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03-31-2013, 12:28 AM #1
Painting certain parts of my truck. With spray paint
So I got tired if looking at the ugly *ss sun bleached, yellowish...orangish... Color of the side molding on my truck. So I decided to paint it.
Far shot is before. Close shot is after.
I will be doing rims later this week with a timeline pics of the process!!!
the paint used is Rust-Oleum flat black, for aluminum, and plastic.
The materials I'm using for my rims I will post pics before I start on Friday morning. Hope y'all enjoy!
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03-31-2013, 06:46 AM #2
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03-31-2013, 09:12 PM #3
I saw at Home Depot that they have bumper, and trim spray cans of flat black, I picked up a couple of them. I plan now to paint both the upper part and the under part of the chrome of the front bumper. Gonna do black and gonna do a couple of coats then some coats of flat clear coat.
04-02-2013, 10:29 PM #4
Just got back from homedepot. Little short on cash today so I need to pick up more later here are the starting materials!
I'm gettin a bit anxious to this already haha but I gotta wash truck first! ;)
I also have have two more cans over then black aluminum and plastic paint. I just need to get one more can of clear coat and bumper/trim paint.!
04-04-2013, 07:26 PM #5
Here she is all clean ready for big day of painting.
04-04-2013, 08:28 PM #6
Make sure you scuff up the rims before you paint them with the etching primer. Than sand again after the primer with a light grit sand paper. I learned the hard way that the devil is in the prep. Not sure how the "plastic" paint works and yes I know you have finished the trim.But, I would suggest an adhesion promoter. If all of this is stuff you know than sorry to waste your time.
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04-04-2013, 09:49 PM #7
04-04-2013, 10:10 PM #8
you wouldn't want to use something that will put deep marks in that will show through the paint. but scotch bright might be a good place to start.
04-04-2013, 10:22 PM #9
scotch bright should be good to scuff. But something in the 440 range or higher
04-04-2013, 10:28 PM #10
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