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Long story short, love the altitudes looks, hate they don't have all of the great features unless you go high altitude which i can't afford. Love the overlands, hate how they don't come blacked out. So, I discover plastic-dip, and after a few mess-ups, finally got it good. 40 Bucks later, and here is finished product. I decided to leave some chrome as the tow hooks were chrome (and body colored handles and mirrors cost a fortune), and i feel like I've found a good balance, without it looking like every other altitude out there.

Black Plastidip mods: (all have at least 6 coats, emblems have additional two coats of glossifier, wheels have 1 additional coat of graphite metalizer)

-Lower bumper Valance
-I swapped out black honeycomb grill for a chrome one, and plastidipped the trim rings
-Jeep front and rear emblems, side grand cherokee emblems, also 4x4 emblem
- wheels
-taillights bezels

i know SEM and vinyl wrap are better, but for 40 bucks, not having to sand etc., i think it looks amazing, and does not look in any way cheap! Plus I can't just peel it off if i ever want to go back to the factory look! Hope you guys like. Ask any questions and ill be more than happy to answer!!

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Looks good! Now you just need to swap out to the blacked out versions of those headlights. Will def complete the look for sure.
 

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There’s actually a guy on Instagram who sells the pre cut films to do that and they look amazing! I might check it out. His name on there is @srtninja. Thanks for the kind words

Looks good! Now you just need to swap out to the blacked out versions of those headlights. Will def complete the look for sure.
 

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Did you have to tape off the areas you painted? Also, did you have to cut the plasti dip after you applied it?
 

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I do recommend masking the surround areas. Plastidip seems to get everywhere even when you don’t think it is. And no you don’t have to cut it. If you watch a couple of YouTube videos on plastidip you will find that once it dries if applied correctly it will kind of “tear itself” around emblems and edges. It’s pretty sweet how it works actually

Did you have to tape off the areas you painted? Also, did you have to cut the plasti dip after you applied it?
 

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That looks awesome! I have a 2011 WK2 in brilliant black that I am in the process of doing the same thing to. I have done all of the emblems and the chrome on the back. Next up is the wheels and maybe the grill. Thanks for the pictures
 
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