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Painted grille

Well, I finally painted my grille. I'll be taking it off again to finish up the top, but other than that, I think it looks awesome

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And the one spot of overspray because of my ****ty masking job:


Tomorrow, I might do the bumper, or on Sunday. Depends on how ambitious I get.
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looks hot jimmeh!
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I just noticed there is more overspray than I thought. I guess that means I need to go and get some black spray paint to do the mesh of the grille, lol. That was the plan anyway.
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Wow that looks good man. Nice job.
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I just noticed there is more overspray than I thought. I guess that means I need to go and get some black spray paint to do the mesh of the grille, lol. That was the plan anyway.
Looks great, and I was going to say that you should paint the grille mesh black.
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Looks so much cleaner!
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paint the lower valence white and the rear view mirrors too, it will look good
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looks great jimmeh
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definatley cleans up that front end, will be even nicer when ya do the grill in black like ya mentioned
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looks good jimmeh, i will be doing mods this weekend as well, and yes i will have pics on here tomorrow morning when i get it
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That came out great man
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looks so much better, nice work man
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Much cleaner looking front!!
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Thanks a ton, guys! Tomorrow, I'll get the mesh painted black for sure, and I may even do the bumper. Not sure about the mirrors yet. I don't want to get rid of ALL the black.
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Now that I think of it if you painted the bowtie black or got a black overlay for it that would look sick as well
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Much better IMO!!!

It's the simple things that make it clean looking.
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That turned out really good. The landscape around your truck makes me want to move to Montana.
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Looks a lot better Jimmeh

While in the drive thru at mcdonalds. I saw a truck like yours and noticed how much better it looks painted
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Thanks again, guys! I'm extremely happy with it.

I got the mesh painted black already, and I got the drivers side mirror painted white. I'm waiting for the passenger side to dry before installing it. I kinda ****ed it up, so I'm on ebay right meow looking for another one.
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looks good jimmeh
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Well, the paint was dry enough to go ahead and install the mirror. I think it looks good.

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The grille. Can't really tell that the mesh is black, but it's gloss black, lol

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Now that I look at it more, and look at other trucks with the same front end, I'm gonna leave the bumper pad alone, and paint the valance black. It'll match with the bedliner that's going on the bottom half of the truck when I do it.
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Truck is lookin good JIMMEH JIMMEH!!! i dont mean to nit pick but i guess its because i paint and i notice lil things lol...but if you would wet sand that with some 600 grit it would look alot better and smoother!!
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Truck is lookin good JIMMEH JIMMEH!!! i dont mean to nit pick but i guess its because i paint and i notice lil things lol...but if you would wet sand that with some 600 grit it would look alot better and smoother!!
Thanks, JoshEHEHEHEHEHEH! I'll be wetsanding it at work one of these days when we are slow again (probably next week when I'm at the office, lol). All I've got here at home is 180 grit, but we got every possible grit known to man at the shop, so no sense in me wasting money when I can just use what the company has got.
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Thanks, JoshEHEHEHEHEHEH! I'll be wetsanding it at work one of these days when we are slow again (probably next week when I'm at the office, lol). All I've got here at home is 180 grit, but we got every possible grit known to man at the shop, so no sense in me wasting money when I can just use what the company has got.
LMOA!! True that!!! well just make sure you sand the primer BEFORE you paint it!!!
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The grille looks good. I am ify on the white mirrors tho. Are they textured?
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