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    Default Painted Front Grille this Past weekend, good or bad?

    So this past weekend i decided to paint my front grille from the factory grey to black so as to match my truck... and i had my bowtie painted at my job being as they have a small paint room that they use... heres a few pictures of my job i did...
    First is the Bowtie

    Taped up front grille

    First coat of primer

    Second Coat of Primer

    First Coat of Black

    Second coat of black

    2007 Chevy Silverado 1500 Crew Cab
    22" Boss 313 Series
    8,000K HID Lights
    Flowmaster Exhaust
    Drop Kit
    Tinted Windows
    Blacked Out Third Brake Light

    Mond's To DO:
    Darker Tint Rear Windows
    Paint Bowtie White
    Get a Chrome Bowtie

    2004 Chevy Silverado 1500 Ext
    Exhaust w/Chrome Tip
    2 In. Rear Shackle Drop
    Window Tint
    HID Light Kit-8000K
    22" Boss 313 Series
    Painted Front Grille & Bowtie

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    Tomorrow i will post a pic of all this together on my truck

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    Legend unplugged's Avatar
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    Sep 2006
    High Deserts of SoCal


    Nice work so far. Should look very sharp when it's all back together.
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    High Desert SoCal
    93 K1500 burb (personal) 350 AT 3" Lift 250K+
    02 Honda Civic LX
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    I'm thinkin this is going to look good, can't wait to see the finale results.
    If you find yourself slipping,.....tie a knot.....hold on tight

    2008 silverado
    1500 crew cab
    5.3 L 4x4
    Borla exhaust, rbp black tip
    tint, bed liner
    2.25 in ready lift leveling kit
    18x9 rbp 94r
    33x12.5x18 toyo mts

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    here are some pics of all the items put together

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    Oct 2009
    Jacksonville, Florida


    I like it!!
    Charles :sign0011:

    2008 Chevy Silverado Z71 4x4 Crew Cab
    6" Pro Comp Suspension Lift
    20" Pro Comp Alloys
    35" Pro Comp Extreme A/T
    Flowmaster Super 40 Series Dual Exhaust
    Smitty Built Nerf Bars
    10% Window Tint

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    Mar 2009
    Reidsville, North Carolina, United States


    Looks good i like it
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    That looks awesome man! I wouldn't think it would make that much of a difference, but it really does. Great job!
    Hallsville, TX

    2005 Silverado 1500 LS Crew Cab 5.3L 2WD
    Magnaflow Exhaust
    Hypertech Max Energy Programmer
    Suspension Leveling Kit
    Putco Element Window Visors
    Carriage Works Billet Grille
    TruXedo TruXport Tonneau Cover

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    Has anyone painted the chrome horizontal bar that goes through the grill? I've been thinking it might look good body matched.
    Michael, 17, CA

    2005 Silverado - See my garage for my mod list

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    I'm trying to get the chrome stuff off of my grill right now and then I'm going to do a black & white grill and then when I buy a new bow tie it will be white.
    Bagged 06 Silverado Crew Cab.

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