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Old 05-14-2013, 06:21 PM   #861
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gloss clear over dip? Not sure, probably just glossy. No less permanent.

Got some manual hubs from a friend instead of the ADD crap that means my front axles are always rotating. Restoring them and then here I come better MPG!

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Old 05-14-2013, 06:32 PM   #862
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Iv done gloss clear over dip , it definitely adds some shine . But also makes it much more of a pita to remove . Also , it keeps the dip from getting as dirty as it usually does without it.

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Old 05-14-2013, 06:50 PM   #863
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I hope they didn't screw you on the bill for that, those are both very easy fixes.
damn it. I think I did get shafted after telling a few people how much I paid However, I've had the car for 6 years and never paid this much for any work or maintenance...silly justification I know
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Old 05-15-2013, 01:20 AM   #864
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Took it for a test drive

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Old 05-15-2013, 01:54 AM   #865
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you don't have an xcal?
Don't have the money, also don't understand tuning at all (like how to do it, I get the concept). P0304- #4 misfire. oh boy.
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Old 05-15-2013, 01:55 AM   #866
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Iv done gloss clear over dip , it definitely adds some shine . But also makes it much more of a pita to remove . Also , it keeps the dip from getting as dirty as it usually does without it.

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I went ahead and tried it on our spatula works pretty good! Just gotta put the plastidip on pretty heavy first. Don't wanna take it off anytime soon- just didn't want to mess up sanding and priming until I've had more practice :). Man... This stuff is turnng out to be an awesome base for other painting projects, though
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Old 05-15-2013, 01:58 AM   #867
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they do sell plastidip glossifier, that stuff works wonders and is still perfectly peelable
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Old 05-15-2013, 02:07 AM   #868
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I was reading about that... Not available locally- but I looked it up some other places and people were saying it just didn't look as nice and deep. Plus- well, I'm impatient. I just got my black lights in and my grill didnt match the way I wanted :) eventually I'd like to do it properly with automotive paint professionally... But this is fine for now.
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Old 05-15-2013, 08:39 AM   #869
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This just isn't today, but past week about.

Front Struts/springs, sway bar links. Rear shock absorbers. New spark plugs. Installed aftermarket cruise control.

What garage did: mounted/balanced 4 new tires, alignment.
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Old 05-15-2013, 09:15 AM   #870
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