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Bumpers - Making ther Plastic Black Again Info

Hi All:

I used a Marhyde(sp?) product this weekend that has yielded some excellent
results at least for the short term.  I forgot the exact name but it
is for bumper covers and other automobile plastics.  Says it is a flexible
paint.  I used an entire can for the rear bumper and am _thrilled_ with
the results.  Didn't have another can or two to do the front bumper.
The contrast between before and after is remarkable!  I plan on doing
all the black plastic with this product.

I removed the bumper and thoroughly cleaned it first with simple green
and then again with lacquer thinner(toluene). This stuff (both toluene
and the Marhyde) is very stinky. It probably is more propellant and
thinner than actual paint so spray in a _well_ ventilated place. Also,
it runs _very_ easily. I probably sprayed 10 coats. My first was a bit
heavy and ran a tad prticularly where I got too close spray can.

No long-term report, no affiliations,...just looks great at least after
one day.

Mark Pollan, '86 5KCSTQ 249K Miles