Well some would say "the 1st way is to search, they're are plenty of threads about it". But i dont want be an ass, so take the grill out, sand it down, gets some primer, and flat black paint and paint it. Or you can order them off a website such as ddmtuning.com :thumbup: or u can do it the extra cheap way and get some spray paint and just go at it. but i wouldnt recommend that
Although I didn't "black out" my grilles, I did recently paint just the slats of the grilles with PlastiDip. Grilles look like new and haven't had any issues with chipping/flaking. As with any kind of paint work, the preparation/priming is critical to getting a good bond.
ecstuning's are on backorder which i'm waiting for. paint them yourself if you think you can do it but you don't want it to look too shiny or too new. i say buy them from tms, ddm, or something but whatever you choose black kidneys +1
Yeah, it's not worth 35 bucks to buy black grills. Just sand down and clean the chrome up a little bit before priming and painting and you'll be fine. I painted mine and I don't think they chipped at all for the few months I had them on.
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