Introduction: How to Prepare a New Plastic Bumper Cover for Painting

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This video will show you how to easily prepare a new plastic bumper cover for painting.

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-500-grit sandpaper -Abrasive pad (Scotch-Brite) -Surface cleaner -Clean cloth


1. First, make sure the bumper is free of any imperfection. If it isn't the case, fix them using body filler.

Step 2:

2. Start by sanding the black primer using the 500-grit sandpaper.

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3. When you're done, use the abrasive pad and sand the fender once again.

Make sure you don't miss a spot.

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4. Remove dust using the clean cloth.

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5. Using a new cloth, wipe the bumper with surface cleaner.

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6. If needed, use masking tape to protect any area you don't want to paint.

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7. If needed, prepare the surrounding areas to receive paint

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8. That's it!

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