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Old 08-17-2011, 01:49 PM   #1
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chrome grill and vents prep

does anyone have any info on prepping the grille and vents for paint? im looking to use a flat black. dupla color is what ive heard to use.


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Sand the chrome off and then prep like normal and paint.

OR use Plastidip spray and just clean and spray on. Plastidip is flat black and if you decide you don't want it anymore you can peel it off like vinyl
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Check out these links, they should be helpful. If you do a search you might come up with more, but I think these have all you need.

How to black out '08/'09 Chrome Grill

08+ painted fog-light bezels ... post your pics :)

First is concerning the grille, second one is for the fog light bezels.
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be careful taking the plastic vents off and sand the chrome off like others have said. then primer and paint and clear if you want.
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OR use Plastidip spray and just clean and spray on. Plastidip is flat black and if you decide you don't want it anymore you can peel it off like vinyl
I just got through helping out Pattacular in doing his front and rear bumper and it came out GREAT! Strongly suggest this stuff since it's soooo easy. The not so easy side was finding it, Lowes was were we ended up finding it. And I think it turned out great.



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