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    Painting front grill black , matte / Gloss ?

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    Im getting my front grill painted black and cant decide on matte or gloss , what are the black edition ones ?

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    gloss all the way
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    Definitely in gloss black
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    Decided on the gloss black , going to get the rear valence done too , just booked the wheels in to get refurbed in shadow chrome as well . Ill post some before and after pics asap

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    After owning audi and bmw I have left the a4 honeycomb grill I bought matt black . Even though I think it looks better with the gloss border.simy because its sods law that it will be stone chips within weeks.
    Always happens . Had my rear bumper painted 3 times in 2 weeks . That's bad luck .

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    All done , went for gloss surround and matt grill , front and rear valence. Just need fitting back onto the car
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    is the rear valance easy to remove or is it a case of bumper off . might paint it sunday. did the front last week

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    Quote Originally Posted by hollow View Post
    is the rear valance easy to remove or is it a case of bumper off . might paint it sunday. did the front last week
    I didnt do it myself , i had a friend do this for me. Ill ask him tomorrow and let you know mate

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    All back on and looks great !! Hollow - the rear valence is just 3 screws and a good tug apparently . Ill upload some pics later when i get chance to take some

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    Quote Originally Posted by andytaylor1980 View Post
    All back on and looks great !! Hollow - the rear valence is just 3 screws and a good tug apparently . Ill upload some pics later when i get chance to take some
    got it ! not a gentle tug ,yank on the bloody thing
    painted it today same as front midnight black metallic ,makes it more like a darker lava grey . 3 coats of clear for depth , will be back on in the morning.


    morning . refitted the valance today ,bit of advice for anyone doing this , apply a bit of lube down the sides of the bumper where the 3 clips go , makes it alot easier when refitting .
    Last edited by hollow; 29th April 2013 at 17:37.

 

 

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