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Old 04-05-2010, 10:29 AM   #11
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hit the chrome part with some fine sand paper to scuff it up, clean it realllly good, then they sell an etching primer just from chrome pieces and put a couple coats of that on, then paint it with any silver paint and clear it...i did it to my side vents on my 08 focus i painted my grille black on my 08 focus from chrome also
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The grills are not molded in coloured plastic, they are made of a standard black automotive plastic, similiar to bumpers, and then painted at the factory. Its next to impossible to mold plastic that will accurately match paint, let alone metallic paint.
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Hmmm, I really don't want to have it painted every six months. Maybe that Rock Auto one would work better.
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