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Old 01-26-2010, 11:53 AM
03RangerKid 03RangerKid is offline
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Default Front Bumper HELP!!!!

On the 03 ford ranger, the front bumper is the only thing gray on the whole car. i want to paint it black and need ANY AND ALL suggestions on paint, gloss, etc...etc....i can post pics if that would help any. thanks in advance.
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Old 01-26-2010, 12:11 PM
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Can always look at the JY for something to switch with. Other than that there will be others chiming in shortly with the right adhesion promoters and paint to use...I think it was a Krylon Fusion for plastic...
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Old 01-26-2010, 12:21 PM
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well i guess ill have to wait LOL.
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Old 01-26-2010, 12:24 PM
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Krylon Fusion for plastics.. Jus wash and Shoot.. its tough, and lasts no fading.. Thats what im used on my grill and it turned out awesome!
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Old 01-26-2010, 12:27 PM
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sweet thanks for the help!!!!
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Old 01-26-2010, 04:12 PM
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Are you after a smooth Edge model finish like pictured below? Truck pictured below used to have grey textured valence and flares. Using a real paint gun, a couple coats of an adhesion promoter was spray followed by several layers of high-build primer, then sanded smooth. Then on went the color. Tack clothes and prep wash was used between coats I believe. The reason for spraying a ton of primer is that when you sand the valence to make it smooth, it actually gets "fuzzy" and isn't too good when trying to spray ontop of it. Results are a aweful finish. You said you've got a grey bumper and I only assume you've got an '03 because of your screenname(MAKE A SIG!!!), process is about the same if youv'e got a painted upper metal bumper already. If you've got chrome, I suggest getting a paintable bumper, then painting that.



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Old 01-26-2010, 07:16 PM
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yeah it looks like yours and im gettin on the sig now lol
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