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Old 10-23-2011, 05:14 PM
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yeah, the mirrors are pretty easy. I taped off the mirror part, layed it down with the mirror down first, and applied about 3 decent coats. After the 3rd coat was dry, I placed it right side up, just like it would sit on your truck, and I made sure to get all the black parts around the mirror. As far as getting between the plate and the mirror housing, short, light sprays, from several angles. Not enough to make it run, but just enough to color it. Hitting it from several angles each coat is key, to even it out, and get all the spots.
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cool man ill do that! i got my cowl done and letting it dry for the night! hopefully it doesnt rain because i dont have wipers lol
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Well, did some of the cowl, even though I discovered that an acorn (I assume) busted my cowl pretty good. Damn neighbor and his tree! I as of now have 3 coats of paint on it, and 2 coats of clear coat. I'm gonna let it dry to morning, wet sand it a bit, and apply final coat of clear.

I have pics for a rough how to... prolly start a new thread for it.

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dam son! that crack is almost as big as shaqs! do you buff after you wet sand? i dont wet sand at all just after the clear its done. although putting it back on i hit it on the hood so i do have some marks ill wet sand and paint over
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I usually don't buff it, and i'm debating on a wet sand! finish looks pretty good, but wet sand and a quick wipe down couldn't hurt.
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what do you use as polish after you wet sand? i used mcquires ultimate compound. i havent done any of mine tho because they came out great
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I normally just wet sand, with 2000 grit, put the degreaser/cleaner on it again, let it dry, and rock another coat. Just finished my wiper cowl and fog light surrounds, they look fantastic!
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sweet man im glad you like them!! makes the truck so much smoother and like one piece! i just saw a white dodge at lunch who had all white plastics! fantastic!
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Pat, check out my build thread, I posted pics there, I will probably post a walk through on how to do it.

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Deff gona do this over thanksgiving break! I painted my handles before, but all I did is spray the paint on...didnt last very long.
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