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If you've ever played around with Plasti Dip on you Outback post up some pics! :D

I tried out Plasti Dip for the first time yesterday and dipped my wheels flat black. It turned out pretty good.

Most of the videos I've seen online people just spray the wheels while they are still on the car. I actually took mine off, and it was still tricky getting an even coat. I'd imagine it'd be a lot harder with the wheels still on the car.

I'm curious how it would look to black out the chrome on the nose now... :cool:

I'm thinking about playing around with their "Blaze" colors this summer. I wonder how 'Monster Green' wheels would look with that 'Charcoal Grey' paint. :eek:

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I had my wheels dipped at one point. However the car looks quite different now.
 

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Leivasol, did you use a gloss coat(s) after using the black? It looks like your wheels have a nice "metallic" look to the black plasti dip. I dipped one set of my wheels in anthracite gray and then did a few coats of plasti dip gloss, but it didn't come out very glossy. Just trying to figure out how to get a shiny look to plasti dip after spraying..

Love the stuff though, I've dipped my wheels, rear emblems and front grill. The stuff is amazingly forgiving. Chrome window trim is next.
 

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I just want to add my opinion here.

Things are "sprayed" with a product called Plasti Dip that comes in a SPRAY can. The original Plasti Dip product came in a can that you actually "dipped" the parts into such as pliers handles or whatever.

To say that you "dipped" your wheels rather than sprayed just isn't right. Stop it now before the whole world starts to say that.

Oh wait....

The world does say that!

It's still wrong. :rolleyes: :D ;);)
 

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Did you dip those or spray them? :D
Looks good.

Did you remove the emblems or leave them on the car when you dipped 'em?
If you removed them, how'd you do it?

Thanks,
Glenn
Plasti Dipped them while on the car ;)
http://www.subaruoutback.org/forums/99-do-yourself-illustrated-guides/75785-diy-gen-4-plasti-dip-front-grill-rear-emblems.html

Brush bar and light package on your car is really cool. Can you share details where you procured everything?
The light bar is from Rally Innovations. Pricey, but excellent quality and easy to install. The lights are Hella 500 Fogs and Hella 700FF Driving Lights, which I got off Amazon.com.
http://www.subaruoutback.org/forums/99-do-yourself-illustrated-guides/113626-diy-gen-4-rally-innovations-light-bar-auxiliary-lights-installation.html
 

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has anyone dipped some of there interior trim pieces? If so, would you post how you remove them. Ive got an 06 outback that has shitty woodgrain interior trim pieces that id love to dip black.
 

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has anyone dipped some of there interior trim pieces? If so, would you post how you remove them. Ive got an 06 outback that has shitty woodgrain interior trim pieces that id love to dip black.
I was actually considering this today. However I was also thinking of doing the whole dash. I just got a '02 H6 and the previous owner wasn't to nice to it and the dash has a few gouges and digs. I also have the wood grain that I am thinking of dipping.

BTW here are a few shots of my badges on my '09 OB "dipped". Before/After and I have gotten a lot more compliments on them than I would have thought. It really gives the car a minimalist view. Oh and yes, I didn't them on the car itself. Since it was my first time using the product I watched a bunch of youtube videos and it was simple enough.

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One suggestion though, after you clean the area make sure it is well dry because it will make it pull away from the edges if you don't... Learned this the hard way:rolleyes:.

Anyway I am thinking of dipping my bottom panels on my ;02 H6 soon, along with the grill, badges, roll under bumper parts and rims.
 
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