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Old 06-18-2012, 08:09 AM   #1
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Painting or Plasti?

If you had a choice between painting it(DIY or professionally) OR plasti-dippin which would you perfer. For example, if you wanted your rims black would paint or plasti? Why? Which is better

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Old 06-18-2012, 09:26 AM   #2
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Plasti dip is temporary

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Old 06-18-2012, 09:55 AM   #3
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If I wanted to paint my rims I would want to plasti just in case I wanted to sell the jeep later, rather than if I wanted to repaint something that was already black like the hinges, I would paint with real paint.
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Old 06-18-2012, 11:15 AM   #4
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Yeah I would think painting would be the better choice since there would be more work involve with it. I did lol'd when I saw others Plasti dippin there rims..
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Old 06-18-2012, 05:13 PM   #5
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I wanted to make sure I liked the look before making it permanent. When it comes off, I'll use paint.
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Old 06-19-2012, 09:50 AM   #6
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As I slowly "black out" some of my parts (grill and windshield hinge plates so far), I used spray-on Rustoleum bed liner. I love it, and will continue to use it for my other blackout projects in the future.

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