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Old 04-02-2014, 08:19 AM   #21
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The de-Solv-it worked really well! Sprayed heavy coats and let it sit for like 10-15 minutes and then spray! Most of it comes right off and then you can just pull off any left overs! Saw this on a wrx wheel vid. So back to stock wheel color for now. doesn't hurt original paint
That is great for future reference! I have personally never heard of the stuff. Where is it located at walmart? painting supplies, automotive, cleaners?
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Old 04-02-2014, 08:23 AM   #22
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If done right Mac, it's not problem to remove. Everyone thinks it's like spray paint but it's not. A single coat with some touch up won't work.
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You can't just do a bunch of real thin layers of plastidip. You do a light 2 layers then you lay it on thick for at least 5 more layers for easy removal lol

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If you paint something right to begin with, you won't need to remove it. Problem solved.
But some people like to change it up often and plastidip is great for that. And with all of the color options now, it is great to just see how different color schemes look without breaking the bank.

Plus the time it takes to plastidip a set of wheels is a fraction of that to paint them. I may do mine black plastidip again just because I like the matte black look. Then if I don't like it, I can peel it off and why gunmetal will still be intact on the wheel(=
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So plasti-dip is like, photoshop for people who haven't bothered to learn photoshop.
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So plasti-dip is like, photoshop for people who haven't bothered to learn photoshop.
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Well, if you're just changing colors and removing it, I can do that in photoshop in a few minutes.

No sense in wasting my time spraying junk all over my car to decide that I don't like it.

I guess I don't understand the concept of buying several cans of something with the intent to remove it later. Why not just throw your money in the garbage and save yourself the effort?
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Well, if you're just changing colors and removing it, I can do that in photoshop in a few minutes.

No sense in wasting my time spraying junk all over my car to decide that I don't like it.
That's not the point. It's more for those who wanna change up the look of their car every once in a while. I agree that Photoshop is way easier if you just wanna see what something looks like.
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It's useful for things such as, protecting your paint or chrome or whatnot from all the salt and crap on the roads in the winter.
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That's not the point. It's more for those who wanna change up the look of their car every once in a while. I agree that Photoshop is way easier if you just wanna see what something looks like.
There is no point in trying to talk to Mac... He has and always will hate plastidip...
Which is fine.. Don't put it on your car then... But take your provocative ass on somewhere else when you know a thread is about plastidip then....
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Pardon me for voicing my opinion on what I believe to be a terrible product.
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Too each his own I say, I'd rather know how to physically paint my car any color I choose rather than sit at a computer in one position with a two button mouse. I can do both but sitting inside I don't care how hot or cold it is.
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