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painting chrome grill

So i know there are lots of threads on HOW to paint the chrome section on the grill. However, i want to hear from people who have done it, and how it's held up over time.

I have a spare grill that has the outer shell in chrome, i will be painting it black, and want to know the technique you personally used, and your experiences with it.

What i don't want is someone who hasn't done it taking me the best way to do it.
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Use plasti dip it works great and holds up well. If you screw it up you can peel it off since it s a rubber coating and not paint.
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Plastidip is a good option but not so durable. Painting is still the right route.
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I wouldn't paint chrome at all. Buy a new paint to match grille and paint that one. It'll flake off of a chrome grille even with sanding and a primer
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