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Old 09-01-2013, 06:55 PM   #1
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Dipped my Vert...what you think?

Took a couple days last week while the weather was decent and dipped my car white with black trim/accents....looks good in person and cost me $80 total, still a few touch ups and clean ups but for 80 bucks I can't complain.



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Old 09-01-2013, 07:09 PM   #2
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Thats dope!! for $80? how many coats did you do? I wonder, how do people keep plasti dip clean?
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Thats dope!! for $80? how many coats did you do? I wonder, how do people keep plasti dip clean?
+1. How does dirt come off? I can't imagine that it tolerates soap
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Did you do it yourself or someone did it for you

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Hard to wash I scrubbed with a microfiber car sponge and turtle wax car wash...did a good job getting dirt off...I'm going to try a foam degreaser next time with higher pressure hose

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+1. How does dirt come off? I can't imagine that it tolerates soap
I plasti dipped my OE wheels. I've washed my car and wheels with a pressure washer a few times and still in great shape. Pressure wash is probably not the best idea though but you can definitely wash plasti dipped items with soap and water...
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+1. How does dirt come off? I can't imagine that it tolerates soap
About 2and half cans per panel...so I guess 2 coats...the hood and trunks are the hardest to get perfect with cans...so ima touch it up with another coat or jus buy carbon CSL trunk and gtr hood

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Dipped my Vert...what you think?

Can still see the blue bleeding through the hood. For fun, sure.. As a paint job.. Eh


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A power washer on low works well without soap as well...self serve car wash

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Ran out of cans...bought more haven't gotten to finish but the body is mint looks like spay gun...most likely gonna carbon the hood and trunk anyway

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I think some other changes for the car are in order. It's likely a 325 or 323 with style 45's, a euro plate in the front windshield, strange headlights with eyelids, and an M3 bumper. No offense but those are the issues I see.
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And you should replace these (item 21 or 13/14, depending on your build date):

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It looks really good.
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