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Old 08-11-2013, 08:02 PM   #2751
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And to add, correct me if I'm wrong, but the instructions are on the can just like any other can of "spraypaint"
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I went by pepboys earlier and they have every color and enhancer!!
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Old 08-14-2013, 10:32 PM   #2753
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I went by pepboys earlier and they have every color and enhancer!!
They had the anthracite?
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Old 08-15-2013, 10:34 AM   #2754
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They had the anthracite?
Sorry minus the new metallic colors. But based on what they had, I'm sure they will start carrying it soon! What on my car should I paint with the blaze green? I'm doing my calipers with the bright green this weekend instead of the red that is on them.
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Old 08-15-2013, 01:52 PM   #2755
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Creativity with plastidip...

This is the logo with 5 coats of Smoke. It takes the shiny chrome look away, and it actually matches the body color pretty well.



3rd brake light, tail lights, emblem, and the reflectors with 5 coats of smoke on them



Compare and Contrast. Not dipped on the left, dipped on the right.

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^^^^Looks frosted, not smoked. Might look better if the clear section was masked off and a few coats if glossifier sprayed on. The emblem looks great though!
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Old 08-15-2013, 02:38 PM   #2757
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Quick question for everyone. I plastidipped a few things like door handles and such but it came out "fuzzy." Am I applying the last layers too light?
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And to add, correct me if I'm wrong, but the instructions are on the can just like any other can of "spraypaint"
My experiences with plastidipping wheels showed that the finish turned out best if I started out applying it very light and far away (12"+), then on each subsequent coat laying it on thicker and closer. By the 5th coat, I was about 5" away and laid it on much thicker than I would normally be comfortable with using regular spraypaint. Of course, weather conditions come into play and YMMV, but that's what works best for me. Leave about 15 minutes in between coats.
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^^^^Looks frosted, not smoked. Might look better if the clear section was masked off and a few coats if glossifier sprayed on. The emblem looks great though!
Its called smoke, Plastidip smoke, and i was actually going for that frosted look. The glow with the lights on is amazing :D I didnt want to use the glossifier and bring a shine to it.
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Old 08-22-2013, 12:54 PM   #2759
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Question about plasti dipping rims?

So i wondering is it really simple to do? can i use these on each rim?

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Performix...0#.UhZPPD9YSCg


Also will it just peel away if i want to remove it and dont like the way it looks? I dont want to hurt any of the pant on my rims or anything in case i want to go back to stock. These are the rims i have on my car, but i have a black focus would dip them black to see how they look.

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Old 08-22-2013, 12:56 PM   #2760
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It's very easy, check out this yt channel for some great info:

http://www.youtube.com/user/DipYourCarcom
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