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      08-07-2012, 09:09 PM   #1
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Anyone on forums have experience with plastidip? I'm digging the matte white plastidip look and I'm looking to do this before Bimmerfest ...if that's possible lol.
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Anyone on forums have experience with plastidip? I'm digging the matte white plastidip look and I'm looking to do this before Bimmerfest ...if that's possible lol.
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=727561
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      08-07-2012, 09:22 PM   #3
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Thanks but anyone local to NoVA?
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Let me know when you do it. I am trying ot convince my brother-in-law to do his M3 in matte white. Maybe you guys can do a project together.
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I want to do it before Bimmerfest!
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i thought about doing matte white too lol i would like to see this done
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dipmycar did matte white on a black m3 , it looked really nice. and if I get tired of it, ill just rip it off lol.
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      08-08-2012, 02:33 PM   #10
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Lol...not a fan of matte colors? Or to dipping.
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      08-08-2012, 03:22 PM   #12
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Haha, to each his own. Dipping just seems to be a better alternative to wrapping. But in the end of the day, you are protecting the OEM paint by providing a barrier to the elements. I take it you don't like the frozen colors either?
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I like regular, shiny paint. I don't like finishes that look like half-assed primer. I feel like matte/wrap/plastidip/etc. is just an inexpensive excuse to "mod" the car, which really detracts from it's cleanliness IMO.
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it probably looks like crap in person. don't let the pictures fool you.
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On a side note
I had a subwoofer enclosure that was custom made to fit the left side of the trunk
It was leaking air in a few places
I bought 2 cans of plasti dip from home depot ($12 for both)
And coated the entire enclosure from the inside
Let it dry for a whole day (stinks when wet)
Enclosure is now air tight
It made a black rubber layer on the inside
It's supposed to dampen the sound too
Not bad for $12
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I'm in MD. Never done the entire car, but I have done my wheels a couple of times...

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Cityazndan, if you're gonna plasti dip it..do some really crazy wild and wonderful color
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like what firebelly orange? :P lambo green?
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I've dipped matte white not entire car but wheels easy to do cheap as shit but dirty as hell, I saw a CTS-v do it he hyped it up saw him week later he peeled it all off, if u want matte white go vinyl wrap I can point u to a good shop that'll wrap the entire car
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I've dipped matte white not entire car but wheels easy to do cheap as shit but dirty as hell, I saw a CTS-v do it he hyped it up saw him week later he peeled it all off, if u want matte white go vinyl wrap I can point u to a good shop that'll wrap the entire car
What's the name of the shop? Do u know roughly how much for the entire car?
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+1 that, I would like to know too. I want to turn my jet black to firebelly orange
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