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Front grille keep black or paint white.

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by Hugebergen, Dec 4, 2010.

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What colour combo?

Poll closed Jan 3, 2011.
  1. Keep as it is now

    14 vote(s)
    35.9%
  2. White grille surround black lip

    13 vote(s)
    33.3%
  3. white lip black grille surround

    12 vote(s)
    30.8%
  1. Dec 4, 2010 at 2:04 PM
    #1
    Hugebergen

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    I am looking for some input on what to do with the front of my truck. I am looking to get a grille craft insert so I am wondering if I should colour match the grille surround, leave it as is, colour match the bottom lip again or leave as is. Your input would be appreciated.

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  2. Dec 4, 2010 at 2:10 PM
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    rraether

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    looks good man. there is a guy in abq who is a buddy of mine. tacotron. check out his grill. it looks sick. it is all white with the black emblem. i think it would be sick if you painted the inside white and left the surrounding black IMO. good luck
     
  3. Dec 4, 2010 at 2:18 PM
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    Pugga

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    White is hard to color match, keep that in mind. It'd look great if you can find a place to paint the surround.
     
  4. Dec 4, 2010 at 3:15 PM
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    Hugebergen

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    Thanks guys, there is a place here that can colour match and put it in a spray can. Think I should do it my self or get it professionaly done for much more?
     
  5. Dec 4, 2010 at 3:24 PM
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    Grande

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    color match it if u can.

    dont know how much it would be.

    maybe some one can photoshop the middle part white so we could get an idea.
     
  6. Dec 4, 2010 at 3:34 PM
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    Hugebergen

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    3"Toytec ULK, box mat, angle brackets in box corners for tie downs, anytime fog lights, bhlm, black grill and lip, trimed front flaps, 7089 procomp rims with 285/75/16 Toyo M/T tires, black badges with trd badges added,anytime foglights, lamin-x yellow fogs, illuminated 4x4 switch, colour match satoshi, Camburg ball joint UCAS.
    That would be sweet if someone could do that for me.
     
  7. Dec 4, 2010 at 3:41 PM
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    Grande

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    i think there is an actual photoshop request thread, maybe post there and get thr pic, then post it back in here
     
  8. Dec 4, 2010 at 3:51 PM
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    check this one out
    [​IMG]
     
  9. Dec 4, 2010 at 4:00 PM
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    ^^^^that looks kinda good actually, i like it.

    OP u should do that and leave the surround black, and do the black emblem, that will probly look clean with ur white and black set up
     
  10. Dec 4, 2010 at 4:32 PM
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    AGREED!!!! ^^
     
  11. Dec 4, 2010 at 4:43 PM
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    Ye old one liner, but I do agree... that looks really trick. :thumbsup:
     
  12. Dec 4, 2010 at 5:15 PM
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    Keep in mind, it's tough to paint white over black. White is a low-hiding colour, and when sprayed over black, it will definitely come out darker than anticipated. If you take it to a shop to spray it, make sure you ask them to use a white primer/sealer on it before they spray it. This way your colour will look as good as possible.
     
  13. Dec 4, 2010 at 5:22 PM
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    White, check sig pic
     
  14. Dec 4, 2010 at 11:01 PM
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    Yeah thats a good idea with the white and the black grille surround. Making me think. But I was planing on a grille craft insert but not sure now.
     
  15. Dec 5, 2010 at 8:03 AM
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    Only if u do lower also. Consistancy!
     
  16. Dec 5, 2010 at 9:07 AM
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    With the white center and the black grille surround there would be more touch ups to do from rock chips which concerns me a bit. But I like the idea.
     
  17. Dec 9, 2010 at 6:32 PM
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    Looks great to me either way :cool:
     
  18. Dec 9, 2010 at 6:40 PM
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  19. Dec 9, 2010 at 7:07 PM
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    how about leave it and color match the emblem like mine
    [​IMG]
     
  20. Dec 20, 2010 at 2:01 PM
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    Thanks for the input guys, I sure would like to get some more votes its so close right now.
     
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