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Old 03-12-2010, 05:55 PM
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I'm thinking about de-chroming my truck (minus exhaust tips and wheels). Removing the badges and painting the ram heads on the grille and tailgate to match the truck...are there any pics of this anywhere that anyone knows of? I've seen the no badge thing....but not the ram heads.
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rjc799 has done it to his '09 and it looks awesome
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I did it on my '10 sport. Ordered brilliant black metallic in a spray can. Gave it a few coats of clear after and you would never tell the difference in the factory color, it matches that well.
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I did it on my '10 sport. Ordered brilliant black metallic in a spray can. Gave it a few coats of clear after and you would never tell the difference in the factory color, it matches that well.
Do I have to order the paint from the dealer or is there a good online resource? And also...what kind of prep did you do to the emblems before paint?
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And also...what kind of prep did you do to the emblems before paint?
i just cleaned them with some soapy water to make sure they were oil free. then spray away....

my truck is black so i just used everyday semi-gloss black spray paint. i don't know about your specific color.

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Dustin, I'd love to see some photos. I'm dropping my truck off in the shop in April to black out the rest of it...haven't thought about blacking out the ram's heads.
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I think thats a pretty cool mod to do. I would paint it an accent color so you can still see it. Thats just my $.02
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Either way, I think it would look cool
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Do I have to order the paint from the dealer or is there a good online resource? And also...what kind of prep did you do to the emblems before paint?
I wet sanded the emblems with 1000 grit sandpaper, then cleaned with alcohol pads, then sprayed. I bought the paint from the dealer because there are just too many different metallic blacks out there to take a chance. Just give the dealer your paint code - it's on the door jam on the vin tag.
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anyone seen a write up on removing the front badge??? or rear??
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