Roof rack refinish DIY. Learn how to refinish your car’s roof rack at home using common hand tools. I was able to easily clean and repaint this roof rack in a couple of hours for only $25. Repairing a chipped and dirty roof rack on many cars is not difficult and this is a perfect example of an easy to repair roof rack. You could do this entire job without any special tools and I spent under $30 in parts. This not only makes the roof rack look much better, but also protects it from rusting in seizing up.
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