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Old 06-23-2010, 02:49 PM   #1
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Paint for hardtop.

I have a white hardtop and i want to paint it black. Whats the best paint for this? paint that will last and not fade.

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Old 06-23-2010, 03:48 PM   #2
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I would use the Flat Kryon Fusion others have used for their flares. Correct me if I'm wrong, that is what I plan to use.

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I used it on my flares and it sprayed nice, but I covered it with the same flat black that is on the rest of my jeep.
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Old 06-23-2010, 04:38 PM   #4
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If I was painting mine black, I would not paint I would Arma Coat it.
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Old 06-23-2010, 08:01 PM   #5
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A lot have used Krylon Fusion including myself.

A white top is rare and uniqe. I'd consider leaving it.
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Old 06-26-2010, 06:36 PM   #6
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Where can i get krylon paint? home depot doesnt have it online and neither does lowes
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Old 06-26-2010, 07:46 PM   #7
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Old 06-26-2010, 08:11 PM   #8
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Old 06-26-2010, 11:02 PM   #10
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i had a tan top on my old 97 wrangler i was gona paint it black. a couple of months ago i saw krylon fusion at Walmart, didnt buy ONLY because the jeep was forsale. i now have a much better wrangler with a black hardtop problem solved.
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I have a white hard top too and I would say do not paint yours. It is a rarity to have one. You want your Jeep to stand out not blend in. I also have a white soft top too that I love.
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DONT PAINT IT!
If u want sell it and buy a new one... From where i am in ontario, they are only 2 that i have seen so far... and one was for sale for a very pretty penny... They didnt make the white ones for long at all.. cant remember the dates off hand...
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Ya'll DO realize that the tops ARE white under the black paint that the factory puts on them right?
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Use bedliner-it is textured and hard as nails!
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Old 06-27-2010, 02:41 PM   #15
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bedliner x2!

I used Rustoleum Truck Bed Liner ($7/can) on my fender flares and it turned out awsome. just clean it REALLY REALLY GOOD and put several light coats on. The bed liner is waterproof and UV resistant so it shouldn't fade for a while. BEWARE OF OVERSPRAY. It's real bad with this stuff so be carefull where you spray.

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