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      07-19-2014, 11:16 PM   #1
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Plasti dip stock wheels

Just finished up plasti dipping my wheels , I like the way it came out but it doesn't seem like it's going to hold up very long to be quite honest
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      07-19-2014, 11:39 PM   #2
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Very nice. Just ordered a gloss black plastidip kit and plan on doing my factory 19s. The trick with plastidip is the more coats you put on, the better the longevity (within reason).

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      07-19-2014, 11:39 PM   #3
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You might be surprised. I've seen people do this and have it hold up pretty well.

Either way it looks good and is easy to touch up if needed.
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I'm going on 4 months and I haven't had to touch up any wheels. I think it's held up well. As stated, the more layers the better. I think I have 4 layers on each wheel.
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I had this on my ZCPs and it lasted about 6 months after putting on 5 thin layers of it. Had random spots start peeling after washing, so avoid high pressure washes and you should be fine for a long time.
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It'll hold up if you take care of them...
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I Plasti-dipped mine recently as well...holding up fine and still looking great! Like the others have said, if you take care of it, it'll hold up fine. Just don't get any tire shine on them or accidentally spill gas on them (ask me how I know lol) or it'll come off real easy.

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Just finished up plasti dipping my wheels , I like the way it came out but it doesn't seem like it's going to hold up very long to be quite honest
Did you take your wheels off to do this or left them on?
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Just finished up plasti dipping my wheels , I like the way it came out but it doesn't seem like it's going to hold up very long to be quite honest
4-5 coats on each wheel and you shouldnt see a problem.

I've had many sets of wheels dipped (f150 raptor, 2x H2 hummers, 300SRT8) of which they all saw multiple seasons and the plastidip was as good as the day I sprayed it.

There is no need to remove the wheels, just put plastic bags or something similar behind the wheel to protect the rotor/brakes, etc.

Currently I have my H2 completely dipped in matte black and it's holding up very well, not to mention people think it's one sick custom 'paint' job :P It's all about prep like anything else.
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Plasti Dip my 220 style wheels

Pretty simple and appears to be a great product for protecting your wheels, while changing the appearance of your car.

I will keep you posted on the durability/longevity of the product
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      08-25-2014, 10:24 AM   #11
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Before Plasti Dip

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      08-25-2014, 10:26 AM   #12
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sorry here is the b/f pic- plasti dip

here you go
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      08-25-2014, 11:46 AM   #13
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Better after pic

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      08-25-2014, 01:49 PM   #14
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Got mine done too last week. Behind the spokes was kinda pita to paint.





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      08-25-2014, 10:48 PM   #15
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That settles it. I'm plastidipping the wheels in the next couple of weeks and then redoing it for the winter when the snow tires get swapped on.
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