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    painting plastic parts

     



    I have a front grill that I want to paint silver. Are there any special tricks or just hit it with some scotch bright and paint.
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    sand with 4-600. adhesion promoter, primer then paint
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    I assume you can get plastic primer in the U.S. thats what we use
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    I use Krylon Fusion paints made for adhesion to plastic. Lots of guys use it for plastic flares on Jeeps - works good, sticks tight.
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    no not much on a hard plastic grill wash good with soap and water use a red scotch pad wash/sand paint with any paint you want seal if needed. if you wanted to fill marks use a sanding primer and sand out with fine 400 wet or better . you need to watch going to coarse with sand paper or it can make the plastic fuzzy then it can be hard to get it to lay down . urethane and any rubber or plastic with a hi amount of flex have to be handle much different
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    yeah, just did one last week.sanded with 400 and sprayed it with some plastic primer we got at the auto parts.cant remember the name of the stuff but it worked good.
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    Bulldog adhesion promoter works well.It can be bought in spray cans.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nelly74 View Post
    Bulldog adhesion promoter works well.It can be bought in spray cans.
    The Bulldog brand adhesion promoter gets my vote, too!!! Works great on plastics and urethenes.
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