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Old 04-30-2013, 07:09 PM   #1
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chalked flares

Any suggestions on how to treat my chalked fender flares?

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Old 04-30-2013, 07:10 PM   #2
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rustoleum bedline in a spray can did it to mine and alot of jeepers did it too

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Old 04-30-2013, 07:11 PM   #3
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also did my rims btw
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Old 04-30-2013, 07:49 PM   #4
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Bedliner, Krylon Fusion, heat gun, or replace them.
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Old 04-30-2013, 08:05 PM   #5
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Use a heat gun on its low setting, it will turn them black again. No it won't damage the paint & there is no need to do any masking.

Before & after. It doesn't last forever but depending on how much sun the fenders see, it will last six months to several years.
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Never heard of the heat gun trick. Thanks
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Old 04-30-2013, 10:08 PM   #7
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I did the heat gun trick. It was difficult to get the color uniform but mine aren't black to start with. It lasted about a year and some spots got lighter than others. It kind of looked like camo. This past weekend while wrapping up some other projects I masked them off and painted them and it looks %100 better. In my opinion take the time and paint them and you'll never have to mess with them again.

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