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Offline Conrad

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Re: Plasti-Dip-like the whole bike!
« Reply #15 on: February 09, 2016, 09:56:51 am »
I (and maybe V'Jim) only use my hands to roll the bike out into the rain, then the washing is in ....God's hands.

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Re: Plasti-Dip-like the whole bike!
« Reply #16 on: February 09, 2016, 10:22:19 am »
That cooper look is pretty cool. Hand wash only I assume?

The green has held up to two bouts with the pressure wash down the street. No scrubing involved (due to pure laziness).

Usually it's just rain washed.
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Re: Plasti-Dip-like the whole bike!
« Reply #17 on: February 11, 2016, 05:19:37 pm »
I (and maybe V'Jim) only use my hands to roll the bike out into the rain, then the washing is in ....God's hands.

Amen!
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Re: Plasti-Dip-like the whole bike!
« Reply #18 on: February 12, 2016, 12:21:59 pm »

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Re: Plasti-Dip-like the whole bike!
« Reply #19 on: February 21, 2016, 03:56:04 am »
I promptly thought up a color scheme, bought the plastidip and wah-laa - customized Concours that looks different then everyone else and left on my first 4K mile trip.

It just peels right back off with no effects to the paint, metal, plastic or rubber on the Concours.


Would you be able to go into detail on just how you go about the whole plastic-dipping process? The contrast looks amazing. :o   It really doesn't affect the paint at all??
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Re: Plasti-Dip-like the whole bike!
« Reply #20 on: February 21, 2016, 10:07:46 am »
lots of info...
just google dip your car

https://www.dipyourcar.com

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Re: Plasti-Dip-like the whole bike!
« Reply #21 on: February 21, 2016, 10:58:07 am »
Washed the bike where dipping
Taped and masked it for edges and overspray
2 Thick coats of gray base and 3 thick coats of Green (8 minutes max between coats)
Immediately pulled off tape and masking (important you do it as soon as last coat is on)

After I peeled off the first 2 schemes, the dip had no affect on the bikes paint (that I could tell). THis third scheme has been on much longer , but I still expect it to peel with no affects.

As MOB said https://www.dipyourcar.com

First coast of gray when doing the Copper scheme
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