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October 27, 2015 14:54

In case, the monotony of your used car’s carb-rushed, old wheels is tiring you, it might be time to consider Plasti Dip white coating for them.  As clear from the name, Plasti Dip is a rubberized, colored coating that can be sprayed, brushed, or coated over car parts. Initially, it was used for covering tool handles, however, with the evolution of time its applicability grew up to a new extent. You can easily use this stuff to temporarily coat the car parts such as wheels and peel it off as and when you decide to remove or change the shade. Though removable, no question can be raised over its durability and ability to protect the metal beneath from all affects of weather and temperature.

Previously, the Plasti Dip was only offered in a few counted matte shades like white, black, and red. However, the range has now grown to several other shades including yellow, purple, monster green, blue, and gunmetal. So, how to Plasti Dip car rim or any other part? To Plasti Dip any car part you will need sponge, soap, water, few deck of cards, masking tape roll, and Plasti Dip. The only prerequisite for Plasti Dip is clean wheels. Just wash your wheels and get rid of any kind of dirt, grease, or any other parts. Post cleaning; decide whether you want to apply Plasti Dip while the wheels are attached to the car or off the car. There are parts of the car that are difficult to reach, although, if you still don’t want to remove the wheels you can always spray Plasti Dip to the parts that cannot be reached easily. While applying, take care to minimize the Plasti Dip coat minimal and not over-spray the parts with it.

You can mask the wheels using the masking tape to mask the wheel or by placing a deck of cards upright near the wheel’s edge. Try to avoid bubbles and dips while spraying Plasti Dip. Keep the first coat light and almost transparent and the next one little more solid. Keep the third coat as the last one.

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