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shawnu 03-03-2013 03:52 AM

Plasti-dipped my tips!!
 
After seeing them on Ram Em's truck i finally did mine, and i have to say i like them!! I havent put them back on the truck yet since its bout 2am now. They will be on first thing in the morning with some pics!!

Heres a couple for now

http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/...ps38d0ecd6.jpg



http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/...ps8ecb051d.jpg

012RAMbo 03-03-2013 08:10 AM

Looks good man! I have heard some ppl say it peels on the tips and some ppl say they have had it on the exhaust for a year. Still think it depends on prep work, since the tips dont even get that hot. Thinking about doing my wheels when i get back home from offshore. Post up some pics when u get them back on.

RAM EM 03-03-2013 12:38 PM

Looks good man. Did you scuff 'em up w/ some sandpaper? I think I'm gonna take mine off and paint the entire pipe, 'cause you can see a hint of the pipe on the truck and it just looks funny to me :4-looney:. Let us know how it holds up.

shawnu 03-03-2013 06:08 PM

Thanks!!
All i did was clean em off real good with a rag and 4 coats of plasti-dip.

I like em so far. I will be posting pics later this evening

RAM EM 03-03-2013 07:08 PM

If it doesn't hold up (hopefully it will) you'll need to rough 'em up with a scuff pad or some 320 grit sandpaper, and wipe down good w/ some rubbing alcohol. Good luck with 'em! :smiley_thumbs_up:

Manutea 03-03-2013 09:22 PM

I was afraid to go with Plastidip on the tip because Im not sure it holds high temp.
So I just got a can of Black Flameproof VHT and it holds up pretty good so far.
Yours look great with dip, I just hope it holds

shawnu 03-04-2013 12:13 AM

Well i put about 200 miles on em today. Maybe 30% city, rest around 75 mph on the highway. No problems.
I didnt sand and used the dip to see if i liked it, which i do!!

If it doesnt hold up very long ill just get some hi temp paint.

Thanks!!

shawnu 03-04-2013 12:24 AM

http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/...ps007a5153.jpg

http://i1228.photobucket.com/albums/...psc48f9a86.jpg




I think the hardest part was getting them lined back up right. I love having a new vehicles thats easy to remove parts. Lol

ShawnC13 03-04-2013 02:14 AM

Looks great nice job, hope it holds up for you

Racerdamon 03-04-2013 08:35 PM

I did the VHT red and it would look so good on the red truck.


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