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Old 06-07-2019, 08:32 PM   #1
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Turned out pretty well for one-ish coat (I did not do the inside of the bed). This is not my permanent solution, was just to get the damn thing all one color for now. Total cost, $36 for the paint job. The eyebrow is plasti-dip as well, a few coats just tested in the rain a few minutes before posting this and no rips/tears/peeling. I did not have enough vinyl on hand to do the eyebrow so I did this because, well because I had a can left over, lol.

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Old 06-07-2019, 10:21 PM   #2
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that looks really decent for the money!
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that looks really decent for the money!
It really does. If you have a decent paint job on your HB I would never do it, but as you can see my original Magenta colored HB was Stevie Wondered with spray bomb primer and it did not fare too well. In the end it will be a matte color (thinking a pastel color), not from a spray can, but I could not stand the truck looking like I stole it from Joe Dirt in the mean time.

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That looks good. What was the process? I did my rims with Plasti and it has held up great for over a year.
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That looks good. What was the process? I did my rims with Plasti and it has held up great for over a year.
I rinsed it off to get the excess dirt/primer dust off, let it dry and taped everything off I didn't want painted (not as good as I should have but stray plastidip is easy to remove, luckily). I just did a body panel at a time, roughly one can per section (left side of bed, right side of bed, roof, hood, front right, etc etc). I still have some light spots I need to touch up, but at least now when you lean against it you don't get primer all over your clothing!!

I am actually looking into the online company that sells plastidip and the spray machine, not bad and it is made for novices and DIY'ers (they have amazing colors). https://www.dipyourcar.com/pages/dyc-vehicle-kits
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