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Old 05-18-2012, 10:09 PM   #1
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Fender Flares Help

Im trying to paint my fender flares black but i need a few pointers. what kind of prep should i take before painting, and what is the best non-textured paint and best textured paint to buy. Any help is much appreciated.

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Old 05-18-2012, 10:37 PM   #2
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Mask off the fenders. This the most time consuming. Use a prep solvent to clean oil and road grime and start painting. I used rustoleum black fusion paint for plastic (satin black). Many are using rustoleum spray on bed liner. Mines holding up very good its been a year since i painted mine.

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Old 05-19-2012, 09:03 AM   #3
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thanks that really helps
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Old 05-19-2012, 02:30 PM   #4
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Old 05-19-2012, 02:45 PM   #5
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You may find that a simple 15 minute use of a heat gun will restore your fenders well enough to make you happy. Not to mention that most paints will NOT adhere well to vinyl.

When I still had fender flares, I would re-do them about once a year using my heat gun and they always looked good.

This shows the before and after of using a heat gun on them...
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Old 05-20-2012, 09:47 AM   #6
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I would use the heat gun approach, but unfortunately the previous owner stained the flares when he touched up the paint. so now i have blue stains on them

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