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Unread 07-12-2012, 06:36 PM   #1
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painting cladding

I have 1996 jeep grand cherokee, and i was wondering if it was possible to paint my cladding to make it look like a limited ?

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Unread 07-12-2012, 06:48 PM   #2
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Yes. The key is prep. Wash, scuff with fine grit wet-dry, wash again with xylene, prime, then paint.

The paint on mine still sticks after scraping rocks.
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Unread 07-12-2012, 06:55 PM   #3
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There's a pretty decent sized thread on here about painting cladding. Lots of pics check it out you might get some ideas.
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Unread 07-13-2012, 11:04 AM   #4
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Yes. The key is prep. Wash, scuff with fine grit wet-dry, wash again with xylene, prime, then paint.

The paint on mine still sticks after scraping rocks.
Hey would you mind giving me the list of products you used so i can get that exact same effect ?
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Unread 07-13-2012, 11:47 AM   #5
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Nothing special. 800 grit wet-dry, xylene, and Rustoleum primer/paint. I used satin but go gloss if shiny is your thing.

It should go without saying that if you want a professional looking job then remove the cladding first.
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Unread 07-13-2012, 11:51 AM   #6
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The Rustoleum primer/paint are the kinds that are used for plastic ?
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Unread 07-13-2012, 12:01 PM   #7
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Here's what you need:

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f13/p...-pics-1198715/
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