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post #1 of 10 Old 10-04-2010, 06:33 AM Thread Starter
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WTB XL Grille

Looking to buy an XL Grille ready to be painted. Thanks in advance.

2008 F-250 XLT 6.4L, SCT Extreme, 4" Exhaust, 20" MOTO METAL MO954 powder coated flat black,305/65R20 Nitto Terra Grapplers, Smoked Cab Lights, 12" Shallow Mount Rockford Fosgate Punch
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I have a chrome one that yo can easily sand the chrome off and paint.
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Thanks but mine right now is the chrome xlt one, how easy is it to take the chrome off?

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just sand it off with red scotch brite. it comes off really easy.
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Oh ok perfect thanks alot man.

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I got another question for you fenner408, once I sand off the chrome, what do I have to do to get it prepped for paint?

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blow it off then wipe it down with wax/grease remover or lacquer thinner. definitely use adhesion promoter too if you want it to stick.
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I appreciate it man, thatll be my next little project

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I painted my chrome XLT grille before I swapped to my FX4 one. The chrome comes off pretty easily with acetone and a green scrubby. Its a little messy but it's easy to do.
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Alright this sounds like it shouldnt be too hard. Ill give it a try when i get some free time.

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