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Old 08-13-2011, 05:42 PM
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Talking Painting Grille Emblem Background!!!

So I decided to pull the front Ram Head off and give it a little Bright Silver Metallic facelift! Came off super easy, just push the tabs on the top, bottom and sides. After that comes off, I pressed the black background out, it folds in the middle to let it slide out of the Ram.

I used 600 grit sandpaper to clean up the small scratches in the plastic...you could see the shape of the Ram in the background. Krylon primer was first on, wet sanded smooth. Next on will be Dupli-color PS2 PerfectMatch paint and the PerfectMatch clear. Still waiting on the primer to dry so I can spray the color. The primer worked great on the plastic and covered very well...no runs at all!

Empty grille...the square holes are where the mounting tabs go



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Sanded and ready for primer



600 Grit worked great!



Primer Sun-bathing!




After paint shots to follow!
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Old 08-13-2011, 06:36 PM
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cant wait to see the end product bud!!!
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Old 08-13-2011, 07:58 PM
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Here it is with no clear...just an idea!



On the truck!


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Looks Good Man!!

Plastidipping my ram head white to match my truck. Gives me confidence knowing its that easy to come off!
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Looks good Timmy! If I can!
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Looks like I need to spread the love.

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Thanks guys! Tailgate handle is next, once I figure out how to get it out!
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yea timmy let us kno the procedure on your tail gate handle as i would love to do mine!! i painted the plstic fender on my tail gate, i have an 08...but sanded good and primed and cleared, looks great!
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that looks pretty damn sweet there bud
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yea timmy let us kno the procedure on your tail gate handle as i would love to do mine!! i painted the plstic fender on my tail gate, i have an 08...but sanded good and primed and cleared, looks great!
You have a picture of that???
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