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Old 02-21-2013, 03:46 PM   #21
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I'm not talking about some rattle can bullshit, you spray it through a gun and it looks good for a fraction of the price of wrapping.
If done professionally, it looks great. Like this:




Matte black isn't very appealing in general to me, though.
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Old 02-21-2013, 03:58 PM   #22
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I'm not talking about some rattle can bullshit, you spray it through a gun and it looks good for a fraction of the price of wrapping.

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this looks good? For a second I thought I was in the autofail thread....

guess beauty is in the eye of the beer holder.

I personally don't like it at all. to me matte finish on a car says "i don't like the color of my car, but i am two cheap/broke to actually do anything about it."

but to each his own.
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Old 02-21-2013, 09:04 PM   #23
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What's all this talk of wraps being expensive? They're a lot cheaper than a new paintjob..
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Old 02-21-2013, 09:19 PM   #24
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I would never plastidip a whole car. Wrap, yes. Plastidip, no.
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Old 02-21-2013, 09:20 PM   #25
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The construction company I work for does it to all the trucks and you can get some cool stuff done with them even pictures and it is half the price of a good paint job and it helps protect the paint so when you sell the vehicle it looks brand new.
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Old 02-21-2013, 11:15 PM   #26
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Not my car not my problem.
Girl I was til recently dating is dipping hers white. I even told her that its gonna look like crap after a few weeks of dirt and dust. That stuff isn't easy to clean.
Knew that girl was trouble when I saw she had gigantic pink star vinyls on her tC.
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Old 02-23-2013, 02:13 AM   #27
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I personally don't like it at all. to me matte finish on a car says "i don't like the color of my car, but i am two cheap/broke to actually do anything about it."

but to each his own.
Think of it as a fancy primer finish instead of a paint job..
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Old 02-24-2013, 09:36 PM   #28
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We just unwrapped our 2006 Scion at work. It had been wrapped for the last six years. The paint looked brand new. I highly suggest not letting it sit outside in the sun every day of the year though. Even the 3M stuff WILL fade and crack. The roof and hood was chipping pretty bad. I couldn't believe how good it looked though once the wrap came off. I'll bet it added 500 bucks or more to the resale value.
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Old 02-24-2013, 10:29 PM   #29
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I, all for it, but I'm biased...
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Price wise. Paint>Wrap>Dip. But the same goes for quality. If your decide to plastydip it. Watch this guy on youtube "DipYourCarcom."
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