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Hello fans of the GT. I just got done dipping the back end badges on Kim Jung El. I felt he had too much Chrome. Will be doing the grille, belt line, and inserts on the rims (style package) to eliminate the chrome. Will update photos when I get around to it.
 

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No, its actually best not to remove pieces when working with plasti dip. Leave about an inch in all directions and spray the whole area. I did 6 coats with 25 minutes between the coats. Then you peel the excess dip off. The little parts inside the letter come off with a toothpick.

And yes, my car is named Kim Jung El. My wife made a big deal about buying Korean, so I thought it would be a funny name.

Looking good. Did you remove the pieces to spray them?


Did you really name your car Kim Jung El?! lol
 

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I'm curious to see what the wheel inserts look like when you get them done. Mine is black and I think that would set it off! I'd rather you be the guinea pig though. :)
 

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Looks good! I don't like chrome on a silver car, period. I went with the metallic blue and it actually compliments it nicely. Love the name of the car :)
 

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I think all you've done is make the front look like a Mazda .
Don't like it .

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I hate to agree, but it looks a little like a toothless grin with it blacked-out.

Thanks for doing this, though. I was considering the same sort of approach to cover the chrome. If it helps at all, the front end of the new Mazda 3 looks much worse. I have a 2006 Mazda 3 with body colored grill, which looks good. The new version is also blacked out, which, to me, also looks like a gaping toothless smile.

Is body colored paint available for the GT? That might look good.

I hope I'm not the only one comparing the front end of cars to human faces.
 

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I agree it does not look good at all. Looks like the grill is missing due to an accident. You can go in the opposite direction and change the bottom 2 grill pieces too chrome. I think it cost about $50.00. BUT check out the grill on the 2016 model -- COOL!!
 

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Looks good. I'm in the process now of doing my grille and badges, just got my dip today. Was also thinking of doing the side mirrors, wheels and door trim. I hate the chrome and I have the same silver color. Plus it would look better with my tints. Was thinking of doing the tail lights, but it might be too rice.....
 

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The grille and badges look great! Inspiration for my wife's white GT. I have a white Coupe and wanted to do a flat vinyl on the grille, the company wanted nearly $300, I said no. Wanted something like the enclosed image.
 

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