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post #1 of 11 Old 11-04-2010, 01:24 PM Thread Starter
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Painting grille

I have a 2011 SD Lariat;don't really like the looks of the big chrome grille;does anyone know if it is possible to remove the chrome plating and paint it to match the rest of the vehicle?
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The grill is multi-pieced together. I have the outer ring on order to do the exact thing you are wanting to do




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you can do it but you have to sand it all down to make sure all the chrome is off and then paint it. I had it done to my bumpers.

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The grill is multi-pieced together. I have the outer ring on order to do the exact thing you are wanting to do
Did you order an xl bare ring or another chrome one? I was going to order an xl one but didn't know if its textured or not.

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You can order a grill from a KR and it will come ready to paint.

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Rutcutter;does the KR grille come complete,or just the outer ring?
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How much are one of these grilles for the 11's? I may need one in the near future.

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Its just the outer ring and I think its around $190.

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just paint the one you have its easy

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What kind of prep work has to be done for the paint to stick properly?

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