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post #1 of 5 Old 11-23-2010, 07:41 PM Thread Starter
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Paint grill?

Hey guys the chrome is starting to peel off my grill so im thinking of painting it flat black. So how can i take the chrome off easily to paint it?

Mine: 1997 F350 7.3l 4x4 white CCLB 3" DP with 3" straight pipe,K&N, ts 6ps, add-a-leaf for now

Dad's:1995 F350 7.3l black CCLB 99 Intercooler 3" downpipe with cherry bomb, K&N,ts 6ps
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You can go look at this thread that was started yesterday.

Chrome Grille Removal??


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i sanded mine down and painted it with krylon fusion paint for plastics

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I sanded down the flaky peices to bare and put plastic primer on, them 3 coats of flat black, turned out real sick
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I have the same problem.

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i sanded mine down and painted it with krylon fusion paint for plastics
See, I didn't even know there was such a thing as plastic primer. Thanks for the info. Maybe I'm the only one, but because I have an OBS, I don't spend a lot of time on the other parts of the board, looking for info or tech, so I'm glad that question was asked here.

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