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Old 03-23-2011, 02:23 PM   #1
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Thought id make it a DIY,
Ok to start remove your grill from the car,
remove the chrome trim and acura symble (screws on the rear side)
u should clean it if its dirty..
Use any paint and there's no need to bake it afterwards cause the heat from the engine will do it for u..
I used cheap paint seen below.

Edit: I did this to my 93 sedan almost two years ago and its still holing up great (same paint)

When painting it, make sure u hit it from every angle, use more then one coat and as always a few thin layers are better then one thick layer, because u normally don't get ugly runs (I did 3 coats)


After letting it dry for an hour or so.. put the chrome trim on and the acura logo and install it back on ur car... u'll be amazed how much better it looks glossed..



Id give it about two days to cure before washing.. greatest thing is IMO other then the look.. you don't get water spots..

Have fun and enjoy.. ill get anther pic in the sun here soon
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Old 03-23-2011, 02:28 PM   #2
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Shortest. diy. EVAR!

Edit: Much better now. lol
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Old 03-23-2011, 02:29 PM   #3
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I didn't think it was a DIY it read more like an opinion or suggestion..
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Old 03-23-2011, 02:37 PM   #4
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Lol.. yeah I can only put one pic at a time on this damn phone.. I was gonna go into detail about how to remove it but IMO its gotta be the easyest thing to remove on this car lol
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Lol.. yeah I can only put one pic at a time on this damn phone.. I was gonna go into detail about how to remove it but IMO its gotta be the easyest thing to remove on this car lol
Specially if half of them are broken.
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Haha yeah.. my 93 sedan is missing two of the nuts..
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Lol.. yeah I can only put one pic at a time on this damn phone.. I was gonna go into detail about how to remove it but IMO its gotta be the easyest thing to remove on this car lol
Very True, but you know we get NOOB's all the time.. They may not know. I'm going to give my Alpha Grille a Black Satin touch..... Not really going for the glossy on it but I'm not liking the "RAW DRY" look. It is unpainted.
Your Grille does look Damn Good PT!!! ( Just saw the Finished Photo)
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What color did you use?
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Wow I'm not gonna lie, your grille does look excellent
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my grill is glossy enough shawty!



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