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Old 05-27-2012, 09:36 PM   #1981
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Quick question for those of you who did your grill:
How many coats did you put on it? I'm assuming one can will be enough, but really don't feel like being wrong and having to go back to the store for another.

Forbid me if this question has been answered somewhere in the past 165 pages. I couldn't find much on it and the search system wasn't being very helpful.
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Old 05-27-2012, 09:41 PM   #1982
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I would most definitely not dip your lug nuts, not the mounting surface on the wheel. This will give you a false torque indication and will eventually wear out, causing your rims to be loose.

At the very least I would wait until the wheel is installed to dip your lug nuts, if so desired.

Edit: Maybe you changed your post, but I thought you asked about lug nuts. Sorry if I was wrong. I haven't done anything to my grill yet.
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Old 05-27-2012, 09:43 PM   #1983
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I used one can for 2 wheels with extra leftover in each can. 16" wheels btw
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Old 05-27-2012, 10:18 PM   #1984
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I would most definitely not dip your lug nuts, not the mounting surface on the wheel. This will give you a false torque indication and will eventually wear out, causing your rims to be loose.

At the very least I would wait until the wheel is installed to dip your lug nuts, if so desired.

Edit: Maybe you changed your post, but I thought you asked about lug nuts. Sorry if I was wrong. I haven't done anything to my grill yet.
I did edit it. Sorry about that! I did a google search and found some information on that that I didn't uncover through the forum search - although the google search came up with a FF link.
Thanks for the information though.
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Old 05-30-2012, 02:17 AM   #1985
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Old 05-30-2012, 11:52 AM   #1986
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^^ haha looks like real vinal. looks sweet though man. for a scooter..
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My mom wanted a thin stripe down the center of her hood. What do you think:


I also plastidipped all her trim, it was really gray, now just waiting for some tru-black to come in so I can do it right.
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Old 05-30-2012, 12:30 PM   #1988
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i think you should have left fun on the hood. haha but the stripe looks pretty cool even on a volvo.
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i think you should have left fun on the hood. haha but the stripe looks pretty cool even on a volvo.
I was just messing with my mom cause she just got her hood re-painted, she freaked out hahaha. After I peeled off a letter, she wanted a stripe
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dip the wheels? i think it would look cool.
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