Originally Posted by 13MWZ
Tried it. I sanded the crap out of my chrome grill, used self-etching primer and plastic paint. Even clear coated it. It chips like crazy. I have re-done it twice already. Maybe I'm just horrible at painting. I plan on spending the $300 when i can and get one already painted.
As for the bumper, I sanded the crap outta that too, then used that DIY bed liner stuff on it. It held up good for a while but started flaking off. I took the bumper off and striped all the plastic off of it, took it to a local powder coater and had him powdercoat it black gloss. It came out looking great. After a few road trips, about 8k miles later, and many many gravel roads it still looks great. They put 3 coats on it and it cost me $100.
Please post MORE pictures of your truck......I am looking at doing that myself and would like to see what it really looks like
..... Do you have the lower portion of the sides of your truck painted???