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post #1621 of 2292 Old 12-26-2013, 01:28 PM Thread Starter
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All I got right now.. Need ideas on how to finish em. Just thinking rattle can black? Since I have intentions of actually using them haha but need to fix the jeep first lol



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Went to centrailia today to kill some time. Baby wheelin in the bean lol



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Ugh I want to go there.
It's like 20 min from my girlfriends house so we go there a good bit lol it's cool but I didn't wanna do much alone in the bean lol


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All I got right now.. Need ideas on how to finish em. Just thinking rattle can black? Since I have intentions of actually using them haha but need to fix the jeep first lol

Wash them down with a good de-greaser. Scotch bright the whole thing and wash it down again (I use the Duplicolor degreaser). Hit is with a good thin coat of a metal etching primer.There are some good ones that come in a rattle can with a quick dry and recoat times.

Light sand once good and dry, then hit it with a good top coat of compatible rattle can paint to your primer, or my personal fav POR 15. Only issue with the POR is you need to clear coat it or the gloss turns to a flat in about 6 months (no UV protection).

I actually used Krylon Fusion Semi as the top coat on my brush bar and it has lasted incredibly well for 4 years now!

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Wash them down with a good de-greaser. Scotch bright the whole thing and wash it down again (I use the Duplicolor degreaser). Hit is with a good thin coat of a metal etching primer.There are some good ones that come in a rattle can with a quick dry and recoat times.

Light sand once good and dry, then hit it with a good top coat of compatible rattle can paint to your primer, or my personal fav POR 15. Only issue with the POR is you need to clear coat it or the gloss turns to a flat in about 6 months (no UV protection).

I actually used Krylon Fusion Semi as the top coat on my brush bar and it has lasted incredibly well for 4 years now!
Will do. I'm gonna prime em And finish them with bed liner instead..

But the jeep is still dead got a short detector off a friend and traced the bus wires. They were good from ecu to main plug under the dash so I think its save to say wires are good. Gonna try a new TCM and possibly another ecu if I can find one at junk yard. Calling for 4-8" here tomorrow so jeep is gonna have to wait again :'(


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All I got right now.. Need ideas on how to finish em. Just thinking rattle can black? Since I have intentions of actually using them haha but need to fix the jeep first lol
Honestly, with plans to beat on them, I'd scuff 'em up good, wipe down with a good degreaser, prime, paint. Nothing fancy. Why bother? You're gonna hit 'em again with more rattle can in time.

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Honestly, with plans to beat on them, I'd scuff 'em up good, wipe down with a good degreaser, prime, paint. Nothing fancy. Why bother? You're gonna hit 'em again with more rattle can in time.
Very true. I have every intention of using them lol BUT im weird I still like things to be clean and shinny haha ill probably clean em with lacquer thinner scuff em, prime em and than just bed line them. The bedliner will be easy to touch up too. my GF wants em as a step so some texture to them wont be bad either

Thankfully here i didnt touch but it had me ripping a hole in my seat lol


a ****ty painted slider on here would drive me nuts lol they gotta look good too! haha


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Very true. I have every intention of using them lol BUT im weird I still like things to be clean and shinny haha ill probably clean em with lacquer thinner scuff em, prime em and than just bed line them. The bedliner will be easy to touch up too. my GF wants em as a step so some texture to them wont be bad either

Thankfully here i didnt touch but it had me ripping a hole in my seat lol


a ****ty painted slider on here would drive me nuts lol they gotta look good too! haha
Can you please take the side trim off? I'll buy the tailbone for you lol

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I still like things to be clean and shinny haha ill probably clean em with lacquer thinner scuff em, prime em and than just bed line them. The bedliner will be easy to touch up too. my GF wants em as a step so some texture to them wont be bad either


a ****ty painted slider on here would drive me nuts lol they gotta look good too! haha
All good points and I see what you mean - lookin great!

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Can you please take the side trim off? I'll buy the tailbone for you lol
Once i get the tailbone ill take it off promise haha


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