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cab front grills gloss black ?

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by vr6gordy, Dec 21, 2012.

  1. vr6gordy

    vr6gordy Well-Known Member

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    thinking of painting my a4 cab front grills gloss black to freshen up the front abit and to make it look like the new style grills found on the lastest audis ..any got any pics of a b6 cab with grills done in gloss black ?????????
     
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  3. VagCabby

    VagCabby Active Member

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    Hey not sure if you still after a picture of this but i did it to mine today as i pass a TT every day on my way to work with a gloss front grill and really wanted mine done, was worried about doing it but im fairly confident with painting so i gave it a shot and i must say it looks awesome!

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    Did mine with Plastikote high gloss and the finish is unreal considering its not lacquered! :)
     
  4. vr6gordy

    vr6gordy Well-Known Member

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    where you get the paint from ????? looks good
     
  5. VagCabby

    VagCabby Active Member

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    Wilkinsons surprisingly! i think B&Q sell it as well, Cost just under £7, its supposed to be chip resistant. i will soon find out. the one tin did all my grills with 3 coats and still some paint left over.
     
  6. SmoothAssault

    SmoothAssault Will design for mods

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    Looks great, nice job!

    Be interesting to see just how chip resistant they are, let us know how you get on. I want to do my grills gloss black at some point, I always imagined a clear coat would be needed to help keep the chips at bay.
     
  7. Harribo66

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    I have just done mine on my b6 saloon, i added a couple of coats of clear coat on mine, I'll report how they deal with the stone chips.
     
  8. StuG808

    StuG808 1.9tdi130 Avant FailWheelDrive

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    Anyone with pics of how it looks on a saloon/avant?
     
  9. Harribo66

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    ill get some when I go out to my car stu
     
  10. VagCabby

    VagCabby Active Member

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    Just an update on this, 1500 miles covered and not on chip!
     

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