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My Adventures in Plasti Dip

Discussion in 'General Automotive Chat' started by ScottD3, Aug 16, 2012.

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    [Feb 12, 2013]
    Is there any particular prep to be done on the wheels before there are dipped, other than ultra clean?
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    Mine too. I have a full box of Plastidip just waiting to go but the only time I've had a good day to dip anything was after a late, heavy night on the booze so I managed to sleep through the sunshine :(
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    [Feb 13, 2013]

    Just clean it but if you have flaking paint or curb damage it is recommended to get that repaired before.
    You can dip over the top of it if you want but it will show through.
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    [Feb 15, 2013]
    Do they do gloss colours?
    I want to paint the chrome window surrounds on my A4 B8 gloss black. Also wheres the best place to buy it?
    Cheers
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    [Feb 16, 2013]
    They do a gloss over coat.
    spray the black and then coat it in gloss.
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    [Feb 17, 2013]
    Hey Scott, these are for you.......... Boom.......
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    american's doing it bigger n better baby........ think to good weather helps them, what a finish.......
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    [Feb 17, 2013]
    Very nice.
    The weather and the fact its like half the price of what we pay.
    Its sucks at times.

    I might move to the states and full fill my addiction.
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    [Feb 17, 2013]
    Looks good, but I'd love to see it with the doors open.
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    ha ha, you and me both...... cracking day today though. Danny-boy makes a good point, doors open might sell it very short.
    Cracking looking finish though.
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    that's why you never open the doors. Lol
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    I love the blue patch on the garage floor, with four wheel marks left unpainted! :)

    That s4 does look great though. And the weather is about THE only thing that could ever convince me to move to the good old US of A. I'm currently living the dream in west yorkshire!
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    Brilliant third-eye spot...... Never noticed the garage floor, brilliant:thumbsup:
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    Hmm, I dunno - that blue s4 looks like my anti-static mat to me, or like it's been wrapped using blue latex gloves.

    Each to their own but matt finishes are not really to my personal taste...sometimes it works, but for me it usually doesn't. And definitely not in proctologists latex-blue! Looks like it needs a daub of KY jelly! :)
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    [Feb 25, 2013]
    Just ordered my first spray can of Plasti Dip. :rock:
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    [Mar 5, 2013]
    Don't eat plasti dip.
    It don't taste very nice and I doubt very much it will be any good for me.
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    [Mar 7, 2013]
    Surely you didn't try and dip your lunchtime sarnie?
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    I was carrying some stuff out to the shed and thought it be a good idea to put a dip cover item in my mouth and carry it out.

    Not the best idea I ever had.
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    I think you're right and photo's should only be taken from behind:whistle2:
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    i think this is something that im going to get addicted to , cant find anywhere that has black in a aerosol if anyone knows where they have some in stock give me a shout looking for the glossifier too going to try and do bit of the interior on my car (attempt a piano black finish) :laugh:
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    Plasti-dip Uk got stock of black in a couple of weeks ago and it was sold out in hours.

    Thankfully I got myself 2 cans.
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    was looking on there facebook page about an hour ago and it says u can pre order the out of stock items by just adding em to your basket , im thinking this is what im going to have to do
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    That's exactly what I did.

    Called them up to get a timescale and then ordered as normal. Took about a week to arrive.
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    [Apr 19, 2013]
    Thread revival!!

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    ha scott, nice profile pic! lmao.

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