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SightSeeker 04-28-2013 10:54 AM

Plasitdip'd grill.
 
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I think it turned out okay. I thought I would try this before getting professionally painted. The painter said that it would probably chip if he did it anyway.

I removed the grill and did about 6 coats using an entire can. The first three layers were very thin and you could still see chrome until the 3rd was done. Then I laid the last three on thick.

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Megatron 04-29-2013 10:30 AM

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nice!

jeelo 04-29-2013 10:49 AM

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looks great!

joyfil2001 05-03-2013 09:33 AM

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Nice! Looking to do this on my stone white GC.

nyates776@gmail.com 05-03-2013 09:37 AM

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Originally Posted by joyfil2001 (Post 816460)
Nice! Looking to do this on my stone white GC.

Here's what it will look like!

joyfil2001 05-03-2013 09:40 AM

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That looks awesome. Matches the bottom perfectly. How many coats?

nyates776@gmail.com 05-03-2013 09:52 AM

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Originally Posted by joyfil2001 (Post 816463)
That looks awesome. Matches the bottom perfectly. How many coats?

Oh yea you're gonna like it a lot. I did 5 coats. The more you do the easier it would be to take off if you ever decide you want to. 5 was perfect when we did mine, but I'm never taking it off lol

joyfil2001 05-07-2013 11:09 AM

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How does it hold up to rocks and road debris? That's my only concern right now.

nyates776@gmail.com 05-07-2013 01:41 PM

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Originally Posted by joyfil2001 (Post 818805)
How does it hold up to rocks and road debris? That's my only concern right now.

It almost acts like a protectant to the grill bc its more like a rubber/plastic than paint. I have none and I've had it plasti-dipped for over a month now with a lot of driving for work. It's great. And should any blemishes occur, which would be rare, you could touch it up or peel it off and re-dip.

SightSeeker 05-08-2013 05:40 AM

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Originally Posted by joyfil2001 (Post 818805)
How does it hold up to rocks and road debris? That's my only concern right now.

So far fine. I even travel to work on a road that is being paved. It is all chopped up and dusty. I can hear rocks hitting the front end. It feels very durable. I'll tell you right now it's stronger than paint.

drewsjeep 05-08-2013 10:17 PM

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Thinking about doing this also. Did you use any glossifier or is it just the matte black finish.

SightSeeker 05-09-2013 08:25 AM

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Originally Posted by drewsjeep (Post 819950)
Thinking about doing this also. Did you use any glossifier or is it just the matte black finish.

Just matte. I was thinking of doing the glossifier but it really looks good like this so I think I'm going to keep it. My wheels are more flat anyway so it matches those perfect.


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