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has anyone ever plasti dipped your grille? like the outer shell and the inserts? i wanna give myself a sneek peek of what my truck will look like all black and just curious if it'll stick good to it and if i dont like it, will it peel off without chipping my chrome?
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Someone just did the chrome inserts and it looked great.....it will peel off easily!

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thanks Tim i was just looking at that one yesterday haha, you sure it wont peel or chip the chrome if i decide to take it off?
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It won't hurt a thing! My buddy has half his truck done!
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haha sweet, thanks ill be sure to post some pics!
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Are you planning on doing the inserts or the inserts and surround?
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Are you planning on doing the inserts or the inserts and surround?
i like the look of just the shell black with chrome inserts but i might do it all, what you think ort? since our trucks are brilliant black, do you think the plasti dip would make it look funky since its 2 different blacks?
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If it were my truck, I would paint the shell to match the color of your truck. I have seen grill shells pasti dipped on black trucks and it does give it a two toned look. Color matched paint is the way to go for the shell IMO.
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eh but im iffy on how to prep the grille since its chrome. any ideas? mr off road teacher?
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When I painted my chrome side steps I just cleaned them real good with a degreaser, sanded them with some 400 grit to scuff them up, sprayed them with self etching primer and then painted and cleared as normal. Has held up well for a couple years.
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