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post #31 of 60 Old 01-16-2013, 08:19 AM
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Sounds good! My husband is worried about the clear bra I have on my KK but from everything I'm reading sounds like it should be ok

Just messed with it a bit... The first spray I ended up wiping off because it was too heavy and running...next try I just just one pass over the jeep and it's pretty spotty looking...I really hope it evens out and looks better than it does now!

It's really not fun getting all the edges clean but I like it!

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post #32 of 60 Old 02-09-2013, 09:28 PM
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I just plasti-dipped all my chrome emblems on my Arctic Ed to match all the original blacked out stuff and i LOVE IT!!! waiting for the snow from Nemo to go away so I can black out my grill too!
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post #33 of 60 Old 02-10-2013, 08:09 PM
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I just plasti-dipped all my chrome emblems on my Arctic Ed to match all the original blacked out stuff and i LOVE IT!!! waiting for the snow from Nemo to go away so I can black out my grill too!
How many coats? Dry time? Any tracing or cutting?
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post #34 of 60 Old 03-23-2013, 08:09 PM
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It works on the gear shifter.
I am thinking of doing this too. I hate when the sun reflects off of it. I hope to do my jeep in a few weeks when I have the time and money to get a couple of cans. I don't know if I will do my rims yet, but I really want to do them too.
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post #35 of 60 Old 03-24-2013, 10:06 AM
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1 can does a lot... did our KK and WJ
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post #36 of 60 Old 03-24-2013, 11:04 PM
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My timberline wheels will be done as soon as it warms up and I get a free day to do it. Any suggestions on methods??? I'll post pics of course ASAP!!

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post #37 of 60 Old 03-26-2013, 10:13 AM
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My timberline wheels will be done as soon as it warms up and I get a free day to do it. Any suggestions on methods??? I'll post pics of course ASAP!!

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You get better coverage if you take the Wheels off to spray them.
I did ours on and off the Jeep. Taking off was easier
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post #38 of 60 Old 03-26-2013, 12:22 PM
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You get better coverage if you take the Wheels off to spray them.
I did ours on and off the Jeep. Taking off was easier
Another good tip is to buy a deck of playing cards to stick between your rims and the tire and use masking tape past the card
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post #39 of 60 Old 03-26-2013, 01:52 PM
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Another good tip is to buy a deck of playing cards to stick between your rims and the tire and use masking tape past the card
Has anyone tried painting their bumpers with this stuff? Parking on the streets of NYC, one lovely friend decided to leave me a nice gift on my front bumper under the left KC lamp. Figured I would just hit the whole bumper with the plastidip and kind of dive it the old KJ bumper look.



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post #40 of 60 Old 03-26-2013, 03:36 PM
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Has anyone tried painting their bumpers with this stuff? Parking on the streets of NYC, one lovely friend decided to leave me a nice gift on my front bumper under the left KC lamp. Figured I would just hit the whole bumper with the plastidip and kind of dive it the old KJ bumper look.



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I have dipped the center of my bumper and have seen people dip their whole hood, 3-4 coats and it works great! I've also dipped my side skirting and it has held up since last June with no chips or tears. Really tough stuff
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post #41 of 60 Old 03-26-2013, 03:46 PM
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Www.dipyourcar.com sells plastidip in matte white as well
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post #42 of 60 Old 03-26-2013, 04:45 PM
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Www.dipyourcar.com sells plastidip in matte white as well
Yea that's been the toughest part. All my local stores only Cary black and clear. Found the white on amazon pretty cheap.

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Yea that's been the toughest part. All my local stores only Cary black and clear. Found the white on amazon pretty cheap.
Do you have Lowes Home Improvement? That's where I got white.
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post #44 of 60 Old 03-26-2013, 05:57 PM
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I did my bumpers and flares a couple years ago. I liked the way it looked at first but it got kind of dinged up after a while. I don't think I used enough (3 cans) because it was a royal pita to remove. I ended up using paint thinner and a ton of rags.
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Do you have Lowes Home Improvement? That's where I got white.
Yes have checkers there with no resolve.

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