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I just got mine Light Bar and Step Rails

Discussion in 'Avid Off Road' started by GeoTaco1, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. Jul 13, 2011 at 10:55 AM
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    Tackleberry

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    Thank you
    I am going to go with the Avid light bar and steps
     
  2. Jul 13, 2011 at 10:59 AM
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    97yota4wd

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    great choice!

    picking up my back bumper tonight... im so stoked
     
  3. Jul 17, 2011 at 7:08 AM
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    GeoTaco1

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    NEW Toyo TIRES Bed Cage to hold 120 LBS of sand and fishing rod holder, window air deflectors, Bug Deflector, & finally Avid Light Bar and step rails....
    It definetaly looks complete with the Avid Bars (fron & step rails).

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  4. Jul 18, 2011 at 4:47 AM
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    Tackleberry

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    Looks great, you are right, it does look complete now
     
  5. Feb 5, 2013 at 4:51 PM
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    Going to pickup my light bar and side rail steps from Brandon's shop tomorrow. I can't decide if I should gloss black or flat black Rustoleum rattlecan. Any suggestions? Does one wear better than the other?
     
  6. Feb 5, 2013 at 4:56 PM
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    Justus

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    For sliders.......steps/rails

    Flat will hide dents/dings.....gloss will amplify them.

    Gloss may fade........flat is already flat

    Gloss will highlights scuffs......flat will not pickup the light as much and hide em.

    ............I've always used rustoleum flat, or hammered black. The last thing u want imho is a shiny smooth paint, its just gunna highlight imperfections, which u will get even if u don't offroad much.

    Just my 2 pennies.

    Lightbar is powdercoated on mine....

    Even my lightbar is only powdercoated semigloss.....its fairly flat honestly.
     
  7. Feb 5, 2013 at 5:05 PM
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    bkrdave36

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    Sorry about the double post. I'm using my wife's tablet and it logs me off after I post a message. I didn't know it posted though....

    If I could find a semi gloss I'd probably go with that. I don't like the textured finishes...they seem to collect too much dirt and/or dust for me. At least that is my experience with that type of finish on motorcycle parts.

    I don't mind carrying an extra can of spray paint to fix dings. And I'm well past the age the cops would think the paint was for gaffitti!

    If I do the 2 coats Primer and 3 or more coats of paint on the light bar and step rails how many cans of each should I pickup on my way home from Avid?

    Thanks
     
  8. Feb 5, 2013 at 5:46 PM
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    Justus

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    Can't touch the "quantity" question, sorry.....I had the bar powdered, and sliders were done years ago.

    I can say that carrying paint isn't a good idea......punctures or all windows up on a sunny day may cause a terrible interior mess.

    Again, just my 2 pennies
     
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