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post #1 of 5 Old 10-16-2014, 05:08 PM Thread Starter
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Trying to plasticoat

So I'm trying to plastic coat parts of jeep but it keeps pulling apart when I pulled the tape off. Any ideas how to correctly trim my vehicle without pulling the plastic coat off?

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post #2 of 5 Old 10-16-2014, 08:05 PM
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I've never used that stuff but have you tried pulling the tape off sooner?
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post #3 of 5 Old 10-17-2014, 08:17 AM Thread Starter
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I have not but its worth a try
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post #4 of 5 Old 10-17-2014, 10:38 AM
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Pull the tape while still wet. I like to put down a very thin coat(not full coverage) over the entire area, then come back and spray the middle area normally. Lastly as I get closer to the edge near the tape, I do two thick coats quickly and pull the tape while it is still wet.

This YouTube video shows the method

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When I plastidipped my wheels and headlight bezels I made an attempt to also plastidip where a grille insert would go. So, with all the curves and tons of little tape bits I wasn't able to tape and retape. What I did didn't turn out flawless by no means, but from a distance it looks ok. What I did was use a razor blade to start the tear when it would try to pull up more of what I wanted to keep.

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