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Old 02-09-2010, 09:30 AM
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I decided to paint my chrome grill since here was no other chrome left on the truck. I would have done a how-to but i am not sure i proceeded in the "correct" manner. However, these are the steps I took...

-wet sanded the chrome with 320 grit
-primed with self etching primer
-wet sanded with 400 grit
-2 wet coats of color, 10 min apart
-2 wet coats of clear, 10 min apart
(started the clear 10 min after last color coat)

Grille was back on the truck within 2.5 hours of starting the project. I should have waited several more hours for it to dry before handling it, but i am impatient.


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Wow that came out really nice.
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Good job and write-up. Looks like professional work.
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I'm impressed!!!! Rep points if it sticks!!!!!!
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That looks like it came from the factory that way. Great job!!
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that looks great curt! what did you do for your black ram head?
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what did you do for your black ram head?
that whole piece pops out without removing the grille. i just painted it with krylon for plastic. its holding up well so far. did it about 6-8 weeks ago.
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Wow that's spray paint?? Looks very nice good job!!
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I'm really impressed! Looks really good and I think it looks better like that than with the chrome on the color matched front.

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That looks great! Excellent improvement!
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