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Painting my Plastic Trim black?

I have a 2001 explorer sport, with a dark blue paint and a gray plastic trim along the bottom

is their any way i can paint that black on my own?

what would i need?

how do you think it would look, has anyone done it?
 



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but is it the same process for ALL of that gray on the bottom? (on an 01 sport)

how much of what do you think i would need?
 






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thanks again man

so now i kno how to do it, but does anyone think it would look good?

check out a pic of an 01 sport and tell me what you think, it would be alot of black
 






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I don't think the grey ever looks good. Just keep in mind that with that much black that low on the front it's going to end up getting a bit scuffed up and you'll have to re-coat it more than I've had to do mine.
 






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Doing mine tomorrow! I am looking around locally for a new front and rear bumper, so till then, I am breaking out the spray cans! Going to spray the inside of the grill as well, right b/4 my black chrome billet grill gets installed. Between this and watching football, itsa gonna be abusy day!
 






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yea i can redo it if i need to
 






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and that's what I was planning for mine 02 Sport except that mine is all black with gray bottom and bumpers... wondering if perhaps I should get original paint to color match it... instead of just spraying some black...

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thats what im wondering too but im kinda goin for a black and blue look
 












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jy peices?
 












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oh haha thanks

will do
 












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ok will do
 






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Check out my explorer, I did the same thing.
 












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whats the price range of herculiner and regular trim paint?
 



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whats the price range of herculiner and regular trim paint?

A herculiner kit... plenty to do all your plastics is about 80$ US

Trim paint you could do 7$/can... it would take about 6 cans plus clear-coat to do the job.
 






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