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Old 12-22-2011, 08:52 PM   #671
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Well this was one of four wheels. I'm going to have to strip this entire wheel and repaint the black since I was an idiot and ripped it off too fast. Hopefully I'll get a chance to do all that within the next couple weeks (if the weather cooperates).

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I avoided using the blue because it was such a bitch (take a few coats to show up), but I'm really kind of liking the shade! AND IT'S PLASTI DIP.
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Old 12-22-2011, 09:13 PM   #672
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I loooove that blue! looks good!
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Old 12-22-2011, 09:15 PM   #673
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One more! The next ones will be of them on the car (but that will be a couple weeks from now).

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Old 12-22-2011, 09:36 PM   #674
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Awesome, it's so different from the red that you always see... I see a plan coming up soon... Mind if I steal said idea from you?
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Old 12-22-2011, 09:39 PM   #675
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I'd love it if you stole ideas from me!
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Sweet now I need to find some blue plasti-dip
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Old 12-22-2011, 09:53 PM   #677
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Ok here is what my wheels look like, what do you as the FoFo community think would be a good area to plasti-dip, do a line around it and possibly skip over the spokes as I go around? Cause that is my current thought, but not too sure. Ideas?



I also worry that the caliper might be too different of a shade of blue to match
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Old 12-22-2011, 10:33 PM   #678
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what was your process? i have seen a couple of people say that they did it and it turned out fine then i have talked to several and now learned for myself that it doesnt work out that well
Spray plastidip.
Let dry.
Spray paint as normal.
Wetsand. Do whatever you normally do to get a good paint finish.

Literally that's it. And it peeled off just fine. I just used it as a primer.


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Old 12-23-2011, 01:01 AM   #679
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Von..........I wouldn't on those wheels. Not the right type for it IMO.
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Old 12-23-2011, 04:37 PM   #680
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Hmmm well what about that inner ring behind the spokes? was thinking of doing that and gaping the spokes leaving them black giving the appearance of a line of blue behind the spokes... if you get what I am saying...
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