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Unread 05-21-2009, 05:51 PM   #1
miketigr1234
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Rust On My JGC. Help

My 04 JGC has some small rust spots right near the headlights where they curve. It happen when using a scewdriver to take the headlights off. What can i do to take the rust off and put factory paint on? Can i like sand it down then buy the bush factory paint at autozone and bush it on or what. Thanks so much.

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Unread 05-21-2009, 06:16 PM   #2
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You can buy sandpaper anywhere, and buy the maching paint at the dealer. If it is just a small amount (like a rockchip) I use a rotary tool with a fine grit stone. Get down to shiny metal, then touch it up with 3-5 coats of mopar matching paint.

If you want a PERFECT match, you can wet sand and buff.

But... You shouldn't call you Jeep a Jeep without some scars.
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Unread 05-21-2009, 07:05 PM   #3
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Yep, a little bit of careful sanding and some touch up paint and you're good to go.
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Unread 05-21-2009, 07:59 PM   #4
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make sure to clean before and after as well...you want the paint to stick well
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