If anyone has more questions, feel free to ask away! Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 20 of 29 Posts. Remains flexible and stretchy over time. The only prep i did was disassembling the frame so that each piece could be painted individually, and cleaning the frame beforehand with simple green and giving it a good wipe before I started painting. 3920 Pheasant Ridge Drive • Blaine, Minnesota 55449 • 800-969-5432 • Fax: 763-785-2058 ©2014 Plasti Dip International Motorcycle Parts & Accessories (1 ... this came off of Infiniti G35 Rays Engineering Rims. See more ideas about modification, dips, motorcycle. Plasti Dip International has been developing and manufacturing specialty coatings and adhesives since 1972, and it all started with our most popular product, Plasti Dip. Ive been in the plastidip business for 5 years ! Posted by 4 years ago. It comes in a variety of colors as well. So now I will peel it off. We gave it a good 3-4 coats, covered it beautifully as you can see. The second is the number of coats you spray on … Subscribe for Free Auto Body Lessons by Email, Bumper Cover Scratch Repair Made Easy – How To Repair Plastic Bumper Scratches, Car Flipping program. For those of you who have no idea what I’m talking about, Plasti-Dip is essentially a “plastic” paint. We also have A WIDE SELECTION of GEAR and ACCESSORIES available simply by visiting our STORE or visiting our safe and secure WEBSITE. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVeMU-o8Lsk&feature=youtube_gdata_player Here is a video of removed dip from a car. Regarding what olympianfap said about being able to peel it off easily with your fingernail, that is totally untrue. For those that are wondering what PlastiDip is, its a spray on rubberized coating that has been popular among auto enthusiasts looking to change the color of their entire car, wheels, etc. I  just basically pulled it out and just took the Plasti Dip off the lug nuts. Part of the trick is to just put it on thick. As some of you may know, I joined the dip club a couple weeks ago. Plasti Dip. I am also curious to know how much weight it added to the frame, and how well it holds up. You know if you put it on thin, you will have a problem. So remember, hit nozzle, spray, then pass over the frame. Plasti Dip® Aerosol Spray is a synthetic rubber based product and excellent for many automotive detailing projects such as coating your wheels, detailing interior parts, and many more applications Can also be used to coat wood, metal, glass, rope, plastic, rubber, concrete, tools, and just about anything else you can think off All I wanted to do was just to get the black look outside, you know. So will the dip hold up if i wash my bike, and also if I am financing my motorcycle am i allowed to use plasti-dip while paying it off, and finally if I do go ahead and plasti-dip it should i remove the parts im dipping from the main frame or will it not come in contact with and mechanical stuff if i spray it on the spot? Which did you try? 12 bucks to change the color of your bike, not bad at all! Plasti Dip Car Painting –  How To Plasti Dip Your Car, How To Color Sand And What Grit Sand Papers To Use, Warwick Spray Gun Review (what we use to paint at LABAP). Tony grew up painting cars and bikes. Mar 6, 2017 - Explore Plasti Dip's board "Plasti Dip Two-Wheeled Modifications", followed by 2030 people on Pinterest. Subscribe to stay in touch and come back often. Close. Plasti dip works best when you can spray the entire object ie masking doesn't always work that well. Hmm, I wonder if Plastidip would work well with an iPhone as a DIY alternative to a case (obviously not as rugged). Plasti Dip is very durable and won't lose its bond, but two things will help determine how long it, in fact, can last. Mar 26, 2017 #17 ... trunk, fairing, hard lower fairings, gas tank....a lot of work. So my #1 recommendation is: when you put Plasti Dip on, put it on thick! 1; 2; Next. Nobody even knew it was just Plasti Dip. Otherwise I'd say it looks swell and much easier then stripping and coating it with paint. Taking your time will pay off in durability. Plasti Dip Aerosol Colors Inspired By The Muscle Car Era. The air-dry rubber coating began as a grip solution for tool handles and has become a DIY commodity for crafters, handymen and automotive enthusiasts. Will not crack or become brittle in … What experience do you have painting? I happen to get lucky with the Blue Blaze color, they normally don’t stock that. Get Yours While Supplies Last! And I'd have to say it turned out pretty darn well! He's helped tens of thousands of people just like you from all parts of the world. Shop Now Glossifier and Satinizer Aerosols Gloss and Satin clear aerosols. Attributes of Plasti dip: Protects coated items against moisture, acids, abrasion, corrosion, and skidding/slipping, and provides a comfortable, controlled grip. Getting a Plasti Dip coating could be the right solution for you. How durable is it? Get your FREE 85-Page Auto Body & Paint Manual and your FREE 90-Minute Auto Body & Paint DVD! Feel free to spray-on a refresher coat of Plasti Dip at any time. How To Flip Cars For Profit. As far as the lug nuts, I snapped the lug nuts off once to take the tire off and it didn’t peel the Plasti Dip within the lug nut area. Plasti Dip Review (For Motorcycles) You can see it’s still peeling off nicely after being on the rim for a year. I got it in aerosol can form at the Home Depot, for 6 bucks a can. Never had a problem with it. Plasti-Dip offers a variety of colors and you can order them online, but be prepared to pay as much as $10 a can plus shipping. It doesn't like to let go of itself so the paint will stick to the overspray that is on the tape. Shop Now Fluorescent Colors Bright, vibrant colors used for temporary/short term projects. Maybe on one, a little bit from the impact wrench but overall, this thing held up for a year with no problems. 10. If you aren't careful and lucky it will pull some of the plasti dip off. Auto body and paint expert, Author and Instructor. On the other hand, I’ve done it to some little parts like the battery box and I gotta say, I like it. This is a video made as a follow-up to my other video on Plasti Dip. Rocks, chips…never had any. