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South Africa Plastidip - 30th April 2014, 08:44 AM

Hi everyone,

please could you help me with the following...

I have an Astro Black FJCW and want to do something completely different.
I want to plastidip the headlight/taillight surrounds grill surrounds and side mirrors in white, do any of you know if anyone has done it? or will it will look like a negative panda...

Also had a thought of spraying the grills?

Tried a few photoshop and lets just say i'm no expert. basically id like to do a reverse of the car in the picture.

Please can anyone assist me with thoughts as to what to do to my only child?

Any help would be appreciated

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Default Re: Plastidip - 30th April 2014, 09:45 AM

I personally think it would look gash but hey, it's your car

Plastidip is also cheap and nasty, if you're coding/colouring anything do it properly and get it painted
  
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I personally think it would look gash but hey, it's your car

Plastidip is also cheap and nasty, if you're coding/colouring anything do it properly and get it painted
I do agree with that 100%, I will eventually do that, just wanted to see if it would work the colour scheme that is.

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I do agree with that 100%, I will eventually do that, just wanted to see if it would work the colour scheme that is.

Thanks pal.
Although i do think the grill will look silly unless all grill areas are painted: Fog light surrounds, top and bottom grill.

Photoshop is the only way to clearly determine whether it looks good or not, will fiddle around and post pics for your viewing.
  
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Default 30th April 2014, 10:20 AM

I think plastidip is a good idea, to start with anyway.
It's relatively cheap, and easily undone if you don't like it, tbh id prefer to plastidip rather than photoshop, you'll get a proper idea of what it'd look like, although itd cost a few bob more. And you never know, the plastidip might turn out good enough to keep. My thought anyway!
  
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Default 30th April 2014, 10:23 AM

agree with ian, sort of works on the car in the link, but don't think it would in reverse.


  
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Default 30th April 2014, 10:48 AM

They flipping love plastidip in America - the Countryman Facebook group is ram-full of people showing their dipped grills, etc


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Default 30th April 2014, 10:51 AM

they loves stuffing their faces with 36" pizzas too, don't make it right!


  
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Default 4th May 2014, 11:58 AM

I would try plastidip first then if u like it then can get it painted


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