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Old 10-12-2010, 07:03 PM
vapiper vapiper is offline
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Default Rattle Can Paint

So what's the "best" rattle can paint to use.

My "crazy" idea is to A) find out if my stock wheels will fit on my 6X10 "utility" trailer...if so will purchace two and get the right size tire (needs to be smaller than stock tires) and then B) Prep and paint the trailer to match the truck....as close as possible with rattle can

I want to use rattle can as I don't want to purchace all that would be needed to make it "perfect" and it's used to haul crap..motorcycles, moving people, cook outs, and whatever...so if it gets scraped and I know it will...can easily touch up with rattle can :-)

Just looking for what brand you think matches "best"

Vista Blue is my actual color.....I'm pretty sure they have that "color" but not sure what brand holds up best.....or comes out looking as close to stock....
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Old 10-12-2010, 07:25 PM
More_Cowbell More_Cowbell is offline
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Default Re: Rattle Can Paint

try getting an engine enamel if you want strong rattle can paint

i used krylon anti-rust for my truck and its holding up pretty good but all of those colors are flat or semi flat
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Old 10-12-2010, 08:22 PM
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Default Re: Rattle Can Paint

I have used Acrylic spray paint on an older truck and turned out very nice it is very durable too.

( it might have been acrylic enamel) now I just can't remember but it held up fine. sorry. brain freeze
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Old 10-12-2010, 08:23 PM
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Default Re: Rattle Can Paint

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try getting an engine enamel if you want strong rattle can paint

i used krylon anti-rust for my truck and its holding up pretty good but all of those colors are flat or semi flat
will look that up....I don't think Im too worried about "gloss/flat" as I just want the color to match up....I know it will get dinged up so would piss me off more if I had it all nice and shiny and then oh crap scratches LOL.....
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Old 10-12-2010, 08:33 PM
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Default Re: Rattle Can Paint

I know you want it to match but you should totally just paint it with underbody coating.. You using it to tow junk all the time. Then you could also coat it in the color you want over top.. I love that stuff!
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