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Old 07-28-2012, 10:12 PM   #1
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Plasti Dipped my trim. RESULT

I really was impressed. Comments, and thoughts! Thanks!
Thought I'd do my 323i Logo as well!
Deff. considering vinyl or carbon fiber trim soon. Just experimenting! If a 16 year old can do this, you guys can! Thanks!





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Old 07-28-2012, 10:18 PM   #2
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If a 16 year old can do this, you guys can!
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Old 07-28-2012, 10:20 PM   #3
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Old 07-28-2012, 10:23 PM   #4
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No me gusta. It makes the interior look like an American car's - it looks like it's full of black plastic. But to each their own
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Old 07-28-2012, 10:26 PM   #5
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Really? I thought the glossy brown "wooden" finish looked took nasty, like an American car.
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Old 07-28-2012, 10:34 PM   #6
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Can you put a layer of shine on top of the plastic dip?
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Old 07-28-2012, 10:40 PM   #7
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What is the product called, that sounds like a good idea.
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Old 07-28-2012, 11:00 PM   #8
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Really? I thought the glossy brown "wooden" finish looked took nasty, like an American car.
Agreed. I'll never understand the fake wood trim in cars! Having a woodworking/furniture building background I find it very distasteful

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Can you put a layer of shine on top of the plastic dip?
Yea idk if it's just your pic quality, but does look pretty flat... is that just a color option you chose?
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Old 07-28-2012, 11:06 PM   #9
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Bad quality, I'll get a new pic!
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Old 07-28-2012, 11:08 PM   #10
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I knew two things before even reading this thread...

1) It was going to be a 323

2) It was going to be someone near the age of 16
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Old 07-28-2012, 11:17 PM   #11
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I knew one goon would say something similar. There aren't many young drivers. I got the car for a steal and fixed it up mostly myself. Keep going..

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Old 07-28-2012, 11:20 PM   #12
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Old 07-28-2012, 11:22 PM   #13
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I like the result. I have piano black trim, a bit scratched up.
Wonder if there is anything shiny to spray on. Along with the center console plastic parts.
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Old 07-28-2012, 11:22 PM   #14
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Old 07-28-2012, 11:24 PM   #15
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Respect to you, sir. Thank you! I wouldn't know what to put on, maybe a clear finish gloss?? Would it reduce the dip to come off easier?
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Old 07-28-2012, 11:35 PM   #16
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I like the look. It looks better than faded cracked fake wood or a scratched finished of some sort. Nice work!
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Old 07-28-2012, 11:39 PM   #17
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Thanks a bunch man!
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Well done. Just dont go crazy with it.
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Old 07-29-2012, 12:26 AM   #19
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I knew one goon would say something similar. There aren't many young drivers. I got the car for a steal and fixed it up mostly myself. Keep going..
I bought my first car and got my license at 15 and didn't feel the need to throw it anyone's face...

As for the plastidip... I'm not a fan, I'm all for cheap mods but the flat black plastic just looks tacky to me. Then again, I think I'm the only person on this forum that actually likes wood trim...
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I like my wood trim, works well with black interior
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