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post #1 of 34 Old 08-05-2010, 05:29 PM Thread Starter
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Painting the grille plastic inserts

How much of a pain would it be to paint the ugly tan inserts in my grille? I hate the color. any color suggestions? my truck is black. I was thinkin just paint them black but I dont know how that would look. Also, how hard is it to take the inserts out? Thanks

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pics? not really sure what inserts you're talking about

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The plastic inserts that are in between/behind the chrome grill

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shoot, id tape the chrome off, throw some newspaper behind the grill and rattle can black them bad boys out!


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ha yea I guess I could do that. I was wantin to get them off there and rough em up then spray can em. but I wonder how hard it is to get them off

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just a couple bolts and screws huh?

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Couple bolts and a few plastic fasteners. Take the grill off. Then pop the tan piece off the chrome piece.

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oh, I have to take the chome grille off first, then the plastic off of the chrome?

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