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Old 08-25-2011, 08:12 PM   #1
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look at my grill!

Just got done spraying the grill. Next its the fenders. I used rustoleum flat black and it turned out awesome. Now I just need to figure out how to get the paint to stick on the plastic fenders.

I was so excited I forgot to take a before shot.


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Old 08-25-2011, 08:34 PM   #2
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looks great! i might be doing this too. my grille is all chipped up. use krylon fusion on the flares

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Old 08-25-2011, 08:39 PM   #3
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Is the krylon ment for plastic?
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Old 08-25-2011, 08:43 PM   #4
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Is the krylon ment for plastic?
yes, it says krylon fusion. did mine in gloss and they are a touch too shiny for me. might redo them in semi gloss or flat black. otherwise holding up well and I wash them often
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Old 08-25-2011, 09:13 PM   #5
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What did u use to clean them before painting?
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Old 08-25-2011, 09:17 PM   #6
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What did u use to clean them before painting?
Dawn dish detergent, acetone, dish detergent again. Rinse thoroughly, spray, wait, smile.

I did mine last year and are holding up great. I'm going to redo them when I get time with rustoleum bedliner though to match my bumpers and trim.
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Old 08-25-2011, 09:25 PM   #7
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Awesome. Hopefully the krylon flat black will match the rustoleum flat black I used.
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Old 08-25-2011, 09:27 PM   #8
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I never found it in flat. I only found satin.
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Old 08-26-2011, 12:09 AM   #9
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yes, it says krylon fusion. did mine in gloss and they are a touch too shiny for me. might redo them in semi gloss or flat black. otherwise holding up well and I wash them often

Try Satin...thats what I used on my flares and hard top looks perfect... nice mix between flat and semi gloss

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nice
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Old 08-26-2011, 09:26 AM   #11
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I really like the flat look though.
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Old 08-26-2011, 10:38 AM   #12
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Now paint the headlight bezels.
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Old 08-26-2011, 01:29 PM   #13
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Nice. My buddy actually had a Chrome cover on his grille and just painted that.
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Old 08-26-2011, 01:35 PM   #14
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I want one of those covers to paint for mine^

looks good, possibly a future mod for me!

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I did. I think that's the headlight itself. I also painted the screws that hold the bezel in so take that. LOL.


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Nice! I've always had good luck with Rustoleum Universal Flat Black
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Old 08-26-2011, 04:12 PM   #17
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My flares are next. Just picked up some flat black fusion. Either tonight or tomorrow night that will be done. And I'm getting my rims and tires put on as we speak. What a great start to the weekend! Not for my wallet though.

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