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Has anyone done a DIY paint job on the plastic wheel arch and trim pieces? Thinking of doing them gloss black. I’ve found videos of people pointing plastic trim, but not MINI specifics. Wondering how the paint would hold up on plastic.
 

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Seen them done seemed ok but I would worry àbout it flaking off. The right primer etc would help but .....
 

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You'll need plasticiser in the paint to make it flexible so it doesn't crack and flake off. Plastic primer is available but quite expensive.
I'd leave the job to a proper bodyshop with an oven to cure the paint as if you do it on the cheap it will ruin the look of the car
 
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