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Just dip last night, no clear on yet!

This is the first thing that was done by my friend Josh. I will post some more pics of the radiator cover and the little tank cover thing.
 

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You have my curiosity aroused now. I'm interested in seeing how your hood comes out, and I may have to send my hood to your buddy. How much would something like this cost? Looks awesome!
 

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Interested in his setup? is this a homemade setup of is he starting a business? thanks..
 

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That looks awesome!
 

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J00F! We need details! Lol so we can start sending our stuff!
 

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Agreed
 

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Very Cool. :D
 

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Sorry for late delay, let us finish Sunday and I will post more pics, yes home made but well thought out, not just a Rubbermaid tube, my friend is hoping it turns to a business. Yes, sky high set up is alike the video link you posted. We are working this weekend so Sunday night we should dip the other parts.
 

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I have a couple of questions:

What's the solution that's sprayed on the film after its in the water?

Do you hang air dry

How does this stuff stand up to scratches from riding in the woods and power washing?

Looks interesting and simple to do...looks
 

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I'm also curious to it's durability
 

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Not sure on the durability yet, but this is the same as the rilfles with camo print on them, and atv body that are dip with camo print. This is the first atv parts he as done. (Sky High)There are some steps in getting the plastic ready, and the spray is a activator to make the print stick, and then you wash off, because there is a sliming film on it after dipping. Let dry for 12hrs and clear coat the part.
 

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The handguards off his renegade!!
 

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Hey guys, new member. I was searching for some pictures of some bikes we did but I guess they are on another forum someplace. But I did run across this thread so I thought I would contribute. Admins please don't take this as spamming as I do not want to take anything away from the original thread but I thought I would show you guys some examples of what can be accomplished with the hydro treatment as we have done about 8 Rappy's for the FSA so far.

Here are a couple in some various colors of carbon fiber. We did these in a "Brandywine" candy carbon to match the existing limited edition Rappy tank cover and hood...









Here are some "Pink" candy pics for a girl who rides the FSA...yea the pics make it look like purple but in the sunlight it pink for sure...









 

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Here is Tom's winning FSA Rappy...we did a red candy and a black carbon...











Ok for the questions about longevity? Most hydro specialist will coat the treatment with a good automotive grade urethane clear coat. So if they use a decent clear (not too expensive) with a good amount of solids? It will last as long as the paint on your car. It can be washed and waxed and even buffed out just like your car paint...so you can maintain your original shine and look. The pattern will not fade and is UV resistant, so again your clear coat is crucial in that area. There are over 1000 different prints like animal prints, various camo's, skulls, fire, zombies, wood, stone and on and on...so the choices are endless.
This is simply a alternative to chrome, powder coating, anodizing and painting your projects. It can be applied to any hard non-porous surface so the possibilities are as endless as your imagination.
Again I apologize to the admin's of the forum as it was not my intent to spam...I mod about 7 forums so I know I am walking the line here but I saw the questions and I thought I would answer them as best I could and show some examples of what can be done...
I would be more than happy to check back in and answer any other questions you guys might have...

Keep the rubber side down...

Jim

Edit: Actually I am a mod on your sister site TeryxHQ...lol...I just found that out...
 

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I have a couple of questions:

What's the solution that's sprayed on the film after its in the water?

Do you hang air dry

How does this stuff stand up to scratches from riding in the woods and power washing?

Looks interesting and simple to do...looks
The solution is a special activator formulated for our industry...depending on the company you buy it from? The formula will vary quite a bit...and some formula's are plain garbage.

After you rinse the activator off? Then yes we just air dry for 24 hours.

The clear will stand up to light scratches but you can damage it just like automotive paint. We do tend to go heavy with our clears as we are trying to get that "Resin" look of real carbon...but it can still be damaged. I'm not sure I would power wash it...I think a nice soft cloth just like washing your car would be the best way to clean it.
 

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Welcome to the site Jim.

Jim has been doing this stuff professionally for years, and is very reputable. He is a site sponsor on another forum I'm a member of, and I've met him at SSSS on a couple occasions at the DASA booth. Very good dood, and he's an off-roader just like us.
 
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