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Old 09-02-2013, 02:11 PM   #21
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LOL, actually, that ugly hole that's there when the covers aren't in place is more of a cosmetic issue than a maintenance issue.
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Old 09-02-2013, 02:13 PM   #22
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LOL, actually, that ugly hole that's there when the covers aren't in place is more of a cosmetic issue than a maintenance issue.
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Old 09-02-2013, 02:13 PM   #23
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It looks really good.
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Old 09-02-2013, 04:51 PM   #24
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Looks good bro.

Best way to clean plastidip is to get a foam cannon, a degreaser of your choice ( could be simple green or purple power w/e works) and do the following:

- Hose the car down to remove loose dirt ect, while being careful not to use direct pressure over cracks and bends in the paint ( like the edges of the hood and doors where paint layers are generally thinner and could peel off ).

- Get the foam cannon and degreaser and mix them to your liking (Stronger the better since the more dirt you leave behind the harder it will be to remove later.

- Let the degreaser sit for a bit or until about half the foam is gone.

- Remove the Foam Cannon attachment and rinse the car from top to bottom in a sweeping motion.

- Dry with a leaf blower as an alternative to towel drying to prevent rips and because it expels water most effectively. * Use on low speed however and from a distance to prevent raising up sensitive parts*

Experience comes from owning a couple sets of white plastidipped style 5s on a DD (which is very complex to clean considering the volume of brake dust and complex curves which can raise easily with too much pressure.

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Old 09-02-2013, 07:54 PM   #25
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saw the car in person, looks awesome.

looking forward to those mods you got coming up
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Old 09-02-2013, 08:14 PM   #26
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Looks good bro.

Best way to clean plastidip is to get a foam cannon, a degreaser of your choice ( could be simple green or purple power w/e works) and do the following:

- Hose the car down to remove loose dirt ect, while being careful not to use direct pressure over cracks and bends in the paint ( like the edges of the hood and doors where paint layers are generally thinner and could peel off ).

- Get the foam cannon and degreaser and mix them to your liking (Stronger the better since the more dirt you leave behind the harder it will be to remove later.

- Let the degreaser sit for a bit or until about half the foam is gone.

- Remove the Foam Cannon attachment and rinse the car from top to bottom in a sweeping motion.

- Dry with a leaf blower as an alternative to towel drying to prevent rips and because it expels water most effectively. * Use on low speed however and from a distance to prevent raising up sensitive parts*

Experience comes from owning a couple sets of white plastidipped style 5s on a DD (which is very complex to clean considering the volume of brake dust and complex curves which can raise easily with too much pressure.

If you need help/advice hit me up.
Thanks I appreciate the tips bro

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Old 09-02-2013, 08:15 PM   #27
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saw the car in person, looks awesome.

looking forward to those mods you got coming up
Def bro see u sunday

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Old 09-02-2013, 08:16 PM   #28
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Old 09-03-2013, 07:23 AM   #29
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That's pretty cool. Good job.
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Old 09-03-2013, 09:02 AM   #30
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Old 09-14-2013, 07:21 PM   #31
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Dipped my Vert...what you think?

I think it loooks cool bro ive been experimenting wit plasti dip myself Click image for larger version

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Old 09-14-2013, 07:27 PM   #32
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Nice I love the dip but IMA paint it red or white

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Old 09-14-2013, 07:34 PM   #33
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After some mods

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Old 09-14-2013, 07:54 PM   #34
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Go for it wats the worst that can happen? Lol


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Old 09-14-2013, 07:56 PM   #35
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Yea bro I'm gonna peel it and do a high gloss with some pearl flakes in it....the dip gets mad love from people tho I'm gonna miss that

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Old 09-15-2013, 12:26 PM   #36
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That looks sick, I'm a fan of dipped cars. I wanna do mine, plus it will protect the paint over the winter.
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Old 09-15-2013, 01:33 PM   #37
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Dipped my Vert...what you think?

Good job, I'm new to the plastidip thing have seen much of it other than on rims. Guess I don't get out much.

Looks clean though.


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Good job, I'm new to the plastidip thing have seen much of it other than on rims. Guess I don't get out much.

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Old 09-15-2013, 01:47 PM   #39
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That looks sick, I'm a fan of dipped cars. I wanna do mine, plus it will protect the paint over the winter.
Def protects paint...one of the pros to doing it

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Old 09-16-2013, 06:24 PM   #40
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Dip doesn't look bad but maybe I would've take care of the missing bumper mesh and foglight trim before wasting money on something temporary.
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