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    do you have to smooth out the texture in the bumper?? i know mine has a textured valance and i wanted to paint the center part silver so it looks like a skid plate like a fellow member did on his truck

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    alright thanks to everybody for your input and advice.im gonna try to get it done this week some time.ill take pictures and try to get them up after im done
    -Dylan
    2004 Silverado 4x4
    4.8L
    1986 K5 Blazer
    8" Superlift w/39.5 super swampers
    1992 GMC Jimmy "Blue Bomber"
    4.3L Vortec

  3. #13

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    any update? did you have to smooth out the texture in that piece?

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    still havent gotten around to it.i work 3rd shifts and sleep alot during the day.and recently decided to move back with my dad to help him out on the bills.this recession **** is really startin to take a toll

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    oh, sorry to here about that

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    it happens.but it will happen dont worry.just might take a little longer than id like.as soon as i can get to it ill be sure to let you know though!

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    yes my valance is textured too, and no i didnt smooth it out any. just cleaned it real good and started spraying
    2000 silverado with a 5.3l v8, shorty headers, upgraded plugs, 10 mil wires, magnaflow high flow cats, flowmaster 80 series muffler(2 in 2 out) w/ 18 inch stainless silverline tips. i have a k&n CIA. its a 4x4 z71 offroad package. Ls model.
    extended cab 160k miles, truxedo low profile bed cover, diablo sport predator tuner.
    reman tranny @ 130k miles
    Chris

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    cool, thanks

  9. #19

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    I would go to a body shop supply place and get SEM brand vinyl/plastic paint. I've never had any of it chip or peel. I have had fusion chip and peel
    1997 C2500 Cheyenne
    350 V8
    4L80E / 3.73

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    those of you that have painted the plastic on the bumper, how hard is it to remove it from the bumper?

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