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Thread: Plasti Dip CTS-V Front Grille

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    justinCTS-V is offline Cadillac Owners Member
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    Lightbulb Plasti Dip CTS-V Front Grille

    I had recently wanted to see how it would look to plasti dip the front grille of my V because there aren't that many that I've seen in white that have been plasti dipped in the front so I tried it and here is how it looks. Tell me what you guys think and what you think looks better.

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    Re: Plasti Dip CTS-V Front Grille

    Very nice Justin it looks very elegant and sexy

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    Re: Plasti Dip CTS-V Front Grille

    My first mod. It should be like that from factory IMHO

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    Re: Plasti Dip CTS-V Front Grille

    Quote Originally Posted by RaVeNous View Post
    My first mod. It should be like that from factory IMHO

    Thank you, exactly how I felt haha

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    Re: Plasti Dip CTS-V Front Grille

    yeah, looks good. The plasti dip grille look is actually quite good. I like the rubbery coating too.

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    Re: Plasti Dip CTS-V Front Grille

    Did you cover up the components behind the grill before spraying? If so is there an easy way to do that without removing everything?

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    Glad you guys like it. And it will last. Did for 2 years + on mine before I sold it...

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    Re: Plasti Dip CTS-V Front Grille

    perfect!!!!

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    Re: Plasti Dip CTS-V Front Grille

    I think it should have come from the factory like this, which is why I did mine...

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    It looks really good!

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    Re: Plasti Dip CTS-V Front Grille

    Car looks beautiful, I'm looking to do the same, was going to pay to get it done. You did a great job btw.
    Where could I find instructions to do this?

    Thanks!

    12 Cts V Black

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    Re: Plasti Dip CTS-V Front Grille

    All you have to do is mask off the sides, you don't need to cover the back components at all, they'll be fine. Just mask the emblems and spray, 1st coat about 50% transparency, wait for 15mins, and spray 2nd coat for 100% transparency and wait for 15mins again. Keep going until you are satisfied but in my experience 4-5 coats is the best

    Quote Originally Posted by seethevee View Post
    Car looks beautiful, I'm looking to do the same, was going to pay to get it done. You did a great job btw.
    Where could I find instructions to do this?

    Thanks!

    12 Cts V Black

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    Re: Plasti Dip CTS-V Front Grille

    Have you guys touched yours up at all with additional coats later? I've noticed some rock impacts that have put holes in the dip. It's subtle, but at some point it will get worse. Can I just respray right over the old dip or do I have to pull it all off and redo?

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    Re: Plasti Dip CTS-V Front Grille

    yes. just make sure the can is at least 72* and shaken well. I've done several spot "touch-ups" and it's impossible to tell the difference.

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    Re: Plasti Dip CTS-V Front Grille

    Sort of comes from factory like this....it will just cost you $600+.

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