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I'm considering blacking out the chrome front and rear bumpers and fog light surrounds on my RRS 2014 SC (leaving the grill chrome)

Any pics of this paint configuration? I looked all over the internet and all I could find were a few close ups somewhere on this forum

Also is plasti dip a good idea for these parts?
 

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I've platidiped a car before and I think the one thing i was unhappy about was the quality of the surface when you get close. This was right on the factory paint. I had a body shop do it so they had professional equipment. But it was one of their first jobs.


The surface doesn't look smooth like a vinyl wrap. It's very rough and looks pitted especially when you get close. It's also very very matte. Which might be the look youre looking for?

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Vinyl wrap is very smooth and looks matte also, even up close.

Hope that helps a bit?
 

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To be clear you mean make the silver pieces from a non Dynamic SC black like the Dynamic/ATB?

My understanding is plastidip won't hurt the surface but as Holeecow says the result may not look great, but it's entirely user dependent. It will be matte although they may have a gloss layer you can spray on. It may be a good option to test out a color and see if you like it before to making a permanent change.

Options for changing the surrounds to black would otherwise be a vinyl wrap, painting existing pieces, or buying OEM parts that are black. I know euro active sells them.
 

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It's a 2014 SC, so there was no option back then

The company I've gotten a quote from are specialized in plastic dip so I'm not worried about the quality. I'm more worried about appearance. I'm considering using plasti dip because its inexpensive and I would just peel it off if I felt that it doesn't completely suit the car.

They offered a gloss or matte finish, and after reading your replies, I'm guessing i should go for the gloss back finish on both.

These are the parts I'm considering plastic dipping, meaning that I would leave the silver on the grill, vents, and the rims.

Automotive exterior Bumper Auto part Vehicle Car
Automotive exterior Bumper Bumper part Auto part Vehicle
 

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Ah gotcha. Plasti-dip will certainly be the cheapest option. I know it's easy to remove but not sure how durable it will be. I think OEM pieces would be cost prohibitive, so a vinyl wrap may be an alternative if you find the plasti-dip doesn't work out.
 

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