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painting the grille #16704 May 20, 6:31pm May 20, 6:31pm
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painting the grille
I took a look at my car at the body shop today. She looks BEAUTIFUL!!!!! shocked

Somehow, they managed to get a grille made for the Celica right from the Toyota factory (yes, that's right. a factory grille) I didn't know they made grilles for Celicas! But it looks sweet, IMO.

Anyways, it's black plastic but I would like to paint it and the small, upper grille white. What do you think???


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Re: painting the grille [Re: SuperCharged] #16705 May 20, 6:38pm May 20, 6:38pm
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just own opinion. painting the grill is so ricy. just leave it plain

Re: painting the grille [Re: 98gsr] #16706 May 20, 8:07pm May 20, 8:07pm
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its your car Super, go for it thumbsup


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Re: painting the grille [Re: Street Prototype] #16707 May 20, 8:57pm May 20, 8:57pm
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dontmesswithkram said that I should leave it black, or paint it a different color like gunmetal.

Maybe I'll go for the whole red/gunmetal look instead. What do you think??


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Re: painting the grille [Re: SuperCharged] #16708 May 21, 5:00pm May 21, 5:00pm
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or replace with real metal mesh?


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Re: painting the grille [Re: Satoshi] #16709 May 21, 5:28pm May 21, 5:28pm
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IMO, paint only if the grille is metal mesh so the mesh doesn't rust.

Re: painting the grille [Re: celi4me] #16710 May 21, 5:41pm May 21, 5:41pm
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yes in 2001 toyota started making black plastic grills to fit into the stock opening to protect the radiator.

thumbsup thumbsup Can't wait to see some pics

Oh and I say leave it black.

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Yea im with 98gsr i think it would look better plain. Buts its your car you do what you want!

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leave it black thumbsup


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Re: painting the grille [Re: VSGTS14] #16713 May 22, 4:04pm May 22, 4:04pm
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I think I'm gonna go for painting it gunmetal. It's next to black, and it will be a little bit noticeable but not as much as white would be.rolleyes


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