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Old 08-11-2013, 07:38 PM   #11
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I'm picking up a set of SVT 5 spokes and I've been toying around the idea of either having them powdercoated or dipping them. This thread might offer me some weight to sway one way or the other.
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I have a sterling grey focus and I'm gonna plastidip my wheels white :D :D

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You can get a glossifier plasti dip so you dont have to use clear coat and its still easy to peel just check out dipyourcar.com ive also noticed walmart started to carry the glossifier to
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It's super cheap and easy. Just dont use it permanently. No worries for safety. Personally I worship the stuff.
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I have a sterling grey focus and I'm gonna plastidip my wheels white :D :D

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I'm picking up a set of SVT 5 spokes and I've been toying around the idea of either having them powdercoated or dipping them. This thread might offer me some weight to sway one way or the other.
Personaly I would not powder coat but just have them painted with regular paint, the powder coating tends to sratch really easy and your rims are hard to not scratch, eventually they get scratched up lol. Plasti dip is a good choice but not very perminant, easy to remove and change colors, plus its fairly inexpensive and easy to do yourself.
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It's super cheap and easy. Just dont use it permanently. No worries for safety. Personally I worship the stuff.
Permanently? Is it harder to remove the longer it stays on? Are you supposed to remove/reapply coats every so often?
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Permanently? Is it harder to remove the longer it stays on? Are you supposed to remove/reapply coats every so often?
As long as you have at least 5 layers it will peel off no problem. Plastidip fades some over time. I had mine plastidipped with a gunmetal metallic for about a year and a half but removed it last week because it was getting a bit faded. Its not paint so it will no hold up as long as paint. It is durable and resistant to weather but will fade in color over time.
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Personaly I would not powder coat but just have them painted with regular paint, the powder coating tends to sratch really easy and your rims are hard to not scratch, eventually they get scratched up lol. Plasti dip is a good choice but not very perminant, easy to remove and change colors, plus its fairly inexpensive and easy to do yourself.
Thanks for the input. I really wasn't trying to spend all the money for powdercoating to be done. I'll just find some wheel paint; that should do the job well.
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