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Old 03-13-2014, 06:25 PM
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Re: What did you do to your WK today?

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Does anyone paint the back of the side mirrors?
what people do is buy the cheep chrome mirror covers off of ebay and then have those painted. they stick right on with double sided tape and you can't tell at all
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Old 03-13-2014, 06:26 PM
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I know it can be done, but i don't do paint work so I was wondering if there is anyone I can send them out to.
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Old 03-13-2014, 06:27 PM
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what people do is buy the cheep chrome mirror covers off of ebay and then have those painted. they stick right on with double sided tape and you can't tell at all
I've seen that done but if I am doing it might as well do the actual mirror housing right?
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Old 03-13-2014, 07:01 PM
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I've seen that done but if I am doing it might as well do the actual mirror housing right?
Ok after doing some research the paint should adhere better to the covers since they are not textured. Does anyone paint those?
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Old 03-13-2014, 07:21 PM
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Ok after doing some research the paint should adhere better to the covers since they are not textured. Does anyone paint those?
You would still need to scuff the chrome surface and use an adhesion promoter to get the primer to stick. It just needs to be lightly scuffed so that it doesn't show thru the primer coat.
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Old 03-13-2014, 07:24 PM
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I know it can be done, but i don't do paint work so I was wondering if there is anyone I can send them out to.
If I was still state side id do it. All I would need is the paint code on the door jam is you wanted color matched to the truck, which that is what it sounds like.
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Old 03-13-2014, 07:36 PM
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I know it can be done, but i don't do paint work so I was wondering if there is anyone I can send them out to.
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Scott sir need his email? I'll text it to you

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i bought chrome mirror covers and had them sent to him and he had them to me very quick and they look amazing. just make sure to add some extra 3m tape.
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picked up my new plates. Also threw a "service tire pressure system" message. My left rear now shows a - instead of a PSI number. Sound like left rear is dead? or? I have a coupon for a local shop to diagnose a TPMS error, might drop in tomorrow or Monday for diagnosis. I have a new to me 2007 with 63,400 miles. Sounds about right for them to start failing if I am not mistaken. And I would definitely replace em all in 1 shot. Question though, I had some trouble with my WJ I couldn't get aftermarket sensors to synch up. Only OEM. Would I be okay with schrader or Dorman? Or do I need OEM ones?
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Re: What did you do to your WK today?

I had a Schrader one too, worked just fine and at half the cost of oem
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I had a Schrader one too, worked just fine and at half the cost of oem
does it sound like a sensor gone bad issue or something else? I get the flashing symbol every 10 min or so when driving around also
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