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where do u guys get plasti dip and how do u use it??...thinking about trying it out on my rims before i go an buy new ones...do u need to sand them or anything to prep the surface??
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where do u guys get plasti dip and how do u use it??...thinking about trying it out on my rims before i go an buy new ones...do u need to sand them or anything to prep the surface??
i used a can of carb cleaner and steel wool on my brothers subaru. It was on for 6 months and looked great until he peeled it off cause he was sick of it.
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No. Plasti dip goes right over that. Just clean them and dry them good.
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i used a can of carb cleaner and steel wool on my brothers subaru. It was on for 6 months and looked great until he peeled it off cause he was sick of it.
to prep the rims??...where did u get the plasti dip?
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home depot has spray cans mt friend did his whole jeep doesnt look bad. or dipyourcar.com
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Carb cleaner? Steel wool? Wow. I just cleaned my rims with a damp clothe then went over them with rubbing alcohol to make sure no oil was left on the rims. Then just sprayed. Use light coats and build on that. Home depot sells black. Any other colors can be bought on dipyourcar.com.

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to prep the rims??...where did u get the plasti dip?
yea it gets all the rust and grease off. any hardware store has it now pretty much. I was debating doing my rims in the morning actually.
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Yeh theres crazy amount of vids on Youtube showing ya how.......i did my grill few mths ago and its still fine today
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You might want to invest in a handle like this

Economy Spray Grip Accessory-243546 at The Home Depot

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Okay i just bought some plasti dip from menards and maybe i did something wrong. I watched some videos but when i did it, i did the first light coat and it was blotchy, waited the 10-15 minutes like recommended and it was still wet. Tried the second coat and still just wet blotchy spots...i held it far enough away too
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