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Rubberized my wheel wells

I just got done with my wheel well painting the idea i got from the how to. I think it turned out pretty well, what I did was i cleaned them with simple green and then sanded them to scuff them up, cleaned them with alcohol and masked, then i painted.

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I used the Duplicolor undercoating, i guess it's similar to the undercoating used in bryanjwilson's how to. It wasn't too hard to paint with.

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Half-way masked off, i covered my whole tire before i painted

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Here it is with a good coat of it on, it's not dry in the picture, but it evened out pretty well, and it's all the same shade now that it's drying.

Great mod, now i'm off to painting my rear axle and my frame and tbars etc.
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looks good i need to do this but im dreadin cleanin it all to get it ready
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Did mine too, only 3 coats and it's holding up awesome to the abuse i've put it in
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yeah i was just worried about how it would hold up. Seb, what kind of paint did you use?
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Looks sweet. Did mine when truck was new a year ago and it's holding up very well.
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It looks good!
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Far away pic?? I've definately added this mod to the list... haha
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Looks good. Did mine a while back and love it!
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Dude, do your interior........and post pics!! LOL
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Thanks, I'll get a pic of it farther away tomorrow, I think i'll start painting the frame and whatnot too. Has anybody else used the duplicolor stuff like i did?


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Ha, maybe the thread wouldn't get locked
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where do you buy that stuff?
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i got it at o'reilly's, and also I saw that they carried nightshade and a bunch of othor vht paints along with like a whole bunch of other duplicolor stuff. I'll be painting my suspension components and frame with some vht roll bar and chassis paint.

BTW the undercoating is like 6.99 a can.
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hahahaha...I did mine last night. I used Duplicolor Bedliner in a can though. If bodylifted, no masking required!
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Here's the pic from farther away
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that looks really nice. its the small details that can really clean up the look of a truck. nice work
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^^x2!!
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thanks, I agree it is all in details
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Looks great, i've never seen that in my stores
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