Black Front and Rear Bumpers

Discussion in 'Chevy Truck Accessories' started by DrakeC504, Jun 26, 2012.

  1. DrakeC504

    DrakeC504 New Member

    I've noticed alot of people have black bumpers, but when I try to find them online they are no where to be found!! I know this is a really stupid post but really, where or how do you get them black? Paint, if so what kind should I use?
  2. ahmitchell1

    ahmitchell1 Rockstar 4 Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    They got to be painted you can by them primered. But if you got nothing wrong with the ones you got paint them
  3. UpsetProps

    UpsetProps Member 2 Years 100 Posts

  4. larryleeUSN

    larryleeUSN Rockstar 100 Posts

  5. AMac

    AMac Rockstar 3 Years GMTC Chick 500 Posts ROTM Winner

    If you're looking to go with gloss black that is a near match to GM black then consider a vinyl wrap → 3M 1080-G12 for gloss or 1080-M12 for matte.
    That is my next mod. When I went to the dealer to get a price on the painted bumper they wanted about $400. The lower piece below the bumper, painted is about $200 something. I wouldn't mind getting the black ones they have on the work trucks since they are a nice black and not too flat like the plastic below the bumper.
  6. ahmitchell1

    ahmitchell1 Rockstar 4 Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    X3 plastidip quick and easy
  7. DrakeC504

    DrakeC504 New Member

    Yeah I was thinking the plastidip but i just thought it wouldnt look right. I've done it to my stock wheels and it looked somewhat decent. I'm going to give it a try and I'll post a picture when its done to get y'alls opinions on it!
  8. jinsei

    jinsei New Member

    Totally agree with PlastiDip. It’s simple to do and a real budget saver.
  9. yuuki

    yuuki New Member

    Oh, I agree with the vinyl wrap. Got the same for my bumper but as mentioned it can be a bit costly. I was able to save though after asking a friend to help me deal with service providers.
  10. the phantom

    the phantom Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 1000 Posts

    Does anyone know if applying the PlastiDip and/or vinyl effects the functionality of the back-up sensors. I know when just a thin layer of ice is on them they sometimes are disabled. I was thinking of trying it if I can confirm it does not interfere with them.

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