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06-11-2009, 06:56 AM #21
are you speaking of the plastic and its difficulty to take from the bumper, or are you talking of the paint from the plastic? if you are talking about removing the paint, im not sure, never done it. the valance however is a little tricky. i dont remember enough to give you any hints, but it is tricky. be sure to give yourself plenty of daylight to start this project2000 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
06-11-2009, 07:53 AM #22
sorry about that.i meant removing the valance from the truck to paint it.i havent looked up under there to see whats holding it on and how hard itll be to remove.so thought id see if anyone else has-Dylan
2004 Silverado 4x4
1986 K5 Blazer
8" Superlift w/39.5 super swampers
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06-11-2009, 08:43 AM #23Thanks,
2011 Avalanche LT 5.3L
Imperial Blue Metallic, Corsa Touring Exhaust, Volant CAI.
06-11-2009, 09:07 AM #24
oh noo..i hate those things.i always break half of em and bend the other half so bad they cant be used!
06-11-2009, 01:28 PM #25
06-11-2009, 01:50 PM #26
its in all in the prep work
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06-11-2009, 11:06 PM #27
shops want money and thats somthin i dont have a whole lot of right now.or ever for that matter.when i did the plastic on my dodge it turned out just like i wanted it to.as long its prepped the way it should things should go smoothly
06-12-2009, 12:11 AM #28
go for it just sand with 60, 120, and then 220 and then spray Bulldog adhesion promotor, then the primer.wetsand the primer with 400 to knock down any high spots.
06-12-2009, 12:15 AM #29
thanks!i suppose if all else fails my neighbor owns a body shop and i could ask him for help.but i do appreciate the point in the right direction!
06-12-2009, 12:41 AM #30
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