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Old 04-30-2017, 10:26 AM   #1
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Plastidip Meets Wheels

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Old 04-30-2017, 10:50 AM   #2
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Neat!
Gives a different look, for sure.
Try the mirrors and windshield frame too.

But seriously, is that stuff difficult to work with?
I've been on the fence about doing the wheels on my Arctic Silver car a darker Anthracite colour to mimic the 550SE wheels.
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Old 04-30-2017, 10:54 AM   #3
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The stuff is great...peels right off. Try dipyourcar they have kits....videos...etc
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Old 04-30-2017, 11:07 AM   #4
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Black wheels goes well with the yellow. Nice job.

Oops! Didn't look close enough. Thought it was black. Lol. Interesting.
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I personally think black would have looked better with yellow, but it looks good.
What color is that?
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Old 04-30-2017, 12:21 PM   #7
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DYC calls it Violet. The wheels are dark anthracite under the dip
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Old 04-30-2017, 07:09 PM   #8
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Looks nice. How many coats per wheel? And how many cans did you use for the set?
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Old 04-30-2017, 08:41 PM   #9
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Plastidip is very user friendly in that it's hard to get runs and dries very quickly. The only caution is to spray many coats like 5/6 to ensure a easy peeling in case you get tired of the color. Thin coats tend to make peeling a real pain. They other minus to Plastidipping is the wheels tend to get dirty quicker from brake dust and debri cause it leaves a rough surface. That said DYC sells a after spray to reduce road/brake dust. It's a great way to see the actual color on a wheel. The wheels look great by the way!
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Old 05-01-2017, 05:31 AM   #10
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This color was a kit from DYC. 3-4 heavy coats of black base. Metalizer Violet 2-3 coats depending on how Violet you want them and then at least 1 heavy coat of glossifyer (clear). The wheel cleaner works great. Also, the kit comes with a product you put on the sidewall that prevents the plastidip from sticking to the tire so the overspray just peels off.

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