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View Poll Results: Stock heavy duty or sporty?
HD stock chrome 19 37.25%
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Old 04-30-2012, 12:52 PM
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Alrighty, I'm faced with one of the hardest decisions I've ever had to deal with yet...

Should I keep my truck looking like a stock, heavy duty truck...


Or paint the bumper, grill, and wheels, giving it the sporty look...


Help me out here! Lol
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if you went to a sport look you would need to do the rear bumper too and Id get a black tip instead of the chrome one, also de-badge it and get the roof lights with the black tint I honestly think it would look sick either way
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sport. hands down. it just has a cleaner look that way.
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Gezzz, that is a tough decision. I think a little chrome wouldn't be a bad thing. Nice thing about chrome bumpers is rock chips are not as visable. I see so many bumpers that were painted and seem to chip and peal after time. My vote is for HD look. I like color matched stuff but I think the chrome on your truck looks good. Maybe just the grille color matched?? The rims blacked out look good.
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Thanks guys...yeah I really love both...so difficult. I think I'm gonna go with your idea 2500hd and just do the grill lol
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I say go with the Sport look ... but if you paint the wheels black, do the caps too. I think that looks odd with the wheels black and the caps chrome. I also agree with the tinted marker lights and exhaust tip ... but, i wouldn't debadge.
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What about a Laramie front end? Color matched with a touch of chrome.
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Great suggestion!
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Or another thought... Laramie front end color matched of course, and then the middle chrome section, paint it black or bedliner. That would tie in the black wheels and tinted lights very well. Always wanted to do that if I had one.
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Sport all the way!

Color match the bumpers, grille surround, door handles and body side molding
I'd leave the mirrors black for now. Not sure how they would color matched as you would have to do the mount as well. Not sure if the window line would look right....

Debadge

Leave the rims and tires as they are

Possibly black out the B pillar between the front and rear windows


If it still doesn't look sporty enough, paint it black!
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