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Old 03-16-2010, 09:40 AM
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i have a chrom grill and i painted my valence with that plastic paint. and i am thinking about painting should i paint it or not and do you all would. it would come out bad?
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Old 03-16-2010, 09:52 AM
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Do it. This guy just did it, checkout his pictures so you can an idea of what it would look like: http://www.fordrangerforum.com/media...le-yeehaa.html
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Old 03-16-2010, 11:35 AM
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Default Re: painting grill

YES do it! itll make the front of your truck alot better. also look at where tom told you to go. i just edited that thread, check it out again...
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Old 03-16-2010, 04:03 PM
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its like this i want to paint chrome and all

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Old 03-16-2010, 04:05 PM
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Yeah i want to paint mine too. I got to see some pics first
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Old 03-16-2010, 04:10 PM
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yeah i am thinking about trying it because the chrome sticks out bad on my truck
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Old 03-16-2010, 05:40 PM
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do it! That'll really pull the front together!
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Old 03-16-2010, 08:10 PM
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Do it. I painted mine a week or so ago....Don't mind the messy wiring.
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Old 03-17-2010, 04:05 AM
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Do it. I painted mine a week or so ago....Don't mind the messy wiring.
Do you have HIDS?
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Old 03-17-2010, 04:14 AM
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Do you have HIDS?
I wish.
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Old 03-17-2010, 04:41 AM
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Looked like you did with all that wiring lol
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Old 03-17-2010, 12:17 PM
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just plastic paint?.. because sanding it will leave fine scratches in it
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Old 03-17-2010, 10:27 PM
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just plastic paint?.. because sanding it will leave fine scratches in it
Sand it with a really fine sand paper. Then put about 4 to 5 coats of paint on her. It'll look nice and new.
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Old 03-18-2010, 06:44 AM
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ok was your chrome to beging with
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Old 03-18-2010, 07:04 AM
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ok was your chrome to beging with
Yeah.
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