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Old 04-21-2015, 01:32 AM   #5
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Re: Merc. Milan Bumper cover

Well now that you've mentioned the filler material, I'm going to recommend leaving the cover intact. It's tricky enough to remove a bumper cover without damaging it, but without the body filler chipping or flaking off? It's damn near impossible.
Masking tips; don't skimp on the tape, get the top of line stuff no matter how expensive it is. Cheap masking tape can easily ruin a paint job, trust me... I've leaned that the hard way.
However, you don't need to waste money on masking paper. I've found that old newspaper does the job just fine, just use multiple layers and check for gaps and tears before painting.
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