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Offline giaka

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Plasti Dip
« on: May 06, 2014, 12:22:30 PM »
Anyone use Plasti Dip on their bike to change the color? Im thinking about using blaze blue on the Versys. Cool thing is, if I dont like it I can peel it off.  8)
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Re: Plasti Dip
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2014, 01:01:14 PM »
I'm sure it's been done.
Probably on a KLR though
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Re: Plasti Dip
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2014, 01:03:11 PM »
I'm sure it's been done.
Probably on a KLR though

PlastiDip is WAY upscale to use on a KLR. Some old shoe polish and a roll of camo duct tape is all you ever need for a KLR.
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Re: Plasti Dip
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2014, 01:08:24 PM »
Is this the spray-on stuff or the dip stuff you'd brush?

A gal in the jeep group uses the spray on stuff on her jeep's wheels. She says that it's quite decently durable and if she doesn't like it she can peel it off and change it.

I asked how well it stuck to the ?aluminum? wheels and she picked a few spots to pull it away - I was impressed at how well it resisted peeling - but once it started peeling it was easy enough to remove (it stayed in a single, elastic piece and didn't easily tear into small bits that would be more tedious to remove.).

EDIT: I think this is the wheel / vehicle that was coated:
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Re: Plasti Dip
« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2014, 06:02:44 PM »
Anyone use Plasti Dip on their bike to change the color? Im thinking about using blaze blue on the Versys. Cool thing is, if I dont like it I can peel it off.  8)



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Re: Plasti Dip
« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2014, 06:40:05 PM »
Is this the spray-on stuff or the dip stuff you'd brush?




Spray on, I have had it on my Fiesta wheels for a while now. Stuff is tough as long as it stays in one piece.

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Re: Plasti Dip
« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2014, 08:52:01 PM »

I'm sure it's been done.
Probably on a KLR though

PlastiDip is WAY upscale to use on a KLR. Some old shoe polish and a roll of camo duct tape is all you ever need for a KLR.

I just borrow somebody's Sharpie.  That camo tape ain't cheap.

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Re: Plasti Dip
« Reply #7 on: May 07, 2014, 06:47:57 AM »
Excellent point, the second hand stuff is really best.
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Re: Plasti Dip
« Reply #8 on: May 07, 2014, 07:05:28 AM »
Know lots of guys on tacomaworld use it and really like it. Couple of guys on base use it on their jeeps and it holds up quite well.
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Re: Plasti Dip
« Reply #9 on: May 07, 2014, 08:17:22 AM »
I'm sure it's been done.
Probably on a KLR though

PlastiDip is WAY upscale to use on a KLR. Some old shoe polish and a roll of camo duct tape is all you ever need for a KLR.

Rats! It's gotta be camo, eh?

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Re: Plasti Dip
« Reply #10 on: May 07, 2014, 08:31:43 AM »
I'm sure it's been done.
Probably on a KLR though


PlastiDip is WAY upscale to use on a KLR. Some old shoe polish and a roll of camo duct tape is all you ever need for a KLR.


Rats! It's gotta be camo, eh?

Off the to lab to remove the chrome duck tape.


Chrome? ooh, all hoity toity. Look at you with the spiffy delusions standing.

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Re: Plasti Dip
« Reply #11 on: May 07, 2014, 06:45:23 PM »
I did my truck rims, but now you have me thinking about the XR tank.  I wonder what would happen with the vapors...
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