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Old 02-04-2013, 02:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Whatda y'all think about plastidip?

Honestly I hate the look of any matte colored paints.

But...I hate the look of a rusted, messed up painted hood even more.

So I plastidipped my hood, and I'm going to do the roof next.






In the long run, I want to get the whole car painted a green again, but I'm thinking about getting the hood, roof, and trunk in black. But clearcoated gloss. So really it's just temporary.

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Old 02-04-2013, 02:50 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If it looks better than rotted/faded clearcoat, go for it!
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Old 02-04-2013, 03:14 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I don't think it looks bad at all. Performix makes a product called Glossifier for the plastidip. Might want to check it out


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Old 02-04-2013, 05:37 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I heard of something to that effect, but I wonder if you can still peel it off.

Something about sanding off the rubber plastidip scares me lmao.
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Old 02-04-2013, 05:56 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Sure you can! It won't penetrate the rubber (heh heh) so it won't affectr the bond between the original plastidip and paint.
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Old 02-04-2013, 06:25 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Off topic here but is that your sho in the back ground? I wanna see some pics of that thing!


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Nice, I can't wait to get mine going.
*now back to the scheduled topic*


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That SHO is beautiful! That plastidip hood actually looks like a really quality flat/satin paint job.

Though I've heard plastidip won't survive a car wash.
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I never use automated car washes, so that's no problem.
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