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06-08-2012, 07:11 PM #11
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I've have my rims front end and rear chrome pieces painted with plastidip for almost a year. It holds up great I got my first chip on a rim the other day. But that's fine cuz I think I'm gunna peel it off all 4 and re paint them. I don't really need to do this but It the only way to fix the lil chip. For the price you can't beat the stuff2009 chevy 1500 z71 4x4
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06-09-2012, 02:58 AM #12
Wow that sounds like a way of preserving the wheels.
I like the bumper mod.2010 Chevy Silverado Z71 ext cab.4x4
72 Monte Carlo 350-415 hp- sold (June 2011) to pay medical bills
79 Impala 350 4bbl 375 hp- sold (June 2011)to pay medical bills
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06-19-2012, 01:05 PM #13
I Plastidip'd two of my wheels, however, due to the style of wheel I have I decided it looked too much like a spare tire and peeled it off.
I ended up deciding to just plastidip the center "hub" portion with the lug nut covers. Looks pretty cool. Pictures in the next post.
*NOTE* if you are going to Plastidip make sure you keep it out of any sunlight at all until it is completely dry. This stuff drys fast, and it drys way too fast in the sun. If it is in the sun the product will not flatten out as it drys and you will end up with a fuzzy wheel.
Picture of my style of wheel just for reference. If I had spoke wheels it would have looked fine, but like I said, with this style all blacked out I thought it looked like a spare.
Last edited by UpsetProps; 06-19-2012 at 01:30 PM.
2012 Silverado 1500 LS Crew Cab 4.8L 4x4
- Nitto Tera Grapler 265/70R17, Line-X bed liner, Black Bowties, Stampede front deflector, DeeZee black diamond plate bed rails, TonnoPro Lo-roll cover, Antenna deleted, Spyder Projection Headlights with Phillips CrystalVision Ultra bulbs, Spyder Tail Lights & 3rd Brake Light, Rough Country leveling kit, PlastiDip'd emblems, and wheel hubs, Diablosport Trinity, 20% tint, Black OEM grill
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06-19-2012, 01:26 PM #14
Here are some blurry pictures of my dirty truck with the wheel done how I described.
06-19-2012, 08:49 PM #15
looks very nice. is the plastidip a rattle can? i like the bumper looks good.Randy AKA (Sparky)
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06-19-2012, 09:50 PM #16
Yes it is a rattle can. It is also available in liquid. The guys at the shop where I got it said they have sold some liquid to guys who spray their whole car after thinning it.
06-19-2012, 09:59 PM #17
thanks , just might have to give it a try.
06-20-2012, 05:47 PM #18
Plastidip is great!! Easy to use and remove, durable and looks great. I did my rims and after 8 months, there were no issues and I took it through the car wash several times. I have seen it used on everything from rims, hoods, bumpers, antennas, cupholders (new one from this thread) to an entire truck plastidipped.
You can get it for like $6/can at Home depot and I think they have different colors black/white/red/blue and now clear coat and some other flavors. Pretty cool stuff! You can also use it on your tool handles for better grip...
06-22-2012, 02:32 PM #19
As promised here is a better picture of the bumper now that it is clean.
07-09-2012, 04:57 PM #20
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