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    Grill surround

    Just wanting people's opinions. Would a black surround look right on my lava grey a3. Anyone got any pics? Here's mine
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    I did attempt to vinyl wrap but couldn't get it perfect so thinking of using plasti dip. Anyone know best place to get this and will one can be enough?

    Thanks Dean

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    I did this on my blue A3, i just got a can of PlastiKote from b&q/homebase...cant actually remember. One can easily did 6 coats.

    I took the bumper off, and removed both grills and masked the rings. Just sprayed the whole grill, even the back. I only did this because people on here saying it starts to peel etc when they masked and sprayed on the car, so i though a whole "skin" would minimise this.

    Still looks as good as the day i put it back on the car

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    Thanks mate. Just had a look on b and q. What colours black did you get? Matt or gloss?

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    I got the matt lack one.

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    Grill surround

    This the stuff mate
    http://www.diy.com/nav/decor/paint/s...-400ml-9254015

    I take it this is same as plasti dip?
    Thanks dean

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    Plasti-kote Super Spray Matt Black 400ml, 0071915011023

    This is what i got. I think its pretty much the same. Like i said worked a treat for me.

    Just remove/clean/spray and leave over night and replace in the next morning. That is what i did and its still perfect. Its been on since Oct last year.

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    Grill surround

    They are not the same.

    Plasti-kote is basically a paint, plasti-dip is a spray on rubber coating that can be peeled off.

    Very different animals.

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    Thats probably why mine is still good lol, I'm not looking on reverting anyway

 

 

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