Restore color to fenders
Like almost all jeep tj's, my fenders have faded to gray. I do not want to paint them and have used back to black a few times and it really doesn't hold the color well. A few of my friends are automotive students and can let me borrow their heat gun. I'm just wondering whether or not this will work. I don't want to deal with the hassle of taking on and off my fenders. Any ideas of whether or not the heat gun method will work? Thanks
Originally Posted by sene View Post
He completely Line-X'd the entire fender, inside and out. I had a concern about the added thickness mounting it back on the jeep, but no problems, they fit as good as factory, right up against the body. with no gaps.
The best part is they won't scratch, they still pliable and won't fade. He applies a clear coat to keep them from turning dull.
I'm really considering having him Line-X the interior. No more carpet to deal with and easy to clean...
Originally Posted by parcours View Post
Would you mind asking your buddy how much he would charge to to do my flares, I don't mind making the drive if its a good prices
Or you could pick up a Krylon Fusion rattle can for $5. If your worry about painting is simply the PITA removal process... then don't remove them. Stick some index cards between the body and the fender, tape up some newspaper for the rest of the overspray, and you're done. It's good stuff. I have it on my fenders and have heard nothing but good things from other people who've done the same thing.
Originally Posted by rainglur View Post
I actually took mine off. Turned out beautifully. I used 2 cans of the Satin. Make sure if you do it that way you prep well, and if you feel like sanding them up a bit to use a fine grit. Mine now have a bit of additional texture they didn't have before
CURRENT: '05 TJ Rubicon
Past: '06 TJ SE
i did mine with 2 cans of rustolium bed liner, 8.99 x2 and i painted them while on the jeep in 1 hour and 53 mins (the gf counted lol) then let em dry over night, best investment under 20$
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2000 JEEP TJ - mostly stock - daily driver
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