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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by pinterovski, Nov 22, 2012.

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    [Nov 22, 2012]
    Hi guys!

    PlastiDip seems like a good idea for change colours of some parts on our cars,
    it's easy to work with,easy to come off when needed,...

    I was just wondering what do you think if i would spray the grill,badges and mirror caps
    in the same colour as diffuser/Gunmetal Grey!?
    I know it's a little bit diferent than black but i think it would look nice:icon_thumright:

    Anybody done it before in gunmetal grey? Can someone photoshop it?

    Cheers!
    J.
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    [Nov 23, 2012]
    it would be great, but plastic dip doesn't do that colour.
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    [Nov 23, 2012]
    Yeah they have it, but it looks a lot like primer, wouldn't be my first choice.
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    [Nov 23, 2012]
    Here you go Sami:
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    [Nov 23, 2012]
    naaah...that colour doesn't look good.
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    [Nov 23, 2012]
    Why not plastidip the diffusor with matt black too? And what colour is your car?
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    [Nov 23, 2012]
    I think that something diffferent would be nice!?
    Here is my car:
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    [Nov 23, 2012]
    Yeah, i agree that something different would be nice :)

    Ever heard about Foliatec? They got Gunmetal, same product as plastidip.
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    [Nov 23, 2012]
    I read that these two products are not completely the same and the foliatec products
    are a real pain in the arse to remove!?
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    [Nov 23, 2012]
    oh, thats some ****! Thought they were exactly the same, just that Foliatec was a little bitt more "thin" and had more chance of making "dripping marks".

    Anywho, if you dont find something like gunmetal, i think you should go for matt black plastidip :)

    This is what my grill looks like with plastidip:
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    My Audi A3 by ChristofferJohansen, on Flickr

    Just let me know if you want me to delete the picture.
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    [Nov 23, 2012]
    Leave the picture mate! Grill looks good:yes:
    Need to do this as soon as possible!
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    [Nov 23, 2012]
    Do the whole car :yes:
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    [Nov 24, 2012]
    I would rater wrap it if it was my car. Much easier to apply and less chance of getting uneven areas. I've seen whole cars been plastidipped with success, and I've seen it with no success. Wrapping is way more safe, even dough it costs a little bit more.
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    [Nov 26, 2012]
    OP: You should take off the rear badges, looks cleaner imo and just spray the rest.

    Just ordered 2 cans of plasti-dip, waiting for them to arrive!

    I'm going to be painting my entire front grill 8P3 A3 and I want to paint the rear rings as well. For the front I'm going to just spray the entire thing.

    For those who have sprayed the rear rings, do you have any advice? Should I take them off the car then re-attach them? What should I use to put them back on? Double sided tape? If there's a write up, i'd love to see it!

    Also, nice car Chaffy
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