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Old 08-22-2010, 07:54 AM
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Default Painting Control Arms/ Skid Plate

So I want to Paint my control arms Red, was wondering would I have to or would it be recommended to sand/grind them down first??.. I wouls also like to paint the stock skid plate that is on the truck, with that being chrome im sure I will have to rough it up a bit....
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Old 08-22-2010, 08:02 AM
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Default Re: Painting Control Arms/ Skid Plate

I would grind them off using a grinder or a drill with a rust/paint stripper. I did the whole underneath of my truck, ground it down and 3 coats of paint. This is what I used for stripping rust off
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Old 08-22-2010, 08:06 AM
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Cool, i know that would make my truck look AweSomE
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Old 08-22-2010, 08:35 AM
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yeah red and black would be cool. I myself would grind off the chrome and paint it
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Old 08-22-2010, 08:40 AM
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I painted mine black and didnt scuff them at all
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Old 08-22-2010, 08:43 AM
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Default Re: Painting Control Arms/ Skid Plate

ur Control Arms?... then again mine might be a little rusty, sooo might have to.
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If rusty ya take off the rust
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Old 08-22-2010, 08:49 AM
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Yea. ok Thanks man...btw to my other thread. Wish we knew of a place to go off roading
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