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    I gave in to Plastidip peer pressure...

    I dipped my wheels today. These were my gold Drag DR-34's that I bought for winter last year. I wanted to see how black would look. 4 coats later and this is how they look. Best of all, if you screw up, just peel the stuff off and start over. At $5-$6 a can, this is a nice way to see how my car would look in black shoes! Problem...now I want a real set of black rims haha.

    Quick question, anyone use this stuff for a New England winter? Curious to hear how it holds up.

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    Get a solid coat of it on and it lasted me through a harsh jersey winter no problems I just don't have that car anymore I am a supporter of it though!
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    I think they look better than the gold!
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    Thanks! And glad to hear they held up to the elements in Jersey. Can't wait to put them on!

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ID:	108377looks better than the gold for sure man... I did mine as well.. been on for about a month and its holding up great.. Im actually going to peel mine back off and redo them because it was the first time i did it and theres some spots on them that could've been better.. Click image for larger version. 

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    yea i like the black more

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    looks good.

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    thanks man.. has anyone ever did a crazy color with the dip yet?? I thought about doing white but they have blaze orange and lime green.. all different colors.. i was just curious if anyone has took that plunge

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mitch89 View Post
    thanks man.. has anyone ever did a crazy color with the dip yet?? I thought about doing white but they have blaze orange and lime green.. all different colors.. i was just curious if anyone has took that plunge
    There might be someone around here who's done some crazy colors....

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    haha yeah those look good... i really thought about trying the blaze orange just for the hell of it

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    They have Orange Plasti-dip???

    So doing that to my ****ty winter wheels! What kind of prep do you need to do for this stuff?
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    That will be awesome. They will be on the crappy ASA winters though...not the BBSs...yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mikie13 View Post
    So doing that to my ****ty winter wheels! What kind of prep do you need to do for this stuff?
    Head to http://dipyourcar.com and they have all sorts of colors! Also little to no prep needed. No sanding or crazy stuff. I just gave them a real good wash/dry and then let loose!

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    Yeah man just a wash and dry.then go to work. Easy as can be man

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