Save Over $300 by Spray Painting Car Bumper Yourself

bumper peeling paint

In this post I will show you how to spray paint a plastic bumper that was improperly painted by a local bodyshop.  After paying  hundreds of dollars to a bodyshop, you would think that the paint job would last. But it is not always the case. Not all bodyshops know what they are doing. Some of them just try to cut corners. As a result of improper repair process, the paint on the bumper of this Mitsubishi started to peel.

The only way to repair this damage, is to strip the old paint, apply plastic adhesion promoter, follow it with primer, touch up paint and clear coat. This project will take you just a few hours to complete. You can do it over the weekend. If the weather is nice, do it outside in a shade. [Read more…]