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Old 03-22-2015, 01:26 PM
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Got around to a project I've wanted to do for a while this weekend-plastidipped wheels! I like the aluminum look, but it's hard to maintain and keep polished, so I decided to try out the dip. I know dip can be polarizing-some love it and some hate it-but for $10 and a few hours work, I have to say I'm impressed.

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And After (I especially like how it sets off the red calipers):


and here' the full car:
 
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Old 03-22-2015, 02:09 PM
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For $10 bucks and a few hours work that is a nice upgrade the black does make the red caliper stand out
 
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Old 03-22-2015, 03:34 PM
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That looks good!!!
 
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Old 03-22-2015, 03:48 PM
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It looks good but you should try it with having the Chevy symbol and maybe the outside alloy still there. Those would look cool. I do like the black though.
 
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Looks good, some people hate plastidip, but its a cheap non permanent way to mod your car.
 
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Old 03-22-2015, 04:25 PM
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I agree that they're almost too black now. The chevy bowties are really faded-but I thought about getting some SS stickers to put on the hubs. I have some touch-up paint that matches my car, thought about using that to paint around the edge of the rims-but my skill does not match my ambition there, I think.

Still, an improvement on before I think.
 
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Old 03-22-2015, 04:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Leprechaun93 View Post
Looks good, some people hate plastidip, but its a cheap non permanent way to mod your car.
yeah-I mean, shadow chrome would be preferable, but it's a tiny bit more expensive...
 
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I plasti dipped my wheel 6 years ago lol. I applied 8 coats per wheel including the inner dish part. Still to this day they're holding up without any scratches or rips. They went through 5 winters w/salt and I always pressure wash them.
 

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Ps. Bfenty you MC needs A spoiler bad!!!
 
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