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I did this Camo green Plasti-Dip Paint job for $37 with raddle-cans.

I did not tear it down but it took about 7hrs to tape off.

Saved $1500-$2000 if a professional painter would have torn it down ect??

I redid the bags so they look smooth now.......

I don't like it in 2-3 years, I just tear it off and no harm to the stock Vivid Black
 

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Wow, really nice job. The color and texture looks great. You sir have bigger kohunas than me, I would have been scared sh*tless to attempt this.
 

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Interesting idea. I don't see it lasting long. If you got tired of the color... You could have traded it in on a new bike with a different color. I wonder how much less you would get for a trade in with your new paint job.
 

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that stuff holds up well. my fork lowers are plastic painted for a while now. no change in color or peeling. been through many wash cycles an off road . clobbered by bugs bees an 1 bird, hahahahaha i sprayed clear over it after i sprayed it to bring some gloss.
 

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Sh?#! If I knew of this, I wouldn't have gone bleed my wallet in paint and materials! But I heard of plasti dipping wheels and they looked good!
 

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Interesting idea. I don't see it lasting long. If you got tired of the color... You could have traded it in on a new bike with a different color. I wonder how much less you would get for a trade in with your new paint job.
My Jeep ZJ has been plasti dipped for a couple years now, is been through snow, ice, pressure washing and the general BS an off road vehicle suffers. In that time I've had to peel the paint off one fender and spray it again thanks to an aggressive tree. Other than that no problems.
 

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I'm with some of the others here. I couldn't bring myself to try that. But you did a darn good job. Looks really good. I really wonder what its like to peel that stuff off though. Is it hard to do? Very time consuming?
 

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Sorry, I'm a bit on the side of the ones who would not have done this.
Did you have to rough up your original paint?
Was your original paint in bad shape or were you just looking for something different?
 

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Can you clear coat that stuff? If you could, I bet that would make it real hard to peel off later. Is the finish a plastic like coating similar to Rinoliner?
 
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