Tidying up metal bumpers - what's best?

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Tidying up metal bumpers - what's best?

Post by Tinium »

Hi,

Looking to spruce up my metal bumpers, as they're starting to rust and look generally a bit tatty. Was going to remove them, quick once over with wire brush on the drill & sand, then what next...

Was going to Hammerite them, but seeing mixed reviews on that - worked on my landrover a few years back, but apparently the current stuff isn't as good? Black Rustoleum has also been mentioned a few times, but I've got no experience of that, or which one to go for.

So was wondering what people have used/would recommend? Any hints & tips welcome :D

Cheers,
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Re: Tidying up metal bumpers - what's best?

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Search is your friend!

http://forum.club8090.co.uk/viewtopic.p ... k#p7986310" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: Tidying up metal bumpers - what's best?

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NigelM wrote:Search is your friend!
Tried that first, must have been too specific - thanks for the post, will have a read :)
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Re: Tidying up metal bumpers - what's best?

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I rang Halfords to enquire about that truck bed paint but it seems they don't sell it anymore. I'd like to protect a new bumper before fitting it as the paint on it is so thin its already worn off in places :(
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Re: Tidying up metal bumpers - what's best?

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NigelM wrote:Search is your friend!

http://forum.club8090.co.uk/viewtopic.p ... k#p7986310" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

yes but if you hadn't read about Halfords truck paint how would you know to search on it?

can't see whats wrong with sanding down an normal rattle cans?

or this maybe

http://www.rustoleumspraypaint.com/prod ... l-effects/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

http://www.rustoleumspraypaint.com/product/textured/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

for the safety conscious

http://www.rustoleumspraypaint.com/prod ... -the-dark/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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