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Old 08-13-2012, 09:35 PM   #1
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How much plasti dip for my rims

Sorry I know I could have found this, but I'm in a hurry. How many cans of plasti dip do I need to paint my rims and spare. Thanks

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Old 08-13-2012, 09:38 PM   #2
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I know you need 4 to 5 coats for t to work properly. You could possibly get away with two cans, but mine as well get three just in case.

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Cant rememember how many I used but am thinking 3 to to do 4 plus spair. That was also putting on about 3 coats each wheel. Holding up pretty good too.Take the extra time and do a real good job on prepping the rims.
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Old 08-13-2012, 11:27 PM   #4
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I used one and have not had a problem for 6 months.
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Old 08-13-2012, 11:38 PM   #5
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Should be fun. I've got to go around every little rivet.

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Cant rememember how many I used but am thinking 3 to to do 4 plus spair. That was also putting on about 3 coats each wheel. Holding up pretty good too.Take the extra time and do a real good job on prepping the rims.
What prepping do you need to do?
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Should be fun. I've got to go around every little rivet.

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no you don't. you can knock those rivets out of the wheel from the back side. then re-install when done with paint or plastidip
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What prepping do you need to do?
One can will cover a little over one wheel. 5 cans should be plenty, leaving extra for other projects. No sanding, just wash/clean the wheel really well and dry. Paint using light strokes. Too heavy and it will run.
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no you don't. You can knock those rivets out of the wheel from the back side. Then re-install when done with paint or plastidip
are you serious?!?!?
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are you serious?!?!?
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