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12-12-2005 07:09 AM
abdukted1456 just take a chrome grill and very very lightly spray it with taillight tint. if you can get a lighter color tail tint, lighter than nightshades, you will likely get a more "shiny" result. too much tint and it will really dull the chrome effect and you might as well just paint it solid blaCK.

This is what I am gonna do to my stock grill so i can have a "black chrome" for the winter. no, this is not the secret recipe for my custom summer grill.

I also don't reccomend nite shades because it has a slightly purplish hue.
12-11-2005 05:46 PM
aireeca Very cool. I might keep an eye out for one of these over the next few months. Doubt I'll get as good a price as you did, though....
12-11-2005 04:51 PM
soccerrplyr Mine is fine. It came with nearly no scratches or anything and already messed. Neadless to say i was impressed about the quality trade and overall cost on my part. I found the item by buying a black pearl license plate cover off of ebay and asked the seller if he had anything to get rid of in black pearl. I also got a set of wooden door pulls off of him for 20
12-11-2005 04:26 PM
WyldSaabMan the 94-98 ng900 grills are the hard grills to mesh, because the two parts of the grill are basically plastic welded together. the 9-3 grills you can seperate by unclippng some tabs, as long as you dont break them.

I think it took abdukted a while to come up with his "seceret" recipe. but I am sure you could figure it out eventually
12-11-2005 03:14 PM
aireeca They are pretty stealthy. How has yours held up, Soccer?
12-11-2005 02:52 PM
soccerrplyr I bought my black pearl grill for a trade of my old chrome grill and 20 dollars. I have seen a lot on ebay resently going for rediculous prices for some reason
12-11-2005 02:16 PM
aireeca Hmmm....I feel like I need to bid since the listing says it's the only one left ever (or something like that...)
12-11-2005 01:41 PM
rcmdesign That guy tried selling that grill before. Unless I just saw it before. The reserve is probably insane.
12-11-2005 01:25 PM
stromer You could make your own black pearl grille without too much trouble. It all comes down to getting the paint recipe just right. abduckted did and his grille looks great.

I wonder what sort of warranty goes with the oem pearl grille?
12-11-2005 01:22 PM
Saab93cse
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Originally Posted by griffen nut
has anyone ever made their own mesh grill from this website? i was wodering what the difficulty level was. http://www.lehigh.edu/~cak7/Appearance/MeshGrill.html
Yeah... tons have people have...
12-11-2005 01:22 PM
zingZACH
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Originally Posted by griffen nut
has anyone ever made their own mesh grill from this website? i was wodering what the difficulty level was. http://www.lehigh.edu/~cak7/Appearance/MeshGrill.html
I have made several... it's easy and wicked cheap.... they come out looking nice too... I think the newer grilles are a little harder to do, or so I've heard, but the c900's are a piece of cake.
12-11-2005 12:09 PM
griffen nut has anyone ever made their own mesh grill from this website? i was wodering what the difficulty level was. http://www.lehigh.edu/~cak7/Appearance/MeshGrill.html
12-11-2005 12:06 PM
JK I hear those are not very durable, however they do look pretty sweet! I wonder if a person could use nightshade or a similar semi-clear darkening spray paint to achieve a similar effect on a regular grill, might be worth a try!
12-11-2005 10:32 AM
BurnsSide42 There was one of those on a Viggen I was inspectig/emissions at work yesturday - car drove nice - and I put on his winter wheels (9-5 Aero wheels) very sharp looking car. 3 door too!
12-11-2005 10:13 AM
adidas_007
Black Pearl Grill

Found a Black pearl on eBay. Hope I dont blow anyone's cover. But I hope on of Us here get it.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Saab-...20299110QQrdZ1

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