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Old 10-12-2009, 08:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I read some where that Rubi flares are factory painted. Are they ? Anyway mine ( 06 ) are looking a little dull so whats a good product to put a little shine back on them ? No Armor All please .
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'05 were not painted IIRC. They are the gray flares and pretty obviously different from other ones. Mine are painted (03) and a coat of wax used to make them look new till they got drug through the rocks
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Old 10-12-2009, 11:06 PM   #3 (permalink)
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My 05's are painted a flat grey color. Scratches show the black underneath.
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'05 were not painted IIRC. They are the gray flares and pretty obviously different from other ones. Mine are painted (03) and a coat of wax used to make them look new till they got drug through the rocks
my 05's are painted black. I just waxed my jeep last weekend and I specifically tried to avoid getting wax on the flares, UNTIL I noticed I did get a small streak on one and wiped it off and the flare looked new in that one spot. so I waxed a bigger spot just to see what happened and it looked GOOOOD. so I waxed all 4 flares and they look pretty darn good. except the spots of rock rash
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Old 10-12-2009, 11:40 PM   #5 (permalink)
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The polymer wax "Liquid Ice" works very well on the flares and easy a easy wipe on a walk away if you like all though buffing looks much better.

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My '05 flares are painted and are peeling pretty bad on the front part of the rear flares where they get rockrash. I've been hesitant to re-paint them as the fronts look like new and I don't want to have to paint them to match. I might simply spray the peeling area with some bedliner to ward off future rock chips.
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I have an '06 and whenever my flares, Warn 6", start getting a little dull I use Back to Black. I think it is from Mother's.
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My flares are scratched and peeling. Probably because I have rubbed them on rocks and trees. It's a Jeep.
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My 03 Rubi has terrible rock rash and unpainted flares...I just Armor All the black bits, top, flares, factory bumper ends (no tires)...I've not found anything else to do the job.
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