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TJe0454 10-29-2011 03:45 PM

Plasti-Dip Flame Red Grill
 
Trying to get some pics of flame red tjs with a black grill. i have a ton of chips in my grill paint and wanted to change the look a little bit too. I figured plasti-dip is a good temporary way that i can see if i like it or not while also protecting my jeeep. might do a hood decal too. (like the poison spyder hood decals.)

TJe0454 10-29-2011 04:01 PM

and i dont want to bed line it right now

aelwero 10-29-2011 04:42 PM

that sounds like a major PITA...

Splnkr 10-29-2011 05:31 PM

I just did this. My grille looked like a B-17 returning from a bombing run over Nazi Germany. I used Dupli-color Bed Armor (it has Kevlar!). Did the winch plate, too. I just masked everything off and sprayed (yes it comes in a rattle can--Advanced Auto Parts for $9.99/can) it with several coats. No need to remove grille. Took headlights out also (painted the bezels with Krylon just for fun. Looks great! I'm gonna to the last three or four inches of the hood (also pock marked) and the A-pillars and the windshield surround. All I did was run over the paint with a Scotchbrite pad.

http://i43.servimg.com/u/f43/16/83/04/88/jeep_g10.jpg

TJspeed 10-29-2011 05:35 PM

OR you could do this. Im thinkin of doin this with my 00 yellow TJ. Its grille is chipped to and im wanting a to change the look also.

Mr. Grille 970011CPBB - Mr. Grille ABS Plastic Grille Overlay for 97-06 Jeep® Wrangler TJ & Unlimited - Quadratec

TJDrillSergeant 10-29-2011 05:49 PM

painted with Hot Rod Flatz auto paint

aelwero 10-29-2011 09:57 PM

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Originally Posted by Splnkr (Post 1702916)

wire through a rope fairlead? Have you used that off-camber and has it had any issues?

TJe0454 10-29-2011 09:59 PM

anyone with a flame red jeep with a black grill?

Splnkr 10-30-2011 09:14 AM

Sure have! And, no, no damage to fairlead or rope.

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Originally Posted by aelwero (Post 1703470)
wire through a rope fairlead? Have you used that off-camber and has it had any issues?


s3nt3nc3d 10-30-2011 02:29 PM

Sorry can't help you...but i bet it would look neat. PlastiDip is cheap enough...buy a can and try it. If you don't like it, peel it off (be careful peeling it off... I don't know how well that stuff sticks to painted surfaces--you don't wanna take the red paint off with it) and consider it a wasted $6. lol.

T_K 10-30-2011 03:07 PM

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Originally Posted by TJe0454 (Post 1703477)
anyone with a flame red jeep with a black grill?

I know a guy around here did a JK.

http://a3.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphot..._2258858_n.jpg

TJe0454 10-31-2011 10:52 AM

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heres what i came up with after 10 mins of fooling around with plasti dip.

Rekarp 10-31-2011 08:00 PM

Yarp

http://longhornengineer.com/images/jeep/_DSC2070.JPG

http://longhornengineer.com/images/j...2017.17.06.jpg

http://longhornengineer.com/images/jeep/_DSC2073.JPG

KarlG 10-31-2011 08:09 PM

IMO, infinitely better look than chrome grills especially on red and black Wranglers.

TJe0454 10-31-2011 10:47 PM

Rekarp- that looks aweeesome. ill attempt tomorrow!

TJe0454 10-31-2011 10:49 PM

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Originally Posted by s3nt3nc3d (Post 1705033)
Sorry can't help you...but i bet it would look neat. PlastiDip is cheap enough...buy a can and try it. If you don't like it, peel it off (be careful peeling it off... I don't know how well that stuff sticks to painted surfaces--you don't wanna take the red paint off with it) and consider it a wasted $6. lol.

yeah thats how i see it. worst case is i waste 6 bucks. and comeon, ive wasted over 6 bucks on worthless mods before! plus this will protect my actual paint, and it temporary!

Ballandchain 12-15-2011 05:00 PM

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Originally Posted by TJe0454 (Post 1709289)
yeah thats how i see it. worst case is i waste 6 bucks. and comeon, ive wasted over 6 bucks on worthless mods before! plus this will protect my actual paint, and it temporary!

How hard is it to remove and does it leave any residue behind?

phottomatt 02-06-2012 09:10 AM

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ajpell72 01-16-2014 11:46 PM

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I have a flame red jk and I'm considering doing the same thing. Do you guys think it would look weird If I had the black grill but plasti dipped the front tow hooks red?

NFGZ 01-17-2014 08:01 AM

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Originally Posted by ajpell72 (Post 7504482)
I have a flame red jk and I'm considering doing the same thing. Do you guys think it would look weird If I had the black grill but plasti dipped the front tow hooks red?

I think it would look fine. Also, if you like it ... dont worry about if someone else doesnt. Thats also the awesome thing about plastidip! Its forgiving and if you hate it ... peel it off! :)

ajpell72 01-17-2014 10:25 AM

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Originally Posted by NFGZ (Post 7508506)
I think it would look fine. Also, if you like it ... dont worry about if someone else doesnt. Thats also the awesome thing about plastidip! Its forgiving and if you hate it ... peel it off! :)

yes exactly

aimeenicolee 01-17-2014 08:30 PM

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I liked when my grille was black
I think it made it look a lot better


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