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      11-21-2012, 02:15 PM   #1
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Plastidip SUCKS!!!!!

Had some spare time today so decided to try out the plastidip on my diffuser. I ripped it off immediately after I installed it. Needless to say, it looks cheap as hell and I would advise anyone thinking about it to stop thinking about it lol. It actually looks somewhat half-decent in the photos but in real life it looks like ass.




What my diffuser NOW looks like (again)

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I agree. Spray on rubber should never be put on BMW's
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<- thas 4 paintin over such a beautiful diff in the 1st place smh
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&lt;- thas 4 paintin over such a beautiful diff in the 1st place smh
+1 you only plastidip things like grills and trim, not stuff like that!
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i dont really understand why you plastidipped it in the first place.
you plastidipped it the same color it already was?
if you use it in a spray gun it comes out much better.
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i dont really understand why you plastidipped it in the first place.
you plastidipped it the same color it already was?
if you use it in a spray gun it comes out much better.
Not sure what you mean but my diffuser is painted montego blue. I was just curious how it would look like all black.
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      11-21-2012, 04:30 PM   #7
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328i converted to 335i exhaust outlet... sweet

How much did it cost you?

and yes plastidip is bad (its on my diffuser right now as i wait for the painter to bring in the paint.... going to get my diffuser painted gloss black!
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      11-21-2012, 05:04 PM   #8
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328i converted to 335i exhaust outlet... sweet

How much did it cost you?

and yes plastidip is bad (its on my diffuser right now as i wait for the painter to bring in the paint.... going to get my diffuser painted gloss black!
lol busted.
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lol busted.
Busted? There's only a whole thread on the conversion lol you should take up reading every once in a while
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Busted? There's only a whole thread on the conversion lol you should take up reading every once in a while
Sorry for coming off as a douche.

Lip looks way better stock.
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maybe if you suck at using a spray can plastidip look bad. But if your not incompetent it comes out really smooth and looks great. My friend has a plastidipped car that look just like flat paint from a body shop
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I guess im the only one that thinks it looks better black...
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performance diffuser FTW!!!!!!!
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maybe if you suck at using a spray can plastidip look bad. But if your not incompetent it comes out really smooth and looks great. My friend has a plastidipped car that look just like flat paint from a body shop
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lol ya bro I'll start reading up on every thread on e90post. Why would I even be interested in a 328 conversion thread?

Clearly you're defensive about it. Says plenty.
What a douche.
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I think it looks alot better all black.

How many coats did you do?

Trick is light coats but many.
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lol ya bro I'll start reading up on every thread on e90post. Why would I even be interested in a 328 conversion thread?

Clearly you're defensive about it. Says plenty.
What a douche.
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In picture it looks pretty decent but I would have just left it as montego blue, looks way better. Clean car by the way!
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maybe if you suck at using a spray can plastidip look bad. But if your not incompetent it comes out really smooth and looks great. My friend has a plastidipped car that look just like flat paint from a body shop
+1 i've used plastidip many times for many items and its all about the application. As long as you do light coats and many it comes out awesome
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You did a good job on it, stock still looks better though
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I like the all black - here is mine but its standard with the Msport edition
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