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    as StK suggested on another post about spray painting grilles black rather than buy black ones, i decided to give it a go...! so heres a few pictures, do they look good, or do i need to buy some new chrome look ones.....?

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    i bought a Wet/dry mixed grade sandpaper kit, firstly i used the more coarse sheet to take out any scratches or dents, then i used the finer sheet to make a smooth surface! when i was sure all scuffs and blemishes were gone i washed and dried the grilles ready for spraying! finally spraying on 3 coats 15 minutes apart, leaving to dry and then fit back on the car!
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    Looks smart!! If you want it shiney then get a couple coats of laquer on it.. will help against the stone chips too..
     
     

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    yeah mate agreed shall get some tomorrow from work
     
     

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    now need to find more things to tinker with
     
     

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    they look smart might have to do mine now thinking of a anthrasite, what do ya think?
    love life as much as your car
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by goughy View Post
    they look smart might have to do mine now thinking of a anthrasite, what do ya think?
    Silver??
     
     

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    dude those are looking smart . just gives the whole grill a beefer look. soooo glad i ordered those black grills now gotta wait for them to arrive from the far east though!

    great lil cheap mod. all u need now is an msport body kit
     
     

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    Looks good Howabout some Carbon badges to compliment the look?
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by goughy View Post
    they look smart might have to do mine now thinking of a anthrasite, what do ya think?
    wonder how yours would like with a titan silver grills. especially with the msport kit you have. i recon it would look mean!
     
     

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    You can also get Matt lacquer if you don't want them shiny
     
     

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