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Old 09-16-2008
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Removing chrome on grill

Anybody know a good way to remove the chrome on my grill? When I smashed up my truck I specifically told the guy to replace the chrome with a painted one, he didn't. I dont really want to buy a new one if there is a way to remove the chrome and hit it with a rattle can. '04 xlt
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To actually remove the chrome I think you would have to use acid or cyanide. I would recommend just sanding it and painting it.
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Yes. sand it and paint it. OR...trade somebody. OR http://lmctruck.com/ or http://certifit.com/
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To actually remove the chrome I think you would have to use acid or cyanide. I would recommend just sanding it and painting it.
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I just sanded down my plastic chrome trim up front and painted it black and it still looks just fine
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Rub it with steel wool until it looks like brushed aluminum, then clear coat it.
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I would go to the junk yard and find a grill there. I like the chrome, but is all about personal taste I guess..
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trade you for my 98 xlt grill it is primer gray ready for paint never been mounted. when i fixed my front end i keep the chrome grill on it. it looks better on even though it is all busted up
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trade you for my 98 xlt grill it is primer gray ready for paint never been mounted. when i fixed my front end i keep the chrome grill on it. it looks better on even though it is all busted up
Will that fit my '04?
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no sorry would you like to trade front clips instead lol.
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