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post #1 of 45 (permalink) Old 10-19-2012, 07:47 PM Thread Starter
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Plasti Dipped!

Had these parts dipped for about 3 months now still holding up strong!
Tried the Bathurst stripes






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post #2 of 45 (permalink) Old 10-19-2012, 08:08 PM
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Looks GREAT !

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post #3 of 45 (permalink) Old 10-20-2012, 12:25 AM
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How hard are the grills an window trim?
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post #4 of 45 (permalink) Old 10-20-2012, 03:09 AM Thread Starter
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Very easy! For the grille inserts put your fingers into it and give it a good tug and they will pop right out and it just spray away and with the trim there are 2 screws one on each end and after those are unscrewed its just a quick tug for the clips to come undone. Took probably 2 minutes to take parts off and maybe an hour for the spray just because I added 4 coats.


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Pacesetter LT's w/ HFC's
K&N CAI, MACE Insulators
Solo performance GT/GXP catback exhaust with j/pipes 3.5 quad exhaust tips
Camaro SS 20" 9.0 245/35/20 275/30/20
55w 6000k HID lows and highs, 6000k cree led fogs
Decepticon arrows
Gxp diffuser
Blacked out: trim, side markers, turn signals, taillights & headlights
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Looks awesome, I love the decepticon sticker.

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Looks good! Nice and subtle.

I'll probably bust out my Plasti Dip soon and try something.
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how hard is to get the spray off the paint on the car?

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post #8 of 45 (permalink) Old 10-20-2012, 09:14 AM
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Did you spray the trim of the grills or the whole thing? I've heard horror stories about the mesh part once the dip starts fading.
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post #9 of 45 (permalink) Old 10-20-2012, 09:30 AM Thread Starter
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It's really easy to take off the car if you put 4 or more heavy coats the lighter the coat the harder it is to get off because its so thin
And I sprayed the mesh along with the trim and no there is no fade at all so far.


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Pacesetter LT's w/ HFC's
K&N CAI, MACE Insulators
Solo performance GT/GXP catback exhaust with j/pipes 3.5 quad exhaust tips
Camaro SS 20" 9.0 245/35/20 275/30/20
55w 6000k HID lows and highs, 6000k cree led fogs
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Gxp diffuser
Blacked out: trim, side markers, turn signals, taillights & headlights
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Couple questions for ya:
Where did you paint the hood? I was worried about dust contamination.

Does it wash well? I was wondering about wax, etc.

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post #11 of 45 (permalink) Old 10-20-2012, 07:40 PM Thread Starter
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The Bathurst stripes I painted onto the driver side part of the hood.
And it washes good even under high pressure no dirt or dust stays onto it and is not attracted to it much either.
I have not tried waxing the car with it on but I'm sure it would not make a difference.


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Pacesetter LT's w/ HFC's
K&N CAI, MACE Insulators
Solo performance GT/GXP catback exhaust with j/pipes 3.5 quad exhaust tips
Camaro SS 20" 9.0 245/35/20 275/30/20
55w 6000k HID lows and highs, 6000k cree led fogs
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Gxp diffuser
Blacked out: trim, side markers, turn signals, taillights & headlights
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post #12 of 45 (permalink) Old 10-20-2012, 07:43 PM Thread Starter
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Sorry cstmg8 I might have read your post wrong on where I sprayed the hood at in other words it was actually outside in my front yard no wind at all just sunshine


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Pacesetter LT's w/ HFC's
K&N CAI, MACE Insulators
Solo performance GT/GXP catback exhaust with j/pipes 3.5 quad exhaust tips
Camaro SS 20" 9.0 245/35/20 275/30/20
55w 6000k HID lows and highs, 6000k cree led fogs
Decepticon arrows
Gxp diffuser
Blacked out: trim, side markers, turn signals, taillights & headlights
Tuned by MACE
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Looks great sir. I've been thinking lately about trying me luck on both the door and window trim. Will get around to doing it eventually.

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Love the stripe. Looks factory. Great job. Gets me thinking...

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Thanks, I was wondering about getting dust in the paint during application.

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Looks good. I've did my hood scoops a long time ago and now want to do my spoiler too. How did you tape off the rear trunk when you painted it? I'm worried about over spray.


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Looks good. I've did my hood scoops a long time ago and now want to do my spoiler too. How did you tape off the rear trunk when you painted it? I'm worried about over spray.


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In my experience with Plasti-Dip over spray isn't a big deal. I just rubbed my hand over the painted surface and it PD particles just kind of rolled off.
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I had my scoops done right before I did this too it gives it a good look. I taped the edges of the spoiler and cover the rest with a newspaper or you could just tape it all the way. And overspray has not been a problem for me you can get some good off and wipe it right off leaving it shining and smooth.


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Pacesetter LT's w/ HFC's
K&N CAI, MACE Insulators
Solo performance GT/GXP catback exhaust with j/pipes 3.5 quad exhaust tips
Camaro SS 20" 9.0 245/35/20 275/30/20
55w 6000k HID lows and highs, 6000k cree led fogs
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Gxp diffuser
Blacked out: trim, side markers, turn signals, taillights & headlights
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