Does the paint ever get worn off on your windshield wipers?

Discussion in 'That'll Buff Right Out' started by Timmay, Oct 6, 2002.

  1. Timmay

    Timmay New Member

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    On both the cars I've had it seems eventually the paint starts to wear off on the metal part of the windshield wipers, leaving just the metal underneath. It's not that noticeable except when the sun is directly behind the car in which case it reflects like a mofo. Is this something that would be cheap to replace or repaint? Or should I just live with it?
     
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    It's pretty easy to repaint them, but I would definitely remove them from the car so you don't risk getting any overspray on your car.
     
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    I've noticed that happens to me too. I didn't take them off my car when I repainted them, though. Just took a huge peice of butcher paper and tucked it under the wipers when I sprayed.
     
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    So what kid of paint did you use?
     
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    Flat black, that was the color of it before. I can't remember the name, I bought it from a local shop, AutoFinishers.
     
  6. crazy__mike

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    I did this to my crx si, I just removed them from the car and sprayed them down. After a day or two I gave them a little wax, and they are still looking good after a year. I didn't have any clear coat to put on them so I thought the wax would do the trick.
     

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