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Painted grill

This is why I hate being at home bored out of my mind. I seen a black ranger on here with a black grill and I really liked it. So.......

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Now I need to take my bumper valence off and paint it black.
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looks good man
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Thanks. It makes the Ford emblem stick out more now.
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wow that looks 1000x better like that. good job
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you gonna paint both the bumper and valance or just the valance?
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Looks good

What do they always say "Idle hands are the devils handy work."
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you gonna paint both the bumper and valance or just the valance?
Probably just the valence and see how it looks. I am not a fan of chrome so it will probably end up getting painted also.
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Ahh nice
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Looks good, glad I found this. Ive been thinking about painting my grill as well the whole bumper. Im the exact same way, Im not a fan of chrome either.
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looks alot better. nice work
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Looks good.

What happened over on the passenger side?
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Looks good.

What happened over on the passenger side?
It must be a shadow.
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Looks a lot better. Booooo chrome!!
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i was thinkin about doin the same thing... idk how it would look on a white truck tho.
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Looks awesome,
That is the next thing for my truck,that and the bumpers are getting painted black.
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I just found a pic from a member on here (2wdranger) with a black grill and bumper. His valence is still gray though.
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Nice!
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What kind of paint did you use to do this? And did you really sand it or lightly sand it before hand?
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There was alot of prep work involved. I sanded the chrome off the grill and then roughed the rest up. I used Dupont black for paint.
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wow that looks really sharp. i like it. nice work.
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This will definately be the next thing I do, thanks for the info on what you did Brendon.
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I like it!
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looks good
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It's stunning.... well done indeed. The best reward is the satisfaction of doing it yourself.
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