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painting wiper blades

has ayone ever taken there wiper blades off and removed the rubber piece and painted it to match your truck im thinking about spray painting mine if i can find a close color match
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Your truck's Dark Shadow Grey right? Just go to pepboys/autozone/advanced/O'Reily's any autoparts store and get the Duplicolor spray can and some clear. One can of each should be plenty and they have factory paint matches so you can get it matched exactly.
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You know what? That's the first I've ever even heard of painting the wiper blade bodies. I've seen and done the wiper arms before, but never the frames. Pretty unique idea.

I replace my wipers yearly, but it sounds like a good idea.
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well instead of just replacing the wiper blades yearly you could just replace the cartridge and keep the painted frame if you did it
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oh and oh5edge i think its dark shadow grey i mean it is a pretty dark grey color
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hey by the way how much does a can of that duplicolor run for??
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you just gave me a new project son!
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yeah im about to run over to advance and get some paint and do it tomorrow because its been super nice out finally 70 degrees!

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i just picked it up they have exact match (dark shadow grey) duplicolor just like you said and it was only $5.44 but they were out of clear and the other stores were closed so ill get the clear later
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I've been painting for the last two weeks (little accents here and there) and I've been using the Duplicolor clear enamel in the black can with clear lid. I painted my diff cover with some blue metallic and clear-coated like crazy and it looked amazing; I also painted torsion-bars, the covers for the t-bars, uca's, the sway bar, the rear shocks and my rollpan with the same kind of paint and clear. Wait a day or two for it to dry and through some LIGHT rubbing compound on it and then wax it.
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