Plasti Dip 2013 Sahara Wheels Pics - Page 3 - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > JK Jeep Wrangler Forum > JK General Discussion Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 02-28-2013, 04:08 PM   #61
Jeeper
 
Manyskilz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 208
Quote:
Originally Posted by panthermark View Post
Well I think they look a LOT better in black. They no longer look like something out of a tap and die set.

THAT'S it!!!! I knew those wheels reminded me of something, but I couldn't quite put my finger on it....!

Yep. When my billet gets here, I'm heading for the plastidip aisle!!

__________________
Billet Sahara JKU, Black 3-pc top, Auto, Black cloth, heated seats, AC w/Auto Temp, 3.73, Connectivity, side air bags, Anti-Spin, Max Tow.
Manyskilz is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 02-28-2013, 04:29 PM   #62
rotaredoM

WF Supporting Member
::WF Moderator::
 
panthermark's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Chicago-land
Posts: 9,027
Images: 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Manyskilz View Post
THAT'S it!!!! I knew those wheels reminded me of something, but I couldn't quite put my finger on it....!

Yep. When my billet gets here, I'm heading for the plastidip aisle!!
Yes sir...I had 5 cans of it in my garage before my Jeep arrived.
I see you are getting a Billet JKU Sahara...good choice...especially with black wheels!

Before:



After

__________________
2013 Sahara Unlimited
Billet - Auto - 3.73 - Connectivity - Painted Hardtop - LSD - Remote Start - Saddle Leather - Side Airbags

I may mall crawl...but I look good doing it.....
panthermark is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 02-28-2013, 04:56 PM   #63
Jeeper
 
JeEpInG21's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 260
Quote:
Originally Posted by Greg_2012_JKU View Post

Found a pic from this past Fall after I put my Hard top on.
Nice
I think ima try that out
How long did it take to dry
JeEpInG21 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-01-2013, 12:57 PM   #64
Jeeper
 
JeEpInG21's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 260
Plasti dipin my stock wheels and fenders

Pics to follow soon
JeEpInG21 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-01-2013, 01:25 PM   #65
Jeeper
 
Greg_2012_JKU's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Michigan
Posts: 609
Quote:
Originally Posted by JeEpInG21 View Post
Nice
I think ima try that out
How long did it take to dry
Didn't take too long to dry. I let them sit for about 30 mins out in the sun after I initially did mine.
__________________
2012 JKU Sahara Bright White
Greg_2012_JKU is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-01-2013, 01:43 PM   #66
Jeeper
 
JeEpInG21's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 260
Quote:
Originally Posted by Greg_2012_JKU View Post

Didn't take too long to dry. I let them sit for about 30 mins out in the sun after I initially did mine.
Cool just goin to do it in 30 degree whether hope it's works ok
JeEpInG21 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-01-2013, 01:46 PM   #67
rotaredoM

WF Supporting Member
::WF Moderator::
 
panthermark's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Chicago-land
Posts: 9,027
Images: 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by JeEpInG21 View Post
Cool just goin to do it in 30 degree whether hope it's works ok
It is very important that you keep the cans warm...or it will come out in globs. So keep the cans in the house, I kept mine near a space heater before I used them.
__________________
2013 Sahara Unlimited
Billet - Auto - 3.73 - Connectivity - Painted Hardtop - LSD - Remote Start - Saddle Leather - Side Airbags

I may mall crawl...but I look good doing it.....
panthermark is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-01-2013, 02:30 PM   #68
Jeeper
 
JeEpInG21's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 260
Quote:
Originally Posted by panthermark View Post

It is very important that you keep the cans warm...or it will come out in globs. So keep the cans in the house, I kept mine near a space heater before I used them.
Ok but when I'm ready to use I can spray in the weather
Garage is like 30 degrees
JeEpInG21 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-01-2013, 02:36 PM   #69
rotaredoM

WF Supporting Member
::WF Moderator::
 
panthermark's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Chicago-land
Posts: 9,027
Images: 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by JeEpInG21 View Post
Ok but when I'm ready to use I can spray in the weather
Garage is like 30 degrees
I think so, it wasn't quite that cold when I sprayed, but it was in mid-late November in Chicago.
__________________
2013 Sahara Unlimited
Billet - Auto - 3.73 - Connectivity - Painted Hardtop - LSD - Remote Start - Saddle Leather - Side Airbags

