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      02-13-2011, 10:17 AM   #1
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My Plasti-Dipped Grills *Pic*

What's up guys.. I just wanted to share a pic of my plasti-dipped grills... I did the kidney grills, and the lower grills. I followed a DIY on the forum they came out pretty good!

There is just a small spot on the lower grills that the plasti-dip pulled (even though I tried to cut it). Once it's gets a little warmer out I am going to fix it.

Pic!
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Nice!!! Best way to save money. Make sure you sprayed alot of coats bc when a pebble hits it, it will chip.

Looks great!
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looks good, and nice meeting you yesterday
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Nice!!! Best way to save money. Make sure you sprayed alot of coats bc when a pebble hits it, it will chip.

Looks great!
It was a great way to save money! I applied 5-8 coats on everything. I've been driving around for about 1-2k miles already and it still looks perfect. If the kidney grill does start to chip I am just going to purchase the matte black kidney grills. As far as the lower grills I am just going to leave those sprayed as they are not nearly as much of a focal point.

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looks good, and nice meeting you yesterday
Sal, nice meeting you too! Thanks for coding the amber corner delete for me. I think I am just going to remove that other amber bulb, who cares if my car tells me I have a light out when I get in

PS: Who was the other guy with the black e92 that was outside with us? I totally forgot his name, i feel bad!
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haha that would be sheldon!
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haha that would be sheldon!
thanks for the save!
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Looks good, did you sand it down b4 painting or just sprayed over??
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Looks good, did you sand it down b4 painting or just sprayed over??
I cleaned it very well before painting it. If I was using regular spray paint I would have sanded it, but since it's plasti-dip there's no need to.
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haha that would be sheldon!
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any advice on removing the stock airbox?

i am about to throw these dual cones in.. i just oiled em up
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PULL!!!!!
Those will be my famous last words, hahaha.. Just waiting for the oil to dry then going to retouch the filters up if I have to

Sal, can I borrow your exhaust? haha
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PULL!!!!!
And try not to brake nothing!! specially the hose that connects to the air box!!
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Those will be my famous last words, hahaha.. Just waiting for the oil to dry then going to retouch the filters up if I have to

Sal, can I borrow your exhaust? haha
haha yea, its a little tough to yank out once you get it apart. And make sure those filters are recharged real good lol.

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And try not to brake nothing!! specially the hose that connects to the air box!!
lolol, when I was installing my JB3 I accidentally plugged the harness into the wrong slot and that fucker got stuck

Then I busted out the pliers
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haha yea, its a little tough to yank out once you get it apart. And make sure those filters are recharged real good lol.

And yes anytime
I used the whole bottle of cleaning solution on them. They aren't bright bright white but they seem alright.. I didn't know they were THAT dirty before I purchased them.

As long as it's all red they are recharged fine right? I can take a pic once they dry

I'm always looking for a reason to bust out the DSLR
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lolol, when I was installing my JB3 I accidentally plugged the harness into the wrong slot and that fucker got stuck

Then I busted out the pliers
if one thing I'ved learn is not to force things in!! If it doesn't fit it most likely your putting it wrong!
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if one thing I'ved learn is not to force things in!! If it doesn't fit it most likely your putting it wrong!
too easy
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get them as pink as you can
I just re-oiled them again they should be nice and pink! I went through the whole can of oil

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if one thing I'ved learn is not to force things in!! If it doesn't fit it most likely your putting it wrong!
Lesson learned!
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