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      06-29-2012, 10:32 AM   #1
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Plasti Dipped My Trim and a Killer Bee

So yesterday I manned up and went to Home Depot and bought 2 cans of plasti dip and painters tape. The result is no more ugly faded chrome trim, it took about 2 hrs total for both sides. Definitely not perfect but looks 100x better to me.

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While I was doing this in the garage because it was too windy outside a bee decided to come in and try to sting me. With my plasti dip loaded I sprayed it and the result was the first ever plasti dipped bee.



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Bro.. why didnt you get the side marker that blends in with the car? The dark one doesnt look bad but i think the side marker blended in looks better. Just my opinion!!
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Bro.. why didnt you get the side marker that blends in with the car? The dark one doesnt look bad but i think the side marker blended in looks better. Just my opinion!!
I got these for $3, the painted ones are like $50+ and i'm just being frugal but I do agree with you! I do like the contrast black side markers have with black wheels, all I need now are the black wheels...
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looks good! might also want to try the mirror covers? I did them for my wife's space grey and it came out nice. just an option to go with your theme.
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looks good! might also want to try the mirror covers? I did them for my wife's space grey and it came out nice. just an option to go with your theme.
Yeah that does look nice, so does the shark fin too when black because of the contrast.
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Yeah that does look nice, so does the shark fin too when black because of the contrast.
true I hadn't thought about that. Hmmmm lol
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Dang at plasti-dipped bee...



Plasti-dip shit is getting out of controlled...
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no worries....he peeled the plastidip right off.....and the bee flew off on its merry way.
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no worries....he peeled the plastidip right off.....and the bee flew off on its merry way.
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no worries....he peeled the plastidip right off.....and the bee flew off on its merry way.
^Awesome!
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You can get it at home depot ? What colors do they have
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lol nice. I dipped a bee stuck in my accord's grill the other day
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The bee looks good Plasti-Dipped and dropped.
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So yesterday I manned up and went to Home Depot and bought 2 cans of plasti dip and painters tape. The result is no more ugly faded chrome trim, it took about 2 hrs total for both sides. Definitely not perfect but looks 100x better to me.

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Looks good too...
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That bee is not aggressive enough to be plastidipped. He's just lying there.
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So yesterday I manned up and went to Home Depot and bought 2 cans of plasti dip and painters tape. The result is no more ugly faded chrome trim, it took about 2 hrs total for both sides. Definitely not perfect but looks 100x better to me.

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While I was doing this in the garage because it was too windy outside a bee decided to come in and try to sting me. With my plasti dip loaded I sprayed it and the result was the first ever plasti dipped bee.



Man...u r fking crazy.....lol
Plasti dipped bee......haha
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I got these for $3, the painted ones are like $50+ and i'm just being frugal but I do agree with you! I do like the contrast black side markers have with black wheels, all I need now are the black wheels...
where did you buy those reflectors for $3 bro ?
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Bro.. why didnt you get the side marker that blends in with the car? The dark one doesnt look bad but i think the side marker blended in looks better. Just my opinion!!
+1 or get them completely shaved like mine !!!
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where did you buy those reflectors for $3 bro ?
ECS Tuning but I think they raised the price to $45 now lol

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Man...u r fking crazy.....lol
Plasti dipped bee......haha
thank you haha

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That bee is not aggressive enough to be plastidipped. He's just lying there.
when i first did it he put his stinger out!

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The bee looks good Plasti-Dipped and dropped.
yes he does, i do kind of feel bad for him tho

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lol nice. I dipped a bee stuck in my accord's grill the other day
pics or it didn't happen?

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You can get it at home depot ? What colors do they have
Yes they just had matte black at my local home depot I bought the last 2 cans for like $5 ea

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looking good, the bee
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no worries....he peeled the plastidip right off.....and the bee flew off on its merry way.
exactly....until i dropped something on his and he blew up everywhere

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Dang at plasti-dipped bee...



Plasti-dip shit is getting out of controlled...
it works well and is cheap just trying to have a little fun
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