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Old 06-26-2006
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Painted rear axle and diff cover...

On saturday I changed my differential fluid, and the cover really needed repainted, so I did that, and decided to just paint the whole axle and such. I sanded the axle a little with an attachment for my cordless drill, which is hard to do because of all of the nooks and stuff on the axle, then rubbed everything that I wanted to paint with acetone. I sprayed it with some rust stopper paint from ACE Hardware, it worked pretty well.
I like to make my truck look different than everyones so I painted the axle gray, I know some aftermarket axles are gray so it looks aftermarket in a sense, haha.
While I was painting, I just sprayed random things black to stop some rust and look better. You can also see my crazy leaf packs.

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Old 06-26-2006
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very nice i need to do that to mine because of all the rust
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Old 06-26-2006
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it looks like primer, i'd just paint it flat black, thats all i do
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