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Old 05-16-2011, 09:11 PM
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Brushed Aluminum Grille (kinda) and Some Other Work

So decided to do some work to the WK this weekend. I was going to tint the tails, and color match the grille and heads, and debadge it. The tails turned out great so did the debadging. When I was scotch briteing the grille to get it ready to paint, I noticed I couldnt get through the chrome. I sanded for a little while longer when in noticed it started to look like brushed aluminum, so i decided to run with it. It was alittle to shiny so I just sprayed with some extra adhesion promoter to dull it a bit, the cleared it. I then cut the grille inners out and made an expanded metal grille for it. Once done with that I changed my mind and went wth black for the head lights. Heres some pics let me now what you think.











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Old 05-16-2011, 09:23 PM
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Re: Brushed Aluminum Grille (kinda) and Some Other Work

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Re: Brushed Aluminum Grille (kinda) and Some Other Work

looks great!
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Re: Brushed Aluminum Grille (kinda) and Some Other Work

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Nice! Actually looks like a metal grille from the pics!
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Re: Brushed Aluminum Grille (kinda) and Some Other Work

nice! +rep for something different!
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Looks classy
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Re: Brushed Aluminum Grille (kinda) and Some Other Work

Very cool! I did the same thing on my 96' ZJ back in the day.

Ignore how beat up she was, it was high school. haha
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Looks sweet
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Re: Brushed Aluminum Grille (kinda) and Some Other Work

Thanks everybody. I wasnt sure if I would like it silver, so Im glad I discovered this.
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