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Old 10-13-2010, 09:09 AM   #1
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Roll Bar Padding fading

The protective pads that cover the roll bar on my 2006 LJ Rubicon faded a lot this summer. (The great weather had me riding without doors or top for months on end) Is there anything that I can do short of replacing the covers to get it back to black? Is there anything I should have done to prevent it, or should do to prevent it from getting any worse?

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Old 10-13-2010, 09:36 AM   #2
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I heard someone say a few weeks ago, that the covers are made of nylon which is a plastic, so Krylon Fusion works wonders on them.

I don't know first hand, so don't blame me if the stuff dissolves it on contact. You might want to research that option, and let us know how it works.

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Old 10-13-2010, 09:37 AM   #3
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Mine are faded too along with a lot of others. Some members on here say you can paint the covers with Krylon fusion paint. I am content to leave them alone or get new ones down the road.
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Old 10-13-2010, 03:56 PM   #4
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Depending on what the covers are made of... (mine are different from yours I think) Duplicolor vinyl and fabric dye should work very well on them. I'm going to do mine some day, when I work up the ambition to remove them....
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Old 10-13-2010, 11:33 PM   #5
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Google color glo and find a rep in your area and see If he will do it. My family owns a franchise and the products are amazing.
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Old 10-14-2010, 08:59 AM   #6
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Thanks for the input. I have never even taken the pads off. has anyone else?? are they a pain to get back on??
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Old 10-18-2010, 05:25 PM   #7
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Take them off put on a smittybilt cargo net this is it before I put on the full safari top front to back. I love it and it hides the rollbars and protects them. But I dont have my back seats in so if your driving people around paddin is prob smart .I put my spare and tool box in the back

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