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Fender Flares

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by Badbagger, Jan 26, 2012.

  1. Jan 26, 2012 at 10:46 AM
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    Badbagger

    Badbagger [OP] Well-Known Member

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    What's the best product to use on the fender flares and bumper skirt to make them look "new" again.

    Need to touch them up on my new to me Taco.

    1-14-11 & TRUCK 055.jpg
     
  2. Jan 26, 2012 at 10:47 AM
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    Steves104x4

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    BUCKLE UP! It makes it harder for Aliens to pull you out of your Truck.
    Kiwi black shoe polish is what I use.
     
  3. Jan 26, 2012 at 10:47 AM
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    Oat

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    RE-paint them, powdercoat them, line-x them

    or just use mothers back to black, which wont last very long.
     
  4. Jan 26, 2012 at 11:44 AM
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    Madjik_Man

    Madjik_Man The Rembrandt of Rattle Can

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    Powder coat or line x plastic?

    To the OP, you can use the heat gun method:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-dtbBzky-s
     
  5. Jan 26, 2012 at 11:49 AM
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    Boerseun

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    Most products that you use to renew them will only last for a little while. There are products like Back to Black etc. but it will be a monthly effort to keep them nice. Back to Black is supposed to last 6 months, but it does not. My flares were factory painted (color keyed), but I repainted them just to be a little different. In my opinion that's the best long-term solution.

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  6. Feb 23, 2012 at 12:52 PM
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    bentleymartin

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    mothers back to black
     
  7. Feb 25, 2012 at 8:09 AM
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    Yamaha Dave

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    The heat gun method does not work well. It doesn't look uniformed at all. I tried it and I thought it looked good up close but once you take a step back it doesn't look good at all.
     
  8. Feb 25, 2012 at 8:18 AM
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    Taco76087

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    Mr. Clean magic erasers, then some kind of sealant
     
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