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Is there any type of paint that will stick well to the plastic fenders on an ATV.
What kind of cleaner would you use prior to painting?
Thanks, Nick
 

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You have to add or get a paint with a flexion additive. The plastics bend in the wind and such so it will crack if you don't
 

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You also have to bulldog it first, that is an adhesion promoter, but before all of that you have to really clean it and sand it really really good. Spray the adhesive promoter on and then use a good quality primer like marhide or etching primer. than a good urethane based paint and have a way to bake it on. When you paint urethane body kits you have to paint it in a bake booth or the paint will just flake off like red stated under wind flex.
 

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IMO, your better off just buying new plastic instead of all the struggle and poor outcome it will have. :D
 

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I always thought that it would be pretty cool to paint my plastics, but I have heard bad things about how the paint chips and cracks. I think you might be better off buying new plastics. Your going to end up spending the same amount of money on trying to paint when you could of bought some nice cheap plastics.
 

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the best thing to do may be to just order new fenders,ive seen painted one,and they look like junk
 

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Thanks guys. I think that new plastic is the best way to go. Wish I wasn't so picky about how my stuff looks. Maybe I could enjoy it more if I could just ride and not worry about damage etc.
Nick
 
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