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Old 09-18-2011, 08:17 PM   #55
Mik Ohki
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So the two stripes in the center of the car (left side of this next picture) are vinyl. The outside stripe just above the headlight is Plasti Dip.




In this next picture the same is true - the center stripes are vinyl, and the outer stripes are Plasti Dip. As I mentioned in my prior post, I'll need to peel them off and repaint them in the future, though...since I really did a terrible job of taping. From 20 feet away they look fine, but when you get close, you can tell I did a terrible job. The most interesting part to me is that the Plasti Dip has almost the exact same texture as the vinyl stripes. You can't really tell them apart.



Edit: Flat black stripes on a gloss black car are kind of difficult to show in a photo unless it's overcast, so my apologies if the pictures aren't the best.
I love that autobot symbol over the Ford badge, I've seen those online and am thinking of doing that myself. How well does the badge overlay stand up to the weather and what not?
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