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      07-23-2012, 01:40 PM   #45
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Not real sure how to go about taking photos closer up to the people that asked... but here are some more photos. Thanks for looking






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      07-23-2012, 01:47 PM   #46
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Should dip your wheels black or white now.
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looks good
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      07-23-2012, 01:56 PM   #48
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Not real sure how to go about taking photos closer up to the people that asked... but here are some more photos. Thanks for looking

looks like blue leather. lol
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      07-23-2012, 02:18 PM   #49
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I never thought I'd say this about a plastidipped car..... But that looks sick.
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Looks like it was done really well, nice work.
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Looks good! I must admit I was expecting wheels or a plastidipped grill/trim... Not normally a fan of plastidip, but maybe it is just this particular color. I am definitely a fan of satin or matte paint jobs. I'm sure it took some effort for the whole car. I hope it holds up to the elements... and if it doesn't you can take it off!
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I think it looks good. The wheels need to be a different color though (maybe a darker color). How do you remove the dip?
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This kind of plastdipping is an overdone trend. You need to take it to the next level if you want to stand out. Forget about masking anything. Just plastidip everything. Paint, wheels, tires, brakes, exhaust, lights. Also the interior. Just open up the doors and plastidip EVERYTHING.

Because who cares: it just come right off!

C'mon guys. This is boring. I need someone to be different for a change.
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Painters Tape blue... lmao
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This kind of plastdipping is an overdone trend. You need to take it to the next level if you want to stand out. Forget about masking anything. Just plastidip everything. Paint, wheels, tires, brakes, exhaust, lights. Also the interior. Just open up the doors and plastidip EVERYTHING.

Because who cares: it just come right off!

C'mon guys. This is boring. I need someone to be different for a change.
well when your bored, have 7 dollars and wanna "mod" your car. it doesnt get any better then plasti-dip.

its like were professional painters for that amount of time, if it sucks, so what lol if its good then its kept on. So many people want to get their wheels, trim, grilles etc painted black. Why pay to get it painted at a shop, power coated, or vinyled when it cost roughly...60-70x more then dipping and is permanent rather then removable. Not only does it protect the paint, but it give a nice matte finish when done correctly.
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and good job on the execution! it doesn't look "blotchy" at all
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well when your bored, have 7 dollars and wanna "mod" your car. it doesnt get any better then plasti-dip.

its like were professional painters for that amount of time, if it sucks, so what lol if its good then its kept on. So many people want to get their wheels, trim, grilles etc painted black. Why pay to get it painted at a shop, power coated, or vinyled when it cost roughly...60-70x more then dipping and is permanent rather then removable. Not only does it protect the paint, but it give a nice matte finish when done correctly.
So it's a mod for bored people with little money?

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No thanks, but its your car (and money)
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I think it looks good. The wheels need to be a different color though (maybe a darker color). How do you remove the dip?
Just peel and pull.

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well when your bored, have 7 dollars and wanna "mod" your car. it doesnt get any better then plasti-dip.

its like were professional painters for that amount of time, if it sucks, so what lol if its good then its kept on. So many people want to get their wheels, trim, grilles etc painted black. Why pay to get it painted at a shop, power coated, or vinyled when it cost roughly...60-70x more then dipping and is permanent rather then removable. Not only does it protect the paint, but it give a nice matte finish when done correctly.
Boredom and wanted to give it a shot. Pretty cool.

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So it's a mod for bored people with little money?

lol porsche guys do it also, audi and merc.

IMO why not. some parts, like grille. whole car yea maybe not, but its a fun weekend diy.
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Get a aggressive drop then get some aggressive wheels to go with that extreme colour. Right now the car is to plaina dn stock looking to fully pull it off
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