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Will herculiner fade?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by 8_YOUR_H2, Jun 10, 2001.

  1. 8_YOUR_H2

    8_YOUR_H2 1/2 ton status

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    They said it has UV protectant in it but I just painted my truck in black a week ago and it looks like its fading. It does seem hard to keep clean an it could be dirt but it have sprayed it off and its still getting gray spots to it..anyone else have a comment?
    Brent
     
  2. 88K5Jimmy

    88K5Jimmy 1/2 ton status

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    Yeah it looks real shiny at first, but then it will fade to a flat black color. I put it in my old shortwide and it did this. Hope this helps
     
  3. ROCKBUGGYK5

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    this may sound crazy, but get a bottle of tire wet, and spray it down it will look better than new, and the fading will only get worse
    adam

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  4. xtreme_wlr

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    Yes it does fade in sunlight. I have it in the bed of my daily driver and it is a flat black now. Cleaning involves a hose with water going thru it and if its really bad, then a scrub brush and some soap :)

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  5. 88MudBeast

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    This is going to sound even more crazy then the tire wet, but it works like a charm. Take a jar...or in your case about 6 jars of creamy peanut butter and get the whole bed covered in it. Let it seep in for about an hour, then take it to the pressure washer, and spray all of it off. THen dry it off with a towel, which is very important. It will shine like neverbefore...and it shouldnt be greasy if you did it right. My frined does it to his jeep all the time, and it looks nice. Thats it.

    Big Jake

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  6. 88MudBeast

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    Oh yeah...and if you dont think it will work, or you want to try it before you coat the whole bed, then just do a little area.

    Big Jake
     

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