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Plasti Dipped Stock Rims by Burly1
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I finally purchased some Plasti Dip for my car. I sprayed the rims on my 88 coupe. I also painted and installed a GT spoiler on my car.
Pictures to come as soon as I figure out how to post.
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cool. did you do the entire wheel? or just the spokes? did you do the wing plasti-dipped too?
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Pictures to come as soon as I figure out how to post.


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BUUUUUUUUUUUUMP!
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Report this Post09-05-2012 08:51 AM Click Here to See the Profile for Burly1Send a Private Message to Burly1Edit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Thanks for the help on how to post pictures. I will have to upload them later today, I have to go to school right now sadly.
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... I have to go to school right now sadly.


Let me rephrase that for ya... I have to go to school THANKFULLY.

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Amen to that Tony!!!!!!!!!
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Haha nice correction Tony.
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Here are some pictures










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Report this Post09-05-2012 04:41 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Tony KaniaSend a Private Message to Tony KaniaEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
I think Plasti Dip rocks. A local member here is doing his car soon I can't wait to see it.

Tony

. Oh yeah I'm partial. Everyone deserves a free education.
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Okay...now its time to correct Tony...no education is free. Someone has to pay for it. Who loves ya!!!!!!
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Its an inexpensive and easy way to change the way your car looks completely.
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Okay...now its time to correct Tony...no education is free. Someone has to pay for it. Who loves ya!!!!!!


You do baby. You do. (And you are so correct.....in correcting me.

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What is the link to what you can use it on?
Does it adhere very well to say a chrome bumper?

I'm really impressed with what you guys are accomplishing with this stuff!!!

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check this sight for any questions

www.dipyourcar.com
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Thanks man!
Chrome bumpers are good to go
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I looked into doing my whole car in Plastidip. But I realized it was only going to hold up for a year or so on a daily driver so I backed off. I'm prepping the car for new paint now. Just in case I'm the guy being referred to above.
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My buddy did his vw 3 years ago. Still holding up great. The entire car.
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I was told in the dipyourcar forums that if it wasn't a garage kept car about a year was all you could expect. Go figure.
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What's the long term prognosis on the paint? I would think it would get all chipped up and then what?
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I'm on 12 years with a good repaint on one of my cars. Like anything, it depends on how well you maintain it.
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I'm on 12 years with a good repaint on one of my cars. Like anything, it depends on how well you maintain it.


That's promising.
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Sorry for hijacking this thread. Back to Platidipping...

My boss bought a Chevy Volt. He hated all the chrome on the grill so he blacked out the stuff he wanted with Plasti-dip and it looks great. A kid in our car club did his late model GTO wheels much like our OP did. They were very nice as well.
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Hi guys! I just dipped my rims! I guarantee they haven't been cleaned since the car was new. Inside, there was about a QUARTER INCH of brake dust caked on!!! After scraping that off, I spent 2 hours on EACH rims scrubbing them with a toothbrush to get all the crap off of it. They were almost clean enough and beautiful looking that I reconsidered dipping them. Oh well, I like black wheels better. Here's the dirty, cleaned, and dipped pictures of my '87 GT rims! Pictures absolutely do not even compare to how dirty the rims looked originally in person. Omg they were disgusting.



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Hi guys! I just dipped my rims! I guarantee they haven't been cleaned since the car was new. Inside, there was about a QUARTER INCH of brake dust caked on!!! After scraping that off, I spent 2 hours on EACH rims scrubbing them with a toothbrush to get all the crap off of it. They were almost clean enough and beautiful looking that I reconsidered dipping them. Oh well, I like black wheels better. Here's the dirty, cleaned, and dipped pictures of my '87 GT rims! Pictures absolutely do not even compare to how dirty the rims looked originally in person. Omg they were disgusting.







I like it. That's the matte black finish?

What happens when you get new tires? (I see you painted the balancing weight in place.)


