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Old 10-23-2012, 08:54 PM   #21
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I'm thinking about plasti dipping my v6 stock wheels but I am in sure on it. What do you guys think I should do? It's just for the winter set up.


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Old 10-23-2012, 09:28 PM   #22
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I've never figured that plasti dipping wheels would work. I know it's tough stuff, but you've got to think they will take a beating.

I'm trying to decided how I want to do my car. I might try some simple hood stripes around the hood vents. Just to see what it would look like.
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Old 10-23-2012, 10:04 PM   #23
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If you apply a good 3 coats properly you won't have a problem w/the Dip on wheels. Not in terms of longevity.

The downside is that you'll probably want to reapply annually as the finish wears a bit/gets dirty as you can't really scrub/clean/shine the surface. But Plastidip is some surprisingly durable stuff if applied properly...IMO.
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Old 10-23-2012, 10:49 PM   #24
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Good times with plasti dip! Ive been using this stuff for years! nice work on the hood stripe!
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Old 10-23-2012, 11:12 PM   #25
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I know that it will work and hold up through the year because I did my girlfriends accord wheels last November with it and added plasti dip glossifier to it to give it a shine an it is still holding up strong no scuffs at all the endurance isn't really the problem. I just want to know if it would look good at all.I'm gonna be blacking the 8 out come spring and just want to try it out with the v6 wheels before purchasing some black wheels ya know?


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Old 10-28-2012, 12:34 PM   #26
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went with plasti dipping the wheels looks good now just got to black out the rest of the window trim and tinting tail light headlights sidemarkers and fogs next weekend to black the 8 all out


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Old 11-27-2012, 07:17 PM   #27
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OP, how did you get clean lines on the hood? Everytime i peel the tape, it pulls the edge of the plastidip.
I even tried multiple layers of tape, pulling with each coat.

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Old 11-27-2012, 07:27 PM   #28
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how did u mask off exactly how the bashurst stripe are?
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Not sure if you saw his first pic, but taping it straight isn't to hard. If you stick the tape at one end, then stretch the full length out and hold it where you want it, the tape creates the straight line for you. Sorry if this isn't what you meant.

I just can't get it to pull cleanly.

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Old 11-28-2012, 04:08 PM   #30
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Not sure if you saw his first pic, but taping it straight isn't to hard. If you stick the tape at one end, then stretch the full length out and hold it where you want it, the tape creates the straight line for you. Sorry if this isn't what you meant.

I just can't get it to pull cleanly.

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You have to keep the edges wet with the plasti dip you cannot let it full dry


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Old 11-28-2012, 04:31 PM   #31
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love it! was thinking of doing something similar in the spring/summer
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Old 11-28-2012, 05:26 PM   #32
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Finally got around to blacking out the trim also and tinting taillights, headlights,side markers, and fogs

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Old 11-28-2012, 07:25 PM   #33
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Night shades?

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Old 11-28-2012, 07:41 PM   #34
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what did you do to get the door handles black? they look glossy not flat like plasti dip
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Old 11-28-2012, 07:48 PM   #35
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No I used tint film


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what did you do to get the door handles black? they look glossy not flat like plasti dip
I didn't do anything to my handles my 8 is a v6. V6's have solid colored handles


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Are the handles swappable between g8 and gt ?
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Old 11-28-2012, 08:03 PM   #38
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Yeah I'm pretty positive they can be I couldn't see why not


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Old 11-29-2012, 06:35 AM   #39
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Are the handles swappable between g8 and gt ?
Yes they are. Quite a few folks have done it.

As for a clean edge, you have to pull the tape when the dip is still wet. Check out the videos on dipyourcar dot com.
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I wonder how these stripes would look on a White Hot using white plastidip.
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