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      09-21-2012, 05:14 PM   #1
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Plasti dipped 162 wheels

Not sure exactly how I feel about them, but I think I'll keep them like this for a little while.

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      09-21-2012, 05:16 PM   #2
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Wheels look pretty good, make the chrome and silver trim items stand out though.
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      09-21-2012, 05:27 PM   #3
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Is that smoke plasti dip or just one small coat of black?
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      09-21-2012, 05:52 PM   #4
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Im liking the look. Id say keep it a while. But what color plasti dip is that? it doesnt look like the normal flat black? Kinda grayish looking....
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      09-21-2012, 06:21 PM   #5
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i think that is the gun metal. i have mine dipped with the regular dip and these look alot better. did you use glossifier. i also have monaco blue. i like this look.
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      09-21-2012, 06:23 PM   #6
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Looks like you did one half ass coat?

If not how many did you do?
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Sucks that you lost control and ended up on the grass while posing for the pictures.
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Looks like you did one half ass coat?

If not how many did you do?
lol. no that i look at it, i can see that its the rim showing through. hard to tell. OP put more up close pics.
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Is that smoke plasti dip or just one small coat of black?
It's matte black w/ sliver metalizer.
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Looks good
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It's matte black w/ sliver metalizer.
Ic it just looked like it was splotchy
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It's matte black w/ sliver metalizer.
It's the glare and the shade in different spots. I thought the same but when I looked at them in different angles it looked the same. That's 4 coats matte black and 2 coats of the silver metalizer.
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Thanx for all the feedback guys
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      09-21-2012, 08:08 PM   #14
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It's matte black w/ sliver metalizer.
i like it. looks awesome.
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couldnt u have just driven around and not washed your wheels for a few weeks and let the brake dust build up?
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couldnt u have just driven around and not washed your wheels for a few weeks and let the brake dust build up?
+1 looks like break dust OP
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couldnt u have just driven around and not washed your wheels for a few weeks and let the brake dust build up?
That's always an option, I choose to with this route.
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That's always an option, I choose to with this route.
im just messin with ya man. looks good.
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      10-22-2012, 10:38 AM   #19
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yea at angles it looks uneven but not bad
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i really like it a lot, and the first pic looks amazingggg
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pics aren't close enough to critique the workmanship, but that makes the boring 162s look a lot better...


I like it! good color...


Be very interested to see how they hold up to brake dust etc..
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      10-22-2012, 11:58 PM   #22
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I'll be trying this next spring.

How are you washing your wheels now? I presume you can't scrub them with a brush anymore?
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