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need advice on paint for valance

I want to paint my valance, grill, and fenderflares black. I cant stand the grey color.
What paint should i use. I dont want it to fade and crack obviouisly but my big concern is I get alot of mud on the roads around here and I dont want it getting screwed up when it gets dirty.
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Shane (Fx4Wannabe01) used Duplicolor Bedliner in a can on his flares.....they looked GREAT.

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You can lightly sand them down, spray them with adhesion promoter, and spray them with Krylon Fusion Flat Black.

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You can do the flares w/ the bedliner in a can, and the grill/valance with Krylon Fusion

The choices are endless, my friend. :)

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Its a start, im looking into the bedliner stuff right now, Thanks
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^That shows what the Duplicolor bedliner stuff looks like on flares.
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Well I ended up with the krylon fusion. I didnt like the color of the bedliner products against the tan color of my truck. I have it all painted up and just need to wash the truck and put everything back together. Thanks for the info guys. When Im done Ill post pics
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heres some before and after. I have a crappy camera but the difference still shows
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Very Nice!
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yeah looks great Phillip!
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Why not paint it all bodycolor matching?

I did that, and welded over the front plate holes and did the bondo trick.

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My welding skills suck.Plus I like the black contrast with the beige, however i do hate the fender flares. But I think when I get my 33's and my body lift itll look better
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You don't have to be able to weld good to fill a couple holes that small, as long as you dont melt them into bigger holes somehow.
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I just posted a couple pictures of my bumper pads painted with Bumper Coating. It's a cheaper alternative. I'll let you know how it does.
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