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Let me know your tricks/tools of the trade. My buddy said to buy a ScotchBrite pad, it ruffs up the metal for a good surface for the under coat to stick too. I will be using the stuff out of a spray can.
 

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why not paint?
 

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Never really thought about it. I live in Minnesota where we get snow and salt however my truck doesnt see much of the winter season, but I almost like the look of undercoat on trucks.
 

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I used the Permatex stuff (I think) on my rear wheel wells and on my mustangs wheel wells. The stuff takes 24 hrs to completely dry and its all in the prep work. Make sure you clean it well and scuff it very well. Mine has held up great so far.
 

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I used some kind of off-brand rustoleum shit. Cleaned everything, ruffed up the frame and everything, cleaned it off real good again and painted like 5 or 6 coats. Hasn't chipped at all yet so I reckon it's doin its job.
 

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I used the Permatex stuff (I think) on my rear wheel wells and on my mustangs wheel wells. The stuff takes 24 hrs to completely dry and its all in the prep work. Make sure you clean it well and scuff it very well. Mine has held up great so far.
last i checked, your mustang hadn't moved in so long the new headlights and corners had had time to haze/yellow up :D
 

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use truck bed coating(tougher), then some gloss black over the coating cause its kind of dull, i just used some 80 grit sand paper, and a wire brush.
 

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sand it down, clean it up well, and spray it with gloss black. It will look much better.
 

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i've use the 3m stuff and it look good and held up great, make sure to get a paintable one, then shoot it with some satin/gloss paint, i looks damn nice when done. but it's all in the prep like already said, make sure to take it good and make crisp corners so it good when your done...
 

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So pretty much prep it real good by sanding it some but not to much right?Because I still want a rough surface? And I can spray gloss black on afterwards, that should pretty good in the end. And can I sprey undercoat on the the front fender wells ?
 
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