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Old 24th April 2017
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Today I tried what is basically the same product by Rustoleum. Personally, I like the Rustoleum stuff better than Pastidip. Seems like it might be a tougher rubber compound. Duplicolor has a peelable rubber spray that I want to try. I just love the fact that I can grab it and rip it off if I get tired of it. All with no damage to existing paint or chrome.
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the trick with plastidip is to let the can sit in hot water for 15 minutes or so before painting. I saw that on several videos from diyourcar guys on youtube.
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I've used the Plastidip and never liked it. It just doesn't hold up. I found the Rustoleum brand equivalent is twice as good. Looks better and is twice as durable. For me the key to either is getting any wax or oils off the surface prior to spraying. Then like it says a light first coat. Let it sit for a few minutes then top coat. It needs a day or two to cure up too.
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I use it on my truck wheels. Once a year it needs a respray. You have to spray it on thick! As said above, if you treat it like spray paint it's going to suck. Plastidip self levels but it needs to be wet to do so.

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