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post #1 of 6 Old 04-22-2012, 04:35 AM Thread Starter
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Best Paint for truck?

Ok, First and foremost my jeep needs to be sanded and painted. I have mostly surface rust. I am planing on painting it flat black. What is my best bet for an automotive anti-rust paint? Since I am sanding the rust down to metal will I need a metal prep. Its been along time since i have done this sort of thing.

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post #2 of 6 Old 04-22-2012, 06:10 AM
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I've seen a few Rustolem paint jobs come out extremely well. After proper prep work, and a little wet sanding then buffed to a shine !

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post #3 of 6 Old 04-22-2012, 09:01 PM
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This is a rattle can job. Valspar from Lowes
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post #4 of 6 Old 04-22-2012, 09:02 PM
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Make sure you use some good primer. I used rustoleum
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I work at the hardware store in my town and there are a few rattle can jobs and the turned out great but speaking from personal experience i would go with a rustoleum protective enamel. when its dry it is much tougher than just basic rattle can paint it will last longer than the regular stuff.

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post #6 of 6 Old 04-23-2012, 12:00 PM
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When I painted my jeep I used a Epoxy primer and single stage auto paint.

Make sure to prep it properly.
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