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1 GRAND 03-18-2010 12:31 PM

Has anyone painted this??
 
Has anyone painted the Grand Cherokee lettering on the doors?

I was thinking of filling the letters in on mine with a dark gray to make the lettering show up a little more.

If anyone has done this, post up some pictures!

ALombardi 03-18-2010 12:33 PM

Re: Has anyone painted this??
 
I am doing my rockers, fascia, and rub strips soon.

I thought about body matching the black rub but finding a way to repaint/leave the "Grand Cherokee" in black so it pops real nice...

I haven't seen it done anywhere.

06HemiLtd 03-18-2010 02:45 PM

Re: Has anyone painted this??
 
probably 2-3 years ago i saw somebody painted theirs red. i believe it was a khaki jeep. it looked really good. i'll try to find the pic.

blackpepper 03-18-2010 02:48 PM

Re: Has anyone painted this??
 
steady hands and a model brush.. I would color match the whole piece then fill in the GC lettering then clear coat everything and you're done!

BOYCHIKS 03-18-2010 03:01 PM

Re: Has anyone painted this??
 
I like the idea of painting the trim to match and not filling in the grand cherokee. I just think it looks to plain being nothing there..

pjs1965 03-18-2010 03:03 PM

Re: Has anyone painted this??
 
I've seen this done on a Red Jeep SRT8 in fact. Looked good.

Mike_Levy 03-18-2010 03:04 PM

Re: Has anyone painted this??
 
I did it with a paint marker. Wore off one side, and the other side was never redone when the truck was hit and the moldings replaced last year.

jeepnjeep 03-18-2010 03:32 PM

Re: Has anyone painted this??
 
I'm thinking of doing this too. I'll leave the moulding black and paint the letters Inferno to match the body.

1 GRAND 03-18-2010 07:41 PM

Re: Has anyone painted this??
 
I am going to try it this weekend. I will post pics when I get it finished.

maxst2 03-18-2010 10:25 PM

Re: Has anyone painted this??
 
Just mask it off, it'll be a pain int he butt. That's how its done right though.

ALombardi 03-18-2010 10:48 PM

Re: Has anyone painted this??
 
Yeah let me know how it goes.

My other idea was to remove the badges and paint them black and move it to right behind the front wheel well.

But the painted rubs with the black "Grand cherokee" is first. ;-]

06HemiLtd 03-19-2010 05:41 AM

Re: Has anyone painted this??
 
i couldn't find the picture of the "Grand Cherokee" painted in the moldings. it was on another forum a few years ago. if i remember correctly, the owner used caliper paint. it turned out great. he had a lot of members asking where he bought them at and that they wanted some.


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