus Thanks for all the help guys I was looking at the ebay crap lol but ill spend a little extra to get a good high quality vinyl but I just thought of another question how does the vinyl hold up in snow/salt.. we get a lot up here lol.
02-28-2013 06:57 PM
MattDzx3 Even if you can get the plasti-dip to look good, it won't last nearly as long as vinyl wrap will. I looked into vinyl and plasti-dip as alternatives to paint on my last car. From what I read high quality vinyl will last for 5-7 years where as plasti-dip starts to come off after about 1 year. Just my 2 cents.
02-28-2013 06:08 PM
bluebullet I'd buy the car kit from and not use the cans on big areas
02-28-2013 05:54 PM
Blue5ive As others have stated a good quality vinyl like 3M and you'll be fine. Just stay away from the eBay crap. Plastidip on the roof does not work out the best or look the best. Would take you 3-4 cans and you have to be careful on how you spray it to get the coats to look even. Nowhere even remotely durable as the vinyl or as easy to remove.
02-28-2013 04:32 PM
Originally Posted by 2007 fordfocus View Post
I had plati dip.on my wheels but I didn't like it so I just painted them :)
If you lay it on thick enough plastidip is very durable. a couple of heavy coats on my enkeis and it doesnt come off due to scraping
02-28-2013 10:41 AM
ShogunSamurai2005 Am I hearing echos? Lol
02-27-2013 11:47 PM
zetecDon Moving this to MK1 Focus. If you bought a good quality clear vinyl you shouldn't have any problems at all.
02-27-2013 11:43 PM
LouBomb actual 3m vinyl wrap will not harm your car... easy to maintain.. stay away from white tho...

plasti dip.. yeah dont do it
02-27-2013 10:34 PM
2007 fordfocus Sweet I guess I found me a new project :-)
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