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      10-28-2012, 01:23 PM   #23
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      12-24-2012, 11:05 PM   #24
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I am trying to make my car become younger !

Combination with red and white is great and sporty since many f30 owners choose black/silver rims.
OP - did you cover the part behind (inside) the grill before applying the plasti dip? Also, did you spray extra layers onto the chrome edges?
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Was any tape used?
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      01-31-2013, 04:22 PM   #26
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looks good

also, i'm really digging the white wheels on the red.. i don't know if i would like it with any other color. nice
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did you cover behind the grills? or just whatever?
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If I use the plasti dip to paint my chrome grills black will I be able to clean them off when I turn my car in at lease end?
I tried this route before I got my m perf grills. Works good but it was just too matte black for me, I even used glosser and it still wasn't the result I wanted. I took the grills off the car though I thought it was easier and didn't want to gunk up the radiator.

I think I want to plasti dip my rims though.
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OP - did you cover the part behind (inside) the grill before applying the plasti dip? Also, did you spray extra layers onto the chrome edges?
I put 4 layers and it held up great. But I ended up getting m perf grills anyway.
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      02-06-2013, 10:02 PM   #29
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I tried this route before I got my m perf grills. Works good but it was just too matte black for me, I even used glosser and it still wasn't the result I wanted. I took the grills off the car though I thought it was easier and didn't want to gunk up the radiator.

I think I want to plasti dip my rims though.

I put 4 layers and it held up great. But I ended up getting m perf grills anyway.
Yeah, the gloss look definitely better. The OEM M performance grille isn't really expensive, it's like $50 a piece if you get it from tisher and I got mine from a dealer for about $60 each.

Looks great on my imperial blue and takes the old man look away from the luxury line lol
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Yeah, the gloss look definitely better. The OEM M performance grille isn't really expensive, it's like $50 a piece if you get it from tisher and I got mine from a dealer for about $60 each.

Looks great on my imperial blue and takes the old man look away from the luxury line lol
They look much better then chrome no doubt
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      04-07-2013, 08:47 PM   #32
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Did you take them out before spraying them with plasti dip? or can you do it while they're attached to the car?
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      04-07-2013, 09:08 PM   #33
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This doesn't look like plastidip it's shiny like the paint??
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      04-10-2013, 09:34 AM   #34
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no its not.i tried plastidip.it looks like an SE model LINe.so bought this perf grill,looks 100x better.
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