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    Thread: PlastiDip - my black TT > White

    1. 06-05-2012 06:28 PM #26
      I agree with you. Plastidip has its place. I still plan on doing a flat metallic silver on my mirrors. I have a feeling it's gonna be the cats ars

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      06-05-2012 06:30 PM #27
      Glad to hear you are going back to the real paint Doug GF must be a lot happier
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    3. 06-05-2012 09:30 PM #28
      I'm not a sales guy for the stuff i just think it should be properly done and then a review. already you stated too cold when done and too thin. so untill corectly done im gonna say operator error?
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      06-05-2012 09:35 PM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by taverncustoms View Post
      I'm not a sales guy for the stuff i just think it should be properly done and then a review. already you stated too cold when done and too thin. so untill corectly done im gonna say operator error?
      Fully agree user error

      However the overspray and other headaches made me not want to re-do it white. Staining and dirt even on smooth parts wouldn't come off. I understand why doing flat black is popular.
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    5. 06-05-2012 09:40 PM #30
      IMO 3m di-noc is 10X better
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    6. 06-05-2012 09:43 PM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by DougLoBue View Post
      Fully agree user error

      However the overspray and other headaches made me not want to re-do it white. Staining and dirt even on smooth parts wouldn't come off. I understand why doing flat black is popular.
      but can you say that if it had been done in warmer weather so it was smooth the dirt and grim would have been easyer to remove? sand paper is not easy to clean..
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      06-06-2012 12:25 AM #32
      Quote Originally Posted by taverncustoms View Post
      but can you say that if it had been done in warmer weather so it was smooth the dirt and grim would have been easyer to remove? sand paper is not easy to clean..
      It may have been easier to clean when applied properly, but the problem is that it is still textured, Albeit not as fully textured as sand-paper but it is still a matte finish and would still be more time consuming to clean.

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      06-06-2012 07:44 AM #33
      Yeah, maybe black to white isn't the best application. However, my 225 is black, has a carbon fiber hood, and the paint is trashed. It will be flat black plasti dipped eventually.

    9. 06-06-2012 11:37 AM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by 20v master View Post
      Yeah, maybe black to white isn't the best application. However, my 225 is black, has a carbon fiber hood, and the paint is trashed. It will be flat black plasti dipped eventually.
      cant wait to see that
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      06-06-2012 12:04 PM #35
      So who's going to vinyl wrap their TT now to test that out?
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      06-06-2012 03:35 PM #36
      Quote Originally Posted by PLAYED TT View Post
      So who's going to vinyl wrap their TT now to test that out?
      I'd do it- I just don't want to spend the $500-1k on Vinyl... anyone want to start a collection haha
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      06-06-2012 03:41 PM #37
      Quote Originally Posted by DougLoBue View Post
      I'd do it- I just don't want to spend the $500-1k on Vinyl... anyone want to start a collection haha
      Yep, vinyl is expensive. It really isn't a money saver over a basic respray, unless you want cheetah print or crazy graphics.

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      06-06-2012 03:49 PM #38
      Just sticker bomb the whole car
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      if this really happens, I'm 'stancing' my car and going for some 'hellaflush'.

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      06-06-2012 03:59 PM #39
      Quote Originally Posted by PLAYED TT View Post
      Just sticker bomb the whole car


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      06-06-2012 05:09 PM #40
      That post it GTI is dope!

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      06-06-2012 08:46 PM #41
      That would look so cool. But it would have to get cleared
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      06-06-2012 10:24 PM #42
      And have pink rims

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      06-06-2012 11:22 PM #43
      And some gull wing doors that would be sick on a tt
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      06-19-2012 01:06 PM #44
      Don't know if any of you know dipmycar sells a glossifier in cans to add a glossy look to the car that would solve the texture issues I'm doing the plasti dip white to my car but thought bout the matte finish and cleaning issues has anyone tried this glossifier???

    20. 06-19-2012 05:16 PM #45
      Quote Originally Posted by VVDUBTDI View Post
      Don't know if any of you know dipmycar sells a glossifier in cans to add a glossy look to the car that would solve the texture issues I'm doing the plasti dip white to my car but thought bout the matte finish and cleaning issues has anyone tried this glossifier???
      I've seen the finished product of the glossifier. It's nice. Not quite shiney but it tones down the "I did it myself" look.

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      06-19-2012 06:05 PM #46
      I'm pretty sure I had the DIY look due to lack of a thinning agent in our mix. After spraying real paint with an air gun I understand a lot more about paint now... but I still don't know ****.

      I've laid the flat black plastidip down smooth with no problems at all. My first tidbit of advice would be don't do it, but if you must- practice a bunch on something before drinking a bunch of then spraying your whole car laughing about it with your buddy.
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      06-19-2012 09:34 PM #47
      Quote Originally Posted by DougLoBue View Post
      I'm pretty sure I had the DIY look due to lack of a thinning agent in our mix. After spraying real paint with an air gun I understand a lot more about paint now... but I still don't know ****.

      I've laid the flat black plastidip down smooth with no problems at all. My first tidbit of advice would be don't do it, but if you must- practice a bunch on something before drinking a bunch of then spraying your whole car laughing about it with your buddy.
      Lol
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