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Old 01-21-2013, 05:37 PM   #1
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To plasti dip or not to plastidip

Hey guys I'm lookin for your opinion on plasti dip and past experiences with it. Feel free to share

Here's the scenario. I'm trying to blackout my 2012 jeep wrangler sport. I'm getting tinted windows in a couple of weeks but I am getting blacked out wheels in maybe 2 years so do I plasti dip my current stock wheels until then? Good idea or bad idea? What do think
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Old 01-21-2013, 07:20 PM   #2
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Do you have access to a spray booth or something? I'd paint them with a flat paint designed for the metal. Plastic dip is a mess to deal with. I tried to dip a handle one time and I had to do it a bunch of times to even get a semi even coat. Go to lowes and by a can of that stuff and dip a pair of pliers or something...it doesn't come out the way you think...

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Old 01-21-2013, 07:26 PM   #3
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Lots of threads on it here. Most people seem to rave about it. I am also thinking of doing my wheels in the spring. Check out dipyourcar.com (I think it is that)
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Old 01-21-2013, 10:20 PM   #4
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Search youtube tons of ideas for whole cars and less. just did my grill in black and I am very happy with it
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Old 01-21-2013, 10:22 PM   #5
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Plastic dipping on wheels is a bad idea if you wheel your jeep at all.
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Old 01-21-2013, 11:21 PM   #6
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Refer to above. I would only do it to try out the look, and if ya like it then hit it with bed liner
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Old 01-22-2013, 11:06 AM   #7
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x2 on the bedliner. The first time you change a tire, rotate tires, or balance tires, you could be redoing them. Bedliner lasts pretty good and is easy to touch up. Looks good too.

Stock wheels look good bedlined!
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Old 01-23-2013, 11:07 AM   #8
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Do you have access to a spray booth or something? I'd paint them with a flat paint designed for the metal. Plastic dip is a mess to deal with. I tried to dip a handle one time and I had to do it a bunch of times to even get a semi even coat. Go to lowes and by a can of that stuff and dip a pair of pliers or something...it doesn't come out the way you think...

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It comes in rattle can form and is super easy to use. And it peels off if you want off. The "dip" form is for tools.
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Old 01-23-2013, 11:34 AM   #9
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Saw this at the store the other day.....I am just waiting for this to be the next rubber spray hype:

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Old 01-23-2013, 04:28 PM   #10
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It comes in rattle can form and is super easy to use. And it peels off if you want off. The "dip" form is for tools.
Ah, I see...so how long does it exactly last for? Peeling it off if you don't want it doesn't seem like it would hold up to the elements really well...
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Old 01-23-2013, 04:42 PM   #11
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Yeah and is it easy to touch up if you do get a chip? Or would that look spotty/messy?

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