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Old 04-12-2008, 05:54 PM
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Showroom New Black Dye

The weather finally warmed up enough to apply my Showroom New black dye.

The fender flares on my 05 FX4 were absolutely terrible - pretty much all grey with spots of almost white.





I masked off the fender flares to make any cleanup easier, (the dye doesn't stick to paint however, so any dye on the paint won't ruin anything.) I then used a small foam brush and 15 minutes later, I was done all 4.





I'm extremely happy with the results and it couldn't have been any easier to use. 2 big thumbs up for Showroom New Black Dye!
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Old 04-12-2008, 06:03 PM
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That looks great. That may be what I need. Keep us updated on how it holds up to rain/washing/dew.
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looks good. did you notice any streaking? i did my wiper cowl and it was a little tough to get it consistent.
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Looks great! Whats that stuff run anyways? I know they sell it at ADS.

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Old 04-12-2008, 07:54 PM
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That looks great. That may be what I need. Keep us updated on how it holds up to rain/washing/dew.
Its a permanent dye, so it will not fade or discolor with rain or washing - that's the beauty of it.

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looks good. did you notice any streaking? i did my wiper cowl and it was a little tough to get it consistent.
I think there is a little bit because I used a brush. If it doesn't look 100%, I'll just put another coat on it.


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Looks great! Whats that stuff run anyways? I know they sell it at ADS.

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I bought it direct from Showroom New for $12.95 and judging how much I used on my flares, the amount will last me forever.
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Nice job, you'll make Ticman proud as I think he is the pioneer of using that stuff round these parts.
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i have this stuff and i used it on my oem textured door handles. it has held up for the past 2 months , but its starting to fade and the streaks are more noticeable as time has passed.. if you re-apply once every 2 months or so you shouldnt have any problems.
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This stuff sounds like it may work for me. I'll have to check ADS when I put in my order.
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i have this stuff and i used it on my oem textured door handles. it has held up for the past 2 months , but its starting to fade and the streaks are more noticeable as time has passed.. if you re-apply once every 2 months or so you shouldnt have any problems.
For as little effort as this took, that wouldn't be a problem to me.

Thanks for the heads up.

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I thought about getting some to put on my bed caps. Guess I will have to go ahead and place an order.

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Old 04-13-2008, 09:37 PM
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Put a quick second coat on today and they look even better. There were some minor streaking with just one coat, but the second seems to have taken care of that.
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Yea this stuff is awsome, I used it on my bed caps. You are going to have to reapply every 2-3 months though. Best product for the money right here!
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Looks great, I just ordered Black wow and cant wait to try it.
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Looks great, I just ordered Black wow and cant wait to try it.
I applied BW to my trim and the wife's trim (that doesn't sound good does it?) about 3 weeks ago...both cars have been washed around 6 times each and we had several days of rain....the trim still looks like the day I put it on. No running no streaking. Water beads off. Granted BW and TR are do different products.

Tip for BW: A little goes a looooonnnng way.

You will be shocked to see how little the bottle is.
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I applied BW to my trim and the wife's trim (that doesn't sound good does it?) about 3 weeks ago...both cars have been washed around 6 times each and we had several days of rain....the trim still looks like the day I put it on. No running no streaking. Water beads off. Granted BW and TR are do different products.

Tip for BW: A little goes a looooonnnng way.

You will be shocked to see how little the bottle is.
I have applied it twice on my wiper cowl and all of the door handles and I still have almost 3/4 of a bottle left. A little does go a very long way.
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