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Just Painted lower valence and Tint pics

Should I paint the chrome/transparent black to give a "black chrome" look?


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Armageddon

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These are my pics using Black Bumper Coater aka "Trim black" spray paint from

Sherwin-Williams (757) 321 4671 in Norfolk. I got the 16oz can and it was plenty

enough. Watch out, this stuff is a messy spray paint and will take alittle getting

used to. It'll spotch every now and again, so i'd recommend a dusting coat first

just to keep them from building on the surface as much.


The trim black came out so damn good i caught myself saying that is how i

wanted the gatorback to look. The gatorback is nice, rugid like, and DEFINATELY

gave my bed panel a brand new life, but i just wanted more than just a shade

over the charcoal.? I also will do the top half of the bumper went i get a chance

because the lower valence came out such a good and solid black. :love:
 

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Got some better shots of my windshield and how i tinted it so i decided to put those up also.? :cool:

The bottom pic is after GatorBack before i did the lower front valence.
 

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looking good.... the legality of that tint is questionable. :cool:  but I still like it.
 
Looks great buddy!

Definitely need to paint the top of the bumper that darker black...  that'll look sweeeet.
 
vertabatt said:
Looks great buddy!

Definitely need to paint the top of the bumper that darker black...? that'll look sweeeet.
I'll be home soon... I'd be able to help ya...


Thanx every1 else.

VB-02 said:
:wave: Looking Good Armageddon
We need to meet up again or some time soon although i'll be back in MD by this Sunday. :(


blackbeauty said:
Looking good.....


But you can't black out your chrome bumper before I do...that wouldn't be fair.....
I might just have to try to beat you on this one.. it's too cheap a mod not to try.


grnxnam said:
looking good.... the legality of that tint is questionable. :cool: but I still like it.
Legal tint?!?? :laugh:
Dune said:
looks good.
maverick1974 said:
Looks Good :cool:
thanx alot

danlwil said:
sweet ride

gotta love black!!!
I couldnt have it any other way Thanx alot :love:
 
I voted and like how the chrome breaks up the black  :cool:

Sam
 
vertabatt said:
Looks great buddy!

Definitely need to paint the top of the bumper that darker black...? that'll look sweeeet.
No prob... I'm getting on that as soon as i get home so i can take the grille out. I got plenty of paint left to get the top part also. Not bad for a $12 can of paint. i thought it was expensive but damn i couldnt have seen it come out any more perfect. :love:

SamHouseIII said:
I voted and like how the chrome breaks up the black :cool:

Sam
I think i can live with this style for a while, but i hate the screw holes that are still there. It's alot easier not to have a front tag when there arent any holes that cops can see. I'm gonna see how it looks after i spray the top half darker, but i think I'm still gonna have a need for the SS Front Bumper eventually. :B:

stingray502 said:
I like it, make s me want to do mine....you said the paint is a little difficult to work with....do you have to do a bunch of light coats?
It was actually the fact that it had alot of moisture in the can so it was send spotches out if you sprayed too long. But they are easy to over come if you do light coats to start off. When they hit the first light layer they tend to soak in with the rest. Otherwise you'd just have to kinda work around it to keep it from running, altough i had no trouble with running using this method.

So mainly shake the can between every break, and dont spray more than about a sec to a sec and a half straight or the spray will get alittle more inconsistant. Give a few minutes dry time every few coats, and when you begin again just start with a dust coat to keep any splotches at bay. I dont mean to make it sound hard, but just making sure ya know what to look for. It's alittle different from a typical spray paint. :cool:
 
What was your preperation requirements prior to painting?  I want to paint mine, but assumed you would have to scuff it to get good paint adherence ???
 
luv2customize said:
What was your preperation requirements prior to painting?? I want to paint mine, but assumed you would have to scuff it to get good paint adherence ???

I have painted some parts like that and really it just needs to be clean...with no armor all or other cleaners present on the material. I am sure others will clime in with their expereince. I am planning on goin to S-W this week to get a few cans of that pant and do my valance as well.
 
stingray502 said:
I have painted some parts like that and really it just needs to be clean...with no armor all or other cleaners present on the material. I am sure others will clime in with their expereince. I am planning on goin to S-W this week to get a few cans of that pant and do my valance as well.

Thanks for the response
 
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