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Center Grille

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by GoDeacsWFU23, Oct 28, 2011.

  1. Oct 28, 2011 at 3:03 PM
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    GoDeacsWFU23

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    I have a center grille that is chrome. I am looking to put a grill craft insert in it, but first was wondering if I would be able to have that chrome painted or if I need to purchase an entire new center section. Thanks!
     
  2. Oct 28, 2011 at 3:04 PM
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    A bit of sanding and some spray paint you can paint it. A bit of cash and a day or two and you can have it painted.
     
  3. Oct 28, 2011 at 3:24 PM
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    Thanks, definitely going to go the professional route but just wanted to make sure it could be done before I go to a painter.
     
  4. Oct 28, 2011 at 3:32 PM
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    You might pay a few bucks extra cause it might take some more work than normal to get the finish prepped for paint...but that's about it.
    Can't wait to see the results!!
     
  5. Oct 28, 2011 at 5:58 PM
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    did you get your new grille from oemparts123.com?
     
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