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      05-05-2012, 04:54 PM   #23
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Ya it hasn't had it's weekly, or fortnightly at this stage, bath yet!!! Next on the to do list right after 9 holes in the sun.
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Good job. It should last with that prep - I've been painting my own grills for the last 5 BMW's I've had - gloss or matt depending on my mood. I do it just like what you have done and never get the paint coming off like you see on some. Its all down to the prep - once the chrome is flatted down you are basically working with plastic and there is no reason (with decent prep & primer) for the paint to not adhere.
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Also should have said before now that this job wouldn't have come out so well without the "how to" posts and threads on here by other members so THANKS!
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