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    Question How do I fix paint rubbing off?

    I have a traxxas slash 2wd and the side plastic bumpers rubbed off some paint of the body. Any way to prevent this from happening further and how to fix small paint spots missing?

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    I use scraps of clear bra or paint protection film made for real cars. However, even something simple like electrical tape in those areas will work.

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    You can just duct tape the inside.


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    Shoe glue.
    I'll show a photo of my body when I get home.

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    I typically add an extra layer of paint to protect the original paint. If problems still arise later, I touch up the area and cover it with electrical tape. In more extreme cases where body damage has occurred, I have also used shoe goo.
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    I prefer aluminum foil tape for paint protection in specific areas, but not over the entire shell.
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    I use Aluminum HVAC tape of the 2mil variety and it works great. When it starts to get a little beat up, I can simply peel it off, cut & apply a fresh piece and it looks good as new again. It goes on easy, conforms to the curves well and sticks great. Did I mention it actually does a good job at protecting your paint as well!

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    I just use Shoe Goo on the parts that contact the body and around the body post holes. If it is a freshly painted body, wait two - three days for the paint to cure.
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    Aluminum tape for me on spots I know will rub.

    To fix paint already rubbed off, you would have to re-paint those areas. Hopefully they are in areas that only need one color. After it dries... aluminum tape!

    Good luck and have fun!
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