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Old 04-28-2010, 09:15 PM
dan24 dan24 is offline
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Default scrubbed my wheels and painted flares & trim!!!

Spent 3.5 hrs scrubbing my oxidated non-shiny rims with some autosol metal polish and they came out unreal! I also painted my flares and trim gloss black instead of the grey
what do you think!?

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Old 04-28-2010, 09:31 PM
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Default Re: scrubbed my wheels and painted flares & trim!!!

looks great!!
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Old 04-28-2010, 09:48 PM
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Default Re: scrubbed my wheels and painted flares & trim!!!

what paint did you use on the flares? did you paint on an adhesion promoter first?
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Old 04-28-2010, 09:55 PM
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Default Re: scrubbed my wheels and painted flares & trim!!!

I just used a Trim Black (gloss)
Sanded and cleaned with paint thinner for prep, waited until it dried and sprayed 3 layers each flare
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Old 04-28-2010, 10:33 PM
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Default Re: scrubbed my wheels and painted flares & trim!!!

Looks good!
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Old 04-28-2010, 11:25 PM
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Looks good!
thanks man
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Old 04-28-2010, 11:35 PM
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Default Re: scrubbed my wheels and painted flares & trim!!!

looks good but you should paint the impact strip on the bumper and the pad on the back bumper.
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Old 04-29-2010, 12:05 AM
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looks good but you should paint the impact strip on the bumper and the pad on the back bumper.
I am removing my bumper and replacing it with a custom off-road bumper so thats why i never worried about it, as for the back yeah i'll get on that
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Old 05-01-2010, 09:22 AM
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Default Re: scrubbed my wheels and painted flares & trim!!!

Flares look a lot better blend in with the truck
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