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Old 09-12-2009
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should i paint?????

Ive been thinking about painting my chrome bumpers black. if some one can photoshop, or post pics if they have done this to a 00 dsg. thanks

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I think it looks good as is. Get a DSG powerdome and it'll look really good.
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why not find a newer bumper and paint it if its not black?
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I've been thinking about doing mine as well. Already did the grill to match the truck and been thinking about doing the bumpers in Herculiner or something like that.
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black powdercoat would be killer.
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if you do the bumper do the grill
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The lights on your roof, custom or factory?
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Why not get it painted DSG?
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The lights on your roof, custom or factory?
custom. only the bigger trucks had that option from the factory (250's etc)
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The lights on your roof, custom or factory?
custom

I painted the grill tonight, flat black and it looks good im gonna do the bumpers tomorrow also flat black.
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Come on eric, i left your house like 20 minutes ago and still no pics?
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haha maybe later tonight i still have to get them off my phone and on my computer. im thinking now that the rear bumper is off im just gonna try and build my own custom bumper.
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Custom rear?
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Custom rear?
yup, ive got that jeep receiver im gonna use.



well here it is painted grill and bumper.
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That doesn't look too bad! But the flares look a little odd because they don't match the bumper, even though they never did.
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Looks good. Now just paint the flairs black and I would cut the lil parts of the valance between the tow hooks and front receiver so it looks like one big open area.
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What prep work did you do? Paint?

Haha and hows it holding up so far?
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What prep work did you do? Paint?

Haha and hows it holding up so far?

Well i changed it from the pic above. For prep i pulled of the bumpers and sanded them with a fine sand paper and then cleend them. I didnt like the spraypaint look that it had to it so i bought some spray on bedliner at autozone. took 3cans and its held up really well so far. I've gone mudding a few times and you can hold a power washer up to it and it hasnt chiped yet.

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looks good now paint your flares to match
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