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I didnt realize how much work was involved with this, lol, but I got the rally stripes on the hood and the rear chrome done.

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I want to stripe down the front and the roof and trunk, and dip the wheels for winter. Those will be for another day.

What do you guys think?!

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Thanks all. :thumbup:

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Plasti dip some eyelids?

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Thats not a bad idea. Ill look into that. Thanks jakk.

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Man that looks really good, I like it!

At tips on doing the stripes?

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It was rather simple, i used the center crease of the hood as a center point, measured 6 inches out from each side, top and bottom, used string to make the straight lines, and measured 10 inches out in each stripe, straight lined the outer edge, taped off, and painted. :)

I hard part was pulling the tape off without pulling the stripe off with it. Very, and I mean VERY carefully, i used a safety blade to slice the plastidip without cutting into the paint. Managed it just fine.

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What prep work did you do on the "chrome" strip in the trunk lid?

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Nothing. Just washed the car and wiped it down with a rag after drying.

It's funny, I've been told to scrub off wax before painting, but just last week I put a coat of insulator wax on. The plasti-dip mated to it just fine.
 

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Is plastidip self etching?

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Very nice job. You must have great patience removing the tape so clean without leaving your hood looking like a chopping block.
 

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I understand your pain on removing the tape. I just painted my office. Removing the tape also took my paint :mad:

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Very nice job. You must have great patience removing the tape so clean without leaving your hood looking like a chopping block.
Thanks ****.

Yeah, it took probably almost a half hour just removing 4 strips of tape on the hood lol.

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ive been contimplateing doing my trunk chrome as well, im not a fan of hood strips but it you did a great job on doing this, i may have to do this too :) i hate chrome
 

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Looks good Ryan. :) good job!


Btw it's MUCH easier if you do the lines last then when they are STILL wet, remove the the tape at sharp angle.


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Wow, that makes so much sense! lol.. good call Terry!
 

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Just did the bumper.

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