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I'm looking for the decal referenced in the below video at 4:37 into the video. He says it's a $5 decal, but I can find it. I assume it's on ebay, but nothing came up.

Does anyone know where to get the black decal that goes over the lower middle of the front bumper?



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I'm looking for the decal referenced in the below video at 4:37 into the video. He says it's a $5 decal, but I can find it. I assume it's on ebay, but nothing came up.

Does anyone know where to get the black decal that goes over the lower middle of the front bumper?



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Looks like he just wrapped it, just buy some material on Amazon and wrap it. You could also plasti-dip for the cheap end of the spectrum.
 
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Thanks for the replies.

In the video the guy somewhat implies it's a $5 decal. I know I can get some material, but I was hoping that meant someone out there had a decal already cut out that was ready to put on.

Call me lazy I guess.....
 

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Thanks for the replies.

In the video the guy somewhat implies it's a $5 decal. I know I can get some material, but I was hoping that meant someone out there had a decal already cut out that was ready to put on.

Call me lazy I guess.....
He probably means $5 worth of cheap vinyl honestly
 

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He probably means $5 worth of cheap vinyl honestly
I second this. It's really easy to do with vinyl, even easier to plasti-dip.
 

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I second this. It's really easy to do with vinyl, even easier to plasti-dip.
Yeah it's literally peel and stick then trim off the excess vinyl. If you plasti-dip it you just mask and tape off the parts you DON'T wish to spray and spray on a few coats. Then, you take all the masking and tape off and if there is any overspray anywhere you just peel it off. Both methods are quick and very affordable for a quick cheap mod. Which is why plasti-dipping wheels is so common. It's like 20 bucks to turn all 4 wheels black and it lasts years sometimes.
 

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Yeah it's literally peel and stick then trim off the excess vinyl. If you plasti-dip it you just mask and tape off the parts you DON'T wish to spray and spray on a few coats. Then, you take all the masking and tape off and if there is any overspray anywhere you just peel it off. Both methods are quick and very affordable for a quick cheap mod. Which is why plasti-dipping wheels is so common. It's like 20 bucks to turn all 4 wheels black and it lasts years sometimes.
I've used plasti-dip a ton in the past. I'm trying to stay away from it as much as I can on this car because too much looks tacky IMO. It will last a few years for sure but once you get the hang of vinyl it looks much cleaner. I'd have to say I would have plasti-dipped this piece if my car wasn't already TB, I believe it would be easier because of the grille.
 

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I've used plasti-dip a ton in the past. I'm trying to stay away from it as much as I can on this car because too much looks tacky IMO. It will last a few years for sure but once you get the hang of vinyl it looks much cleaner. I'd have to say I would have plasti-dipped this piece if my car wasn't already TB, I believe it would be easier because of the grille.
You're right, it does look tacky, unless you spend a little more and do the glossifier, pearlizer, etc options they have which mimic paint and such a little more than normal dip. That being said, if you know what you're doing with Vinyl it's the perfect alternative.
 

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I've never used plasti-dip. I knew people used it on wheels, but I just went ahead and got mine powder coated so they would be more durable. Literally got them put on today after a couple months of planning, prepping and having them done. Alloy wheel Tire Rim Wheel Automotive tire Land vehicle Vehicle Car Tire Alloy wheel
 

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I've never used plasti-dip. I knew people used it on wheels, but I just went ahead and got mine powder coated so they would be more durable. Literally got them put on today after a couple months of planning, prepping and having them done. View attachment 211121 View attachment 211129
Looks great. You would be surprised how great a rattle can job on rims can look if you prep and pray correctly. 1) wet sand rims, 2) apply a coat of primer 3) spray 4-5 coats of base coat 4) lightly sand and throw on your clear coats. It looks just like it was powdercoated and is cheap!

The problem is most people don't sand, prime, or clear coat. They just spray paint them gloss black. World of difference with the preparation.
 
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