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chopperbobby 03-17-2013 06:16 PM

painting clevis to match jeep
for those who have done this. What type of clevis did you buy. what was it made of. what process. clean prime paint?


Mykul 03-17-2013 07:36 PM

I picked this up from my local Princess Auto 3/4 in. Class IV Tow Shackle | Princess Auto
I painted it (without priming) with a can of rustolium. That was a couple weeks ago, and it still looks good.
My plan if it gets chipped up too much I'll repaint and try the clear plastic-dip over it.

chopperbobby 03-17-2013 07:41 PM

Thanks for the reply. looks good and in the pic a good match.:thumb:

Vin 03-17-2013 07:47 PM

I didn't paint to match, but I did paint them black. I wasn't worried about the overall finish because I figured they'd get scratched and dinged up from use. I took the bolt out and put it back on the other side to protect the threaded areas, hit with a self etching primer. then some black enamel. Let it dry, then flipped it over and hit the other side with primer and enamel.

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