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2008-2013 Cadillac CTS Appearance Mods Discussion, Plasti Dipped my Chrome All black in Cadillac CTS Second Generation Forum - 2008-2013; So i thought i give this Plasti Dip stuff a try on all the chrome on my car. Still have ...
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    Plasti Dipped my Chrome All black

    So i thought i give this Plasti Dip stuff a try on all the chrome on my car. Still have the front end to do, but so far did the side chrome trim around the windows, air dam on the front quarters, and everything on the rear including the gray plastic on the bottom. And finally did the rims. I think it makes my silver calipers pop a little more
    The stuff is pretty neat. You basically over spray whatever you want done, let it dry and peel off the excess. Some spots with tight seems you have to cut first to avoid peeling the whole thing off.
    With a bit of practice and lots of YouTube vids, it woks pretty nicely.

    Lemme know youre thoughts, its just peels off if i dont like it


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    Re: Plasti Dipped my Chrome All black

    Very Nice. I've been looking for White/Blk cars. I like the scheme and it has a nice street appeal. Edgy/Dark yet elegant. \

    Well played Sir... well played.

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    Re: Plasti Dipped my Chrome All black

    just wait till you see my idea for the front

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    Re: Plasti Dipped my Chrome All black

    wow, looks great. Ive been toying with the exact same idea, but Ive got the blue diamond....Im torn. Can you post a pic of the can you used? want to make sure i get the right stuff.

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    Re: Plasti Dipped my Chrome All black

    This is what i used. Flat black color



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    Re: Plasti Dipped my Chrome All black

    I've been trying to figure out how to blackout the emblem without actually painting it think imma go ahead and get a.can of this stuff

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    Re: Plasti Dipped my Chrome All black

    Looks nice BTW thumbs up

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    Re: Plasti Dipped my Chrome All black

    it works very well on emblems and things that are raised. The bigger the height difference the
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    Re: Plasti Dipped my Chrome All black

    How durable is this stuff?

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    How are the wheels holding up? Did you paint the inside?

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    Re: Plasti Dipped my Chrome All black

    I plasti dipped most of my chrome almost a year ago, and after all sorts of weather and a ton of car washes, it still looks as good as it did the day I finished it. I am not sure, but this stuff might be magical!

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    Re: Plasti Dipped my Chrome All black

    The wheels are holding up but its only been 3 days lol
    Ill let you know if anything starts to peel.
    No i didnt paint the inside, just sprayed from the front and whatever it hit was all i covered.

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    Re: Plasti Dipped my Chrome All black

    how many cans did you use for the wheels and chrome trim?

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    Re: Plasti Dipped my Chrome All black

    Looks really good man!

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    Re: Plasti Dipped my Chrome All black

    I used 4 cans on the side and rear chrome. and i think 2 on the rims. I should have gone a little heavier. 3 cans on 4 rims would have been perfect

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