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Old 08-25-2014, 07:46 PM   #1
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I am considering using plastidip on my stock wheels until I can afford to buy aftermarket ones that I like. My only question is what kind of plastidip to use. I see an aerosol spray can, and "liquid tape", as well as "liquid spray tape". Am I missing something, or is one of these the correct option that I'm seeing so much of? Also, about how much of the stuff would I be looking to buy?

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I am considering using plastidip on my stock wheels until I can afford to buy aftermarket ones that I like. My only question is what kind of plastidip to use. I see an aerosol spray can, and "liquid tape", as well as "liquid spray tape". Am I missing something, or is one of these the correct option that I'm seeing so much of? Also, about how much of the stuff would I be looking to buy?
I just did mine! I can't afford new wheels right now so Plasti Dip is the way to go! Get the spray can...it was super easy... It was only $5 at Home Depot. I put about 5-6 coats on mine and that was almost 3 cans.

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Wow! I was expecting like 10 cans to do all five wheels! That's good to know! Thanks a ton!
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Old 08-25-2014, 08:46 PM   #4
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Well, I never got to my 5th wheel...yet! My arms got really sore after spraying for so long. Lol But I have a tire cover on, so it's all good!

I'm not sure if what I have left in my 3rd can of Plastidip will be able to finish the 5th wheel. Maybe you should get 4 cans just in case. You probably won't have my arms problem...I'm just a weak link.
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Old 08-25-2014, 10:52 PM   #5
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Highly recommend 4 cans plastidip spray AND also purchase a trigger spray handle (also Home Depot) that slides over the can - will save your hand/arms! Any extra keep for touch ups. Careful though - plastidip can be addicting

(& Valery I totally admit to forum stalking to see if I could find your technique for that awesome pink wheel trim!)
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I used this before I purchased my wheels. I would recommend dedicating one can to each wheel instead of spraying each wheel with one can. This way, they will all get the same even amount more consistently. 5 cans for 5 wheels.
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Old 08-26-2014, 05:42 PM   #7
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(& Valery I totally admit to forum stalking to see if I could find your technique for that awesome pink wheel trim!)
Thanks! It's called rim protector I think. I found it on amazon.com
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

That's the exact one I got. But you can search for other colors too!
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Thanks! It's called rim protector I think. I found it on amazon.com
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

That's the exact one I got. But you can search for other colors too!
The blue version looks awfully close to Hydro Blue...
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Thanks! It's called rim protector I think. I found it on amazon.com
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

That's the exact one I got. But you can search for other colors too!
Thanks so much!!! They are just awesome - I didn't see lime green BUT I wonder if I could plastidip them...hmmm...
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Ahhh! Hold up - found it in another brand - woo hooo!!!
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Ahhh! Hold up - found it in another brand - woo hooo!!!
Lime green is awesome! And I just had to go look at what your Jeep looks like. Love the green grille inserts!
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Thanks! I've been adding to it here & there - don't want to go overboard but think a little touch on the tires would help bring it all together!
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I used this before I purchased my wheels. I would recommend dedicating one can to each wheel instead of spraying each wheel with one can. This way, they will all get the same even amount more consistently. 5 cans for 5 wheels.
I'm Confused.
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I'm Confused.
I was scrathing my head also.
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I'm Confused.
Dont spray more than one Wheel w the same can. 5 cans 5 wheels. If each Wheel has its own can then it will be easier to guage how much each wheel is getting and one wheel wont be done more than another.

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