I may mall crawl...but I look good doing it.....
panthermark is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-01-2013, 04:11 PM   #70
Jeeper
 
JeEpInG21's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 260
Quote:
Originally Posted by panthermark View Post

I think so, it wasn't quite that cold when I sprayed, but it was in mid-late November in Chicago.
Sweet yea I'm just outside Chicago
Cool
Does this stuff stink can I spray in house
JeEpInG21 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-01-2013, 04:18 PM   #71
rotaredoM

WF Supporting Member
::WF Moderator::
 
panthermark's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Chicago-land
Posts: 9,027
Images: 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by JeEpInG21 View Post
Sweet yea I'm just outside Chicago
Cool
Does this stuff stink can I spray in house
Don't spray it in the house....not unless you want everyone high for a few days.

The smell is similar to spray paint...but it can make you light headed if you are not in a well ventilated area.
__________________
2013 Sahara Unlimited
Billet - Auto - 3.73 - Connectivity - Painted Hardtop - LSD - Remote Start - Saddle Leather - Side Airbags

I may mall crawl...but I look good doing it.....
panthermark is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-01-2013, 04:22 PM   #72
Jeeper
 
Manyskilz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 208
Quote:
Originally Posted by panthermark

Yes sir...I had 5 cans of it in my garage before my Jeep arrived.
I see you are getting a Billet JKU Sahara...good choice...especially with black wheels!

Before:

After
wow! I love it! thanks for the pics...you just made up my mind for me!
__________________
Billet Sahara JKU, Black 3-pc top, Auto, Black cloth, heated seats, AC w/Auto Temp, 3.73, Connectivity, side air bags, Anti-Spin, Max Tow.
Manyskilz is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-01-2013, 04:25 PM   #73
Jeeper
 
JeEpInG21's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 260
Quote:
Originally Posted by panthermark View Post

Don't spray it in the house....not unless you want everyone high for a few days.

The smell is similar to spray paint...but it can make you light headed if you are not in a well ventilated area.
Ok I'll keep cans indoors and spray in garage
Doin wheels and fenders
JeEpInG21 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-01-2013, 04:39 PM   #74
Jeeper
 
JeEpInG21's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 260
Quote:
Originally Posted by JeEpInG21 View Post

Sweet yea I'm just outside Chicago
Cool
Does this stuff stink can I spray in house
Ok thanks
Will spray in garage
Wheels and fenders soon to be done
JeEpInG21 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-04-2013, 09:55 AM   #75
Jeeper
 
JeEpInG21's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 260
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-2536335472.jpg
Views:	167
Size:	137.1 KB
ID:	217641



Click image for larger version

Name:	image-2906038199.jpg
Views:	151
Size:	138.9 KB
ID:	217642
JeEpInG21 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-04-2013, 12:24 PM   #76
Newb
 
rmuller's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Northern NJ
Posts: 9
Looks great! What did the temperature end up being when you did them? I want to do mine, but it's still in the 40s around here.
rmuller is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-25-2013, 04:28 PM   #77
Jeeper
 
ebeita's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Bergen County New Jersey
Posts: 80
Images: 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by dbowmaneod View Post
Here's mine.

Attachment 167645
Looks great, I'm glad I can see how they will look on my Gecko. Will try to do it as soon as it gets warmer here.
ebeita is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-25-2013, 04:46 PM   #78
Jeeper
 
Don26's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 56
Was thinking of doing this myself. Never used the plsti Dip before. Do you need to prime first? What kind of prep work did you do?
Don26 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-25-2013, 05:28 PM   #79
rotaredoM

WF Supporting Member
::WF Moderator::
 
panthermark's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Chicago-land
Posts: 9,027
Images: 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Don26 View Post
Was thinking of doing this myself. Never used the plsti Dip before. Do you need to prime first? What kind of prep work did you do?
Prep work is just to clean them really, really well..... I washed them and used rubbing alcohol
__________________
2013 Sahara Unlimited
Billet - Auto - 3.73 - Connectivity - Painted Hardtop - LSD - Remote Start - Saddle Leather - Side Airbags

