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Painted Trim With Bed Liner

ajthefishermen

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Hey guys, my trim was all scratched and faded so i decided to paint my bumpers and trim all with spray on black bed liner. It came out awesome it stands out and has a nice rugged look i was going for. If you have any questions ask. Also tell me what you think!

BEFORE:
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AFTER:
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Looks great man. Nice job! :thumbsup:
 




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Thanks! when are we meeting up to swap stories about our explorers?
 




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Sweetness, nice look.
 




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Just one can? What brand spray liner to be specific? Got any better pics of the front bumper bar? Looks real good!
 




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Two solid cans did the trick. I used Duplicolor Bed Armor Spray it was 12$ a can so for almost 25 dollars changed the whole look of the truck. The bull bar is from Truck Gear Direct on Ebay it was 85$ plus shipping.

Heres some more pictures:
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man that looks nice!
 




ajthefishermen

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Thanks man! I just need some new tires and i'll be good for awhile. B

BTW Kazer you have one of my favorite third gens on here keep up the good work lol
 




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Came out great! What did you do for prep?
 




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thanks aj!

did you paint your rims with the bed liner too? and did you tape off your truck or remove your trim to paint it?
 








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Random thought.

Do you have to use the spray can technique?

OR can you maybe buy a few quarts or a gallon of the stuff and use a foam type brush to put it on?

May be less prep work, with the taping and stuff?

I don't see why not?
 




ajthefishermen

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Kazer - Rims are just duplicolor high performance wheel paint.
Trim i taped blue painters tape and then taped duct tape and newspaper all the other areas including the wheel well.

MGG - You can use the paint on liner, but it's alot cheaper for the spray can and that's why i did it only 25 vs 30 for a paint on pint.

rdop - I just taped and wet sanded alittle. Since the bedliner is meant to be put on to a painted surface it covers and sticks pretty good and i'll keep everyone posted on how it holds up.
 




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looks great man, ive been wanting to do this to match my bumper
 




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That looks awesome! Good job man.
 




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sweet job! is there any way you can take a close up picture of the paint job so we can see how the texture came out? love the bull bar btw.
 








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I should have bought the spray cans. I bought a quart and its just not applying well at all. Back to the drawing board.
 


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Thats looks pretty good, I have the same problem with the faded look it drives me crazy. I put some mothers back to black on it but it only lasts a week or so. Did you look into any other colors like some of the plastic paints by krylon. Im not sure if I wanna do black and I know that bed liner spray only comes in black...Let me know
 




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