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Old 04-30-2013, 01:44 PM   #11
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Old 04-30-2013, 02:05 PM   #12
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Old 04-30-2013, 02:17 PM   #13
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stop it. stop dipping cars, it looks stupid. you look like you cant afford a paint job. do it right or dont do it. stop it now.
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Old 04-30-2013, 02:21 PM   #14
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Pink? I thought I got crap for having purple wheels. Take the dip off and do vinyl wrap if money isn't an option and powder coat your wheels instead.
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Old 04-30-2013, 02:22 PM   #15
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Welcome to modifying cars. I'm not a fan of plastidipping the entire car, especially if the existing paint still looks reasonable. It might be amusing to spray paint, graffiti style, all over the top of the plastidip, because, well, why not. It'll get attention for sure.
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Old 04-30-2013, 02:30 PM   #16
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Old 04-30-2013, 02:45 PM   #17
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Do you have any before pics? If the paint is good, take it off. I think you like it now because it looks different. But, you really cheapened the look of an already cheap car.
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Old 04-30-2013, 02:51 PM   #18
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stop it. stop dipping cars, it looks stupid. you look like you cant afford a paint job. do it right or dont do it. stop it now.
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Do you have any before pics? If the paint is good, take it off. I think you like it now because it looks different. But, you really cheapened the look of an already cheap car.
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If you seriously only used 6 cans on your entire car, I wouldn't recommend taking it off without the use of a bunch of friends and beverages supplied to encourage them to push through the burn...

After the majority is off you will want to use something like this to help melt the trouble areas off-

After that, you will need to clay-bar the entire surface to remove any final contaminants, which will mean needing a new coat of wax at the bare minimum.

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Old 04-30-2013, 03:06 PM   #20
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6 cans to do a whole car? If you do it right with the spray gun and gallon cans of plasti it can look good. It took me 3 cans to do four wheels... how many coats did you put on?
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