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Unread 08-24-2013, 09:27 AM   #1
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Painting the rear Panels

Guys

I need to paint the little plastic panels behind the back side windows. Anybody got any tips? Can the panel be removed and what paint should I use.

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Unread 08-24-2013, 09:36 AM   #2
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Some say fusion is pretty good. This company sells plastic paint color matched to the agate and other factory colors.
http://www.tcpglobal.com/spraypaintd...tic-paint.aspx
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Unread 08-24-2013, 01:49 PM   #3
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Thanks coralman . I wasn't sure if I needed special paint for plastic or just special primer.
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Unread 08-24-2013, 01:59 PM   #4
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Im just gonna black mine out i got some off my donor jeep.
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Unread 08-24-2013, 03:40 PM   #5
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YW jt.
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Unread 08-24-2013, 06:00 PM   #6
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I haven't tried yet but I think they just pull out.
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Unread 08-24-2013, 06:45 PM   #7
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Yep they do I started at the bottom I think with the hatch open.
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Unread 08-24-2013, 07:49 PM   #8
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yes, they have clips. open hatch and use a screwdriver to pop them out
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Unread 08-24-2013, 08:41 PM   #9
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Thanks guys. Going to have a go at this tomorrow.
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Unread 08-24-2013, 11:48 PM   #10
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quick note fabric and trim paint is quick and easy and no need to prime but 8 bucks a can and home depot gloss black is a dollar and primer is 3bucks the colors and quality turn out the same its just 15 minutes compared to an hour for 4 bucks but keep in mind once you do some you will want more ive gone through 6 cans of the hd and 5 of the trim paint and two of prime but now everything inside is black and blue it looks awesome
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Unread 08-25-2013, 06:47 AM   #11
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And no matter what you use it will scratch.
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Unread 08-25-2013, 08:52 AM   #12
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Those fake vent looking things? I would mask them off and then shoot em. Less chance of them breaking if you try to remove them. Just my 2 pennies. Thats how I did mine they have held up great
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Unread 08-25-2013, 11:28 AM   #13
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I never had a problem removing them just poppped right off
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Unread 08-25-2013, 11:42 AM   #14
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kind of OT....have you ever noticed how much air comes out of those when the blower is on high with doors and windows closed?
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You have waaaay too much time on your hands, Zeejay.
But the answer is "no, I haven't noticed. But now, I will have to test it, out of pure curiosity."

'Been thinking about spraying black bed liner on those panels, myself, since I have two extra cans from doing my headliner.
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