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Old 11-13-2010, 11:28 PM
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Default Painted my fender flares

Finally got around to painting my ugly faded fender flares


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Comparison to the valance that I haven't gotten a chance to paint yet (This pic was a few days later so the dirt makes the paint look bad) :
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Old 11-13-2010, 11:30 PM
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Looks alot better.
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Old 11-13-2010, 11:33 PM
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Default Re: Painted my fender flares

did you know a lil' motor oil will bring plastics back to life?
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Old 11-13-2010, 11:53 PM
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looks better!
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Old 11-14-2010, 12:02 AM
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Looks good I need to do mine to... What kinda paint did you use??
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Old 11-14-2010, 12:03 AM
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Looks good I need to do mine to... What kinda paint did you use??
did you know a lil' motor oil will bring plastics back to life?
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Old 11-14-2010, 12:14 AM
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Default Re: Painted my fender flares

why not paint them to match the body?
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Old 11-14-2010, 12:17 AM
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did you know a lil' motor oil will bring plastics back to life?
Yes, I think we got that.
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Old 11-14-2010, 11:00 AM
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Looks good I need to do mine to... What kinda paint did you use??
Just some duplicolor trim paint



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did you know a lil' motor oil will bring plastics back to life?
I wanted black instead of grey



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why not paint them to match the body?
Didn't think about that, I'm really loving the black though
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Old 11-14-2010, 11:03 AM
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Yeah, I like the black with the dark green better than if you painted them to match.
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Old 11-14-2010, 11:43 AM
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Yes, I think we got that.
doesnt seem like it, paint doesnt stick to "recycled oil based plastics". did you get that?
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