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post #1 of 31 Old 11-05-2012, 07:27 PM Thread Starter
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I got bored the other day and dipped my truck. I don't have any good feed back yet about durability but I will let you guys know.



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Looks good man...I've been thinking bout doing mine for awhile....did you buy a kit...if so which one?
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post #3 of 31 Old 11-05-2012, 07:35 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks man, I bought 6 gallons of black. I have a sprayer at home. All you need is a Wagner type sprayer that can spray thin-thick. Wash the truck with dish soap in 70 degree weather make sure it's dry and mask the windows etc and start spraying.

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Looks good...it's black? I thought it was gun metal...must be the matte black....either way looks good...how long did it take ya to do....they say lots of thin coats is the key....it won't be till next summer for me...won't have 70 degree weather for awhile...lol
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Lol that sucks. It took about 7 hours start to finish. I actually have a gallon left I'm gonna spray this weekend when it cools down. It was 100 here this past weekend

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So then I'm prolly good with just 5 gallons....I have a short bed
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5 gallons is honestly enough. I got like 7 coats with 5 gallons. The last gallon is to smoot out the body with some thin coats and touch up some lifted spots when I pulled the masking tape off lol

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Looks good! I have been debating trying something similar with mine lol.

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Looks good! I have been debating trying something similar with mine lol.
Do it!! The more coats you lay the easier to peel off when your tired of it

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Yeah but I'll probably try just the tonneau cover first as the clear is pealing on it and I don't know how it will cover with that. I will probably just end up eating a new paint job instead cause of the tonneau cover and roof.

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