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I am considering adding chrome mirror overlays to my side mirrors, most likely the ones available from Putco. Anyone have these? What is the quality, to they scratch, mark up easily? Any other brands?
 

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I have them and they fit and look great. The Putco ones are offered in the Mopar catalog so they are "OEM". They are the same as used on the Laramie. These are chrome plastic and are held on with 3M tape that is already on the covers. You just peel the plastic off and stick them on, thats all there is to it. We shall have to see how well they hold up.
 

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I have them and they fit and look great. The Putco ones are offered in the Mopar catalog so they are "OEM". They are the same as used on the Laramie. These are chrome plastic and are held on with 3M tape that is already on the covers. You just peel the plastic off and stick them on, thats all there is to it. We shall have to see how well they hold up.
I think I wil go ahead and get them!
 
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I saw them on a totally tricked out Laramie (that had a $58K sticker on it!!) and it had those chrome overlays...I thought they were eye catching. I normally don't go for a lot of bling, but these really seemed to provide some contrast and class and phased in well with the existing chrome....they blend in well and don't scream .....LOOK AT ME.

I called the Putco distributor and he said these run from about $70 to $120 depending upon the vehicle. Then I called Dodge and they don't sell just the covers....you have to buy the whole mirror with the heating element, up/down motor, left/right turn signall indicators and the chrome (really plastic covered chrome but you can't tell it) covers were $450 each. I think I'm going to go for this particular upgrade....I already have all the other features, so the Putco cover seems to be a good alternative.
 

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All the Putco Chrome Accents I've ever had on vehicles over the years have been of excellent quality and held up very, very well.

Highly recommended!
 

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Have them on mine....recommend them to anyone who likes them.



Understandable not everyone does...to each their own.
 

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I had Putco door handle trim on my last truck and never again. What a mess to the 'chrome' after only a few winters.
 

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I had Putco door handle trim on my last truck and never again. What a mess to the 'chrome' after only a few winters.
I second that. I think the Putco chrome on plastic sucks. I've had 2 sets that were bad within a year. I will be giving someone else my money this time.
 

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I saw them on a totally tricked out Laramie (that had a $58K sticker on it!!) and it had those chrome overlays...I thought they were eye catching. I normally don't go for a lot of bling, but these really seemed to provide some contrast and class and phased in well with the existing chrome....they blend in well and don't scream .....LOOK AT ME.

I called the Putco distributor and he said these run from about $70 to $120 depending upon the vehicle. Then I called Dodge and they don't sell just the covers....you have to buy the whole mirror with the heating element, up/down motor, left/right turn signall indicators and the chrome (really plastic covered chrome but you can't tell it) covers were $450 each. I think I'm going to go for this particular upgrade....I already have all the other features, so the Putco cover seems to be a good alternative.
You CAN buy just the covers. You can find them on the official MOPAR.com accessories catalog. The covers for mirrors with puddle lights are p/n 1PUT0502. These are identical to the covers used on the Laramie. You can get them for $70 or less. I also got the rear tailgate handle cover and its great. Chromed plastic is used all over cars and trucks these days, get used to it. It isn't any less durable than the painted plastic parts. It holds up to weather well.
 

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Chromed plastic is used all over cars and trucks these days, get used to it. It isn't any less durable than the painted plastic parts. It holds up to weather well.
I'm well aware there are lots of chromed plastic parts but they are not all created equal. This isn't my opinion but my experience so get used to it.
 
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I went on the internet and found the Putco ones that fit the 12 Ram 1500 with the puddle and turn lights....but I ended up paying $77 with free shipping. Maybe I could have saved a few $$ by shopping around more, but they're on the way so it's a done deal. The reviews I've seen here and elsewhere on the Putco products have been complimentary of the Putco line of products.
 
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