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Old 02-03-2011, 10:43 PM   #41
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Do they have other colors? For example a graphite type color? Dont think black would look that good with titanium silver
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Old 02-03-2011, 10:54 PM   #42
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Do they have other colors? For example a graphite type color? Dont think black would look that good with titanium silver
yea they do but idk about graphite type colors
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Old 02-04-2011, 02:44 AM   #43
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would you use this on ur roof?
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Old 02-04-2011, 08:03 AM   #44
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I wouldnt. go with vinyl wrap
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Old 02-04-2011, 09:12 AM   #45
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Old 02-04-2011, 09:18 AM   #46
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Nice , I like it
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Yes, I've painted a roof black using plastidip, works great
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Old 02-04-2011, 10:37 AM   #48
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rellly?? how did u do it
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Old 02-04-2011, 11:04 AM   #49
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omhl do you have shot of the whole car? How has it held up these past few days?
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rellly?? how did u do it
Just like anything else really... good paint prep, masked off the car, and then painted with light even coats.



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Old 02-04-2011, 02:26 PM   #51
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ok so after reading a ton of threads about plasti dip I decided to give it a shot. I always and still do hate the OEM 18" M3 rims. Wanted to get new rims for a long time, but never took the plunge. In the meantime I decided why not atleast see what the car would look like with black rims. I love the results and plan on getting black rims when funds become available.

Took me about 3 1/2 hours to do all the wheels. Took one off at a time to clean and tape. Sprayed them in the garage and let dry for 30 mins. I am very happy with the results. Been two weeks and they are still holding up. I love this stuff. Did all four wheels with two cans.

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Old 02-04-2011, 02:44 PM   #52
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Just like anything else really... good paint prep, masked off the car, and then painted with light even coats.
Looks good! Did you use a roller? How does it look up close? Is it relatively smooth or can you see brush/roll strokes? Could you possibly get a closer picture?

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Old 02-04-2011, 04:25 PM   #53
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its looks smoooooth. but when you touch it you can feel the rubber ;D
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its looks smoooooth. but when you touch it you can feel the rubber ;D
how has it held up?
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Looks good! Did you use a roller? How does it look up close? Is it relatively smooth or can you see brush/roll strokes? Could you possibly get a closer picture?

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Nope, just simply rattle canned it. The matte finish is nice and smooth, but as mentioned, it does have a rubberized texture. I'd send you more pics, but that's not my car, did it on my buddies A6. I have close-up shots of interior trim pieces that show the finish pretty well if you want to see those.
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ran up to 120mph. in mexico of course

checked the rims. no problemo.
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Old 02-05-2011, 01:29 AM   #59
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Hmm, methinks my car will get a lot blacker in the next few weeks. Black paint, shadowline window trim, and soon to be black kidneys and Style 68's.
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Old 02-05-2011, 01:48 AM   #60
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any idea if there is another brand that works just as well and maybe carries more colors? dont think black would look that great with my titanium silver but would love to do graphite or something. thanks
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