I may mall crawl...but I look good doing it.....
panthermark is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-28-2013, 07:39 PM   #80
Jeeper
 
c_york27's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 59
I did mine with the wheels still on my Jeep! Just covered the brakes and calipers with a garbage bag. Keeping the bottles warm is key!
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	image-1441516098.jpg
Views:	199
Size:	167.2 KB
ID:	228674   Click image for larger version

Name:	image-3641210733.jpg
Views:	193
Size:	142.2 KB
ID:	228675  

__________________
-- C. York
c_york27 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-28-2013, 08:49 PM   #81
Jeeper
 
noobified's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 130
Have any of you Plastidippers removed the paint off your wheels yet? If so, was it easy and was the original paint preserved well?
noobified is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 03-28-2013, 09:11 PM   #82
Jeeper
 
Spyder1049's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Long Island, New York
Posts: 282
my question is does the plasti dip hold up well? does it scratch easy etc
Spyder1049 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-03-2013, 12:12 PM   #83
Jeeper

WF Supporting Member
 
woansleftpeg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 1,332
Can't believe how good this looks. Those who have done it, how did you mask the tires?
woansleftpeg is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-03-2013, 12:19 PM   #84
Jeeper
 
Greg_2012_JKU's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Michigan
Posts: 609
Quote:
Originally Posted by woansleftpeg View Post
Can't believe how good this looks. Those who have done it, how did you mask the tires?
I just put some index cards between the wheel and the tire and sprayed. You really don't even need to do that. Any over spray on the tires can be peeled right off.
__________________
2012 JKU Sahara Bright White
Greg_2012_JKU is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-03-2013, 12:22 PM   #85
Jeeper
 
Greg_2012_JKU's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Michigan
Posts: 609
Quote:
Originally Posted by Spyder1049 View Post
my question is does the plasti dip hold up well? does it scratch easy etc
It holds up very well. I live in MI and plasti dipped my wheels and grill in August and went through an entire winter here and no issues. And I power wash my Jeep weekly, yes weekly, to keep all the salt off of it. The color may have dulled some, but no scratches or chips in mine at all.

I am going to put another coat or two one when it gets nice again.
__________________
2012 JKU Sahara Bright White
Greg_2012_JKU is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-03-2013, 12:39 PM   #86
Jeeper

WF Supporting Member
 
woansleftpeg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 1,332
Quote:
Originally Posted by Greg_2012_JKU View Post
I just put some index cards between the wheel and the tire and sprayed. You really don't even need to do that. Any over spray on the tires can be peeled right off.
Awesome. Definitely going to have a go at this; I've never used plasti-dip before, I presume that it's thick enough that if I do it while the wheels are still on the Jeep I don't have to worry about runs?
woansleftpeg is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-04-2013, 03:15 PM   #87
Jeeper
 
BOJIs TJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 21
How many cans of plasti dip do you need for 4 sahara wheels?
BOJIs TJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-04-2013, 03:19 PM   #88
Jeeper
 
Greg_2012_JKU's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Michigan
Posts: 609
Quote:
Originally Posted by BOJIs TJ View Post
How many cans of plasti dip do you need for 4 sahara wheels?
I just went and bought 1 can per wheel to be safe. So I would get 4 if you are doing 4 wheels. So that would be $24 and change with tax.
__________________
2012 JKU Sahara Bright White
Greg_2012_JKU is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-04-2013, 03:21 PM   #89
Jeeper
 
Greg_2012_JKU's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Michigan
Posts: 609
Quote:
Originally Posted by woansleftpeg View Post
Awesome. Definitely going to have a go at this; I've never used plasti-dip before, I presume that it's thick enough that if I do it while the wheels are still on the Jeep I don't have to worry about runs?
You can still get runs, just make sure to put nice light even coats on, like maybe 5-6 coats. And whats nice is if you do get a chip or scratch, it's really easy to fix. Just spray on more plasti dip.

I actually did mine while rotating the tires so I killed 2 birds with 1 stone.
__________________
2012 JKU Sahara Bright White
Greg_2012_JKU is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-20-2013, 05:42 PM   #90
Jeeper
 
Beardacus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: NY
Posts: 43
For the guys who plastidipped their wheels while the wheels were still on the Jeep, what did you use to cover the calipers and rotors?

Beardacus is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:42 AM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC