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Old 04-20-2012, 07:35 PM
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Just Plasti Dipped my rims!

Took about 3 hours, but well worth it!
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Looks nice! Whats next?!
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most likely niteshades the tail lights or spray paint the calipers red...
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Looks nice! Whats next?!
Thanks! I was thinking about actually painting my calipers and then maybe some engine mods later on.
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most likely niteshades the tail lights or spray paint the calipers red...
I think Ill pass on the nightshades but maybe painted calipers!
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Dont paint the stock calipers... Not a honda
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I think your wheels would look 1000x better if the center caps were still chrome -- or maybe just the 3 pointed star within the center cap if you like. It needs that bit of detail.
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is this DIY? or you paid someone to do it?
can you tell me what you did?
what is needed/required?
i wanna do this!
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Originally Posted by mb08c3004 View Post
is this DIY? or you paid someone to do it?
can you tell me what you did?
what is needed/required?
i wanna do this!
I actually followed this guys instructions on YouTube, type in "dip your car" and you will see his videos. Did it all myself, applied about 6 coats and came out great! Hope this helps
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its pretty simple, but please TAKE the wheels OFF and do it, last thing you want is plasti dip on your rotors, :p

i did them that way, and i liked the look of them at first, but after a while they don't have that nice black finish, check out my pics
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Just a few more pics
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Many moons ago I got the plasti-dip bug as well... and look what I've become because of it...!

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Dont paint the stock calipers... Not a honda
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looks good i like the painted lip part too!
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Did you just tape off the tires? Any scuffing of the material or do you just spray the plastidip?
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Index cards work well for the tires.
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Did you just tape off the tires? Any scuffing of the material or do you just spray the plastidip?
Personally I did not tape off the tires because I knew that the plasti dip would peel right off the tires after I was done. No scuffing, all you got to do is clean with soap and water then follow with nice even coats.
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looks good i like the painted lip part too!
Thanks!
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I might do this...how many cans of plastidip did you end up using?
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I agree with the guy above. I would take the plasti dip off of the center caps. It looks much better. Thats what I did with mine.
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did you use the dip on your front grill as well?
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I might do this...how many cans of plastidip did you end up using?
Do it! I used about 3 cans and did 6 coats
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did you use the dip on your front grill as well?
No, I actually purchased that grill off of ebay
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Originally Posted by kHuNkHuNa View Post
its pretty simple, but please TAKE the wheels OFF and do it, last thing you want is plasti dip on your rotors, :p

i did them that way, and i liked the look of them at first, but after a while they don't have that nice black finish, check out my pics
You'll be fine even if you don't jack the car up. you just need to make sure u use common sense and don't puddle or over spray.


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You'll be fine even if you don't jack the car up. you just need to make sure u use common sense and don't puddle or over spray.

Exactly. Nice car BTW.
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