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Unread 07-26-2014, 08:39 PM   #1
UnlimitedNico
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Unpainted bumpers, corners, armor etc

Anyone running aluminum or bare steel(clearcoated) armor or bumpers? Might be going that route with some bumpers in the future

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Unread 07-27-2014, 03:27 PM   #2
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Clearcoated Savvy rear bumper


I'm thinking of clearcoating the Savvy GTS when I order it as well... May not do that though because it will get more scratched that the bumper would. I really like the look though! Works well with the silver TJ.
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Unread 07-31-2014, 08:55 PM   #3
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I had my Savvy corners on for a week until I got the rockers installed and people kept asking me why half of my Jeep was not painted. So, I pulled them off and had all the parts powder coated black since I have a black Jeep. I suppose if one were to polish the aluminum or buff it with Scotchbrite it might be okay but in the end, I am glad I went with the powder coat.

I think clearcoat alone on steel will be a problem as the lack of a sealing and rust resistant primer underneath would promote rust at every scratch.
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