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Old 04-14-2012, 04:30 PM   #1601
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how's it look upclose? looks good though :)
looks good , with a bit of texture. looks better than a spray paint job imo.

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Old 04-14-2012, 05:09 PM   #1602
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It's not an Instagram pic. It does have a Pro effect which is really not much difference from the original. But here is the original...





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I think a non-Instagram'd picture would give us a better idea of the color.

Side note: Considering dipping my wheels black...




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Old 04-14-2012, 06:02 PM   #1603
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looks good , with a bit of texture. looks better than a spray paint job imo.

not bad at all
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Old 04-14-2012, 10:12 PM   #1604
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lol dipped my center caps. gotta wait to do the wheels til i have a day off. damn i need to wash her again.
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Old 04-15-2012, 01:04 AM   #1605
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here is a fast chop to give you an idea

still barley over the ford emblem, but farther apart
That was a quick photoshop to show me other possibilities as I think my stripes are too close together (1 inch apart). As of tonight, after I get a few more cans of white paint, I think I am going to make the stripes themselves a bit wider and slightly further apart, maybe 2.5 inches apart, with the stripes getting close to the windshield washer units.+


This is what I actually did . . .




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Also fattie, the car looks great. Nice work
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Old 04-15-2012, 09:48 AM   #1606
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this stuff looks like to much fun, but i do have a question and im not going through 80 pages to try and find it so...can you use a clear coat spray paint over it to try and make it look like you really did paint them????
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Old 04-15-2012, 10:46 AM   #1607
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no, becasue then it won't peel off if I am not mistaken. If you are looking for the glossier look, get a can of glossifier.
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Old 04-15-2012, 11:04 AM   #1608
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this stuff looks like to much fun, but i do have a question and im not going through 80 pages to try and find it so...can you use a clear coat spray paint over it to try and make it look like you really did paint them????
plasti dip has there own clearcoat , so in essence yes you can "clearcoat" it. this stuff is redonk , it almost goes on perfect , as it drys it evens itself out and even small runs dissapear once dry.
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Old 04-15-2012, 12:06 PM   #1609
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Dude... They have Monster Green available in gallon form at dipmyride... I wonder how the stockers would look like in that ;)

Question: when doing wheels, do you only spray from the front? What about getting the "whole" wheel?
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Old 04-15-2012, 05:35 PM   #1610
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plasti dip has there own clearcoat , so in essence yes you can "clearcoat" it. this stuff is redonk , it almost goes on perfect , as it drys it evens itself out and even small runs dissapear once dry.
SICK...i need a couple cans of this stuff then i want to try nd do some hood diping without worrying about messing up and have it look like crap and not being able to reverse it....
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