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      03-01-2013, 03:21 PM   #1
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How many gallons Plasti Dip

Id rather get my car wrapped grey.
Then I found out there was a clear matte plastidip that I could spray over my Sparkling Graphite Metallic E90 that gives a frost grey look, which is what I'm going for.
So why not save money for the same look. No hate.

I was wondering how many gallons it will take to cover my car (approx. 3 coats)
Ive looked around and cant find anything. Considering that 2 or so gallons would probably do the trick. (Not Plastidipping the roof)

Anyone with experience have any input?

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      03-01-2013, 03:26 PM   #2
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Best bet would be to hit up the DYC forums they have some pretty solid guides and how to's already out there. From experience though I can tell you 3 gallons will be enough. You'll probably only need 2 1/2 but its nice to have some extra in case of a mistake. Remember go thicker on the front bumper and hood ~twice as many coats as rest of car. It'll hold up against road debris much better.
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3 gallons should do it, but more coats the better!

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Subscribed for pics when it's done, I want to see the results too!
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DYC recommends 4-5 coats. I'd get 4 gallons and call it a day
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Your going from grey to grey so you need 3 gallons.

If you were going to black to white (or white to black) then you need 4 gallons.
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      03-01-2013, 06:53 PM   #8
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Update with pics when you're done, this is what I plan to do as well. I was thinking of clear bra but then I thought about matte clear to get frozen grey, which should be easier than wrapping the entire car myself.
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Im planning on ordering everything and having it completed in the next week to 2 weeks. Ill definitely be posting pictures.

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