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06-28-2011, 05:23 PM #11
After I read this last night I googled the hydro dipping process. It said it took like 3 to 4 weeks to get it done. Did it take you that long to get your stuff back? I saw one pattern that looked like snake skin that came in a brushed aluminum color that I may look into. Let us know how the durability is of this stuff.
06-28-2011, 06:29 PM #12
I got quotes from companies in Texas and back east and they quoted 3-4 weeks. Mainly because you had to ship them the item - so it could take a week to ship if you sent it ground. Then they would have to ship it back.
I did finally find to places in phoenix... Fesler Built is a custom hot rod shop in Scottsdale and they quoted me 3 weeks - Triad quoted me a week and a half and thats about what it took.
If you can find someone local and depending on their work load - might take less time. The process is simple - they sand the part, etch it, apply base coat, dip, and finally add a clear coat.
06-30-2011, 06:04 PM #13
06-30-2011, 09:34 PM #14
Those look awesome. I can't wait to see the carbon fiber.2009 GMC Sierra 5.3L running on E85
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07-03-2011, 07:27 PM #15
Wow that looks awesome, I might have to get my dash bezel hydrodipped now lol.04 ECSB Custom silver & grey, Soft 8's, BFG KO's, ReadyLift Leveling Kit, Hellwig front sway bar, K&N filter, DeeZee EZ-Down, Rhino liner, Alpine CDE103BT, Rockford 6.5's, 12" V.A.T. Hammer Pro in a Subthump box, Alpine PowerPack amp, Hifonics amp, BackRack w/ 55w 5000k HID KC Daylighters, KC light bar with 4 KC Slimlites, UWS toolbox, Shaved Antenna mod, Black Bowtie, LED backup, license plate, dome lights & 3rd brake light
07-03-2011, 07:47 PM #16
That is one cool mod! I like it a lot, adds a real custom touch.Adam
07-03-2011, 08:07 PM #17
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I like the pattern you chose Sstoner. Saw that process for the first time on American Chopper where they did a mc gas tank. Hard to understand how it works but sounds pretty durable1988 Chevy C-3500 2wd (no pic)
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07-04-2011, 12:50 PM #19
that looks awesome. cant wait to see when you get the other pieces back. definately a cool modDavid
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07-18-2011, 07:45 AM #20
That looks awesome! I never knew the process was called hydro dipping and now I think I might have to look into it. Way to get creative.Andy
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