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Old 06-09-2013, 07:56 PM
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plastidipped the plastics on my quad white and the centers of the wheels black.

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plastidipped the plastics on my quad white and the centers of the wheels black.

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Sick!!! I didn't even think about dipping my quad before now!

I have a red 400ex and it would look so much better black. I wonder how it will hold up though.
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Sick!!! I didn't even think about dipping my quad before now!

I have a red 400ex and it would look so much better black. I wonder how it will hold up though.
My plasti-dipped grill survives a daily 140KM hwy drive and also mudding/offroading perfectly fine.
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Sick!!! I didn't even think about dipping my quad before now!

I have a red 400ex and it would look so much better black. I wonder how it will hold up though.
Not all that great, its parked in my storage unit and, and its already got spots farked up from things barely hitting it, actually quit disappointed
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Not all that great, its parked in my storage unit and, and its already got spots farked up from things barely hitting it, actually quit disappointed
How many coats did you do?
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Hm.. Might work better is there was 4-5 heavy coats just due to the fact that it is a quad.. I have done 4 coats on everything I have plasti-dipped.
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Best application tips:

Need to clean it perfectly. Using a solution of 50% rubbing alc and 50% mineral water works well. Dry. Apply a light "dusting coat" and let dry 10-15 minutes. Apply a 2nd light coat. 10 min dry. Then apply about 3 more coats twice as heavy. Allow each to dry about 8-15 minutes between (depends on ambient temps, air flow, spray thickness etc). Just slow your spray rate is all. Will hold up better this way. But it can still tear and peel.
Looks great though! Just next time use this procedure and you will have a better result.
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oh I cleaned it real good as I know this is one of the main tips to painting anything
I think after it gets to beat up I'll just peel it off n leave it
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I plasti dipped the silver bits in the interior.....



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