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post #1 of 5 Old 04-19-2013, 08:51 AM Thread Starter
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Heater Duct Work

I'm building a 1981 CJ7. My duct work is in great shape, but it is faded.
I was wondering if just scuffing with scotchbrite and painting black is what most of you do. Are there any tips or paint that adheres better to the plastic?

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post #2 of 5 Old 04-19-2013, 09:02 AM
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You can buy paint made for plastic. Did mine and it has help up for 3 years without peeling.

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post #3 of 5 Old 04-19-2013, 12:14 PM
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When you are in the duct work make sure all the cables are opening right and lube them. Its a pain to open it back up.
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post #4 of 5 Old 04-19-2013, 07:17 PM
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Look for a product called "Bulldog" It is a clear primer in a rattle can that will make paint stick to anything. Aluminum, plastic etc. Then paint over it with whatever you want.

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post #5 of 5 Old 04-22-2013, 08:34 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks. Ima try some Bulldog
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