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Had the Outback for around a month. Held out as long as I could before blacking it out with PlastiDip. I've done a few cars before and it's pretty easy to use. Figured I'd show some pics of the process.

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Not a fan of the empty oval where the front logo is, so picked up some black on black logos for the front and rear. It's subtle and doesn't photograph too well, especially in my garage, but looks great in person, I think.




 

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Also did the window trim on both sides. This took forever, just because of all the taping I had to do.














Will be doing the lower "Outback" on each side in the future, but ran out of time today. Obviously the wheels need to be black, but I'm planning on upgrading to all terrain tires in the coming months and want to wait until I have them on in case the shop would mess up the PlastiDip.
 

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TO LS1BadBird -how did you prep the grille to make sure the plastic dip stick to the plastic.
 

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TO LS1BadBird -how did you prep the grille to make sure the plastic dip stick to the plastic.

The nice thing about Plasti-Dip is that it requires very little prep. All I do is make sure it's nice and clean. I've done it to my other car two years ago and it's still going strong.
 

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TO LS1BadBird -how did you prep the grille to make sure the plastic dip stick to the plastic.
Should also mention that I put some paper behind the grill to prevent the spray from getting in the radiator. You can see it in the first pic.
 

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Really like the look of your window trim. I was explaining doing this to my wife when she says "What car have you seen that looks like that?" I simply point at her honda, point WON!
 

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Lime green window trim would look really trippy.
 

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The car looks nice Ls1BarBird!

Where'd you get the black on black emblem?

I've been planning on Plasti dipping the side trim but I'm waiting for a good weekend..

Might have to do the front grill now also lol.
 

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The car looks nice Ls1BarBird!

Where'd you get the black on black emblem?

I've been planning on Plasti dipping the side trim but I'm waiting for a good weekend..

Might have to do the front grill now also lol.
The emblem is a vinyl sticker I bought on eBay. Four of them (two front and two rear so you have a spare for each) was something like $12.
 

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How many cans did you end up using for this project? Do you have a link to the vinyl sticker? I'm having a hard time finding one on tha bay. Thanks!
 

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How many cans did you end up using for this project? Do you have a link to the vinyl sticker? I'm having a hard time finding one on tha bay. Thanks!
If you search "outback emblem overlay" there are several to choose from, many of which offer different color combinations.

This is the third set of wheels I've done, and I feel about three cans of spray PlastiDip for four wheels is a good amount. I can tell you the more you put on the more texture it has, but also the easier it is to remove.
 

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can you keep making layers on body panels? Ive got some deep scratches on my 2014 on the lower front.
 
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