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  1. Re: Plastip Silverado project. First full vehicle dip

    Started some prep

    Removed the huge lower door trim
    Goo gone
    Heat gun
    Eraser wheel
    Steamer

    Removed the letters on the tailgate. It didn't remove nearly as easy as the side trim
    The...
  2. Re: Plastip Silverado project. First full vehicle dip

    I'm expecting a few years at least.

    Not sure

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  3. Re: Plastip Silverado project. First full vehicle dip

    I have two gallons to practice with
    One of the base gray and one of the frozen blue

    I am getting a hood to practice on and I may practice on my wall mount pressure washer setup too

    I have two...
  4. Plastip Silverado project. First full vehicle dip

    I'm about to undertake my largest plastidip project.

    I will be plastidipping my 04 Silverado
    I deliver the color is called Dude Blue

    I have been researching for a while. Acruing the tools and...
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    Re: Steamers...

    I have the mcculloch mc1385. I like it a lot.

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    Re: What did you do today, in regards to detailing?

    I plan to tape off a ton of sruff
    Aybe remove headlights, taillights and bumpers too

    I have a daily driver so it doesn't have to be rushed

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    Re: What did you do today, in regards to detailing?

    I hope so. It will be my first full vehicle to spray.

    I have to teach myself how to do some bondo work first. Then practice a little.

    I bought an extra gallon to practice with

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    Re: What did you do today non-detailing related?

    Plastidipped my corvette stock wheels
    Burnt copper alloy
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    Re: What did you do today, in regards to detailing?

    Frozen blue truck kit...
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    Re: What did you do today, in regards to detailing?

    Nope but the top layers are basically gloss metallic paint. These top layers now aren't even plastidip but a paint used to top it. It's slick and glossy.

    Plastidip and dipyourcar.com have...
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    Re: What did you do today, in regards to detailing?

    Took my stock wheels off and bought a wheel dip kit from dyc. Under $100 invested for a wheel color swap.

    5 coats of black
    5-6 coats of metallic flake bronze

    A few hours of work

    I plan to...
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    Re: What did you do today, in regards to detailing?

    After photo https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200116/1a8f321b4c4ad30c137495542c10ca6e.jpg

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    Re: What did you do today, in regards to detailing?

    Installed the wheels. Love the nice upgrade https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200116/b097fb46c847648c66f6cb2e7c2dcd89.jpg

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    Re: What did you do today non-detailing related?

    So I picked up this sprayer system for 75 bucks

    Supposedly like new.
    Used once and cleaned up.

    It wasn't too clean but it has a super long hose. Excited to get it tested out.
    May dip my truck...
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    Re: What did you do today, in regards to detailing?

    I picked up some 18 inch wheels for my 04 silverado. It has 16s now.

    Cleaning them now
    Eagle one black and plasticoat is a great over the counter option for a bleeding brake dust remover.

    I...
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    Re: What did you do today non-detailing related?

    Thanks for the tips. I may order an extra kit for the barrels too.
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    Re: What did you do today non-detailing related?

    Ordered this plastidip wheel kit for my stock 5 spoke wheels...
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    Re: What did you do today, in regards to detailing?

    Ordered some 3D ONE and Adams visco clay kit
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    Re: The Post a Picture of Your Ride as it Sits Thread

    At work https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200103/90d851169ca33f4ae4e5e56eee14c535.jpg

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  20. Re: Getting into the nooks and crannies around emblems...

    Small clothes steamers work too. I have one that was $15 or so.
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    Re: The Post a Picture of Your Ride as it Sits Thread

    Added front lip and side skirts today...
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    Re: What did you do today non-detailing related?

    I installed the new front lip with winglets and side skirts today on my c7
    ...
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    Re: What did you do today non-detailing related?

    I installed the new front lip with winglets and side skirts today on my...
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    Re: What did you do today non-detailing related?

    Mostly visual mods. I added a rear spoiler already. Maybe long tube headers and a tune at some point to make it louder. It is plenty fast enough for me. It is a 7 speed manual. It is sooo much fun! ...
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    Re: What did you do today non-detailing related?

    It's my Daily for sure. I do have an old cheap truck.

    I paid less for the vette plus used Silverado than I paid for the new tundra 4x4 I sold to buy these 2 :-)

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