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Old 07-06-2012, 12:22 AM   #2181
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OK, I am still failing miserably with the cans...the part is fine, there's no major imperfections on it, I'm mostly certain it's my technique. The bottom area of the spoiler (that is small) always comes out smooth, along with a few other small areas. But the top (largest) area always comes out rough.

So I'm looking to just do this with a compressor and spray gun. Will this stuff work with any sprayer? I'm going to get a gallon plus the thinner. Not sure if you need special parts since this isn't exactly paint.
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Old 07-06-2012, 01:20 AM   #2182
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How hard is it to do the tires? Looking to do mine Black

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Old 07-06-2012, 01:52 AM   #2183
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OK, I am still failing miserably with the cans...the part is fine, there's no major imperfections on it, I'm mostly certain it's my technique. The bottom area of the spoiler (that is small) always comes out smooth, along with a few other small areas. But the top (largest) area always comes out rough.

So I'm looking to just do this with a compressor and spray gun. Will this stuff work with any sprayer? I'm going to get a gallon plus the thinner. Not sure if you need special parts since this isn't exactly paint.
it's your technique ... all in the wrist man...
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Old 07-06-2012, 07:50 AM   #2184
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i used about 3 cans on my wheels. got the overspray on my tires too and its hell to get off and collects dirt like a swiffer. i'm definetly masking off before i do it again. prob painting mine glossy black.
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Old 07-06-2012, 07:53 AM   #2185
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it's your technique ... all in the wrist man...
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Old 07-06-2012, 08:48 AM   #2186
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so i can do it with the tires on? What all should I mask off?
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Old 07-06-2012, 08:56 AM   #2187
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If you're just using the dip, you don't actually need to mask off anything unless you don't want the dip on it. The dip that gets on the tires will pull off and separate from the dip on the rims easily.

Edit: I would consider covering the tire to minimize the amount of dip that gets on them, though. And make sure you try to avoid getting any on the area where the lug mounts the wheel. Inside the lug nut area is fine, but in between the lug and rim will give you false torque readings and will eventually work itself out of the mating surface causing your wheels to be under-torqued.
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Old 07-08-2012, 07:17 PM   #2188
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Before u spray ur rims coat ur tires with tire shine I used gel with the applicator cause I didn't want to get over spray on the rim. makes the plasti dip not stick and when ur done spraying take a rag and wipe the tires down, takes the over spray right off..
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Old 07-08-2012, 07:18 PM   #2189
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Before u spray ur rims coat ur tires with tire shine I used gel with the applicator cause I didn't want to get over spray on the rim. makes the plasti dip not stick and when ur done spraying take a rag and wipe the tires down, takes the over spray right off..
This=Brilliant

Wish I would've thought of that...
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Lol u learn things as u go.. But next time u spray some rims u will be prepared! Lol
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