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anyone have experience with plastidip? I want to paint some of the chrome accents on my jeep black but I am worried that using a product like plastidip will eventually chip off.
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if you do it properly it can last years.

if it does chip, you peel it off and do it again.

its cheap enough.
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Re: Plastidip

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anyone have experience with plastidip? I want to paint some of the chrome accents on my jeep black but I am worried that using a product like plastidip will eventually chip off.

Yes, I do agree with rob..... its way cheaper and easy to do... another advantage you can keep the original trim and if u want to go back just peel it off....

I have done my wheels a mnt before and its holding very well.....
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I think the full cure time is a week and it hardens.. Had mine in the emblems and door molding for almost a year with no issues


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Re: Plastidip

solution = multiple coats
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Davy is right. I put at least 4-5 on mine


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Re: Plastidip

I plasti-dipped the wheels on my Subaru and the chrome trim on the Jeep. it lasted over a year now and it is still in such good shape that I will be plastic-dipping the wheels on the Jeep as well. And people are correct - at least 1-2 more coats after the surface turned black (4-5 coats in total) and lots of sunshine for a few days.
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Thanks guys I am getting some black and also the gloss finish to put on after the black coat. Have you guys used the gloss finish that you put on after your base color?


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Nvr used it but from what I read it only lasts a few days perhaps weeks and goes back to a matte finish
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Thanks guys I am getting some black and also the gloss finish to put on after the black coat. Have you guys used the gloss finish that you put on after your base color?


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Use glossifier only if u need a glosy finish.... some people prefer just matt finish, in that case u need only the black plastidip....

When you use plasti dip put a light coat to cove around 50% -60 % at first. Then apply 3-4 nice and even coat, wait 10-15mnts in between the coats... once the black is done wait for 30 mnts and apply glossifier, 2 coats will be enough.....

would love to see some pic once u r done....
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Thanks for the tips guys I am waiting to do the plastidip once I get my black rims. I am hoping to have the money for some rims next month. I will post pics as soon as I finish


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Just remember the glossifier is not what your think it is


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