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Old 07-04-2010, 11:17 AM
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So I've been thinking of doing a new grille shell for quite some time. I'm very undecided as to which one would look best though. I'm stuck between two . I could do a stock replacement grille (a new one) and plan on painting the honeycomb/mesh inserts gloss black as opposed to the gray finish they normally come in. The other grille I like is an open face billet grille without the cross bar. I really like how billet grilles look but only when done without the cross bar. I'm stuck because i like how the open face billet looks but I also like the classic look of the the stock/dodge grille. Makes me feel like i'm driving a ford or i'm not proud of my dodge if i went with the open face LOL. Give me some help!
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I like the factory grill with painted inserts.
Here is mine when I put the chrome one on, body matched the inserts too. Now its sitting in my garage.



but it didn't look right after I did my headlights

so now it looks like this
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I think the body color grille shell with either body colored inserts, or chrome inserts, looks good.
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Looks great. I'm into things over the top so it's hard for me to justify something so mild but it just looks so right? There is something about how these trucks look that should just be left alone. Like I said in another thread people have criticized me for using to much blue but i'm glad I'm not the only one out there. The look is really well thought out and tied together. Good job.
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im not a big fan of the billet for dodge...i liek the cross, its dodges signature
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I was leaning towards the OEM more which is what shocked me! Like I said I usually do things over the top but I am quickly learning less is more. I don't want this to be another hard lesson learned.
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For sure. Def helps having other peoples input. I think I'm def just gonna do a new stock shell and blacken out the mesh inserts. Gonna look good. I'll have to post pics. All my grille and lighting stuff will have to wait since my new flowkooler is a top priority. LOL
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I, too, like the Dodge cross-hair style grille, as has been said, it's their signature. While the open face Billet style looks alright, you seem to have the same thought on that as I do, but I guess that's because I see them on so many GMC's/Ford's down here that I just don't care for it on the Ram. But, like Randy said, it's your truck and you've put a lot of work into it already, so do what makes you happy! Be sure to keep us posted with what you decide!

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To each their own. THey look good either way imho
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