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Old 07-04-2007, 04:11 PM   #1
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I've never liked what looks like two gaping holes on the stock '96-'99 SSEi grilles so I decided to highlight mine a little more with some paint. Here'* the result:
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How many '96-'99 SSEi guys have done this? I can think of several SE'*, but I'm blanking for the Ei'*

On another note, I really haven't seen my car out in the sun that much so I'm still amazed how it highlights the blue metallic
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You did what?

painted the grilles?

it looks great, nice and subtle (if that is not what you did, then it applies to whatever you did )
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hey can i get a before and after?
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You did what?

painted the grilles?

it looks great, nice and subtle (if that is not what you did, then it applies to whatever you did )
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I've never liked what looks like two gaping holes on the stock '96-'99 SSEi grilles so I decided to highlight mine a little more with some paint...
It'* all good man

Here’* the best before pic I can find. Travis’ car is next to me too. You can see sort of what I was talking about regarding the apparent emptiness in the grille area. Even if the sun were on the front of the car, the grille seems set too far back to notice.
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That'* what I thought you did. Looks great!
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What'* the coolest IMO is the way the paint shifts from MNB to purple when the sun hits it just right
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in Cody'* defence it is kind of subtle. what color paint did you use.

Maybe we need close ups Ya thats it we need close ups :P
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That'* the color I would personally paint it. It kinda looks like aluminum. I really like it, good job!
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Thanks for the compliments. Sorry Jim, no closeups as of right now. Paint is actually the silver Duplicolor wheel paint. I got it to redo my original wheel centercaps and decided to try it on the grille.
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yeah that mod improves it a lot.
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