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Old 07-12-2011, 05:54 AM
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Re: How do I Remove the Wiper Cowls from my 06 WK

Thanks Rob!

As for the prep, I used dawn to degrease it, sand it, dawn once more, adhesion promoter,primer,basecoat and clearcoat
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Re: How do I Remove the Wiper Cowls from my 06 WK

Looks good, I'm glad to see that I am not the only one to have done this. The sun bleached plastic look is not good at all
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Re: How do I Remove the Wiper Cowls from my 06 WK

I just painted them and they turned out really good! Did any of you guys paint your wiper arms too? They seem extra faded next to the new paint...
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Re: How do I Remove the Wiper Cowls from my 06 WK

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I also re-coated the plastic piece above the rear bumper.
Do you paint the other stuff on the back too (rear wiper, lift handle, etc?) Im worried if I paint the plastic piece on the bumper it will make everything else look worse....
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Re: How do I Remove the Wiper Cowls from my 06 WK

i pretty much painted everything on the rear. rear wiper, steppad, the liftglass hinges and that rectangular piece on the liftglass and the tailgate handle.
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Old 07-13-2011, 10:19 PM
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Re: How do I Remove the Wiper Cowls from my 06 WK

Did you just leave it all on, except the bumper part, and tape it off really well? All my stuff is faded and I want to follow in your footsteps...
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Re: How do I Remove the Wiper Cowls from my 06 WK

I left everything on except the steppad. Its a fairly big piece so one might have trouble working around the edges with the spray can affecting the final result. Its held on by 4-5 popup clips so just get a flathead under it and pop it up. Mask/tape off everything well, especially the rear glass and around the rear wiper arm base if you are going to do it. Also the back end of the roof is a good idea, i got light primer over it which took an hour of paint cleaner to get it off.
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Re: How do I Remove the Wiper Cowls from my 06 WK

Cool, thanks Davy. I finished up the Cowls yesterday and will start on the back today.
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Re: How do I Remove the Wiper Cowls from my 06 WK

np! a pic of the hinges, you can see the water beading off and the clouds off the clearcoat!

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those look great! I havent been using clearcoat bc I was worried it would be too shiny....maybe I should be using it...
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Re: How do I Remove the Wiper Cowls from my 06 WK

depending on what brand you are using, there are different level of gloss clearcoat you can get. I use automotivetouchup and high gloss is the only one they carry but you can get "low gloss","medium gloss" clearcoat from SEM. I'll just spray 1-2 coats just for the protection against the paint.
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