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Old 02-08-2014, 10:54 PM
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Doing away with chrome

What are some of you guys using to black out the grill,mirror caps,badges etc. I think I would need the bumpers powder coated but not sure about the rest. Thanks in advance.
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I Plasitdip'ed my chrome Moto-metal rims and they came out great and I am up to a year with out any blemished which need retouching.

Search Plasit-dip on youtube and you will find out how easy and cost effective it is.
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I was going to vinyl wrap my grill but Im not having much luck finding a distributor that knows what color will match my truck and I dont want to do the trial by error like they are suggesting. I think Im going to just use a sander to take the chrome off the grill this week and then take it to a body shop, Ill have to check out this plastidip stuff..
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On my 6.0 i used plasti-dip for the grill, bumpers and emblems.... Looked awesome, right up to the time the texting driver went through a red.... Got a 6.7 in the xl package so i didnt have to do anthing to black out the chrome..
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Old 02-09-2014, 09:28 AM
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Plasti dip

Count me in for Another plastidip vote. I did my chrome door emblems on my first 6.7 and it held up great. Still on there when I traded it in. I had a body shop paint to match everything else. They sanded down the chrome grille and painted it. Wish I knew how to post pics from my iphone!
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Plastidip all the way…I did my front bumper. Very surprised at how durable and nice it looks.


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Prep work is the key to the plasti dip. Ive seen so many peeling off after a short time. Make sure you clean and prep good and do several coats
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Old 02-09-2014, 10:50 PM
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Count me in for Another plastidip vote. I did my chrome door emblems on my first 6.7 and it held up great. Still on there when I traded it in. I had a body shop paint to match everything else. They sanded down the chrome grille and painted it. Wish I knew how to post pics from my iphone!
I wish you could figure the pics out 2. I've seen the plasti dip on a few things just don't know about the texture. I'm going to go by my body shop tomorrow and see what they would charge to match te paint.
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Old 02-09-2014, 10:51 PM
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I've seen some people talking about black chrome paint but I'm unsure of that stuff also
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