Plastidipping front chrome piece? - 8th Generation Honda Civic Forum
8thCivic.com

Go Back   8th Generation Honda Civic Forum > Civic Style > Inside and Out

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-10-2012, 01:19 PM   #1 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 72
Plastidipping front chrome piece?

Hi all, so I'm thinking of plastidipping the front chrome piece and emblem on my 08 sedan. I have a white car, so I think black would look nice, but I can't for the life of me find a picture of a white civic with the black chrome piece. Is it even possible? And if so, any pictures would be very nice. Thanks.
stonyboys is offline  
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 11-10-2012, 01:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
Member
 
si8899's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: NJ
Posts: 84
Matt
I helped my friend plasti dip the chrome piece on the back of his car and it came out great. I dont see why it wouldnt on the front so i say go for it!
si8899 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-10-2012, 01:33 PM   #3 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Maryland
Posts: 2
Ross
I've never really been a fan of the black H front emblems in general. Honestly on the sedan try plastidipping just the chrome piece of the grille. Did this on my last civic which was an 07 silver sedan and it looked awesome. The black grille contrasts very nicely with a light car and a chrome emblem. But give it a try.
Flip4Civic is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-10-2012, 02:10 PM   #4 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
disfoo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: SoCAL 714
Posts: 1,162
Google a white si. They come stock with a black grill

Sent from my $@/\/\$[_]NG Galaxy S3
disfoo is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-10-2012, 02:35 PM   #5 (permalink)
Member
 
si8899's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: NJ
Posts: 84
Matt
Quote:
Originally Posted by disfoo View Post
Google a white si. They come stock with a black grill

Sent from my $@/\/\$[_]NG Galaxy S3
I have an 08 white sedan, mine is white
si8899 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-10-2012, 02:41 PM   #6 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
jkien's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Anaheim, Ca
Posts: 400
Jonathan
Quote:
Originally Posted by si8899 View Post
I have an 08 white sedan, mine is white
I think he's talking about the 09+ is's that come stock with the black grill
jkien is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-10-2012, 05:19 PM   #7 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 72
Quote:
Originally Posted by disfoo View Post
Google a white si. They come stock with a black grill

Sent from my $@/\/\$[_]NG Galaxy S3
I see, thank you!

Any pictures of a white sedan with black grill and black emblem as well? I tried googling for it, but only picture I got was a silver car.
stonyboys is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-10-2012, 05:26 PM   #8 (permalink)
Member
 
techy00's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Texas
Posts: 87
Charlie - R18 Crew Member #730
Wow. I was just thinking about doing this tomorrow.
I'll be doing black on my grill.


Sent from my iPhone using Autoguide.com Free App
techy00 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-10-2012, 05:43 PM   #9 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
xlldanllx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: North Brunswick, New Jersey
Posts: 139
Dan
Did this on my car and it looks pretty good. Pretty durable too. Pressure wash it all the time and its still going strong! Good luck!


Sent from my iPhone using Autoguide.com Free App
xlldanllx is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-10-2012, 05:54 PM   #10 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
Hondafa5's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 237
If you dont do this you are doing a disservice to your car! Do it now!

Report back with pics!

Have fun and get some blue painters tape and do your prep work!
Hondafa5 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-10-2012, 09:59 PM   #11 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
shabbamama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Right next door mmmmkay! R18 crew member # 391 Word!
Age: 24
Posts: 1,335
BRITNEY!!!! Aka Dr. Swagg MD!!
Do it! It will look great!
shabbamama is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-10-2012, 11:13 PM   #12 (permalink)
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 72
I'm going for it, I've seen multiple videos but is there a DIY on here that's specific for civic?
stonyboys is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-11-2012, 01:09 AM   #13 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
KemperElder's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Virginia
Posts: 358
Kemper
Good luck! I did it to my nhbp civic, but I got rid of it bc it doesn't go with the black, since the plasti dip is matte. IMO should turn out good on white! but I would try doing it without doing the emblem first bc that might look better, if you don't like the look you can always plasti dip that too!


Sent from my iPod touch using AG Free
KemperElder is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-11-2012, 01:03 PM   #14 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
shabbamama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Right next door mmmmkay! R18 crew member # 391 Word!
Age: 24
Posts: 1,335
BRITNEY!!!! Aka Dr. Swagg MD!!
Quote:
Originally Posted by stonyboys View Post
I'm going for it, I've seen multiple videos but is there a DIY on here that's specific for civic?
It's not difficult to do. All u need is newspaper, painters tape, n the plasti dip. First thing I would do is paint around the chrome piece then You take the newspaper n tape it to the surrounding area around the chrome piece. Like the trunk, emblem, license plate, tail lights etc protect them from the overspray. Then u spray at least 4 coats of plasti dip on the chrom piece. ( makes taking it off easier, or u could use goo gone that's what I used to take the plasti dip off my hood). N then stand back n enjoy your work!
shabbamama is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-11-2012, 01:37 PM   #15 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
JDM_ROB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 1,162
Robert
Ill be plastidipping my front grille next week. I have a white si and the hfp lip with black overlay. Hope it looks good!


Sent from my iPhone using Autoguide.com Free App
JDM_ROB is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-11-2012, 02:50 PM   #16 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
ob3y5teeze's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Sacramento, Cali
Posts: 133
R18 Crew Memember # 2010
Quote:
Originally Posted by JDM_ROB View Post
Ill be plastidipping my front grille next week. I have a white si and the hfp lip with black overlay. Hope it looks good!


Sent from my iPhone using Autoguide.com Free App
Make a DIY while youre doing it!
ob3y5teeze is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-11-2012, 03:07 PM   #17 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
JDM_ROB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 1,162
Robert
Will do!


Sent from my iPhone using Autoguide.com Free App
JDM_ROB is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-13-2012, 07:02 PM   #18 (permalink)
Member
 
techy00's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Texas
Posts: 87
Charlie - R18 Crew Member #730
Currently pasti dipping my grill right now and driving without it ftw cause I need to pick up my si axleback. 😎


Sent from my iPhone using AutoGuide.com Free App
techy00 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-13-2012, 07:59 PM   #19 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
ob3y5teeze's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Sacramento, Cali
Posts: 133
R18 Crew Memember # 2010


I did mine today, it came out great! you should do it.
ob3y5teeze is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-13-2012, 09:27 PM   #20 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
JDM_ROB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 1,162
Robert
Nice job man!!! Looks awesome


Sent from my iPhone using AutoGuide.com Free App
JDM_ROB is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the 8th Generation Honda Civic Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Painted my chrome piece =D LuVHonda Inside and Out 29 08-25-2011 11:29 AM
i dont like my front grill chrome piece.. disfoo Inside and Out 4 02-21-2011 02:46 PM
Front/Back Chrome Piece kesooni Inside and Out 23 02-04-2011 05:05 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:24 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.
copyright 8thcivic.com - all rights reserved