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Old 06-22-2016, 07:11 PM   #1
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Anyone removed their side scoops to plasti dip them?

My side scoops have some chips and I thought plasti dipping them a satin black might look good on a seal grey car. I want to maintain the OEM parts but have something a little different. Anyone done this and can post pics?

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Old 07-11-2016, 07:10 AM   #2
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Had mine done the same time I had my wheels done, hope the photos help however they were done in the UK using a water transfer method.





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I'm considering plastidip for the front intake louvers. I think black would look a lot better than the current mottled silver.
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Not my car but heres some black scoops on a 986.
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Old 07-11-2016, 11:16 AM   #5
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Had mine done the same time I had my wheels done, hope the photos help however they were done in the UK using a water transfer method.

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Nice!

What's that go for? (post Brexit pounds).
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Nice!

What's that go for? (post Brexit pounds).
The wheels were £85.00 a corner, and the vents about £15.00 each.




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I'm considering plastidip for the front intake louvers. I think black would look a lot better than the current mottled silver.
I Plastidiped the front grills - they came out good. I have a Seal Grey car so the black grills look good with the color.
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Old 07-17-2016, 06:38 PM   #8
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Thanks for the examples. Went ahead and did it today. My scoops were a real PITA to get off but they finally broke free. Sprayed them with 10 coats of Carbon Black DupliColor car wrap. Came out very nice!



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Old 07-19-2016, 07:21 AM   #9
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Very nice hope you didn't break any plastic bits when taking them off.
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Hey NJ, what's with the Mazda sunscreen?
You have a Porsche, not some ricer LOL



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Old 11-24-2016, 09:47 AM   #12
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Looks like carbon fiber to me. Is this really plasti dip?? Very cool. How did you exactly do this?
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Boxpriest,

Follow this link to Wheeler-Dealers and go in about 17 min and watch then do it. I think there was another with an Benz SUV or Ranger Rover where the did carbon fiber on the inside trim.


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Looks like carbon fiber to me. Is this really plasti dip?? Very cool. How did you exactly do this?
That's water transfer, not plasti-dip.
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Old 11-24-2016, 04:09 PM   #15
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Boxpriest,

One of the great values of the forum is I just realized you and maybe others have another option to look at. Isnít Life Great! Glad I could be of help.

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