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Old 11-06-11, 03:10 PM   #1
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A very popular thread in all the forums I've been in. I'm surprised it's not in here yet. Well the title says it all.
Painted my front skid plate.
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Old 11-06-11, 03:40 PM   #2
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Looks great, but how long will it last? What type of paint was used? Love to see what it looks like mount on your GX.
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Played in 7" of snow
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Looks great, but how long will it last? What type of paint was used? Love to see what it looks like mount on your GX.
It will last forever as long as you don't rub it against rocks. Enamel based paint so it will adhere to metal.
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Old 11-06-11, 07:16 PM   #5
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Look great. Your GX is very clean.
My skip plate was rust. I painted it black with spray automobile primer when I did my first DIY oil change.

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Old 11-07-11, 03:24 AM   #6
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It will last forever as long as you don't rub it against rocks. Enamel based paint so it will adhere to metal.
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Looks great! Any special prepping? Or just spray away?
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Sand the surface with a fine grit metallic sand paper then clean the dust particles thoroughly. Then apply 3 coats of enamel paint in 10 minute intervals. Wait at least 1 hour before you install to allow the quick drying paint to completely dry. Presto, you're done.
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Sand the surface with a fine grit metallic sand paper then clean the dust particles thoroughly. Then apply 3 coats of enamel paint in 10 minute intervals. Wait at least 1 hour before you install to allow the quick drying paint to completely dry. Presto, you're done.
Cool! Thanks for the info.
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Well, not really what this thread was intended for (I think), but hadn't found a place for my pictures (besides making a new thread), so here goes..

Did some FL hill climbing, and mild off roading, haha...

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Well, not really what this thread was intended for (I think), but hadn't found a place for my pictures (besides making a new thread), so here goes..

Did some FL hill climbing, and mild off roading, haha...

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LOL, big hills in FL, huh?
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I'm doing mine soon. But it's gonna be powder coated. Have everything ready. Just need an oven to get it done.
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Redrocks, what camera did you use to take those pics? great detail.
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Beautiful camera work!
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Redrocks, what camera did you use to take those pics? great detail.
That was tissimo who took the pictures.
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They were just from my phone. I was surprised by the quality as well!
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