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PostSubject: Painting Plastic   Tue Jun 19, 2012 11:16 pm

I've been contemplating painting some of the plastic parts on my bumpers. Anyone have any suggestions of what paint would hold up best?
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PostSubject: Re: Painting Plastic   Tue Jun 19, 2012 11:58 pm

plasti dip then paint whatever color u want over top of the plasti dip that way if u get tired of the color u can peel it off
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PostSubject: Re: Painting Plastic   Wed Jun 20, 2012 10:27 am

Or plasti dip first and see how you like that! It might not last the life of the vehicle, but you can easily retouch any spots that get chipped/faded. It's fun stuff!
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PostSubject: Re: Painting Plastic   Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:20 am

True mine has lasted about six months started peeling a little bit but easy to fix
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PostSubject: Re: Painting Plastic   Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:49 am

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True mine has lasted about six months started peeling a little bit but easy to fix

Just curious, when you repaired it, did you just spray over, or did you actually use the plasti dip thinner that re-liquifies (is that a word?!) it?
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PostSubject: Re: Painting Plastic   Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:18 pm

just repainted it, if i could get pics to post my buddy had a fzj80 that he plasti dipped the whole thing and he would just respray to touch up
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