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      07-22-2012, 05:48 PM   #23
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Looks horrible.
I agree. Sparkling graphite is so beautiful and unique. Not a fan but whatever floats your boat.
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Have you ever seen it up close? It looks and feels like suede. I have no clue why people want to do this on the outside of their car, good luck washing it too. Unless the texture changes within time but it looks like shit in person.
yes i've actually been working on getting the technique down with a friend of mine before offering a plastidipping service since most people don't know how to spray it properly. it's a problem with nozzle size, air/volume ratio, and thinner dilution.


I know exactly what you mean by the fuzzy "suede" feeling and look, but I can assure you plastidip is NOT supposed to look like that. it should feel like dragging your hand across a smooth flat piece of rubber (slightly grabby, but still smooth) and texture should only be visible from a few inches away. the texture is in the form of very small orange peel. much smaller than you'd see on clearcoat. there should be no "fuzz" at all.
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Looks great, and on top of that you love it.. Win/Win!!
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it looks like you used a bunch of painters tape!
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      07-22-2012, 07:17 PM   #27
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yes i've actually been working on getting the technique down with a friend of mine before offering a plastidipping service since most people don't know how to spray it properly. it's a problem with nozzle size, air/volume ratio, and thinner dilution.


I know exactly what you mean by the fuzzy "suede" feeling and look, but I can assure you plastidip is NOT supposed to look like that. it should feel like dragging your hand across a smooth flat piece of rubber (slightly grabby, but still smooth) and texture should only be visible from a few inches away. the texture is in the form of very small orange peel. much smaller than you'd see on clearcoat. there should be no "fuzz" at all.
I hope to one day perfect this technique. I do however believe I did a pretty good job. Yes of course there are some small spots around the car that need touch up, that's what the cans are for, but overall, its even all around the car and I love it. The biggest thing I would tell anyone who attempts this, or plastidipping anything for that matter, is the more you spray on, the easier it is to remove. Keep that in mind. The texture is weird, kind of like a small orange peel as you said and it feels like it drags my hand as I rub it across. Goodluck on mastering this!
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are you kidding me ...... you spray painted your car ! .... ! will that shit come off ?
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      07-22-2012, 07:34 PM   #29
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Love the color. Can't wait to see the close-ups!
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My personal favorite is the plastidipped exhaust tip.
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      07-22-2012, 07:46 PM   #32
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laguna seca blue plasti dip haha

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nice! looks like you had some plastidip in your driver's side exhaust tip.
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are you kidding me ...... you spray painted your car ! .... ! will that shit come off ?
It's plastidip, it peels right off.

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My personal favorite is the plastidipped exhaust tip.
Haha never noticed it really till people started commenting. Its gone now.

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nice! looks like you had some plastidip in your driver's side exhaust tip.
Yeah thanks, its all gone now.
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So anyone gets keyed with this product your basically screwed right?
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OMG! Crazy!!! Looks S-a-weet!
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So anyone gets keyed with this product your basically screwed right?
nope, you can use a little thinner and re-spray, or rip off and respray
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Looks horrible.
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SGM was gorgeous. Should have painted the lower grilles black at least.
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idk if i'd ever have the balls to do it, but it sure looks pretty sick!!
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SGM was gorgeous. Should have painted the lower grilles black at least.
I knew I would find some people that didn't like it. I do agree with you about the lower grilles. I am going to be doing my window trim, roof, and lower grilles black. Thanks
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i love the SGM, but this looks good too came out really nice and clean
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