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Unread 02-04-2012, 02:01 PM   #91
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I did a write up with a few pictures....search how to paint your bumpers and cladding for less. Black on black!

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Unread 02-04-2012, 02:21 PM   #92
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Ive played with my cladding quite a bit over the last year or so.

Limited cladding (gold stripe painted black)
<img src="http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=340699"/>

No cladding
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All Black cladding - current and favorite.
<img src="http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=340701"/>
Thats a nice lookin jeep
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Unread 02-04-2012, 09:21 PM   #93
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Any updates on the linseed oil/paint thinner panel brightener works? I liked that idea but haven't seen any follow up on it.
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Unread 02-04-2012, 10:55 PM   #94
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Try a heat gun. Made my avalanche look like new
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Unread 02-05-2012, 01:20 PM   #95
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The heat gun does get it back to original. I used paint thinner as a cleaner before I painted with spray on bedliner.
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Unread 02-06-2012, 08:02 AM   #96
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I didn't see this mentioned anywhere, but I used something called "forever black" it is made to restore black bumpers and trim. It come in a bottle and has an applicator like shoe polish. I originally got it to redo the faded windshield side moulding on my chrysler 300. worked very well so I used it on the jeep cladding. It would have taken forever to do it with the shoe polish type applicator, so I pulled off the top and used a foam sponge. took about an hour and the next day I did another coat. It's been on over a year now and still looks great. no removing, or taping, and no mess. do a search for it, it's easy!
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Unread 02-06-2012, 08:12 AM   #97
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Pics or it didn't happen! Lol
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Unread 02-06-2012, 08:14 AM   #98
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Painted it a couple time last time I use krylon fusion but the first time I did it which was the best paint SEM bumper coaster and then trim paint for gloss. Lasted a long time
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Unread 02-06-2012, 10:31 AM   #99
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I used an "all purpose" rustolem made to work on plastic, metal, wood, blah, blah. I took all the molding off to avoid over spray to the body. I did about 3 or 4 coats. (ill post a pic when im home).

it looked great...untill I got the thing all muddy. drove around for a few days showin off, then when I went to wash it. all the dryed dirt pulls the paint off. maybe if id had primered it *shrug* the rustolem said on the can none needed. Im sure ill repaint it at some point. but I wont be using rustolem again. at least not with out a primer.
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Krylon fusion holds up extremely well. On plastic anyway.
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Unread 02-06-2012, 12:33 PM   #101
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Krylon fusion holds up extremely well. On plastic anyway.
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Forgot to mention in my earlier post that i used krylon fusion.
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Unread 02-06-2012, 12:49 PM   #102
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I used about 4 coats of Krylon automotive primer then about 4 or 5 coats of the Krylon for plastics ( black satin finish ) and it turned out great. Its only been about 4 months though, my main problem is my passenger side door is a bit rusted out and had the cladding piece fly off going down the road lol luckily I got it back. It needed some sanding and touch ups but not to bad.
Has anyone had this problem and any suggestions on how can I go about fixing it so I don't have to worry about it flying off again?

Thanks, Fasel ( newb to the site )
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Unread 02-06-2012, 01:10 PM   #103
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Unread 02-06-2012, 01:18 PM   #104
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Midnightluckey
Ive played with my cladding quite a bit over the last year or so.

Limited cladding (gold stripe painted black)
<img src="http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=340699"/>

No cladding
<img src="http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=340700"/>

All Black cladding - current and favorite.
<img src="http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=340701"/>
Agreed I like the all black cladding, I've been tossing around some ideas similar this but this helps a lot n saves me some time lol thanks but I was thinking of pulling it all off but that looks a bit funny.
Nice ride tho man! That's beautiful!!!
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Unread 02-18-2012, 08:07 PM   #105
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Did mine a few summers back and I love it! Still looks great!

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