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Hey all,

Wanting to get a type r grill for my ej4 but don't know where to get a good, fitted one..

Silver is my car so I'm looking for a silver w/ black mash or black w/black mash is fine.

Thanks all...
 

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The eBay ones are fine for such a job. You're not after one being fitted though too are you? It's like a 5 minute job.
 

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an amateur can spray and fit one. simple.
1. trial fit the grill to the car, fit the mesh, test fitting again, remove mesh.
2. sand with smooth wet and dry paper. wipe dust of and dry. allow to dry properly.
3. make a hanger out of some wire so u can hang it up while its drying and something to hold it.
4. spray plastic primer in light coats (dusting) the surfaces.
5. allow 10 mins in between each coat and spray from as far away as possible.
6. get about 3 coats or until you cant see the basic colour.
7. spray all surfaces that will be seen (top, the grill and the bits seen through the grill).
8. make sure there are no marks or bumps etc.
9. if there are allow it to dry for about 2 hours and sand lightly and respray.
10. allow about 30 mins of drying between colours/primers/lacquers if its good.
11. once your happy spray the colour on lightly.
12. i did about 4 coats but then i was being very gentle.
13. check for bumps etc and allow 10 mins between coats.
14. 30 mins between colours/primers/lacquers.
15. then spray about 4 light coats of clear lacquer.
16. allow 2 hours after the last coat then check for bumps and smoothness. DO NOT PRESS HARD, just feel the smoothness of it. this is how it will look like when its fully dry so make sure ur happy.
17. allow 24 HOURS to dry before fitting mesh/grill to car.
18. fit to car. admire the fact you did something properly.
 

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i actually did it again as i didnt let it dry when fitting, it had some nice fingerprints when i first did it!!!
 

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@ ross ek3 - Can you please get some images please? I'd love to see it...

Thinking of spraying it silver but don't know if I'm bothered... :v
 
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