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Old 01-07-2017, 10:11 AM   #11 (permalink)
 
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Any work that you do yourself is a masterpiece. Why not have a few bucks and just use what you currently have
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Originally Posted by Markcuda View Post
Plastidip crap is for people that have no money, same as wheel spacers.
or some people are just too lazy. if you got a set of aluminum rims you can get usually get them looking pretty good for about the same cost if not less than plastidip. just takes lots of labor
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This forum member did his Sport 20's with Rustoleum Peelcoat Satin Graphite with PlastiDip Glossifier over top. It looks awesome.

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Another guy on another forum did his Sport 20's with Plastidip Grey Anthracite....again an awesome job.

You've just got to put the time into doing it properly.
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I have dipped many wheels and they look great the trick is to prep lots and lots of small thin coats and it will last well i did my ram badges with dip i did 8 thin coats and it looks amazing and holds up very well to stones and the pressure washer has never defected it at all
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Plastidip is great if you know how to do it. I've never had any issues using dip. Buts it's all about the prep and building up layers. Not just one or two thick coats. Also you need to use glossifier to keep it looking nice. Just straight black plastidip looks like crap.

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First off, they are WHEELS, not rimz....and second, like a few have said, if done right plastidip looks and lasts great. I prefer to paint wheels, but to each their own. My rattle can paint on my WHEELS has lasted 4 years and other than getting flattened out last winter by the crap they used on the snowy roads here (there were many lawsuits over it fragging peoples paint) it looked like new for years. And I just prepped well, and used Rustolium Lemon yellow.


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Personally I think it's a cheap way of doing things.
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