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post #1 of 11 Old 09-16-2009, 06:15 AM Thread Starter
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Has anyone ever painted there mirrors and handles to match there truck,and if so how did they turn out.Pics if possible

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i was thinking of doing this aswell. i would probably go with a coat plastic adhesion promoter then two or more coats of paint and then clear coat

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do it... looks so much nicer. Any paint shop can do it for you.

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If you DIY prep work prep work prep work.I would also have some paint made to match and not no rattle can off the walmart shelf.

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If you DIY prep work prep work prep work.I would also have some paint made to match and not no rattle can off the walmart shelf.
lol walmart paint, like that crap would stand up to the kind of wear on a exterior part of a truck wind,water,dust,UV, would destroy it.

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did my mirrors like this a little while ago not sure what im gonna do with the door handles if i want them totally white or leave a lil black on there like the mirrors
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actually i used that spray paint that sticks to plastic got it from walmart and did my grill and mirrors had it done for about 10k miles and nothin is wrong with them a little chip on the grill but thats it i also put a can of clearcoat from a spray can on top of the paint and mirror plastic to brighten up the black
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yea i was thinking ima do my mirrors exactley like yours... how do you like it?

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alot actually i planned on painting it backwards the inside white and outside black but changed my mind at the last second and this is what i thought would look better
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