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Old 09-14-2011, 03:42 PM   #1
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Chrome grill needs to change.

I know normally chrome can't be painted, but since it is really just plastic does anyone know if the chrome grill can be painted I hate all that chrome on my front end.
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Old 09-14-2011, 03:44 PM   #2
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yeah you should. as long as you sand it down first.
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Old 09-14-2011, 03:46 PM   #3
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Awesome that's what I figured but just wanted to be sure they should have made them all black lol.
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lol chrome is nice untill you have to keep it clean lol
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Or if you get Plastidip spray you can just straight up clean it and spray a few layers on it

(easier and removable)
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I say paint it body color!
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^now that would be cool! ...havent seen that done yet.
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Old 09-14-2011, 07:23 PM   #8
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I painted mine.

sand -> clean -> prime -> paint -> clear
if my rattle can paint doesn't stand up over the winter, I'm going to clean -> Plastidip


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Or if you get Plastidip spray you can just straight up clean it and spray a few layers on it

(easier and removable)
PlastiDip is SO easy. Do it!
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