Little Tikes Car Makeover

5 Hours
Give your little one's old, faded, plastic Little Tikes car a makeover using Krylon for Plastics spray paint!
These little toys may last forever but their colors fade over time.

To give the car new life and a new look, the first thing you need to do is disassemble and clean it. Following the manufactures instructions on the Krylon spray paint, I cleaned the car. Prep work is extremely important on this project
Next, cover the wheels, and steering wheel and spray paint the body of the car.
Spray the top pieces.
Then, detail the steering wheel and wheels.
After the paint has dried, reassemble and add the finishing touches.

I used a regular paint pen and black sharpie to draw on the details on the face and grill.
And even gave it a custom "license plate" with my son's initials.
Once that dried well, and just for good measure, I covered the entire car with Krylon for plastics Clear Coat.
Molly - Just a Little Creativity
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  • Lin2928736 Lin2928736 on Nov 21, 2015
    Someone mentioned paint peeling. Does that Fusion Spray Paint not peel. Does it fuse with the plastic?
  • Katie n Katie n on Nov 25, 2015
    What false on my smartphone
  • Ang67867946 Ang67867946 on Jun 30, 2022

    Was disassembling the car difficult? We’re you able to use the same items to reassemble it or did you need more parts? Thank you. Sincerely, Angela B. Falcon

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