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post #1 of 3 Old 05-13-2008, 10:08 AM Thread Starter
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Bedliner/paint question

Will bedliner stick to bare aluminum? Do I need an Epoxy Primer first?

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post #2 of 3 Old 05-13-2008, 05:35 PM
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Originally Posted by handyhiker View Post
Will bedliner stick to bare aluminum? Do I need an Epoxy Primer first?
Yes it will stick. Although all of the parts I will list are not aluminum, they are what I have painted on my bike with Blue Magic, Pure Rubber Coating, (no asphalt). Front fender including Fenda Extenda. PIAA light bar that I made the bridges between my SW-Motech crash bars. My SW-Motech skid plate-(aluminum). My luggage rack-(aluminum). My cover to the rear master cylinder-(aluminum). My exhaust covers. Forgot, I also painted part of my windshield with the stuff as well.

I sanded the aluminum parts first. I also scuffed up the front fender. I wiped everything down with acetone before spraying.

I will send a pic if you would like.

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What type of bedliner are you using? Different types stick differently. Is it hot or cold spray on? Or are you using one of the paint type products?

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