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Old 11-08-2009, 05:24 PM
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hey guys, first post on the site, been lookin around here a cpl days and was very impressed with the forum

ive got an 04 ram slt, reg cab, black. mcgaugheys drop shackles in the rear for a more level stance, and no other exterior mods, just audio stuff.

i got a new grille shell that im getting painted black atm, and i was wanting to get a billet grill, but i was wondering if anyone knows of a billet grill that isnt polished to mirror finished or if there is a good way to paint it so its a gloss black instead of the chrome color

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Old 11-08-2009, 05:38 PM
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If it's not chromed it can be prepped and painted any color you want.

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Please revisit your profile and edit your details so we can see what the rest of your truck equipment is. It'll make it easier if you have an engine question for sure!
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LOL @ Tom!!!
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ill def. take pics. my grill shell is supposed to be dropped off for paint tomorrow (guys been a flake, but hes doin it in spare time for free, so i cant complain)

and i ordered the billet insert a cpl hours ago. so hopefully sometime next week ill have it all done.

and i ordered some tint overlays for my taillights, and some black covers for my headlights. decided against doin a film cuz i didnt want to risk police saying anything, and this cover seems like it will give me the look i want

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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Proje...item2a025a688a


pics of them all will be posted as i get everything in and on my baby
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Which billet inserts di you go for? were you able to find some painted ones or just ss/chrome ones?
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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...%3D1&viewitem=
couldnt say no to the price.
gonna take a look at it when it gets here and see if its paintable. if not, ill just nix the murdering out idea for my truck, and keep that chrome, along with bumpers
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You could always get them anodized since they're just polished and not chromed, most coating shop can do it if they're set up and it's a comparable price.
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u have any idea how much something like that normally runs? on average
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Talked to a shop who's gonna do some for me (door handles and doorsills) and they quoted me $70/piece if I wait for them to do a run of satin black. or it'll be $100/piece if I want to rush it.
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