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Old 01-29-2009
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Painting grill

Hey i'm painting my fade grill this weekend need to know whats the best paint to use on it.
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I used Rustoleum Hammered Black Paint from Wal-Mart. It's like $5 a can, and there haven't been any chips or anything taken out of it, and it really makes it look a lot better.
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Krylon Fusion...hands down. I used Satin Black for mine.
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I just painted mine Monday. You can use Krylon Fusion and achieve great results.
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ok thanks
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Another vote for Krylon Fusion, I love it.
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Seriously....

i took the grille out of the shell, cleaned it good. and sprayed it. no adhesion promoter or nothing, but i'd suggest it. I painted it a good 3+ years ago and it's still black and could use another shoot here sometime.

I'm trying to find my damn pic that i had with the grille.


EDIT: (found lil bro's trucks pics but not mine. lol)

before(factory grey):


after(fusion satin black):
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i used bed liner.
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Would you be better off to use a primer of some sort?
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If you use Krylon Fusion which is for painting plastic, you don't need to do any prep or spray any primers or basecoats. Just clean the plastic and paint it.
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i painted mine with Krylon Fusion and after about 6 months it started chipping so i just got done redoing it with Krylon Fusion Satin Black and then put an acrylic clear coat over top of that i hope it lasts longer than the first time but it looks awesome for now lol
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i painted mine with Krylon Fusion and after about 6 months it started chipping so i just got done redoing it with Krylon Fusion Satin Black and then put an acrylic clear coat over top of that i hope it lasts longer than the first time but it looks awesome for now lol
I dont think you properly cleaned your surface before paint....like i said....i'm goin on 4 years w/o any issues.
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when i did mine, i sanded the hell out of it. i would do the same.
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Krylon Fusion...hands down. I used Satin Black for mine.
same here
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yeah, make sure u get it super clean before you paint.
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