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Old July 9th, 2007, 08:37 PM
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Faded plastic

Faded wheel eyebrows in the rear.

Do I a) clear coat, b) somehow buff it, c) paint it flat black, d) ? something else.

Suggestions?
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Old July 9th, 2007, 09:27 PM
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e) live with it
f) replace them
g) use mother's "Back to black" religiously.

Take your pick.
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Old July 9th, 2007, 10:45 PM
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try "forever black" plastic dye
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Old July 10th, 2007, 05:06 AM
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try Meguirs tech protectant also. good stuff.
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Old July 10th, 2007, 01:05 PM
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I had mine painted, they look great. I cant figure out how to post a pic but if some one will let me know I post one for you to see.

Follow-up Post:

another good tip from the Jeep guys is to use a heat gun or a hair dryer to heat them up and they will return to the original black shade.
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Old July 10th, 2007, 10:04 PM
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Hey! I had one to replace. Couldn't find a matte finish so I got a shiny one and the body shop painted all four to match. Look great. Even matched the texture. Call AAC Autobody in Denver/Aurora and talk to Larry Cox. They do all the work for LR East and have done a few projects for me. Believe me they know Defenders. Tell them I sent you and to do a similar job on your eyebrowes. Easy to find...kinda. I-70 to Airport Rd South. Turn West shortly after you cross 6th ave (Near Buckley AFB) and before the Raytheon bldings. Pay cash.
Search for AAC on the board and you'll get more info and their number.
Look for my post on wheel and tire options and you'll see a PIC of the eyebrowes too.
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Old July 11th, 2007, 11:35 PM
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Hey! I had one to replace. Couldn't find a matte finish so I got a shiny one and the body shop painted all four to match. Look great. Even matched the texture. Call AAC Autobody in Denver/Aurora and talk to Larry Cox. They do all the work for LR East and have done a few projects for me. Believe me they know Defenders. Tell them I sent you and to do a similar job on your eyebrowes. Easy to find...kinda. I-70 to Airport Rd South. Turn West shortly after you cross 6th ave (Near Buckley AFB) and before the Raytheon bldings. Pay cash.
Search for AAC on the board and you'll get more info and their number.
Look for my post on wheel and tire options and you'll see a PIC of the eyebrowes too.
Thanks all - already have two that don't match up real well, so I think I'm going to try the cheap route first. Mothers sounds good to me.
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