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Old 05-27-2010, 05:14 PM
smurphy smurphy is offline
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Default Painted my Honeycomb grill

hey painted my grill yesterday and im happy with how it came out, here are some before and after pics

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After: used flat black Krylon spray paint


and action shot
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Old 05-27-2010, 05:16 PM
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Default Re: Painted my Honeycomb grill

oh yea, way better
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Old 05-27-2010, 07:04 PM
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Default Re: Painted my Honeycomb grill

Looks awesome, but wouldn't it have been easier for you to remove the grille from the surround instead of the masking? Just my .02.
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Old 05-27-2010, 07:08 PM
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Default Re: Painted my Honeycomb grill

Looks 1000X better

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Looks awesome, but wouldn't it have been easier for you to remove the grille from the surround instead of the masking? Just my .02.
You can but the clips are easy to break
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Old 05-27-2010, 07:50 PM
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Default Re: Painted my Honeycomb grill

dude looks great!!!!
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Old 05-27-2010, 08:09 PM
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Default Re: Painted my Honeycomb grill

Good choice. Good job.
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Old 05-27-2010, 08:40 PM
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Default Re: Painted my Honeycomb grill

looks a whole lot better


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You can but the clips are easy to break
take it from someone that knows, i broke almost all of the clips on my grille,
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Old 05-28-2010, 05:44 AM
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Default Re: Painted my Honeycomb grill

thanks everyone, I didn't know how much i was going to like the Black on Black when doing it but i like the way it came out

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Looks awesome, but wouldn't it have been easier for you to remove the grille from the surround instead of the masking? Just my .02.
I never even thought about it and i know i would have broke some clips doing it
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Old 05-28-2010, 06:43 AM
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Default Re: Painted my Honeycomb grill

i love it! did you use the krylon fusion or whatever its called? cause i wanna do my billet black
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Old 05-28-2010, 07:23 AM
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I used krylon and the first time I went to the car wash the paint started flaking off my grill.

I know some people here have used spray on bedliner on their grill instead of paint, so I'm considering trying that. What paint did you use? have you tried spraying it with the hose to wash it yet?
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Old 05-28-2010, 07:30 AM
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Looks Awesome.
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Old 05-28-2010, 07:32 AM
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Default Re: Painted my Honeycomb grill

Much Better!
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Old 05-28-2010, 05:21 PM
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i love it! did you use the krylon fusion or whatever its called? cause i wanna do my billet black
yes i used the Krylon Fusion Flat black , it was about $4.50 at walmart

http://www.krylon.com/products/fusion_for_plastic/
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Old 05-28-2010, 05:23 PM
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I used krylon and the first time I went to the car wash the paint started flaking off my grill.

I know some people here have used spray on bedliner on their grill instead of paint, so I'm considering trying that. What paint did you use? have you tried spraying it with the hose to wash it yet?
No, i havent tried washing it yet but on the back of the can it says to allow 7 days before it is fully dried and wont chip. but after the 7 days ill wash it and let everyone know
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Old 05-28-2010, 10:15 PM
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Default Re: Painted my Honeycomb grill

I wish I would have painted mine black. I don't know where I got the idea to repaint it gray!
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