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Old 01-04-2010, 09:41 PM
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K, I have a Black ranger w/ the gray flares and bumpers. I am planning on painting my rims glossy black to go w/ the paint. and Im wondering what kind/color i should do my bumpers/flares. I no for sure black but matte/glossy. I've been debating on using the spray on duplicolor bedliner as i like the color it produces. (not totally matte but not glossy black at the same time). Does the Krylon fusion paint make something imbetween that looks like the duplicolor bedliner stuff?? it would prolly be cheaper than the bedliner stuff huh. i jus don't want totally flat and i don't want glossy.
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Old 01-05-2010, 04:28 AM
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It's not really in between, but the Krylon Fusion in satin black looks really good - not too flat and not too glossy. It's tough as nails too.

Hard to get a good shot to show the finish and texture, but here's one of my grille when I was painting it:


Hope that helps.
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Old 01-05-2010, 04:50 AM
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Plastic paint go with the krylon fusion best paint out there for plastic
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Old 01-05-2010, 05:59 AM
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Satin is inbetween. The main difference is that the krylon will be smooth and the bedliner will not be smooth. If you choose the bedliner practice making different consitencies by varying the distance at which you spray from.
My personal vote is with a gloss black truck would be to match the flares.
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Old 01-05-2010, 08:49 AM
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i would use like said above kylon fusion. best stuff out there for plastics
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Old 01-05-2010, 04:42 PM
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Ok guys thanx that does help a lot. Im plannin on doing my rims also w/ engine spray paint but that will be glossy to match. Does the krylon fusion paint say satin black? Or is it jus the one w/ the glossy cap? I looked at walmart today and all i saw were the same can w/ a glossy black cap and a flat black cap. Jus makin sure
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T-bar crank, 33x12.5 Firestone Destination A/T on 15x8 Soft 8's.
3" BL, 6400 Shackels
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Old 01-05-2010, 04:44 PM
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Oh and do i need any kind of adhesion promoter w/ the krylon fusion paint? Or jus clean and shoot? Ne other kinda preping i should do?
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T-bar crank, 33x12.5 Firestone Destination A/T on 15x8 Soft 8's.
3" BL, 6400 Shackels
Red LED's:Under dash and behind Grill, 6" fogs behind grill, painted headlights and flairs
Truxxedo Lo-pro Tonneu Cover and Chrome bed rails
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Old 01-05-2010, 05:24 PM
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No promoter needed it has it already in there I believe

Clean the part really good and let dry and spray away
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Old 01-05-2010, 05:49 PM
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Cool thanks guys! and ya i kinda like the glossy black on black idea. whoever said that above lol
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[SIZE="1"]2003 FX4 Ext cab 4x4.
4.0L V6, 4.10 axel 8.8 l/s, CAI, 2.25" Exhaust w/ turbo muffler.
T-bar crank, 33x12.5 Firestone Destination A/T on 15x8 Soft 8's.
3" BL, 6400 Shackels
Red LED's:Under dash and behind Grill, 6" fogs behind grill, painted headlights and flairs
Truxxedo Lo-pro Tonneu Cover and Chrome bed rails
Mods to come:DIY bedliner.
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