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Most of you have read my other thread with the poll: http://www.tundratalk.net/forums/dip/121533-color-should-i-go.html

The majority voted for Black, Blue came second... So why not both?! :D

The truck was cleaned thoroughly. Wheels and door handles were dipped black first.


Everything was wrapped up in plastic and two clear coats were applied. The reason for the two coats was to make the finished 8 coats more durable since the spray-able dip isn't as tuff as the original plasti-dip.


4 Gallons of Light Blue + 1.5 Gallons of Black=


2 Clear coats + 3 Dark Blue coats:


2 Clear coats + 4 Dark Blue coats:


2 Clear coats + 6 Dark Blue coats. Putting it all back together:


Final results!






After the two and a half hour drive from Tampa to Melbourne:


Many thanks to Jesse from Dip'N'Go Auto Color in Lutz, Florida for an amazing job! If you have a facebook, give his page a visit:

http://www.facebook.com/DipNGo

Dip N Go Auto Color — Tampa's Plasti Dip Specialists
 

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looks good! Wonder how its gonna hold up...

have a buddy of mine went to a local body shop(they have a few in other state) and charged him $350 to matte black his z4.. not dipped but an actual car paint. That's without military discount i believe.. I was planning on going that route with the Tundra but i think i like gloss black better.
 
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Walk around video I just made :D

 
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Looks very nice. I too will be interested on the longevity of this. Keep us posted.
 
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How smooth is it? I'm curious to see how it holds up
Extremely smooth, no texture or anything. You can't tell if it was sprayed or if the whole panel was dipped.

Looks very nice. I too will be interested on the longevity of this. Keep us posted.
Normally, it takes a week before you could wash it in a car wash or with a pressurized water hose. I'll keep it untouched for one, maybe two weeks before going through a car wash. I'll keep you guys posted.
 
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What song is that on the video? Also did you clear coat it at all? I'm really curious to see how that holds up
two clear coats (as in plasti-dip clear coats) were applied before the blue coats for more durability. No clear coats were applied on top of the blue coat. Plasti-dip should last for as long as you want it to, just like paint but removable.

Song title is at the end of the video, I'll add it in the video description.

To Porter, with Love - Protest the Hero

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two clear coats (as in plasti-dip clear coats) were applied before the blue coats for more durability. No clear coats were applied on top of the blue coat. Plasti-dip should last for as long as you want it to, just like paint but removable.

Song title is at the end of the video, I'll add it in the video description.

To Porter, with Love - Protest the Hero



Plasti Dip Through Car Wash? Does it Last? - YouTube
Impressive!


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Came out real nice.
 

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I do believe I am going to do this to my Z when it gets back on the road...... just because. Thanks for the info!
 

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Thanks guys! At first I thought I might keep it this way for a year or two, but I didn't expect it to look this good! This thing is PERMANENT! :lol5:
 
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