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Can't find a blank shield for the front grille badge that fits the 2013 to be able to make what I want to make. (AMI part #40402 says it fits but it doesn't. The new badges are dog-eared at the top)

In the interim, I hit my front badge with 4 coats of VHT night shades and 3 coats of clear. I like it and may end up just ditching my plans for the custom badge I was making. The night shades black the whole thing out but still leave it looking metallic where it was previously chrome.

^^^^ that looks really good, did you prep the badge in any way prior to spraying? Think I will be doing the same real soon
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Touched up my rear brakes and serviced the caliper pins. Also cleaned the inside of each Rim.



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Looks good ransram I like the look of painted caliper makes it look cleaner and the red sets off the black nicely.. I had a black Dakota RT and did the same with the red calipers good job
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Looks good ransram I like the look of painted caliper makes it look cleaner and the red sets off the black nicely.. I had a black Dakota RT and did the same with the red calipers good job
Thanks Dodgeboy360, I do have to touch them up every spring and fall to keep them looking good but it's worth it.
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RansRam do ya have a pic of the Recon 3rd light and lightbar?
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Here are the threads I started for the light bar and third brake light, pics are in those threads,

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Added a rear light logo took about 2 hours total from start of removing factory badge to having new badge wired in.
Ram Logo a.jpg This is how the new badge appears during the day

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Attachment 34845 This is how the new badge appears during the day

Attachment 34846 At night with running lights on (is brighter with the brake applied)

Attachment 34847And from a distance
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^^^^ that looks really good, did you prep the badge in any way prior to spraying? Think I will be doing the same real soon
I didn't but I should have. I think the paint would have taken a little easier if I had given it a quick sanding.
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