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Old 07-30-2011, 01:10 PM   #1
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Painted Windshield hinges and light mounts.

Well, my windshield hinges were horribly rusty, I forgot to take a pic of the worst one but oh well. They looked bad, and were getting worse. and my KC light mounts were getting faded, so I touched them up as well. started with peeling all the flaky paint off then using a wire wheel brush and then sand paper. I couldnt get the front torx bolts off so, I ended up painting them on the jeep. I took the brackets off for the lights. I hit the jeep hinges with self etching primer, two coats of flat black, then a slip resistant coating that is alot like bedliner made by rustoleum. I just cleaned and then slip coated the hinges. started to install the dry side. Here are some pics. I think it looks unique, a bit off but goes with my color scheme. When I get my flat fenders and a few other parts that will be black, It will all match together perfectly. I think they are a nice accent and will prevent further rust and damage.



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Old 07-30-2011, 01:21 PM   #2
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I love the look .
What do you think of the light mounts.?
I want some for my jeep

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Old 07-30-2011, 02:01 PM   #3
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They work fine, good solid metal, the original paint rusted ever so slightly in a spot or two. but thats expected. They dont quite fit like a glove, but I used a BFH and it helped. for the 28 bucks I paid on amazon I cant complain! thanks man
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Old 07-30-2011, 02:06 PM   #4
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Looks awesome bro. I want to do the same thing on mine but I am going to so most of the hinges on the jeep.
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Old 07-30-2011, 02:07 PM   #5
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I didnt have time for the rest today. I am doing both of the door hinges as well. Thinking about the hood. One at a time haha.
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I didnt have time for the rest today. I am doing both of the door hinges as well. Thinking about the hood. One at a time haha.
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Old 07-31-2011, 07:36 PM   #7
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Here is part two for my door hinges: Painted door hinges (part two)
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Old 08-10-2011, 11:05 PM   #8
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Good solution. It may do it someday.

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