Re: plasti-dip? - Saab General Bulletin Board - Saabnet.com
NG900 & OG93 |
Vintage Models |
Clubs & SOC |
Other Cars |
Books Movies & Music |
Member Photo Galleries |
Member Directory |
*Buddy Registry |
*Mileage Registry |
What's New |
Photo of the Month |
Looks really good. I painted a bike frame in a similar product (spray on plasti-dip type wheel paint). The issues I've had were 1) coverage was poor - many cans to build up a thin layer, 2) it does tear easily - it is intended to be possible to cleanly pull the stuff off if you want at a later time... cool, but a bit fragile.
Coverage might have been partly an issue due to using a neon colour rather than black (which could easily have more solids I would think). The neon colour was still translucent after 5-6 coats. In this application, it was ok, because you can still see the branding of the bike through the paint, but the overall colour was improved (bike had been left in the sun and was faded, so this improved the uneven fade). On a wheel I might want better coverage eg if I need to fill some road rash.
If wear and tear can be corrected with a splurt of paint to patch and some xylene to reflow, that would be very cool! I will try this out on the bike. Thanks!
Posts in this Thread:
Post a Followup
No Site Registration is Required to Post - Site Membership is optional (Member Features List), but helps to keep the site online
for all Saabers. If the site helps you, please consider helping the site by becoming a member.
This is a moderated bulletin board - Posting is a privilege, not a right.
Unsolicited commercial postings are not allowed (no spam). Please, no For Sale or Wanted postings, SERIOUSLY.
Classifieds are to be listed in The Saab Network Classifieds pages.
This is a problem solving forum for over 250,000 Saab owners, so expect to see
problems discussed here even though our cars are generally very reliable. This is not an anything goes
type of forum. Saabnet.com has been a moderated forum since 1988. For usage guidelines, see the
Saabnet.com Mission and Purpose Page. Please remember that you are
not anonymous. Site Contact | Site Donations | Other Sites by SP -
Your address is: 18.104.22.168 - Using CCBot/2.0 (https://commoncrawl.org/faq/) - Logged.
Site Members do not see red text instructions, bottom of the page anchor ads, or box ads.
Click here to see all
the Site Membership Benefits!