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      03-08-2013, 06:05 PM   #1
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Plastidip Kidney?

Hey everyone, I'm just wondering if anyone plastidipped their kidneys. I'm wondering I I should just pay the 70 to get matte black kidneys or just plastidip my kidneys.
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      03-08-2013, 06:08 PM   #2
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Plastidip the kidneys?

Hey everyone, I'm just wondering if anyone plastidipped their kidneys. I'm wondering I I should just pay the 70 from **********s to get matte black kidneys or just plastidip my kidneys.
Does anyone use plastidip here as well?
I currently have plastidipped 17" oem rims that I'm going to replace with vmr soon. And also I plastidipped my numbers
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      03-08-2013, 06:13 PM   #3
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Might as well save the money and plasti dip them since you have experience with it. My winter wheels are blaze blue and have held up outstandingly well, to the point where it convinced me to do my entire car.
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      03-08-2013, 06:52 PM   #4
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Might as well save the money and plasti dip them since you have experience with it. My winter wheels are blaze blue and have held up outstandingly well, to the point where it convinced me to do my entire car.
Wow, got a pic? Can't seem to search ur threads on mobile haha. I've never seen a 1series entirely plastidipped before.
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I haven't done it yet, planning on it once it gets warmer here in NY. Hoping to be one of the first members to do it haha. I have pictures of the winter wheels if you want.
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      03-08-2013, 08:41 PM   #6
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I plastidipped mine flat black. Turned out great. Didn't really like the glossyness of shadow line from BMW.
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      03-08-2013, 11:13 PM   #7
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I plastidipped mine flat black. Turned out great. Didn't really like the glossyness of shadow line from BMW.
do you have a picture of it???



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I haven't done it yet, planning on it once it gets warmer here in NY. Hoping to be one of the first members to do it haha. I have pictures of the winter wheels if you want.
yah id love to see ! hope you got the right equipment for the whole car plastidip., haha. or r u getting it done somewhere?
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      03-09-2013, 09:39 AM   #8
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I'll be ordering the kit from dipyourcar(dot)com, just to ensure it's done right. Plus i plan on changing colors somewhat frequently since im young and like being obnoxious

This is the best picture i have, ignore the instagram filter haha. they're covered in brakedust cause i dont care enough to clean them
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      03-11-2013, 04:44 AM   #9
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I'll be ordering the kit from dipyourcar(dot)com, just to ensure it's done right. Plus i plan on changing colors somewhat frequently since im young and like being obnoxious

This is the best picture i have, ignore the instagram filter haha. they're covered in brakedust cause i dont care enough to clean them
awesome! cant wait to see how your plastidip on the whole body comes out! the decal on the headlight is sick, whered you get it
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I dipped my grills as well. Super easy to do and turned out great. I went a littler heavier on the coats than I normally would and they've held up nicely.
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Do it. Aerosol can, I did around 8 or so coats. I used half a can or so. Holds up great, better and much easier than painting.
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I got the decal somewhere on this site, can't quite remember where but a member makes them and ships them out.
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I'll be ordering the kit from dipyourcar(dot)com, just to ensure it's done right. Plus i plan on changing colors somewhat frequently since im young and like being obnoxious

This is the best picture i have, ignore the instagram filter haha. they're covered in brakedust cause i dont care enough to clean them


Your shadow or chrome line is dipped too, isn't it ?
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nope thats just the plan right now. Waiting on warmer weather before anymore dipped projects happen.
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I plastidipped mine. Looks the same as spending the $80 if you spend the time to do it properly.
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      03-11-2013, 10:06 PM   #16
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I plastidipped mine. Looks the same as spending the $80 if you spend the time to do it properly.
how many coats did you do? and did you pop them out n dip it or used the cardbord for protection?
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how many coats did you do? and did you pop them out n dip it or used the cardbord for protection?
Pop them out, it's easier to get all the angles that way. I did 3, but I'd go with 4 just in case.
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      03-15-2013, 02:58 PM   #19
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kidney dips - do you dip just the chrome surround or the already black slats?
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      03-16-2013, 07:05 PM   #20
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I'll be ordering the kit from dipyourcar(dot)com, just to ensure it's done right. Plus i plan on changing colors somewhat frequently since im young and like being obnoxious

This is the best picture i have, ignore the instagram filter haha. they're covered in brakedust cause i dont care enough to clean them


Your shadow or chrome line is dipped too, isn't it ?



What lip is that on your 128 front bunper? Sweet looking!
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      03-18-2013, 02:52 PM   #21
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I just plasti dipped the chrome frame around the grilles this weekend. I'm extremely pleased with the results.
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      03-18-2013, 03:29 PM   #22
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Looks great!

Now clean your car haha
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