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Old 05-03-2008, 01:37 PM   #1
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Looking for something quick to do today so I thiught I'd paint my grille. What color should I go with? A light silver or chrome maybe? Brands? I'm guessing duplicolor.. And what preparations are involved besides soaking in a tub?
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I just washed mine with some simple green and primed it then went with the chrome.
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wont the paint peal from it? mine is flexible.
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I just washed mine with some simple green and primed it then went with the chrome.
I am seriously considering painting my grille with the chrome and wondered if you had a front on picture of yours.
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I just washed mine with some simple green and primed it then went with the chrome.
I am seriously considering painting my grille with the chrome and wondered if you had a front on picture of yours.
Here'* mine.

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I just finished mine. I went to the store from chrome paint but they didn't have any so I went with silver.

...And it looks HAWT!! I'll get some pics probably tomorrow
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Silver is good to go with... I think it was actually a "chrome" spray paint.
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i put stainless mesh over mine , and it looks pretty good , now i want to do the lower piece down by the licence plate to block stones ...
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