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Paint Over Trail Scars Or Let 'Em Shine?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by mikey_d05, Nov 12, 2005.

  1. mikey_d05

    mikey_d05 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I made some pretty serious body mods the last time I was out wheeling and didn't realize how big the "rearrangements" were or how much paint I took off in the process. I've got an extra spray can of A.C. Orange here and was wondering what most of you do. Should I paint over the damage and create new scars or just let 'em shine?

    This is the passenger's side after the last trip:
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    Any of you that are planning on going to Gilbert OHV, if you cherish your sheetmetal, DO NOT run a trail named 1%....
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    This is the aftermath of one of the gatekeeper rocks on 1%, a good deal of it was rusty beforehand but what was left was just torn away. :eek1:
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  2. Silver84k5

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    well it looks like a little surface rust isnt going to matter. considering that other cancer you have there

    but if you dont want it to rust, then paint it, if you dont care, then dont...
     
  3. Joshinator

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    Buffet

    Dood, that sheeeiot will buff out!
     
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    I would probably paint it just to prevent further rust this time of year.
     
  5. roadnotca

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    Scars?

    Nother couple a months, won't be any left to paint. :haha:
    Best not hang-out on yer back underneath it either.
     
  6. mikey_d05

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    That's no joke, just another reason I think I'm gonna go tube sooner rather than later.
     
  7. roadnotca

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    paint?

    Dude, salvage the drivetrain and bail!:bow:
     
  8. mikey_d05

    mikey_d05 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    An X-chassis with 1-tons, TBI 350/700/NP241...been done before but I'll make mine different. :D
     
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    paint it up... no sense in letting it rust lol :wink1:
     
  10. roadnotca

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    Paint what?

    Awright, a build-up!:weld: :grind: :yikes: :thumb:
     
  11. MrArmyAnt

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    what is the difference between rust and cancer?
     
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    Rust hasn't penetrated through the metal yet, cancer has :doah:
     
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    Now I see what you mean when you say you have a rust problem :crazy: :(
     

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