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Old 05-20-2012
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Icon7 Yall talked me into it, Plasti-dipped my wheels today

Well after seeing countless photos of the plasti-dip I had to do this my self. and am glad I did. Looks GREAT (IMO) lol. Heres some pics
Prepping first wheel

Found road rash on this rim

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I just may have to do my tool box next lol.
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That looks awesome!! I've heard that with the plastidip you can just peel it off if you change your mind or dont like it. Do you know if thats true?
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looks good man
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That looks awesome!! I've heard that with the plastidip you can just peel it off if you change your mind or dont like it. Do you know if thats true?
Yes you can, as a matter of fact, i tried to paint the letters on the center caps after I plastidipped them, but it didnt work so I just peeled off and resprayed.
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Looks real badass. I will be doing this asap!!! I am however surprised you are still running Goodyear Wranglers on your Ranger. I had to get rid of these and went and bought 4 Bridgrstone Dueler A/T 255/70/16. The ride is amazing and I don't slip around corners anymore.
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Looks real badass. I will be doing this asap!!! I am however surprised you are still running Goodyear Wranglers on your Ranger. I had to get rid of these and went and bought 4 Bridgrstone Dueler A/T 255/70/16. The ride is amazing and I don't slip around corners anymore.
It is what was on it when I bought it. I have had no issues so far with them so I have no reason to change for the time being
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Looks real badass. I will be doing this asap!!! I am however surprised you are still running Goodyear Wranglers on your Ranger. I had to get rid of these and went and bought 4 Bridgrstone Dueler A/T 255/70/16. The ride is amazing and I don't slip around corners anymore.
you may be thinking of the wrangler rt/s which is real common. I had some, and its the one a lot of people complain about. his are sra's which is a different tire. It may be better, I dunno, but I bet you had the rt/s.
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Looks good!
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for sure looks good on the truck.
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Looks great. New tires would really make the truck look better.
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I agree on tires, but I will wait till they need replaced before that happens, no sense in spending money worthlessly lol
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tempted to do this to my truck now...how many coats did you use?
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i did 3-4 coats. I used 1.5 cans of it roughly.
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Those look good!
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They look really nice!
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Those do look great! I would take off the weights and do them separate.
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Looks great man! Alot of my friends have been using that stuff and I wouldn't mind using it if I had something to use it on haha.
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I will be doing this. I'm not sure which Wranglers I was running, they were the stock ones from Ford. Just glad I changed them.
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Biught my Plasti Dip today at Lowes and have the next two days off, so one of those days i will be sounf my wheels and grill. Should I tey ir on my chrome bumper?? Dont know if it will stick. Anyone know????
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Is this a spray paint ?

If you can peel it off, how does the coating stand up to washing and a cleaning brush ?
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Is this a spray paint ?

If you can peel it off, how does the coating stand up to washing and a cleaning brush ?
Yes its a spray paint. I am curious about washing to as I just did my rockers with it.
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I havent washed my truck yet, and wont till after next weekend as I am going canoeing then and pulling a camper. I will let yall know when I do tho
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I washed my truck today after plasti dip yesterday and with hand washing it worked fine. Water actually beads up on wheels. I also did my grill, and both chrome bumpers and everything is a ok. Looks cool too!!!
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So now I have figured how to post pictures, I have as you can see put pics up and you can see the differance in the before and after shots of the front grill and bumper Plasti Dipped. Let me know what you all think
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