Been so long since I posted I had to create a new account because I couldn't remember username/password and email was out of date! Sooo, my fiancÚ takes my jeep last weekend to run some errands and skids down a wall at the bank. Damage wasn't severe but enough to be annoying and I wanted everyone's input on possible fixes. (Pics attached)
1. Scratched/scraped rear bumper (me a while back)
-I have Overland trim so all exterior colors match. It's also silver (tends to fade and hard to match) so I'm not sure how to fix this. I thought of buying a bottle to touch-up paint matching factory color but it was in an accident and rear bumper has been repainted once with body shop having trouble matching (I took it back the first time). Anywhere I could take a paint chip and have someone match the color with auto paint like Home Depot does for walls?
2. Broken passenger mirror glass, scraped housing
-Found new power/heated passenger mirror on eBay for $30- not a problem. I'm getting double vision with headlights on my drivers side mirror and want to fix that as well but powered/heated/auto dim glass only is hard to find and full housing with mirror is expensive (100-150) when what I have technically works. Anyone seen or fixed the double vision before?
3. Scratched/scraped passenger door handles
-Same as number 1 as far as touch up paint. I have seen chrome covers that are peel and stick but I'm afraid they may come off easily and I'm not sure if it will look stupid with chrome overload (wheels, grille, tow hooks, trim strips already). I like the thought of carbon fiber but it may look stupid with silver paint and I'm still worried of the adhesive failing. Anyone have the covers? How well do they hold? Thoughts?
4. Scratched/scraped lower door trim? (Not sure what its called, having trouble finding online)
-This is the wide cover trim at the bottom of the doors. Same as number 1 as far as touch up paint. I'm not sure what to do. If I went with carbon fiber handle covers I could also get the patterned wrap and cover this lower trim with it. Any thoughts?
Thanks for the input!
I would be very happy if my WJ had only these imperfections.
IMO just replace the mirror with a used one from the JY and live with the other scratches.
I have a bad experience with the new side mirrors from Ebay. Most of these mirrors when you install them and look at them, you will notice huge difference in the area covered by the mirror between the OEM and the new one from Ebay, in the new one from Ebay there is a huge area can't be seen by that mirror and it makes a dangerous big blind spot (Be Careful)
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