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Old 08-17-2012, 09:36 AM
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Painting rear brow - Jeep Chrome or Paint?

I pulled my rear brow and will be having it painted shortly. I can't decide if I want to leave the "JEEP" chrome or just paint the entire strip including the "JEEP" ? I'm torn...I will NOT be color matching everything. I plan to leave everything chrome with only the side door strips being replaced with the GC lettering. Thoughts?

The color is Dk Charcoal Pearl.

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Old 08-17-2012, 01:48 PM
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Re: Painting rear brow - Jeep Chrome or no?

picture of each. I went with all painted on mine and very happy with it. Either way looks good.
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Old 08-17-2012, 02:02 PM
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Re: Painting rear brow - Jeep Chrome or no?

yeah, I've seen pics of both, but most have been on black. i can't decide. ha
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Re: Painting rear brow - Jeep Chrome or no?

I vote for the Jeep Logo in chrome, unless you are planning to completely de-chrome the car.

I personally like to see variatons in color so I would not paint it all one color.

Besides I think the Chrome letters look more OEM.
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Re: Painting rear brow - Jeep Chrome or no?

I'm going with keeping the JEEP chrome.
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Re: Painting rear brow - Jeep Chrome or no?

That's the correct choice.

That Dark Charcoal makes me sort of jealous. I love that color.
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Re: Painting rear brow - Jeep Chrome or no?

As you can see I'm partial to the chrome lettering. Either way it changes the rear dramatically for the better- I can't stand the rear brow all chrome and think it's the biggest miss Jeep made on this vehicle. My $.02
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Re: Painting rear brow - Jeep Chrome or no?

Another vote for keeping "Jeep" in chrome - that looks nice and almost OEM. Mine is all black, but I've also removed most of the exterior chrome already.
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Re: Painting rear brow - Jeep Chrome or no?

Home sick and in bed so I thought I'd entertain myself a bit and help you out. Not going to win any awards for photoshop awesomeness but hopefully it gives you and idea of what your car might look like:
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Re: Painting rear brow - Jeep Chrome or no?

^^^ Thanks. not that there aren't any on here, but I'll be sure to post pics. i agree about the chrome strip...it reminds me too much of the GMC Terrain.
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Re: Painting rear brow - Jeep Chrome or no?

That looks very nice. Nice tires too.
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Re: Painting rear brow - Jeep Chrome or no?

If you were to paint it the body color, where does one go for the paint? Do dealers have it in a spray can? I think I am going to do this on my MG, but body color.
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