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Old 03-07-2013, 03:11 PM   #1
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I'm going to catch heck for this...who can guess what I'm going to do?

De-ambered the car this week, "Porsche Stripe" door decal will be here next week, who can guess what's on the agenda for tonight?

No laughing until the final product is shown

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Old 03-07-2013, 03:21 PM   #2
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Wheels and caliper paint?
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Old 03-07-2013, 03:22 PM   #3
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Green calipers and plasti dip wheels?
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Old 03-07-2013, 03:29 PM   #4
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Yes and yes.

I know I'll get a lot of flak for the color combo, but I think I'm gonna like it
...or I'm really going to hate it. One way to find out. It's all reversible.

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Old 03-07-2013, 03:37 PM   #5
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DAMMIT. This is exactly what I have considered doing. Hopefully it turns out good! Got inspired by that 918 911 didn't ya?
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Old 03-07-2013, 05:26 PM   #6
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Yes I did

Making use of that drawer full of plastic bags...

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Old 03-07-2013, 05:50 PM   #7
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Wait, did you spray the wheels with Plasti Dip???
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Old 03-07-2013, 05:53 PM   #8
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Make the calipers red while there is still time to save them!!!!!!
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Old 03-07-2013, 06:08 PM   #9
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looooooove it!
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Old 03-07-2013, 06:20 PM   #10
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Gotta say that I like it! I think it works perfectly on your car.
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Awesome! Awesome!
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I love it! Very unique - do what you like!
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Old 03-08-2013, 12:35 AM   #13
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If it will turn out like the photoshop, then it will be awesome!
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Totally cool! I love it when people do mods for themselves and what they like verses following the norm!
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Old 03-08-2013, 02:25 AM   #15
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So, what do you do with the plasti dip?
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Old 03-08-2013, 03:16 AM   #16
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So, what do you do with the plasti dip?
This...except for the bit on the floor
Still have to peel off the overspray.




Thanks for the encouragement! One wheel and caliper down...unfortunately, I have to work the next 3 days, so the project must wait
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Thought I would hate it. It even 'sounds' yucky…but I gotta admit it kind of fits the car.

The look is like little 'eyes peering back at ya'.

Where is a lady's opinion when you need it?
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Old 03-08-2013, 04:37 AM   #18
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Good good, you have almost the exact same wheels I do. I was seriously considering doing this for a while on my Arctic Silver. Even painted my wheels a gunmetal grey. I think I settled on doing a bright silver in the end. Still got another month or so before I go ahead and paint.

This is what my crappy photoshop looked like, with my wheels how they are.

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Just out of interest. Why the plastidip?
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So, what do you do with the plasti dip?
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Just out of interest. Why the plastidip?
Why not? It's cheap, easy to apply, looks good, and peels off easily.
It's an experiment...if I like the matte black look, I may get them painted down the line.
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