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Old 03-22-2013, 01:29 PM
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so I impulsively bought this just now.
I've search weeks for a new black grille, and that style one of the only ones i can find for my truck...i'm gonna experiment. Then i found a combo with the black headlight housings for $200. Might be cheap, but I'm willing to experiment. I have no plans on going to HIDs i just want to try out the black housings. It's either going to look REALLY stupid. Or look good. If it looks dumb, I'll take it off and turn around and sell it. It's all part of operation: no chrome. After this, just bumpers.

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While I'm not a fan of the vertical type grille, I normally only see them in chrome, so I'll reserve judgement until I see it all in place. I'm digging the black housings though
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While I'm not a fan of the vertical type grille, I normally only see them in chrome, so I'll reserve judgement until I see it all in place. I'm digging the black housings though
man it's SO hard to find a whole grille replacement in black. usually just inserts. I never even came across one like your 2007s. It's stupid. And if I did find a different style, they wanted $250 for it. It's all the same cheap piece of plastic. I'm on the fence about the vertical style too.

I know the housings are probably cheesy and only last a couple years but at $50 a piece i can't complain. My buddy got some cheap ebay housings that look great but it's been a few years now and there is this thin plastic film that is beginning to peel off. But by then I'll just buy new ones or save up for some real projectors with HIDs.
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I want those housings.. as I too have the operation "operation kill off the chrome".. The grill I'm not crazy about.. but I do dig the housings alot.. For my grill I'm debating just sanding mine down and painting the chrome parts because I have black inserts... And the nice black ones are alot -.-
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I found a bunch of different grilles when I got mine.










Then I bought and installed mine.


Oh yeah by the way, I killed all my chrome as well. Bumpers F+R, Wheels, Door Handles, Nerf Bars, Badges, Antenna.... Basically everything chrome was Plasti Dipped.
Here is a Pic when first got it.


And now....

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ya I saw some of those. good find!
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I'll be running that same grill as ASILayDying.. Will probably paint mine all MG or at least the outer parts.
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ASILAYDYING... did you remove your emblems or just tape them off to plasti-dipp?..

I got a feeling I'm gonna be buying a few more cans realll soon.
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ASILAYDYING... did you remove your emblems or just tape them off to plasti-dipp?..

I got a feeling I'm gonna be buying a few more cans realll soon.
Nope..... just left everything mounted and removed exess from the rest. Works great, just over spray the badge completely and peel off around edges.
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