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    Question Painting chrome bits

    Is this easy to do? Is it just a matter of roughing it a bit to key the surface? I've just got an Irmscher grille off ebay (thanks SRI-RICH!) and thought when the other one is off I might colour code it as an experiment i.e. paint the chrome V bit blue.

    Whadya reckon? Anyone done this before?

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    Speak to Bainie he just painted his chrome signum surrounds !

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    Quote Originally Posted by ABYSS
    Have a word with Matt, hes painted his Vxl Grill
    Didn't he do it with gloss

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    the chrome is just plastic so treat it like any other kind of plastic you paint. Give it a light rub down with nothing too harsh that will create scratches, give it a coat of plastic primer, rub down, normal primer, run down and then top coat

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    Matt Matted his *lol* & I glossed my signum surrounds, so either works, I just keyed lightly with some 1200 and primed, sprayed and laquered them. No problem at all ...

    And thanks to Matt for the insperation after seeing his at TRAX

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    Cheers chaps. I won't be doing this 'til I come back off my holiday in Oz, so I'll let you know how it goes. (probably badly )

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