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Unread 04-08-2013, 03:28 PM   #1
MLH34
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advice, smittybilt xrc fenders, corners,sliders

I have smittybilt xrc products on my tj.
They looked good for awhile, now they have been on there for approximately 2 years.
They are bubbling and rusting all over.
What would be the preferred DIY repair.
I am thinking
wire wheel as clean as possible, tape off from body panels, spray with rustoleum rust converter, and then roll/spray rustoleum hammered finish paint or posssibly rustoleum bedliner in aerosol

advice needed only want to do this once, they are the only things rusting on my TJ and I need to do something so I quit thinking about it.

Not a show jeep, but dont want them to rust to nothing

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Unread 04-08-2013, 07:44 PM   #2
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Use better materials if you want to do it only once. Sand blast the rust,epoxy prime and paint with automotive paint is closer to a 5-10 year job.
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