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so i just ordered my tow mirrors. and gonna paint them white to match my pickup. i want the smooth surface. what do u have to do and does anyone have pics
 

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filler primer will work. my buddy did that on his 1500 and they came out great
 

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If you do paint them post up some before and after pics and a list of what you used if you dont mind. I wanna paint mine but i suck at painting lol. Ray charles could paint my mirriors better than i could
 

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filler primer huh. i thought u had to sand them all the way down . i didnt know u could fill it up.
 

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hey thanks man. thats a great write up. all i need to know.
 

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That's a good write up. Think I might do the flares on my fenders
 

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I just painted mine a few days ago.. Make sure you use like dish soap because that will get any wax off plus it wont put any back on that may be in your car wash soap. Then go to napa and by a couple of the red scotch brites and scotch brite them down real well. Then i found wax and grease remover worked well before i did that and after. Then why your at napa get some adhesion promoter and then i just sealed mine and painted them and it worked out great. Hope that helps.
 

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Discountautomirrors.com

I got the w/o signals for 230.00 shipped
 

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I just painted mine a few days ago.. Make sure you use like dish soap because that will get any wax off plus it wont put any back on that may be in your car wash soap. Then go to napa and by a couple of the red scotch brites and scotch brite them down real well. Then i found wax and grease remover worked well before i did that and after. Then why your at napa get some adhesion promoter and then i just sealed mine and painted them and it worked out great. Hope that helps.


Thanks man for the pointers
 

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That is a decent write up! I scuffed mine with a 3M scuff pad then used plastic adhesive promoter then just painted and cleared. It was not smooth so last year I read did it. I scuffed with regular sand paper and repainted and cleared. Looks great now!

Every time I try to just primer it the paint chips and flakes bad :rolleyes:



 

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I am going to buy tow mirrors to replace my white stock ones. I am going to get them painted, should I buy black textured, I know they'd have to be sanded down, or buy the chrome ones to be painted over being that theyare already smooth?
 

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Buy the textured ones-- harder to paint over chrome-- and make it stick-!
 
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