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Considering painting my bumpers and grille black to match the rest of my truck..

I got a quote for $400? is this a good price

Does anyone have this done or pictures?

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I would think powder coating would hold up better on the bumpers as rocks and bugs tend to hit it harder then on the body
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I think you get what you pay for. $400.00 seems like a great deal. Too great of a deal really. Think about the time it would probably take to do it right. Take the chrome off....sandblast? I'm not sure .....gonna take some time. Then Primer , paint, and clear coat it? $400 seems too cheap. Not that I have any paint experience at all.
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I think you get what you pay for. $400.00 seems like a great deal. Too great of a deal really. Think about the time it would probably take to do it right. Take the chrome off....sandblast? I'm not sure .....gonna take some time. Then Primer , paint, and clear coat it? $400 seems too cheap. Not that I have any paint experience at all.
I agree completely, I would be worried about the quality.

Have you considered going with a temporary low cost option in case you change my mind later? Plasti Dip or a Vinyl wrap might do what you want.

I wasn't a fan of the Chrome bumpers either, it is why I bought a 1500 Sport.
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I wanted to get the bumpers on my previous truck done and the hood repainted, I was quoted something like 1300
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