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Is it easier for a shop to paint the wt (black textured) one or the chrome one? What did you guys do?
 

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you could cut out the chrome, but it would be easier to paint the WT one
 

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If i could get the colormatched GM one, would it be easier to paint the chrome part, or the wt grille?
 

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I sprayed mine flat black where the chrome is, took like 5 minutes with etching primer and flat black.
 

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Well, no because I put a billet grille in front of it. I didn't want the chrome to shine through behind the billet, that's why I painted it.

I have pics of my truck with the colormatched grille, just no pics of the chrome part painted.
 

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I was actually think about doing that and maybe a billet bowtie...Do you mind posting some of those?
 

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I just looked it up in another thread. You're truck is actually the one that I saw that made me want to do the billet bowtie and grille! Looks awesome man! What grille is that?
 

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When you say grille you're talking about an insert not the whole painted one right?

No problem :shake:
 

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No i mean the whole painted one. I really dont want to pay the full price. Being a college student, it's too expensive!
 

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No i mean the whole painted one. I really dont want to pay the full price. Being a college student, it's too expensive!
Full time student here, too. I normally dont like to order from GMpartsdirect.com because they take forever shipping but I got mine from there for the cheapest price I found.
 

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Ok, here's a new thought...if I were to get the gm colormatched grille with the silver inserts, would I be able to just take them out from the back and put the black ones from my chrome grille in? (Do they snap in or are they glued?)

Here's what I'm talking about:
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