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Unread 09-23-2009, 09:07 AM   #1
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what works best?

I recently got a bumper and winch plate made up for my tj, its bare metal and i want to paint it black. What is the best spary on paint for the job.

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Unread 09-23-2009, 09:24 AM   #2
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Personally I usually use either rustoleum gloss black or valspar gloss black depending on where i'm purchasing the product.

You can go to a local auto parts store and buy a couple cans of color match paint if you want a color matched bumper to your body, or to parts of the bumper.

not a great photo, but here is a photo of how I painted my fenders. The black tubes are valspar and the silver is color matched paint from O'reillys It doesn't match 100%, but it's pretty close. Just a few thoughs. I'm going to be building a new bumper with as stinger and a grill hoop, and I plan on making the base of the bumper black with the tubes color matched.

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Unread 09-23-2009, 03:09 PM   #3
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Rustoleum hammered black spray paint worked well for my rockers. Inexpensive paint, and easy to touch up if you rub it on a rock. Buy it at any home improvement store and probably walmart
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Unread 09-23-2009, 03:18 PM   #4
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Rustoleum X 3.
If you don't like the opinions expressed here,then you really don't want to hear the ones I keep to myself.
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