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      11-21-2012, 04:27 PM   #1
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Painted Grills & Window Trim

Got around to plasti-dipping the grills and window trim. Came out a little more textured than I would have liked, but its not bad. I think it'll just be a temporary fix for now, until I can afford a better option.

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Unfortunately I broke two clips on the window trim in the same exact spot on both sides. However I found this thankfully.
http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E90-330.../Clip/ES78126/
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Black grilles are pretty inexpensive
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How long does plastidip last? Will it go through a car wash?
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How long does plastidip last? Will it go through a car wash?
If sprayed correctly it'll last a while and be fine to go through a car wash. There are videos on youtube of people spraying plasti-dipped parts with a power washer without any damage or peeling.
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came out really clean, and i love the first pic
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Only thing to really take off plastidip are rock chips. Otherwise it lasts. I just bought the OEM grills for mine.
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Looks good, but I think I prefer the chrome on your car for some reason.
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Guess I'll just plastidip my window trim.
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How long does plastidip last? Will it go through a car wash?
I've had my grills plastidipped for almost 5 months now and it's actually better now than when I first did it. After it cures for many weeks it gets stronger and smoother so it'll last against anything
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Very nice.
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