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      02-04-2013, 01:29 PM   #23
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what color is your car? What compels you to wrap it in vinyl, if you dont mind my asking?
It's space gray, it's not a bad color, and most people seem to like it, I just really wanted graphite, which was too hard to find, and I'm tired of looking at gray. So I want to do something that really stand out
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I've been thinking about doing this on my car for a little while but might wait until its more agressive. I'm planning on either doing matte black, white, or doing matte clear. I'm leaning towards just doing the matte clear cause it would make the car look like BMW's frozen grey color. You could probably PM some of the guys on here that have dipped their cars if you have any questions. Here's one for example:

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=697179

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=723698
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a few members on e90 have plastidipped whole car. look for mashimarho or something. not sure of exact spelling. he has an sgm i think and dipped it white.
who?
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It's space gray, it's not a bad color, and most people seem to like it, I just really wanted graphite, which was too hard to find, and I'm tired of looking at gray. So I want to do something that really stand out
I think SGM stands our very well, thank you very much.
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      02-04-2013, 04:13 PM   #26
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I think SGM stands our very well, thank you very much.
So SGM
can stand for:
Space Gray Metallic
or
Sparkling Graphite Metallic

so i dont know which one youre talking about lol
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So SGM
can stand for:
Space Gray Metallic
or
Sparkling Graphite Metallic

so i dont know which one youre talking about lol
Sparkling Graphite is SG
Space Gray Metallic is SGM.

There is no sparkling graphite metallic.
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Sparkling Graphite is SG
Space Gray Metallic is SGM.

There is no sparkling graphite metallic.
lol thank you.. now i feel a tad more intelligent haha
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I'm considering plasti dipping my whole car... I've watched videos on YouTube from the website dipyourcar.com.

The have an Audi plasti dipped in a berry blue color that's amazing.

Has anyone heard of this website, or bought a kit from them...
Or
Has anyone attempted plasti dipping their entire car and how hard was it?
Yup I actually dipped my chrome trim around my car. But your two favorite boys gave me a bunch of crap about it so I stripped it and went vinyl instead lol.

But I sprayed 6 coats. Left it to dry for about 30 mins after each coat. I think it would work fine. But if someone scratches it, it will show or when you clean it you have to be very careful. So I decided against a full dip. I was gonna go white.
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Yup I actually dipped my chrome trim around my car. But your two favorite boys gave me a bunch of crap about it so I stripped it and went vinyl instead lol.

But I sprayed 6 coats. Left it to dry for about 30 mins after each coat. I think it would work fine. But if someone scratches it, it will show or when you clean it you have to be very careful. So I decided against a full dip. I was gonna go white.
lol yea i spray painted my chrome grill matte black... (they didnt like it)... thats how i ended up with your grill lol
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Sparkling Graphite is SG
Space Gray Metallic is SGM.

There is no sparkling graphite metallic.
Could you explain this to me then, because that confuses me

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if you do it...... i wanna see. if it comes out clean il do it too..... fellow sg e92 in the bay.
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Sparkling Graphite is SG
Space Gray Metallic is SGM.

There is no sparkling graphite metallic.
it is metallic
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Ive decided I might skip out on wheels and go straight towards vinyl wrapping my car
Much better idea then dipping your whole car look like shit 95% of the time compared to vinyl which looks 1000 times better. You get what you pay for remember that, and don't forget that when your ready to buy some wheels don't cheap out
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What's up with all girls loving plasti dip?
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What's up with all girls loving plasti dip?
Just like guys they can remove it quickly. Lol
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