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Old 08-18-2012, 08:34 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by ShaTR View Post
I know this is an old thread, but since i'm about to replace my rear springs, i was thinking of plastidipping them. Should be able to flex easily enough, and provide at least some protection, and thereby extending spring life. Hopefully by a substantial amount.

I don't think so. The springs are under constant blasting of road debris kicked up from the tires. Think of them bring lightly sandblasted everytime you drive. Plasti dip will not withstand this at all. Also once plasti dip starts to peel it just keeps going.
The only coating durable enough to bend, as well as withstand the dirt and rocks, is powder coating.
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