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Unread 09-15-2011, 03:21 PM   #1156
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Yea I plasti dipped my wheels and all my emblems. Super easy to use and held up well so far.

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Unread 09-15-2011, 06:20 PM   #1157
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New skid


replaced the cheesy factory plastic front suspension skid with the steel mopar one.
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Unread 09-15-2011, 06:21 PM   #1158
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Nice! I remember when mine was pretty like that!
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Unread 09-15-2011, 07:01 PM   #1159
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As for plastidipping it, I did all of it on the Jeep, minus the grill. Very minor taping too. The plastidip peels right off the paint, doesn't leave a residue or anything.. Here's what I mean

Overspray:

After about 2 minutes of peeling:
If it rubs off the paint so easy, what is to stop it from rubbing off the trim?
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Unread 09-15-2011, 10:14 PM   #1160
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Nice! I remember when mine was pretty like that!
Thanks man, wont be pretty for much longer. One question though, i'm fixing to order a 4x front skid when they become available again (hopefully ASAP), and im just trying to figure out if it will cover those lines running across the front of that crossmember and if it will conflict with the mopar suspension skid, any input would be appreciated, thanks!
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Unread 09-15-2011, 10:52 PM   #1161
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They both fit without interfering with each other. No modification needed! I am not sure what lines you are referring to, but maybe a couple pix will help.



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Unread 09-15-2011, 11:03 PM   #1162
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Just ordered some hella 700s for behind the grille and micro fogs to go beside the front hooks. 3 strips of leds for under hood work lights a fuse block, and got my contura switches in. Gonna wire them up a bit tomorrow, and will start to see where I want to mount the leds exactly.

Also tomorrow I will probably source together the stuff to do the DIY grille mod. Gota work from 7-7 tomorrow and through the weekend.
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Unread 09-16-2011, 09:51 AM   #1163
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Just ordered some hella 700s for behind the grille and micro fogs to go beside the front hooks. 3 strips of leds for under hood work lights a fuse block, and got my contura switches in. Gonna wire them up a bit tomorrow, and will start to see where I want to mount the leds exactly.

Also tomorrow I will probably source together the stuff to do the DIY grille mod. Gota work from 7-7 tomorrow and through the weekend.
Let me know how those lights behind the grille turn out. I still have my black magical from 4 months ago that need to be mounted there.
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Unread 09-16-2011, 03:13 PM   #1164
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Well I got bored and was out working on the Jeep. Saw this on JG and decided to give it a shot. Cheap version of the Stillen covers lol.



Sorry for the crappy cell phone pic. Camera battery is dead.
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Unread 09-16-2011, 03:29 PM   #1165
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After seeing a lot you guys doing such a great job at plasti dipping your wheels, I decided to give it a shot. I think they came out alright for my first time!

Before:

Prep:

First Coat:

After:


I really like how it came out =]
Before:

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Unread 09-16-2011, 05:49 PM   #1166
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^ looks sick!
love plasti-dip
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Unread 09-16-2011, 06:23 PM   #1167
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^ Yep. Looks great. A nice cheap mod that totally changes the look of your ride.
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Unread 09-16-2011, 09:06 PM   #1168
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Looks great!
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Unread 09-16-2011, 09:18 PM   #1169
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Did you sand your wheels down first so it would "adhere" better or does plastidip do OK without any sanding? How sturdy is plastidip in comparison to a couple coats of flat black with clear coat spray paint? Running a finger nail into plastidip cause it to come right off?
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Unread 09-16-2011, 09:25 PM   #1170
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No sanding necessary. PD will adhere to it just fine. I've had mine on for about 4 months and there isn't any problems with it. Holds up pretty well. Best part about PD over paint is if it doesn't turn out how you like it, let it dry and you can peel it off. Weird to say you can peel it off, but yet still say its durable... but it is lol.
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