Painting wheel arches

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Painting wheel arches

Postby Jabba » Fri Sep 13, 2013 6:31 pm

Has anyone painted the standard defender wheel arch eyebrows?
I've got blue ones at the moment but I'm thinking of painting them black rather than replacing them. Any ideas if I need plastic primer, adhesion primer or plasticiser in the paint?

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Postby Matthews » Sun Sep 15, 2013 4:26 pm

Vinyl paint or it will crack .
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Postby Phil&Lucy » Sun Sep 15, 2013 8:33 pm

From my experience with painting plastic bumpers you will need a plastic primer and then a plasticiser added to the paint. I was working with 2 pack paint which is a more durable than enamel or cellulose.
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Postby Jabba » Mon Sep 16, 2013 12:06 pm

Thanks for the replies. I'm still considering whether or not to do this.


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