A New Look
Color Matching Your Plastics
Getting your car or truck to look exactly as you intend on it to depends greatly on what color parts manufacturers offer. If you're going for a replica of the Bigfoot monster truck, orange suspension parts just won't do. If you're trying to recreate a touring car that requires yellow wheels when you
Dyeing plastic is a fun and an inexpensive way to give your parts a durable and custom finish. Unlike paint, which can wear off, dye penetrates the surfaced of hard use items such as wheels and suspension parts for a much longer lasting effect.
Dyeing plastic is an art that takes trial and error to get just right. Successful dyeing requires light colored plastics; white is the best to start with. Because manufacturers use different materials when making their parts, dye affects surfaces differently. This is why it is important to practice