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Old 06-30-2006
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Blacked out GRILL

Bought a can of the infamous Krylon Fusion gloss black paint the other day with the intention to black out the ol' headlights, but after looking at that Accolade show car I decided to do something else

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The headlights are next btw, what do you guys think?

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looks good. with blacked out headlighst its going to look even better.
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hmmmm.... it looks good but something is off maybe ***** is right bout the headlights...
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yup...do the lights too and it'll look right
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yeah, looks ok, but i think blacking out the headlights will make it match
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i like that... now watch everyone else start doing it.
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looks nice, kinda reminds me of a grill from an 8th gen
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Thanks guys, I agree as soon as I was done with it I was whoa It's an 8th gen haha, headlights will be done soon I'll post pics on this thread when done
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Told you guys I'd post pics



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it was worth trying something different, looks really good
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looks good man
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looks nice
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is that just a normal 01-03 grill???? It just seems wierd cuz u have a 04 or 05.

Hey can u post up a quick diy?

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its the stock 04-05 sedan grill, he just painted the middle black
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Re: Blacked out GRILL

Thanks guys, yeah I just painted the middle part of the grill, I've been thinking about getting a 04/05 coupe grille, but I dunno yet.

It needs another coating of paint tho, if you look real close you can see the tiny chips in it
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i think it looks nice....wish i could do something like that. im too nervous to f*** something up and drive around looking stupid. I have a silver vic and wish i can do those things. i want to black out my headlights but...yea...i might need them. and dont want to look stupid. ive never done anything liek blacking out my headlights or painting my grill... i bought one of those ebay jdm grill things and it came with two of the mounting things in the back broken. its sitting in my garage....more power to you.. it looks awesome.
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could always find cheap headlights on ebay and paint those so if you mess up its not a big deal
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i did something like this awhile back ..


it was good for awhile but i still wasn't satisfied. so i got the coupe's grille afterwards.




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I did that to my grill back in 2002. Probably gonna be the only one to make a negative comment about how it looks. I did have blacked out headlights at the time, so painting the grill kinda went together.

The basic thing is, with the gloss paint, if u look up close u can really tell that ur painted that **** urself, then it looks really cheap. If you go with a non gloss paint then it looks cleaner, but at the same time its a clash of the gloss of the car vs the non gloss of the grill.

Another thing u have just done is painted ur stock shyt, so if u ever wanna sell the car u gotta either buy a new one, or the buyer will ask wtf u did unless u sell it to someone young.

I went with an altezza grill and painted the lip to match (with spraypaint). Looks better, and it only cost like 40 bucks.
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well you bring up some very valid points there.. I know I'll have to purchase a replacement grill down the road, but I'll deal with that later and I decided to use the gloss paint to match the glossiness of the car to make it look like it belongs. I could get a 01-03 altezza grill but it doesn't fit an 04-05 properly
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i think im gonna try this with my 01 coupe grill cuz my car is prolly gonna get repainted anyways so if it looks like **** it wont have to for long. Did you guys sand urs down and primer it first or just use the krylon fusion??? did u use clear coats
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it looks like a grill off a 05 accord, my friend has one
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i think im gonna try this with my 01 coupe grill cuz my car is prolly gonna get repainted anyways so if it looks like **** it wont have to for long. Did you guys sand urs down and primer it first or just use the krylon fusion??? did u use clear coats
I just went with the Krylon fusion w/o sanding, but if I did it again I WOULD use a clear coat, b/c the paint has been chipping a bit from debris from driving... I think the clear coat would help protect it, but as far as as peeling goes, don't worry about it, Krylon Fusion adheres very well to plastic

Good luck and post pics if and when you do it
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Mmmmm steelies...


Looks real nice, man. I like it.
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yeah shopping for rims at the moment

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thanks man... what are you working on? anything? or are you just watching the Pheonix Suns
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With headlights and grill it looks good now something a little different lookin!
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welcome to the club mang...looks clean!
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