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Unread 05-06-2013, 02:52 PM   #16
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Bed liner.

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Unread 05-09-2013, 09:49 AM   #17
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I've used Boiled linseed oil from Home Depot for years. One application makes them look new again and lasts about six months.
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Unread 05-09-2013, 06:06 PM   #18
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I will have to try out the boiled linseed oil. Thanks for the tip!
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Unread 05-12-2013, 08:59 AM   #19
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Hi!

I'm new to the board. Thought I'd jump in about the heat gun method. I have done it and it is awesome to say the least. It's so easy a child could do it and its FREE if you have a heat gun.
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Unread 05-12-2013, 09:14 AM   #20
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Armor all and a detail brush. It's been 5 years.
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Unread 05-12-2013, 10:59 AM   #21
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Paint will crack or flake due to the flux of the flares as the seasons change. Shoe polish is gonna bake into a bigger problem than you have now. Armor all has its problems too, due to improper use. But if you massage the Armor all with a datail brush (use an old paint brush), wipe, then wipe again with a dry towel.
My flares on my '95 look new! I've got people asking all the time if I'd replaced them cuz they look so good.
Then, car wax will retain their look, but you have to "wax off" thoroughly.
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Unread 05-12-2013, 06:21 PM   #22
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Paint will crack or flake due to the flux of the flares as the seasons change. Shoe polish is gonna bake into a bigger problem than you have now. Armor all has its problems too, due to improper use. But if you massage the Armor all with a datail brush (use an old paint brush), wipe, then wipe again with a dry towel.
My flares on my '95 look new! I've got people asking all the time if I'd replaced them cuz they look so good.
Then, car wax will retain their look, but you have to "wax off" thoroughly.
Hey S8NNG8,

Do you have a couple pics to show what the Armor All job looks like?
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Unread 05-12-2013, 06:56 PM   #23
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I have some awesome pics of it. But you'll have to private message me your email or phone #. I still can't post pics.
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Unread 05-12-2013, 10:40 PM   #24
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Unread 05-13-2013, 07:28 AM   #25
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Finally, pics.

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Unread 05-13-2013, 07:33 AM   #26
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This is 4 years later.

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Unread 05-15-2013, 10:58 AM   #27
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DupliColor Bumper Coat. Love this stuff.
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Unread 05-15-2013, 07:36 PM   #28
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If your fenders are black the forever black dye works from quadratec I've used it on the mirrors plastic bumper ends and the fender flares also the valence and it works great it doesn't run or anything I've done two coats and a year later its still black. A highly recommended product
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Unread 05-15-2013, 08:50 PM   #29
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If your fenders are black the forever black dye works from quadratec I've used it on the mirrors plastic bumper ends and the fender flares also the valence and it works great it doesn't run or anything I've done two coats and a year later its still black. A highly recommended product
Forever Black is good dye, but don't get it on anything you don't want stained, including your hands
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Unread 05-22-2013, 09:41 PM   #30
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I just take mine off and paint them black.
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