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I hoping to get some direction/advice/etc...ive posted this on a few forums looking for an answer...thanks in advanced for any thoughts.

I had my PSC crusher flares painted through a friend that is in the auto industry. The painter is a legit painter...with his own shop but he did the work on the side. I was very upfront from the beginning that I was NOT trying to save money - this was just to give someone I know the business. He charged me $550 for all 4 fenders and my wildboar grill. Again, I stressed to them that I just wanted a job well done and that I needed no kind of discount.

Well I get the fenders back and the look great. They have been on for two weeks and its starting to rust in multiple locations.....I have attached some pics for reference but there is rust on all fenders starting. I am a little dissapointed (not knowing much about paint ill admit) but he told me he was charging me a little more to make sure he rust protected them as much as possible. I know the PSC Steel flares can rust but man, after literally 10 days on they look like this. The rust is coming through the outside too, where the seem of the tube and the top of the fender meet (you can see the yellow discoloration).

My question, what to do. My first though is to take them off. Clean them really well (maybe with a tooth brush or something underneath....then undercoat them underneath and then rattle them chrysler white....that would be i guess the cheap option...then other option I would think is to take them to another shop, get them blasted to raw metal again and repeat (hopefully correct this time).

Any advice, thoughts, etc....on my options. Of course Im hoping there is a way I can just put some elbow greese into this a fix becuase I dont feel like spending another X amount to get them blasted and then another x amount to get them repainted.

Pleaes help - any advice?

I'm really dissapointed because I didnt go to this guy for any type of discount....money wasnt any issue I just wanted the best work possible done.

Thanks

Bobby
 

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I would take them back to the guy that painted them and see what he says. I would be very displeased as well.
 

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I would take them back to the guy that painted them and see what he says. I would be very displeased as well.
I brought it to him today....he told me to clean them up (bascially what i said is option 1 of doing it myself, undercoating, etc.. I dont like to ask or need a favor from anyone..if he doesnt want to stand up and say hey let me fix them then o well....but i believe in karma.
 

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I would take them back to him to get fixed. Look like spots were missed. I painted my PSC bumpers and rocker knockers and there are spots hard to paint but I did it and I am no pro.
 

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Yep, karma can be a b$tch. You will end up doing a better job in the long run it seems.
 

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Blast, paint with a good etch primer, prime with a 2k primer then paint
 

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