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Hey guys

Wanna paint my rear mudflaps.

They are only small - so I thought I could buy a spray can and do them myself.

Anyone know if it will look shiet? or woul dbe ok since its a small piece.

Also what paint would i use ?

cheers

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yep, it's easy to do. Just remember the finish you get will come down to your prep work.

You can buy custom-mix spray packs from autobarn for $26ea, one will do a set of mudflaps easily. I've done a whole bumper with two of them a couple of years ago.

Get the paint guys to put some flex-add into the paint so it had a bit of flex in it and wont crack, and use plastic bumper primer to prime the mudflaps after scuffing them with the scotch-brite pads or 800 grit wet/dry.

I give them a couple of coats of bumper prime then rub them back lightly with the 800 wet/dry so the colour coat can key properly to the smooth primer. After a couple of coats of the colour, I then give 5 or 6 coats of clear... Should turn out very nice. Just dont put the colour on too thick like pippy ;)

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yep, it's easy to do. Just remember the finish you get will come down to your prep work.

You can buy custom-mix spray packs from autobarn for $26ea, one will do a set of mudflaps easily. I've done a whole bumper with two of them a couple of years ago.

Get the paint guys to put some flex-add into the paint so it had a bit of flex in it and wont crack, and use plastic bumper primer to prime the mudflaps after scuffing them with the scotch-brite pads or 800 grit wet/dry.

I give them a couple of coats of bumper prime then rub them back lightly with the 800 wet/dry so the colour coat can key properly to the smooth primer. After a couple of coats of the colour, I then give 5 or 6 coats of clear... Should turn out very nice. Just dont put the colour on too thick like pippy ;)

Sweet thanks man

Autobarn sell all that stuff right? i might as well give it a go

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yep, autobarn sell it all. Also get some prepsol to clean the surface of everything.

if its gonna cost close to $100 might as well get them done professionally.

nah coz if that goes well then ill do my front undergarnish as well

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Painting mudflaps... I think I might do that as well! :D

Let us know how you go Romp. :)

alright - gimme a few weeks tho - heaps bsuy at the moment

Ill try to take pics but my digi cam is old and crappy:)

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