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Old 03-10-13, 09:46 PM   #16
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Old 03-10-13, 11:38 PM   #17
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wow that looks really ****ing good. i have a plastic girl on my datsun 620 pickup, i used 'chrome' rustoleum and it came out really good.
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Old 03-11-13, 05:51 AM   #18
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Dremel kit, started this project out with the intention of cutting out the "L" surround but had second thoughts so I just did it as the pictures show. I'll probably end up cutting it later on.
Ok that's what I thought it was.
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Old 03-11-13, 11:25 AM   #19
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awesome, i was going to try this as well. i do a agree with you that the grill is too bright. i would spray it down with gunmetal. good work!!!
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Old 03-11-13, 02:51 PM   #20
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^lol

Made it black. I like it a lot but I'm going to have to dremel out the "L" surround now. If anything it's more noticeable.

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Old 03-11-13, 04:37 PM   #21
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I like this one better than the chrome. What type of paint did you use?
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Old 03-11-13, 07:39 PM   #22
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Plasti Dip. I can peel it off when/if I get tired of it.
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Old 03-11-13, 07:48 PM   #23
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Plasti Dip. I can peel it off when/if I get tired of it.
Glad you took my advice!

looks good! loving the stance.

The L surround looks prominent in pictures but it prob shouldnt be that bad in person
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Old 03-11-13, 07:49 PM   #24
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looks good, might jsut have to copy you haha.

wonder if you could "smoke" the chrome a bit just so it's not as blingy
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Old 03-11-13, 09:13 PM   #25
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Glad you took my advice!

looks good! loving the stance.

The L surround looks prominent in pictures but it prob shouldnt be that bad in person
All I do is dip, I love the removability!

Thanks, it's an interesting ride but I love it too much to raise it.

I promise it's worse in person and I understand how that doesn't make sense.

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looks good, might jsut have to copy you haha.

wonder if you could "smoke" the chrome a bit just so it's not as blingy
I'd love to find some decent smoked chrome spray but I just didn't care to experiment. Dip is tried and true. It's not as dark in person but I agree that smoking it would look way better.
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The grill came out good.
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Old 03-12-13, 06:53 AM   #27
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Wow! Looks good! I like the black grill on your white. Thanks for the props on post #1.
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Old 03-12-13, 06:57 AM   #28
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Looking great. I think for a white car the black grill looks a lot better, as for my self i have the same paint as Taffyk20si and I'd go for the chrome first as it will offset of the dark color of the car IMO
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AH much better in black. i agree that chrome grills on darker cars look better. thus a darker grill on light cars look great!
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Looks awesome I wouldve never thought of this... my car is black and I will be doing this to my front grill aswell as shaving off the emblem circle off the center. But I am going to be leaving mine chrome because as stated before, it will look better on my black body.
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