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Old 09-05-2012, 08:16 AM   #2391
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Hey im shure this has been anwsered but dose this come off when u get new tires from them mountin and balenceing
99% of the time, yes it will come off. If your entire wheel is dipped(including the weights) - a tire shop will pull the weights off(with a good portion of the dip). Even getting a tire replaced will likely end up in them ripping the dip.

I had to get a flat repaired on my dipped stock wheels. When I went in to get it back the service manager came up to me and was real apologetic and said that somehow his staff ruined my wheel. I was like wtf man, how did you do that? So he showed me my wheel and I just started laughing and went up to the wheel and pulled the rest off the dip of in one shot. The manager had a confused look on his face and said what is that? I had to explain to him what plastidip is.
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Old 09-05-2012, 10:41 AM   #2392
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Old 09-05-2012, 09:31 PM   #2393
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Old 09-05-2012, 09:39 PM   #2394
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lol same here i had that happen, the head mechanic looked pissed. question before i actually do it. Can i clear coat over regular dip or do i need to spray paint over the dip before i can put a clear gloss on it? my wheels have been dipped for a few months and they collect dirt like a sponge so i'm trying to get rid of the tack of the dip, and i want a shine lol.
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Old 09-05-2012, 09:45 PM   #2395
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lol same here i had that happen, the head mechanic looked pissed. question before i actually do it. Can i clear coat over regular dip or do i need to spray paint over the dip before i can put a clear gloss on it? my wheels have been dipped for a few months and they collect dirt like a sponge so i'm trying to get rid of the tack of the dip, and i want a shine lol.
i actually just cleared mine the other day , looks dope man , just make sure u tape off your tires real nice , i got a little on there and it looks like a permanant tire shine spot lol , also it hardens it up a bit , id assume its a little stronger now cause its smooth instead of rubbery
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Old 09-05-2012, 10:26 PM   #2396
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so you put gloss clear on top of your dip? hows it holding up lol
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it looks waayyyyyyy better , i will post some pics tommorow if i can figure out the photobucket thing . it feels alot stronger now too
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Lots of people have used plastidip as sort of a faux primer or basecoat. Then thay add real paint to the top, looks nicer and still peels off(as long as you have a solid layer of dip)
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yeah i know man i'm just asking if i can put it over dip instead of another coat of dip, couple of paint then couple of clear. it's prob what i'll do anyways, just thought i'd ask.
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Pretty simple: Dip whatever your going to dip, than paint over it. If you need to remove than you will still be able to. BTW clearcoat is a paint, so if you just want to add a shine to your part that is dipped than just clear it and you won't have any problems(as long as the part is properly dipped)
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