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Old 12-07-2013
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Fender flare and bumper restoration

Anyone know of a good way to restore fender flares and bumpers back to the normal color? Something that works and lasts?
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This with proper prep...



Steer the heck clear of Mothers "Back to Black".
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That proper prep can't be stressed enough. You can get a great looking rattlecan job done by just taking your time. I used adhesion promoter and Krylon fusion satin black on mine and it turned out great.
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Ok cool. Then I'll do that. Mine are grey and they should be black
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+1 on using Krylon on plastic pieces. Using bedliner is also a good option for your fender flares.
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+1 on using Krylon on plastic pieces. Using bedliner is also a good option for your fender flares.
That's a great idea too. I might do that
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On my Deep Wedgewood Blue truck, Satin Black Krylon Fusion was FAR too shiny. While Fusion Flat Black looked more proper, but was too gray looking. I later did Dupli-Color Truck Bed Coating(aka bedliner in a rattle can) and it looked proper on the truck.

Best bet is to buy some products and see how they look on a scrap flare or scrap chunk of plastic to see what you like best. Always remove the piece from the truck before coating it to see what looks best to your own eyes.

I've grown to the SEM Trim Black product for it's perfect middle ground between Satin and Flat....and it's long lasting characteristics. Straight up OEM like black.
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