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Old May 25th, 2013, 04:30 PM   #1
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Default $50 rustoleum paintjob?

anyone try it?

i'm in the process right now, my XJ is going from "ugly ass faded rattlecan flat black" to "hunter green satin"
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Old May 25th, 2013, 04:33 PM   #2
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anyone try it?

i'm in the process right now, my XJ is going from "ugly ass faded rattlecan flat black" to "hunter green satin"
Have thought about doing it.... Did you do the prep work or are you just sprayin away? Let me know how this works out for you. Planning on any clear coats?
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Old May 25th, 2013, 04:43 PM   #3
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no clear, and extremely minimal prep work. (took it to the car wash)

to be honest, it'll look alot better than it was


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Old May 25th, 2013, 04:47 PM   #4
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Hey...for $50 cant get much better, right?

Will post pics of when I paint mine...
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you never realise how many dents a jeep has until you roll paint on. lol. next time its getting sprayed.
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The current paint job must look pretty bad if a roll-on paint job with no prep work looks better.
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Old May 25th, 2013, 05:10 PM   #7
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Can be done and look good....

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Mine only cost $36. Tractor supply implement paint and I borrowed a sprayer from a buddy.


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The current paint job must look pretty bad if a roll-on paint job with no prep work looks better.
it was rattled can'd flat black and looked terrible.
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it was rattled can'd flat black and looked terrible.
Well rolling over it should make it look super fantastic.
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Royal Blue-Rustoleum




Almond-Rustoleum

Both were rolled on.
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Old May 25th, 2013, 06:43 PM   #13
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Well rolling over it should make it look super fantastic.
at least it'll all be the same color.
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Well rolling over it should make it look super fantastic.
Go put some wood grain on you heep
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[IMG][/IMG]x2 on the TSC valspar paint, + a $15.00 Harbor Freight spray gun.
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[IMG][/IMG]x2 on the TSC valspar paint, + a $15.00 Harbor Freight spray gun.
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