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      12-26-2012, 03:29 AM   #23
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Is this a 335 type-r? Lol

I actually dipped the badge and rear reflectors black back in july. Looked good but felt the car was too black and peeled them off. So easy. I have a bunch of new cans if ppl want.
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      12-26-2012, 12:08 PM   #24
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Is this a 335 type-r? Lol

I actually dipped the badge and rear reflectors black back in july. Looked good but felt the car was too black and peeled them off. So easy. I have a bunch of new cans if ppl want.
LOL, no not type-R. But I used the red so that it would stand out on the black. I could totally see how all black would make it too black.
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      03-20-2013, 12:35 AM   #25
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im sorry, but i agree with others, its horrible
I've seen it in person and it actually looks pretty good.
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      04-09-2013, 03:03 PM   #26
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Speaking of plasti-dip, I thought I'd experiment and try spraying black, one of my front whiskers black on my AW SportLine.

Opinions on what looks better? Matte silver on right, or plasti-dipped black on left?

Sorry for the crummy iphone pic.
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      04-09-2013, 08:32 PM   #27
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So one of the other forum members (matt_335Ci) introduced me to Plasti-Dip on Satruday. So I thought Id try it out. This is what occured..........

Found the Color I wanted, RED!!!



Got the car masked off.... and the first coat.



After 4-5 coats, cant remember....



After removing the masking......



The finished product.......



I think the finished product looks awesome and if I dont like it I can just peel it off.
You can buy pre-painted letters in a wide range of colours including red, CF. I hate chrome and replaced 328i with matte black letters (also removed x-drive and sport stickers) BTW: easy DIY with tooth floss, hair dryer, and goobegone

http://www.bimmian.com

Also chassis codes (no my thing but, not bad)
http://www.bimmian.com/elements/prod...CCE/ML_020.jpg

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      04-10-2013, 02:00 AM   #28
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Looks cool.

I like the red on the black car. Brings a nice touch to it.

Good job!
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      04-18-2013, 10:20 PM   #29
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im sorry, but i agree with others, its horrible
You're being too nice!
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      05-06-2013, 08:32 AM   #30
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Anyone know how this holds up? Curious about chipping or peeling.
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      05-10-2013, 01:49 AM   #31
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Anyone know how this holds up? Curious about chipping or peeling.
Its been there since I posted in December, no issues has been washed many times since then. No peeling or chipping. No noticed fading from the AZ sun either.
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      05-10-2013, 01:50 AM   #32
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Looks cool.

I like the red on the black car. Brings a nice touch to it.

Good job!
Thanks I like the contrast too. Just a little different.
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      05-10-2013, 02:48 AM   #33
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great job, but looks horrible IMO.
I agree
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      05-10-2013, 08:47 PM   #34
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Hey Guys, I would like to share my experience in plasti Dipping

Pictures of the Original Color~





The Excitement Begins~






After 8 Coats, Adding 1/4 turn every coat.





Showtime~This was taken at a BMW Meet in a empty airfield









To Sum it up, plasti dipping your car as a newbie will be challenging at first,
especially if you want that smooth clean consistant finish.
Also, this process is like a trail and error, if a paint starts to run or drip, you would have no choice but to do it all over again if you know where i am coming from.
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      05-10-2013, 09:37 PM   #35
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how did you mask under the numbers?
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... (also removed x-drive and sport stickers)...
The x drive logo is the best thing about x drive...
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      05-13-2013, 03:53 AM   #37
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Speaking of plasti-dip, I thought I'd experiment and try spraying black, one of my front whiskers black on my AW SportLine.

Opinions on what looks better? Matte silver on right, or plasti-dipped black on left?

Sorry for the crummy iphone pic.
I like the black one most. Especially because your grill is black too. Go ahead and dip the other one too :-)
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      06-15-2013, 02:27 AM   #38
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Yeah, but I think it would look nice with black number plates
Exactly what I was thinking.
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      09-20-2013, 10:09 PM   #39
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Dipped my wheels today

Dipped my 328d wheels today
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      09-23-2013, 03:55 PM   #40
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when you did your wheels did you have to tape the rubber off?
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      09-23-2013, 04:45 PM   #41
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when you did your wheels did you have to tape the rubber off?
actually index cards work well, as long as theres no wind!

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      09-23-2013, 04:47 PM   #42
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Dipped my 328d wheels today
looks nice...glossifier also? looks it to me...and guess you didn't want to do the inside of the rim? I did my entire rim both sides...had plenty of paint so.
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Another creative use..

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So one of the other forum members (matt_335Ci) introduced me to Plasti-Dip on Satruday. So I thought Id try it out. This is what occured..........

Found the Color I wanted, RED!!!



Got the car masked off.... and the first coat.



After 4-5 coats, cant remember....





After removing the masking......



The finished product.......



I think the finished product looks awesome and if I dont like it I can just peel it off.
yo man, where are you located at... i m from tempe... maybe we can meet so time.!
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