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Old 05-26-2012, 07:15 PM   #1961
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I did the front like an EvoX, made some eyelids, badges on trunk, and wheels

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Old 05-26-2012, 10:04 PM   #1962
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^^^looks good but cleaning bugs off will be a pain.
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Old 05-26-2012, 10:19 PM   #1963
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I did the front like an EvoX, made some eyelids, badges on trunk, and wheels

I'm gonna say... Cool idea... Execution could have been better and it's not a big enough difference compared to a light color
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Old 05-26-2012, 11:38 PM   #1964
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^^^looks good but cleaning bugs off will be a pain.
my latest hood stripes got messed up by bugs . . .



Plastidip served its purpose in my case as I actually like the way these look. I am just going to redo them in vinyl. Also a dear friend just bought a non black Crown Vic with ultra low miles, so we are going to have some major fun with that car . . .

I need to dip the fangs . . .
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Old 05-26-2012, 11:41 PM   #1965
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how did you remove the old stripes?
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Old 05-26-2012, 11:48 PM   #1966
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I pulled them off in one solid piece. Literally it took 8 seconds both times.
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Old 05-27-2012, 12:03 AM   #1967
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Just a tip, if you don't get it on thick, then it used to be a pain to remove. Solution: spray bug and tar remover on it, let it sit a few minutes and wipe off, do that twice and its good as gone!!
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Old 05-27-2012, 12:10 AM   #1968
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Just a tip, if you don't get it on thick, then it used to be a pain to remove. Solution: spray bug and tar remover on it, let it sit a few minutes and wipe off, do that twice and its good as gone!!
Black magic tire shine will do it too, be careful putting that stuff on if you have plastidipped wheels. Tireshine basically liquifies plastidip.
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Old 05-27-2012, 01:02 AM   #1969
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^it didn't ruin mine...

Actually tire shine cleans plastidip really well. Makes it look like you just put it on. Avie will speak to that too. And Ryan...
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Old 05-27-2012, 01:04 AM   #1970
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If you really think about it it makes sense too...plastidip is sort of a rubberized coating, so are tires. Tire shine is made to shine up rubber tires. It stands to reason if would do the same to dip.
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