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post #1 of 3 Old 10-19-2008, 06:34 PM Thread Starter
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Question How to fix faded paint?

I had the bed repainted about a month or so ago due to some rust, but now in the right lighting, if you are looking for it you can see that the bed is darker black than the cab. So other than repainting the cab how can i make the paint match up? Buff the crap out of the cab?

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I would say a good buff with a foam pad and a quality wax job should get ya there.
And on black go with a pure carnuba not a blend, but you will prob have to always pay more attention to the cab to keep it looking like the bed.
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So the turtle wax i just put on last week will have to come off?

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