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Old 02-07-2015, 04:37 AM   #1701
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Theres full grip ones too...



If you complain that your hand gets tired i dont know what to tell u bitch hands.
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Old 02-07-2015, 04:46 AM   #1702
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I've said it already - I have one of those. And used it. And it sucked.

The cans are just not good for big stuff.

The wheels I did on the z, on the other hand, came out excellent.
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Old 02-08-2015, 01:05 AM   #1703
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Theres full grip ones too...



If you complain that your hand gets tired i dont know what to tell u bitch hands.
Using these to complete large-surface-area paint jobs with rattle cans is no different than:








It's the WRONG TOOL for the job. Redneck it if you must, but if you have enough money to fill the gas tank in your camaro, you have enough money for a cheap harbor freight spray gun.
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Old 02-08-2015, 01:09 AM   #1704
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I talked to the paint guy today. His price was great so I'm prepping it and taking to him next week.
He'll color match and make it purrrdy
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Old 02-08-2015, 01:38 PM   #1705
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From what little research I've done on Plastidip, I've noted that you get shitty results from spray cans and decent results from some form of a sprayer like the Wagner.
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Old 02-08-2015, 01:49 PM   #1706
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Didnt the dude painting the plastidip cars use an electric sprayer?

Sure a spray gun isnt expensive.. its the rest of the stuff that makes it expensive.. a good enough compressor, water remover etc adds up. so 30 bucks for a spray gun ends up costing you 300 bucks.
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Yeah basically that's the bottom line: big things you need the whole setup, little things you can use rattle cans.

I'm personally impressed with the stuff, and will keep using it in the future, just not on the whole car.

I removed it all yesterday, and it was SUPER easy and clean. Just came off in more or less 1 giant piece. I was expecting it to be a headache, it was piece of cake.
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Wheels suck, rubbed a car at WRL @ TWS. Protruding spoke design caused the break, big curb could do the same thing.

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Saw the thread here from Jeff Man. Thought this may be in your interest.

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Old 02-09-2015, 02:58 PM   #1709
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He hit another car while racing on a track, and suddenly the wheels suck?
lol okay. I guess all 6UL's and every single other wheel under the sun sucks too.

My only gripe about these wheels so far is those little indents on the spokes and all the little nooks and crannies make them take a long time to wash/clean.

I'll live
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He hit another car while racing on a track, and suddenly the wheels suck?
lol okay. I guess all 6UL's and every single other wheel under the sun sucks too.

My only gripe about these wheels so far is those little indents on the spokes and all the little nooks and crannies make them take a long time to wash/clean.

I'll live
Except yours and the damned Konigs I have poke out, makes damage more certain.
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Old 02-09-2015, 03:13 PM   #1711
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I know what you're saying.

But again, we're talking about actual car to car impact at speed here. It has nothing to do with wheel quality, just not the best design for if you want to play bumper cars and not damage your wheels lol

I don't plan to rub wheels with another car while daily driving

I think Brian summarized it pretty decently:
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Blaming the wheels for running into another car is....creative. Most track day guys don't do that. In our Spec Miata wheels the Team Dynamics brand redesigned their Pro 1 to make it the Pro 1.2/1.3 years ago and the difference was pulling the spokes inward because Spec Miata racers often do rub wheel to wheel....but most other classes don't do that (and many club track events send you home if you do).

If you plan to rub wheels regularly at speed you might want to consider 15x9 949 Racing Wheels, the spokes are a bit more inward...and shipment expected soon.

No, minor curb contacts typical when parking won't do that in our experience with these. Had a few customers with stretched fitments like 205/50 on 15x9 already rub curbs hard and give up some metal and paint shavings but so far only damage we have seen from those incidents is cosmetic,...not total wheel destruction like you did here.

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Hey man your car is ugly and those wheels gay/heavy and it probably runs/drives and I'm totally not jealous!

What suspension is on this one?
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The car look great. Painting the windshield support pieces is a nice touch.

I've never had good experiences with plastidip. I used it on a hardtop once in rattle can form and it looks like **** and was the biggest paint to remove.
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Old 02-09-2015, 06:26 PM   #1714
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Thanks lol

FM suspension (tokico shocks+FM springs). I love it. It drives so smooth
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"Guys, I drove my car off a cliff, and it's now smashed, what a piece of junk. Get it together Mazda"
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I don't plan to rub wheels with another car while daily driving
Word. Wasn't a deal breaker for me either, just get a parachute for those cliff jumps.
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Dear God save us, Vlad has the power of the Banhammer.
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WHAT THE **** JUST HAPPENED?
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In preparation for the new subaru subforum!

But seriously, congrats!
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