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oh yeah...I live in Podunk, KY...the crafts capital of the state...LOL
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Re: Need advice on what/if to paint...

I had no idea farmers love chrome

If the business use of the car is that important, maybe it is best to keep it appropriate. (I'm not entirely sure what that means in your industry, however).

From personal aesthetic stand point, I think our WK2 is very flexible. All the chrome fit right in when parked next to the expensive European SUVs, but you can convey it's utility and capability at the same time.
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I had no idea farmers love chrome
It may not even be the chrome, it might just be shiny things. Very nice people, but very simple. Shiny or green and they flock to you.

Well, I can do a compromise then. I will have the rear brow and mirror caps done for sure. The front grill is where I don't know what to do? Red or leave it chrome? It's a lot of work to take it out, and eventually this black out will happen. I'll just be that much closer if I get these items painted now and will only have black left when I can am in a better vehicle situation.
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Re: Need advice on what/if to paint...

I agree with JTS. Leave the roof rack the way it is too.
I'm in the process of eliminating some chrome. Just took the Jeep symbol off the front, the side trim, and the 4x4 on the back. Waiting for the GC lettering.

I'm going to order the door laredo handles, but not sure what to do with the mirror caps. Paint, or swap out.
The grill and chrome strip on the trunk will be last, no sure what to do there yet either. Repainting things scares me!
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I agree with JTS. Leave the roof rack the way it is too.
I'm in the process of eliminating some chrome. Just took the Jeep symbol off the front, the side trim, and the 4x4 on the back. Waiting for the GC lettering.

I'm going to order the door laredo handles, but not sure what to do with the mirror caps. Paint, or swap out.
The grill and chrome strip on the trunk will be last, no sure what to do there yet either. Repainting things scares me!
I just installed black nerf bars today, chrome door strips will be coming off this weekend. I think I will start with getting the rear brow and mirror caps painted to match. He quoted the price as doing it all at once, but I can't imagine it would change that much. All these initial pieces will be removed from the vehicle and should require little prep work compared to sanding/painting window trim and door handles. I think I can enhance the look greatly of the Jeep while still being able to maintain some of the chrome. Maybe once the grill gets some pits on it or something, but it's just so damn shiny and new right now that I can't justify a repaint on it yet.
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what ever you paint post pics
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