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Hammerit BBQ Painting Chrome Grille Surround

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by leewalsh16, May 31, 2013.

  1. leewalsh16

    leewalsh16 Member

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    So I decided to use hammerite bbq paint from halfords to spray my chrome grille surround. I did lots of research and found that this would give the best results.

    here is my car masked up
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    I applied the first coat and thats here in the pic below

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    The paint went on really well then I let it dry and applied a further 6 coats and here is the finished result

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    As you can see it looks ok. I have been driving for a week and not noticed and chips or scratches on it.

    This weekend I intend to spray my tail lights with the e tech tinting spray.

    Let me know what you think!!!
     
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  3. wuta3

    wuta3 Well-Known Member

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    Daft question, why didn't you take it off the car?
     
  4. leewalsh16

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    Im not a mechanic and not confident enough in doing so, so left it on
     
  5. JJ.Foulds

    JJ.Foulds Well-Known Member

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    does it not just 'clip' off? im doing mine at the weekend and was hoping it did as im going to use plasti dip so it can be removable.

    JJ.
     
  6. wuta3

    wuta3 Well-Known Member

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    JJ.Foulds Well-Known Member

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    from the looks of it, cant you just go straight onto the step to remove the grill? if its just 2 screws then pop off?

    JJ.
     
  9. wuta3

    wuta3 Well-Known Member

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    If only ...
     
  10. J3NKO

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    Looks good mate, well done!

    Every time I've tried to spray something in the past I make a hash of it so won't let myself near the audi lol
     
  11. Stol1975

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    Well I have got a black edition grill winging its way towards me from A3kent on here so that write up of how to remove the grill us just what I needed. Great post :)
     

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