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grill help

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by beach_yota03, Nov 10, 2010.

  1. Nov 10, 2010 at 6:22 PM
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    beach_yota03

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    so im debating if i should keep my grill chrome or paint it black. what do yall think?

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  2. Nov 10, 2010 at 6:24 PM
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    HondaGM

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  3. Nov 10, 2010 at 6:25 PM
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    soak it in bleach and paint that bitch
     
  4. Nov 10, 2010 at 6:44 PM
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    whats the bleach do?
     
  5. Nov 10, 2010 at 6:54 PM
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    brutalguyracing

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    takes the chrome off.....or so i have been told....look into it tho.......i belive its the best cheap fast option
     
  6. Nov 10, 2010 at 6:58 PM
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    i was thinkn scuff it up with some sandpaper them maybe primer them paint?
     
  7. Nov 10, 2010 at 9:06 PM
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    Black. The black grill will be a good contrast to the chrome grill surround. I painted my billet grill flat black (just used light sand paper to scuff it up a bit). I touch it up occasionally, but it holds up pretty well.
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  8. Nov 11, 2010 at 4:20 AM
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    what you mean just black out my corner lights?
     
  9. Nov 11, 2010 at 7:54 AM
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    He's saying if you paint the grille surround black to also paint the chrome pieces around the corner lights black. Are you talking about painting the surround black or the grille insert?
     
  10. Nov 11, 2010 at 8:33 AM
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    JBear

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    probably the surround... his grill is already black. Ive never heard of the bleaching before. Can anyone else confirm this? Does it work as well as roughing it up?
     
  11. Nov 11, 2010 at 8:46 AM
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  12. Nov 11, 2010 at 2:44 PM
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    im talking bout the grill insert not the surrounding peice
     
  13. Nov 11, 2010 at 2:56 PM
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    beach_yota03

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    ya i didnt know what it would look like i guess itll look good
     
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