Plasti Dip - Chevy Colorado & GMC Canyon
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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-07-2016, 11:37 AM Thread Starter
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Plasti Dip

Thinking about plasti dipping the "colorado" on the doors and tailgate as well as the bow tie on the grill and the small one on the tailgate. has anyone done this? easy? hard? the peel off part makes me nervous...
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-07-2016, 01:44 PM
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Very easy. Lots of utube videos explains process in detail. Just take your time.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-07-2016, 01:52 PM
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The hardest part is prep, taping off around the badges. The "Colorado" is kind of tough to get tape in all the letter crevasses. The bow ties are pretty easy.

As far as plastidip itself goes, it's great stuff. If you want an easy time peeling it off down the road, make sure to clean the surface properly before spraying and put on enough layers. More layers = easier to peel.
I've dipped multiple things from wheels to trim pieces to badges, it's surprisingly durable stuff and so widespread and easy to find now.

My dad even has his Porsche wheels dipped to match the decals (911 with GT3 graphics), looks great and has lasted through track sessions.

I am probably going to do all my badges soon along with the center chrome grill.

Also, if you ever do have any troubles peeling the dip, they make a liquifier that you can spray on and the dip comes right off. There's no reason to be nervous. Easy non-permanent stuff.
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thanks guys! Everything came out fantastic!!!
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Autodip is another good alternative to plastidip. It is more of a vinyl look. is offline  
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