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Old 04-20-2012, 04:22 AM   #69
Shewillbemine
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Originally Posted by scoops04wrx View Post
I was curious on if it would "peel" or "chip" when replacing the tire on the rims? Im actually thinking about venturing with this myself
It will depend on how careful you or the tech is when taking the tires off and putting them on. Plastidip is durable in the right circumstances but you can see how pliable it is if you can simply use a finger to roll it off.

One little tear can basically translate to a whole rip so imagine if a metal tool scraped it.

Again, possible to preserve but the tech will have to be extra careful.

But even if that happened, just respray. That's part of the convenience and pro/con of Plastidip.

I tried Plastidip on random plastic parts to see what the hype was all about. If you're looking for a quick fix that basically costs less than a Happy Meal at McDonald's, it's the right thing for you.

I was unhappy with the semi-sticky/tacky feel of the surface afterwards and double didn't like how I had to tip toe my way around it, in fear of scratching off the surface or creating a tear. Furthermore, every little dust particle will fly to the Plastidip surface.

I'm not hating on it--some guys definitely dig the stuff. I just find it funny that so many people regail Plastidip but then make fun of other people who "rice" out their cars. From a certain perspective, Plastidip is very rice.
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