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    Master Mechanic Darknesss23's Avatar
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    Default So... I got it for free... should I use it??

    My 08 silverado LTZ comes with the color matched front bumper... HOWEVER... my friend hooked me up with the chrome Center front bumper... it has one little ding in it which i managed to pound out my self... question is... should I use it? or keep it as a spare? I really can't decide..

    2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ 5.3L EC/Std Bed 4x4 Flexfuel
    Full Metal Jacket Spray on Bed Liner
    Black Powder coat Diamond Plate Weatherguard Tool Box
    Corsa Performance Sport Exhaust System
    K&N Flat Panel OEM replacement Air Filter
    Bridgestone Dueler A/T Revo tires P275/55/R20
    Black Reflective pinstripe and VORTEC hood lettering
    Billet front bowtie
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    Blue strobe grille lights
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    Blue LED Mini Light bar in front Grille

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    Is there any other chrome on the truck? If there is I would say yes, but It might look good either way.
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    I like chrome so i would say use it. if you dont like it put the other one back on
    David
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    My question is, are there other ones that have the chrome bumpers where you live, or would you be the first? If you are first... Do it! Like they said , you can always go back.
    Eddie , 2000 Chevy Tahoe Z71 (old style)

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    Definately the chrome one, it will also save some chips from happening on your painted one. I think that black and chrome is awesome looking, hence my last truck LOL!
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    Well the thing is... If i recall...the chrome bumper was a standard for the LT1 & LT2 models the and the color matched bumper was the LTZ standard... Is it gonna be an ltz with a chrome bumper or is it gonna be an LT with ltz badging... Maybe i should just sell it? And use te money toward step bars or something...

    2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ 5.3L EC/Std Bed 4x4 Flexfuel
    Full Metal Jacket Spray on Bed Liner
    Black Powder coat Diamond Plate Weatherguard Tool Box
    Corsa Performance Sport Exhaust System
    K&N Flat Panel OEM replacement Air Filter
    Bridgestone Dueler A/T Revo tires P275/55/R20
    Black Reflective pinstripe and VORTEC hood lettering
    Billet front bowtie
    Rear Bowtie Delete
    Blue strobe grille lights
    Blue strobe rear window lights
    Blue LED Mini Light bar in front Grille

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    Quote Originally Posted by TRPLXL2 View Post
    Definately the chrome one, it will also save some chips from happening on your painted one. I think that black and chrome is awesome looking, hence my last truck LOL!
    i have noticed a few chips already... I was thinking about having a 3-4" strip of that black reflective vinyl to cover/protect it from furter chips... ( also thinking of getting strips of reflective vinyl on the door moldings for better visibility...)

    2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ 5.3L EC/Std Bed 4x4 Flexfuel
    Full Metal Jacket Spray on Bed Liner
    Black Powder coat Diamond Plate Weatherguard Tool Box
    Corsa Performance Sport Exhaust System
    K&N Flat Panel OEM replacement Air Filter
    Bridgestone Dueler A/T Revo tires P275/55/R20
    Black Reflective pinstripe and VORTEC hood lettering
    Billet front bowtie
    Rear Bowtie Delete
    Blue strobe grille lights
    Blue strobe rear window lights
    Blue LED Mini Light bar in front Grille

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    Use it
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    I've decided to sell it... It just doesn't fit MY truck... aesthetically speaking...

    2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ 5.3L EC/Std Bed 4x4 Flexfuel
    Full Metal Jacket Spray on Bed Liner
    Black Powder coat Diamond Plate Weatherguard Tool Box
    Corsa Performance Sport Exhaust System
    K&N Flat Panel OEM replacement Air Filter
    Bridgestone Dueler A/T Revo tires P275/55/R20
    Black Reflective pinstripe and VORTEC hood lettering
    Billet front bowtie
    Rear Bowtie Delete
    Blue strobe grille lights
    Blue strobe rear window lights
    Blue LED Mini Light bar in front Grille

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