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How do you remove a 99 4x4 valence??

Hey ya'll wanting to paint my lower valence on my truck and I was wondering how hard it is to remove so I can paint it? Also Any way to remove the plastic off of the back bumper so I can paint it also??

What brand of paint do ya'll recommend for painting the valences/bumper plastic?
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you pull reallly hard
....i would recommend just taping it off
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Do this and it comes right off. Thats how I got mine off.

http://s226.photobucket.com/albums/d...t=P1010081.flv
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Taping is good.

What brand o' paint should I use?
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Mine came right off when I was driving through a field rather fast, I still dont know where it is to this day it just disappeared...
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I would like to keep my valence... lol
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its held on by little plastic extrusions that are part of the valance, if you pull hard they just break off and leave holes in your valance. You just have to do it carefully, i used pliers to compress the tabs.
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Ya be careful I broke one of the tabs off because I pulled too hard.
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I removed mine with a deer.
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I'd tape it off... paint with krylon fusion
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I'd tape it off... paint with krylon fusion
oh look at you sounding so technical
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oh look at you sounding so technical
Well that's easier than the way I removed my valance...... with an accord

Besides... that sh*t is amazing... I have like 3 cans in my garage... have painted just about every plastic surface I own...
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