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Yes. The purpose of the base is to build enough layers for durability and peel ability as well as keeping your paint from being damaged.
I recommend 3 gallons of base with pearls mixed in 2 additional gallons of clear or glossifier. So you will need to purchase 5 gallons of dip plus the pearls.
You could get by with less but I promise the outcome would not be ideal.
Remove head and taillights. Remove hood scoop, side scoops and spoiler. Follow the prep videos from dyc, don't skimp on product, and make sure you wait at least 15 minutes between coats.
If you have any questions feel free to ask on here or send me a message. I normally have 15-20 hours in a car. More if it's an older, dirtier car.
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