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I am getting ready to paint my grille on 70 Cougar. What is the correct original black color? Flat, Semi Flat, Semi gloss?
 

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I think it was a black satin finish...
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I ended up using Duplicolor semi gloss black paint and turned out great. I took a small paintbrush and used vaseline on everything I wanted left to be chrome (took about 15 minutes per cover) and painted the whole thing black. Then I just rubbed the black paint off of all the chrome parts and came off very easily. To get the covers out be sure to unhook the spring as lessens the tension on the inboard bolts.
 

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im waiting for the por15 black chrome paint but man that looks nice!
 

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I just painted mine with normal paint.

I'm thinking of getting them powdercoated later on, though.

I'll take pics of the painted grille when I get home. I'm working on sawing the ribs out of my taillights.
 
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