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Unread 07-07-2013, 12:33 PM   #1
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Plastic painting

Has anyone painted the plastic filler panel that goes between the front bumper and just under the grill. Mine is completely discolored from the ultras to a mottled grey? If so, what paint did you use/recommend?

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Unread 07-07-2013, 12:39 PM   #2
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I ripped mine off and threw it in the trash, however Krylon Fusion would be your best bet. Or you could use plasti-dip, and if you don't like it just peel it off.
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Unread 07-08-2013, 07:53 AM   #3
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They sell a Plastic Adhesion Promoter that you can spray before you primer/paint it. This will help the paint stick and prevent future problems.
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Unread 07-08-2013, 05:06 PM   #4
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Thanks, sounds like the way to go.
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Unread 07-09-2013, 11:21 AM   #5
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Scuff the plastic with 120 grit, spray it with bulldog adhesion promoter before you paint it and you should have no issues.

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Unread 07-09-2013, 10:10 PM   #6
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Turtle wax makes a trim restorer product that I used on all my plastics and it made them look brand new again.
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