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Can someone tell me how this works and what are the chances of me royaly screwing it up!! I hate the chrome "H" on the grill and would love to change it but scared it will go badly!!
 

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Did my brothers Corolla rims last week. First time using it. Did my "H" emblems and the "Velsoster" on the hatch last night. Looks good and is just as easy as Dipyourcar.com videos show.
 

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I did the H's and the veloster emblems on my VT also. Had no issues, look at the processes people have laid out and go for it.
 

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I was very dubious of it at first, then I saw their video on how to do badges etc, looks so easy because it is!


Im talking with a couple of mates at the moment to see if we can get a big enough order together to make it worthwhile bringing a few boxes into Australia from the USA. Its so hard to find over here virtually no one has it.
 

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Plastikote - Easy as pie

Can someone tell me how this works and what are the chances of me royaly screwing it up!! I hate the chrome "H" on the grill and would love to change it but scared it will go badly!!

This is easy (just ask Turbosocks). Either buy your can of Plastikote locally or online (I bought a can of red and black on e-bay cheap; also available on Amazon).

If you want to save yourself some cleanup, mask off the area around your emblem with painters tape (easy off) and newspaper, spray a heavy coat all over (so it looks solid without pin holes, but not enough to run) and let it dry for 5 minutes, then spray another heavy coat. Remove all of the masking before it dries without damaging your fresh paint. If you don't remove it before drying, you'll find when you remove the masking, it will also pull the paint on your emblem away with it, unless you cut around the emblem with an xacto knife or such. (I think it's easier to remove the masking while the paint is wet).

If you don't really want to mask the area off, you can just make a template out of a sheet of manila folder (for stiffness) and when the paint is dry, you can easily rub off the overspray.

If you are concerned about getting too much spray on the first or second time and you have plenty of time to do the job, just follow the instructions on the above video. My way worked well for me, but you have choices.

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I gave mine 20 minutes between coats. After 4th coat, I allowed it to dry for well over an hour. Removed all the paper and carefully removed the tape closest to the badging. I had no problems peeling the extra on the painted surface away from the badging without having to use a knife. Follow the instructions provided in the videos by dipyourcar.com and you will have no problems.
 
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