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Author Topic: Plasti-Dip White Colour  (Read 1978 times)

Bulletman

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Plasti-Dip White Colour
« on: March 28, 2013, 08:05:37 PM »
I was hoping to get a few opinions on how a White or Cream color Plasti-dip paint might look on my C5 2011 Black RE. It seems it would make the bike look more retro.... but Im not sure. Maybe some of you have pictures or seen a older RE in White or Cream.
Your helpful suggestions will be appreciated.
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Re: Plasti-Dip White Colour
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2013, 08:44:29 PM »
Olde English White, which is sort of a creamy ivory color, was very prevalent in the 50s and 60s on British machines.
My first Austin Healey Sprite was Olde English White. It's a nice color, but it gets dirty looking very easily.
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Re: Plasti-Dip White Colour
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2013, 11:26:11 PM »

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Re: Plasti-Dip White Colour
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2013, 11:27:50 PM »
if you go ahead remember petrol and plasti dip don't mix. be careful on the top ups.
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Re: Plasti-Dip White Colour
« Reply #4 on: March 29, 2013, 04:08:00 AM »
That's a sweet color, especially in a two-tone paint scheme .....
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Re: Plasti-Dip White Colour
« Reply #5 on: March 29, 2013, 07:24:27 AM »
Thank you guys for the tips and the pictures, its
Good food for thought...I will keep you posted if I choose to try the Plasti dip...
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Re: Plasti-Dip White Colour
« Reply #6 on: March 30, 2013, 01:05:55 AM »
here's a photo of my maroon/chrome/plasti-dip/brown /black/ any other color etc etc.
this might save you the trouble - repent before it's too late !! ::)





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Re: Plasti-Dip White Colour
« Reply #7 on: March 31, 2013, 01:19:36 PM »
ordered a few cans of white plasti-dip - once it arrives and i give it a spray - we can see how it looks
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Re: Plasti-Dip White Colour
« Reply #8 on: March 31, 2013, 02:08:51 PM »
So, how does this paint hold up in real live use and abuse? I think it looks really nice, but what about durability?
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Re: Plasti-Dip White Colour
« Reply #9 on: April 01, 2013, 07:15:50 AM »
its alright just to see how your bike would look in a different color. it doesn't like petrol and a spill will stain it badly so you have to take care.
paint hold on well providing you spray at about the 20 degree Celsius
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Re: Plasti-Dip White Colour
« Reply #10 on: April 02, 2013, 01:04:49 AM »
wiped this gas spill straight off -but too late. i suppose it gives it character ???

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Re: Plasti-Dip White Colour
« Reply #11 on: April 03, 2013, 07:48:44 AM »
rather than waste the 4 cans of white and another $120 I've decided to spray the wheels on my mx5 instead. Meanwhile I stripped the brown plasti-dip off! Took about 2 hours.
It was on nice and thick and the thicker the paint is the better it is to peel it off.
Giving the plasti-dip a rest now and anxiously waiting it out in Australia for the arrival of the Cafe Racer









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Re: Plasti-Dip White Colour
« Reply #12 on: April 03, 2013, 08:49:09 AM »
That's amazing!
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Re: Plasti-Dip White Colour
« Reply #13 on: April 03, 2013, 10:18:35 AM »
right on. best thing about it - paint away and when you get sick of the new color -add another or go back to the original.
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Re: Plasti-Dip White Colour
« Reply #14 on: April 07, 2013, 03:18:32 PM »
Old news, perhaps, but here's another look, from David Blasco's blog:

http://www.royalenfields.com/2013/03/custom-color-looks-vintage-on-royal.html

Larger images there.  Looks like the guys in Fort Worth have been busy...