roof paint

Austin-591500

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Everyone who has one of these knows that ****** roof paint is a given, and on black trucks it sticks out a mile away. ive heard many solutions that dont invole a paintjob. now im asking you if they are any good
1.Plasti-Dip
ive head many good things, as well as many bad things about plastidip. someone told me if i plastidip my roof i can make it look a little better, anyone here tried that?
2.vinyl wrap on just the roof
i have no clue how they do wraps, but ive been told they could wrap the roof panel only. is this possible?
3. semi professional rattlecan
i know i said no paintjobs but ive seen a few videos of people effectively blending rattle can jobs and clear coat with the OE paint. how hard would this be to do?
any help is appreciated
 

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Is this in regards to the 2001 in your sig? Brother, any 20yr/old paint job is going to be shiddy at this point. Worst case scenario, I'd rattle can it or cover it with black POR15 if you had to.
 
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You’d be amazed what can be done with a rattle can, so long as you are meticulous about how you do it. Wet sanding, cleaning, priming, and then using a 2K paint and clear coat (these require a respirator mask). If you are already unhappy with the way it looks, it doesn’t hurt to give the project a try. Just be sure to mask off and cover even more of the rest of the truck than you think is necessary to protect from overspray.
 

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If it were me, I would get some good rattle can paint. Rustoleum is my go to. I like the way it lays, and the trigger. Treat any rust, primer, then paint and then clear.
 

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I agree above. If you go rattle, 2k clear is a must. I've done some small areas on my truck, (due to clearcoat fade) and you can't tell until you look closely. Prep is important. Sand the clear, clean, lay the color, then lay a tack clear coat, then go heavier until it looks "wet."
Let it outgas for a few days (important). If you see some orange peel, you can lightly wet sand, and/or compound and wax. It might not win awards, but it will look better, and it's less expensive than other means.
I have heard positives about the other things you mentioned. But they won't look shiny, like the rest of the truck. That would be your decision.
 
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