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Paint coming off rear fender flares

Anyone had any issues with the paint coming off their fender flares? Just noticed the paint peeling off my rear fender flares where they make contact with the vehicle. Its just along the edges.

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Anyone had any issues with the paint coming off their fender flares? Just noticed the paint peeling off my rear fender flares where they make contact with the vehicle. Its just along the edges.


I too had this issue on my white SRT. I took it to the dealer to see if I could get the fender flares painted as there doesn't seem to be enough protective clear wrap on the flares from the factory. They obviously said no, but you never know until you ask. I just got mine painted three days ago for about $400. I have to wait a few more days before reapplying the clear wrap.
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Re: Paint coming off rear fender flares

Mine are along the top leading edge not the bottom where the clearning bra is. Mine only has 400 miles on it so the dealer should have no issue correcting this.
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Mine are along the top leading edge not the bottom where the clearning bra is. Mine only has 400 miles on it so the dealer should have no issue correcting this.


I had issue at same location that you described. More clear bra stuff should do the trick now that I've repaired it.
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Old 09-13-2016, 08:17 AM
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I had issue at same location that you described. More clear bra stuff should do the trick now that I've repaired it.

Being aware of this issue when I bought my 15 new, I had extra clear bra put on these fenders. My SRT is black and the fender paint is definitely protected but the clear bra is clearly getting noticeably nicked up. It is self healing but some of the stone gouges have gotten it good. At least the paint is protected and when the bra gets too chopped up, I'll have it removed and reapplied. Cheaper than painting.


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I too had this issue on my white SRT. I took it to the dealer to see if I could get the fender flares painted as there doesn't seem to be enough protective clear wrap on the flares from the factory. They obviously said no, but you never know until you ask. I just got mine painted three days ago for about $400. I have to wait a few more days before reapplying the clear wrap.
New paint will release reducer into the atmosphere for up to a month as part of the curing process. It is recommended by paint manufacturers to not wax new paint for a month as it could trap the reducer under the wax, inside the paint, creating paint problems. I would give that new clear wrap on the new paint the same amount of time, about a month.
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New paint will release reducer into the atmosphere for up to a month as part of the curing process. It is recommended by paint manufacturers to not wax new paint for a month as it could trap the reducer under the wax, inside the paint, creating paint problems. I would give that new clear wrap on the new paint the same amount of time, about a month.

Lol by then it will be all chipped up again. Sometimes u just have to take the risk. I'd cover it up personally. The SRTs wide tires really fling stones at the rear fenders no matter what u do - short of mud flaps. And that would just be ridiculous on an SRT!!


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New paint will release reducer into the atmosphere for up to a month as part of the curing process. It is recommended by paint manufacturers to not wax new paint for a month as it could trap the reducer under the wax, inside the paint, creating paint problems. I would give that new clear wrap on the new paint the same amount of time, about a month.


I was told to wait for clear and for ceramic pro as the same guy will do both. I called today to see if he can put the bra back on and he responded with a definite no. He won't touch it until its been 30 days. I'm being as careful as I can.
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Being aware of this issue when I bought my 15 new, I had extra clear bra put on these fenders. My SRT is black and the fender paint is definitely protected but the clear bra is clearly getting noticeably nicked up. It is self healing but some of the stone gouges have gotten it good. At least the paint is protected and when the bra gets too chopped up, I'll have it removed and reapplied. Cheaper than painting.


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Re: Paint coming off rear fender flares

Dealer sent in pics today. Hopefully won't take long for approval and can get items fixed quickly.
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Dealer sent in pics today. Hopefully won't take long for approval and can get items fixed quickly.


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Re: Paint coming off rear fender flares

Can we see pics....I have a 3 year old 2014 with no damage in those areas
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