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVeMU-o8Lsk&feature=youtube_gdata_player. It looked great! Plasti Dip doesn’t require a scuff, sand or do any other normal paint-prep procedure other than an intensive clean (and maybe masking) before putting it on. Enter Plasti-Dip. As for weight, unfortunately I don't have access to a scale anymore, and I hadn't weighed it before painting it. This next video from Tommy shows an old helmet going to matte black using the … Plasti Dip first arrived on the market in 1972 and was originally used for dipping tool handles for a comfortable, firm grip.It is a spray-on, specialty rubber coating that can be utilized on every kind of surface from cars to homes.. This should make it so there is no rubbing that could create a gradient difference where peeling could happen. Plasti-dip on a motorcycle tank? When I wash the car, I scrub it with a brush, but there’s been no scratches…no nothing. In some areas where it was thin, it was a little harder to take off so I just had to rub it with my fingers to come off. It comes in a variety of colors from black, to gun metal grey, yellow, even blaze orange, green, and pink. By 15 he had painted his first car, and by 19 he ran his own successful auto body and paint shop. This is a video made as a follow-up to my other video on Plasti Dip. The first is the distance you hold the can from the surface as you spray. We plastidipped  four rims of a car and I’ve been getting a lot of questions over the year. I just started peeling it for this video so I can have a piece to grab. The thicker you put it on, the easier your job will be when you’re ready to take it off to put a new color on it or leave as is. Im using turtle wax ice spray wax on it. Please Contact 905-605-7666 for any other inquires! As far as durability, it holds up amazing. A cycling community enthusiastic about mountain biking and all things related. If you want to learn about auto body and paint, putting on custom body kits or painting a complete car, all that kind of stuff…check out our Training Course and VIP Community! Looks great, and doesn't seem to be so grippy that it'll start rubbing itself off in my pocket. Do you have a sense for how easy it will be to intentionally remove the Plasti Dip? If I ever peel all of it off, I'll ball it up and weigh it. I hope this video clears some stuff up for you. Dip  Dip your car, truck, motorcycle, or any vehicle Refinish and add protection with durable automotive performance rubber dip, also known as professional grade plasti dip. You really must have an edge to start peeling back from. I hope that answered a lot of your questions on this stuff…. This first video by CycleCruza shows you the proper process of doing a plasti dip and does a great job at telling you just what you need and breaks it all down step by step. The first is the distance you hold the can from the surface as you spray. Plasti Dip goes on like paint, in fact you buy it in an aerosol can and apply it just like you would spray paint. Shop Now Glossifier and Satinizer Aerosols Gloss and Satin clear aerosols. It was soon after that I decided to plasti-dip my stock wheels. I would agree with what other have said about most of the weight being liquid that evaporates. You can’t even tell that they were tampered with. Is it easy to peel back off?…etc. I was thinking about spraying some plasti-dip on. Plasti-Dip can offer more protection against the elements and be utilized to cover up damaged paint. It took me two whole cans for the bike ($6 each), and I did about 4 coats. This video is going to be exactly about that. We’ll talk about Plasti Dip rims durability and bust some myths. We plastidipped four rims of a car and I’ve been getting a lot of questions over the year. No big deal. Funnily enough, I had left over Plastidip and sprayed my iPhone case. The only down side is when you chip the plastidip it will start to peel off really easily. without breaking the bank. This video is going to be exactly about that. Now, for those of you who just recoiled, don’t worry, I didn’t Plasti-Dip my air cleaner. It is supposedly pretty durable, and can be removed whenever by peeling it off. Now in his 30's Tony pours his everyday passion into LABAP VIP to help teach this amazing skill to anybody who want's to learn auto body and paint. It held up really nice and I think it comes off pretty easily, too. When I sprayed the Plasti Dip on, I didn’t take off the lug nuts, the rim…all I did was covered the rear disc brake with a plastic bag and you know people gave me heat…, ”Oh why are you painting over the lug nuts?” “Why don’t you take the whole rim off?” or about painting the back of it well…. Plasti Dip is very durable and won’t lose its bond, but two things will help determine how long it, in fact, can last. Archived. Posted on January 30, 2013 by CycleCruza. Plasti-dip on a motorcycle tank? Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I will do another post regarding durability this weekend after I take it to a bike park for a day. Use the black, rubber coating spray underneath any metalizer paint – The metalizer is so thin, that the black, rubber coating makes the metalizer color “pop”. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. When you compare the cost of professional vinyl wrap and Plasti-Dip installation to a full-coverage paint job, there is a major difference. I can't imagine plast-dip lasting long with me in the saddle. If you aren't careful and lucky it will pull some of the plasti dip off. It never peeled off. (Brand, method of application) What were your results? Doesn't weigh much at all. I tried using a flatblade to scrape off some excess near the bearings, and I couldn't even get that measly layer off easily. You can even by a kit to mix your own colors. Shop Now Fluorescent Colors Bright, vibrant colors used for temporary/short term projects. But we’ll see how that comes out right now. 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