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Old 08-24-2012, 10:47 PM   #2341
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Dude, that looks awesome. Was the Lamin-x precut for that? I have Lamin-x yellow on my fog lights and I love them.
I got them done for $40 guy took a half hour.. I saw him doing it on a wrx before and it looked mint. So I thought I'd try it on. If a Subaru can do it, so can a Focus!

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i'm considering doing my wiper cowling and door pillars in plasti dip

yay or nay?
Do it! I am. My wiper cowl is very faded.
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Old 08-24-2012, 11:16 PM   #2343
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Do it! I am. My wiper cowl is very faded.
I had new ones for you silly lol.
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i'm considering doing my wiper cowling and door pillars in plasti dip

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plastidip is a temp mod to see if you like it. In the cowl, it should be black, no need for dip there... I would use Forever Black to restore your trim. You will be facing some problems if you don't do it right the first time.
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Old 08-24-2012, 11:39 PM   #2345
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I know, I know, I know lol.
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Old 08-24-2012, 11:46 PM   #2346
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plastidip is a temp mod to see if you like it. In the cowl, it should be black, no need for dip there... I would use Forever Black to restore your trim. You will be facing some problems if you don't do it right the first time.
Plastidip can last for a couple years easy depending on where you apply it. I have used forever black and let's just say it is definitely not forever. It faded after a month or two. And that was with using several applications of it. Had to redo all my pieces again and again. Same thing with any black trim restorer I've tried. Dip would work great for the cowl or you could paint it. Same with the b-pillars. Btw, the roof on my Kona has been dipped over a year with no problems. And I am about to do my interior panels with 3-4 heavy coats of dip.
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Plastidip can last for a couple years easy depending on where you apply it. I have used forever black and let's just say it is definitely not forever. It faded after a month or two. And that was with using several applications of it. Had to redo all my pieces again and again. Same thing with any black trim restorer I've tried. Dip would work great for the cowl or you could paint it. Same with the b-pillars. Btw, the roof on my Kona has been dipped over a year with no problems. And I am about to do my interior panels with 3-4 heavy coats of dip.
Maybe the dip in my area sucks. Tire shine will melt it, my mom bumped into a part and it ripped it to hell, wheels are fine as long as you don't take them to a tire shop.


Either way you look at it, it can/&will peel off. It really is just a temp mod...

EDIT: I can and do know how to paint, look at my spoiler, sideskirts, front bumper. all done by me. Either I get crappy plastidip, of it was really intended to be a temp fix.
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Old 08-25-2012, 12:37 AM   #2350
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Definitely not permanent. Bit you can get alot.of life out of it depending on where it is used. Wish it would peel off my roof but it won't. That crap is on there good. Having to take adhesive remover to it to get it off lol.
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