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Painting grille surround?

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by RaginCajun, Aug 13, 2009.

  1. Aug 13, 2009 at 5:40 PM
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    RaginCajun

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    I'm not too happy with my grille i painted. I thought flat black would look good,but i wanna have it painted like it came from the factory brand new. A clear coat that shines. My grille was chrome. Any ideas or suggestions? Should i do this myself or take it to a body shop and have them paint it? Probably expensive-

    My grille -

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  2. Aug 13, 2009 at 5:55 PM
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    Actually Rajun Cajun...I kinda like the look of the front of your truck- it looks good all dark like that...but if you want to get it repainted it shouldn't be that much unless you decide to get it rechromed...I got no idea how much that would run you :eek:
     
  3. Aug 13, 2009 at 5:56 PM
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    RaginCajun

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    Thanks bro. i mean...i like it,but wish i would have done a clear coat. Guess it wouldn't be that hard to resand and put a clear coat on.
     
  4. Aug 13, 2009 at 6:10 PM
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    I think it looks cool the way it is. It shouldn't be too hard to clear coat. I like the look.
     
  5. Aug 13, 2009 at 6:14 PM
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    color-matched would look best.
     
  6. Aug 13, 2009 at 6:22 PM
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    thanks dude

    yeh,probably so
     
  7. Aug 13, 2009 at 8:35 PM
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    Isn't there a website where you can purchase color-matched chrome surrounds?
     
  8. Aug 14, 2009 at 9:59 AM
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    Do it yourself and take your time. You can get a rattlecan of matched paint at www.paintscratch.com
     
  9. Aug 14, 2009 at 2:28 PM
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    Thanks bro
     
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