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Plastidip is an amazing thing.

I did an entire Dodge Charger, went from blue to orange, you can check it out here.
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I actually plasti dipped the wheels on my 96 Sonoma last summer, and then later had 2 new tires put on, surprisingly there wasnt much carnage to the surface, there is one spot where they knicked it a little but not that noticable. These were the factory aluminum with clear coating and they were corroding and the coating chipping so when I matte blacked them out it helped the look alot, the truck is factory paint but black as well.

They went all winter and still look good.

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What happens when you get new tires? (I see you painted the balancing weight in place.)



Not an issue, the stuff peels off. You buy another can and redo the wheel...
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Plastidip is an amazing thing.

I did an entire Dodge Charger, went from blue to orange, you can check it out here.


Nice!
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Plastidip is an amazing thing.

I did an entire Dodge Charger, went from blue to orange, you can check it out here.


How much in plastidip did it cost roughly? And how was it applied? How many cans, etc?

Looks BA BTW! Nice work!!

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How much in plastidip did it cost roughly? And how was it applied? How many cans, etc?

Looks BA BTW! Nice work!!


He probably sprayed that with a gun.
When I did (4) 15 inch wheels it took less than 1 can of black, black covers best, I did 2 coats.
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Its rubbery so it dont chip. You can cut it though. I know lots of people who have chrome or polished aluminim wheels and plastic dip them for the winter so they can drive the car. Then in the spring, they just peel it off. The guy next door does whole cars. He sprays it with an electric spray gun (Wagner ?) and puts on more than 2-3 coats. 2 tones you cant just mask and pull off, you have to take a razor blade and cut on the line to keep it from peeling back. You can use a coin op car wash if you dont go crazy on it. He has a couple of cars thats been done 2 years. He sells it by spray can or gallon cans. There is also glossy or satin clear...thats what they usually use on chrome or alloy.
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Ive been practicing on a motorcycle helmet with the blaze bkue in a can. Its coming out splotchy so far ao im probably doing it wrong. But nice thing is I can peel and try again. I take it multiple light coats from 6+ inches away is the proper way to spray?
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Ive been practicing on a motorcycle helmet with the blaze bkue in a can. Its coming out splotchy so far ao im probably doing it wrong. But nice thing is I can peel and try again. I take it multiple light coats from 6+ inches away is the proper way to spray?


If you get a second snap and post some pics please and post them?

I wonder how the red looks on rims. How about white? Maybe white would show dirt really bad? But wouldn't it be easy to clean up?

$74 a gallon on Ebay?! Gah!!
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He probably sprayed that with a gun.
When I did (4) 15 inch wheels it took less than 1 can of black, black covers best, I did 2 coats.


What size can did you use? Kinda gun? I so want to try this!

Sorry I forgot how to do the multi quote thing...

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What size can did you use? Kinda gun? I so want to try this!

Sorry I forgot how to do the multi quote thing...


I used spray cans. Lowes has a few colors for $5.98 per can. The cans are 11 oz.
http://www.lowes.com/Search...rue&Ntt=plasti+dip#!
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Here's some pics of the helmet and the back of an old license plate I was practicing on. The one spot where you're seeing silver on the license plate is where I peeled a little back to see how it comes off.










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How many cans did it take to do the set of wheels?
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How many cans did it take to do the set of wheels?


For me, 1 can for 2 coats.
15inch wheels but they weren't Fiero wheels.

*edit, it is recommended later in this thread: "When plastidipping, use one can per wheel or else it will be a nightmare to get off"

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I used spray cans. Lowes has a few colors for $5.98 per can. The cans are 11 oz.
http://www.lowes.com/Search...rue&Ntt=plasti+dip#!


TY 2.5! Spray cans seems like a good way to go with rims and such.

I wonder how the red and or white looks? Anyone try those colors yet? I have yet to see a decent pic of parts in those colors. Would the white hold up at all on rims??
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