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Painting chrome bumpers?

How do I paint the Chrome bumpers on my 96' ranger to match my truck? What Kind of paint? (brand)
I'm looking for long term paint.
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i was told its a no go.... doesnt work on crome. i wanted to paint minne too.. the only think i can think to use is the roll on bedliner
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What if you sand them to roughed them up a bit, so paint sticks?
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I'm sure you would need to sandblast them first.
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you'll have to actually get the chrome off first.....sandblasting or media blasting is about the easiest way.....

chrome is not porous enough for paint to stick....even with roughing it up and using primer it will eventually flake off

get the bumper to bare metal and it will stick with no problem
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Plasti Dip get it at home depot for $5. just spray it on and your good. i have had no peeling issues so far and if you don't like it you can peel it all off in one piece. I messed up on the front. dumb cat jumped on wet paint... i wouldnt call this stuff paint its like rubber stuff
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