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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 02-17-2014, 11:43 PM Thread Starter
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Black fender/body panel refinishing

Has anyone tried refinishing the rough black plastic panels or fender? Did it turn out well or is replacement a better option?

If someone's found a trick for making them easier to keep clean, I'm all ears, the pain of cleaning them is half the reason I want to refinish.

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Just painted the black front fender on 2013 F4RR in same matt pearl white - worked just great.

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The cheap black plastic shit has always been a PIA to clean for me. Replacing all of it with CF is the first thing on my list.
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Paors, did you end up sanding smooth first or some other method to smooth the surface?

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Black plastic is easy to clean with a wet rag and water. No special attention required. Paint requires care. If you are using a cleaner with an oily substrate it will leave a residue which attracts dirt and dust.

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I took all the panels off and washed them completely, but they always seem to retain dirt somewhere on them. Maybe I should give them a good spray with Teflon



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This might sound strange but Mr Sheen with a soft cloth after washing with water works well.


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Pledge for furniture will work well with making them easy to clean. It will require re-application every other wash or so.
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Thanks for the advise, I'll try it out when I put the plastic back on

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Just simple clear coat

clear coat on all the plastic matte black parts, love it.
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