CF for the poor?

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Well.... after seeing this on youtube, i had to try it and see if it really was that easy.... you be the judge.... Not for everyone but for that CF look (from a distance), it's passable. So for those of us that bought their Corvette with their kids university fund, grab a few cans of paint and some dollar store cupboard liner and you too can paint the side of a canned mushroom box and have the homemade carbon fibre experience..... lol..... Gonna try it on the ACS splash guards next.

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Eric...did you use Plasti-Dip products for this?
I have seen their vid on you-tube... It looks quite good.
Can we see a pic without the green tape?

I have used some CF sticky-sheet stuff that works great on flat surfaces.
I have a few items I want to try with the paint process as well.

Graham
 
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Hey Graham. Yes. This was with Plasti Dip. Its pretty easy. You've heard the saying 'If I can do it, anyone can do it'.... Well... that saying was invented for me...lol...Here's some more pics. I think I can sharpen up the individual edges a little more by controlling the angle of the paint can better. I think I tended to roll the spray can instead of sweeping it back and forth. And I also will wait a little longer between the gunmetal coat, the metalizer coat and the glossifier coat. I think the metalizer too soon also took away some of the sharpness. The close up is from about 8 inches away

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lookin' good.

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