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Hobie_mom 10-01-2012 05:58 PM

Fender Flare color Gray?
 
Just bought a 2002 TJ Sport. My fourth jeep but first one since 1990. The fender flares are very faded, I think. Is it possible that they were gray to start with? It is navy blue with a black denim top. When I tried using Back to Black they turned a darker shiny gray but not even close to black.

Crazyflyingplastics 10-01-2012 06:31 PM

The ones on my 2005 were gray when I bought it. I've since painted them black

beetle 10-01-2012 06:33 PM

use some spray on bed liner

powellst 10-01-2012 06:50 PM

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Originally Posted by Hobie_mom (Post 2849800)
Just bought a 2002 TJ Sport. My fourth jeep but first one since 1990. The fender flares are very faded, I think. Is it possible that they were gray to start with? It is navy blue with a black denim top. When I tried using Back to Black they turned a darker shiny gray but not even close to black.

When I got my 97 TJ a few months back, the flares were so grey that they were almost white. Multiple treatments of B2B brought them back to life, and to a very dark grey. I've also had a TJ owner tell he that he uses peanut oil to keep his from fading out.

The B2B lasts a pretty good long time between treatments. I am tempted to use the Forever Black next time, it is actually a dye.

tallzdatank 10-01-2012 06:51 PM

im gonna plasti dip mine this weekend, ill post pics you can see if you'll like it black. mine is also navy blue with black denim top.

rayman375 10-01-2012 07:26 PM

My flares, steps, and top all came gray from the factory.

Jerry Bransford 10-01-2012 07:29 PM

If they are gray because of sun exposure, use a heat gun to turn them black again. Like a hotter version of a hair dryer, keep the heat gun moving and like magic, it'll start turning your flares black again. I use the cooler heat setting of my heat gun which still produces hotter air than a hair dryer puts out. It sometimes only lasts a year but heck it only takes 20 minutes to do.

CarolinaBound 10-01-2012 07:44 PM

Rustoleum bedliner fixes everything as far as I'm concerned. Give the jeep a bath, wipe down the flares twice with some mineral spirits, tape off and spray. I'll get a pic up in a few.

http://i.imgur.com/Iafab.jpg


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