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11-03-2011, 02:17 PM #1
Would like opinion on tailgate handle.
Should I leave it all blue or add the chrome cover to match the new Escalade handles, help me decide! I like it both ways so maybe you guys can help. I have it on right now to see if I like it in the long term.
11-03-2011, 02:37 PM #2
I would say and vote for going with a Billet Finger Grip Tailgate Handle, which is what I have, and as you mentioned Adam, going with billet handle will match/tie-in with the Escalade Door Handles.
11-03-2011, 04:14 PM #3
I think it looks sharp with all the handles matching.
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11-03-2011, 06:14 PM #4
I would also go with the chrome for the handle. I like the look of everything matching. When I do the escalade handles on mine, I will get the chrome tailgate handle and pull off the big chunky avalanche bezel to paint it.
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11-03-2011, 07:14 PM #5
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Chrome handle all the way! It looks awesome all matched up!
11-03-2011, 10:47 PM #6
I like the chrome as well!04 ECSB Custom silver & grey, Soft 8's, BFG KO's, ReadyLift Leveling Kit, Hellwig front sway bar, K&N filter, DeeZee EZ-Down, Rhino liner, Alpine CDE103BT, Rockford 6.5's, 12" V.A.T. Hammer Pro in a Subthump box, Alpine PowerPack amp, Hifonics amp, BackRack w/ 55w 5000k HID KC Daylighters, KC light bar with 4 KC Slimlites, UWS toolbox, Shaved Antenna mod, Black Bowtie, LED backup, license plate, dome lights & 3rd brake light
11-03-2011, 10:58 PM #7
I like it better blue... Although it does make sense to go with chrome... After looking again, it does look better chrome!
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11-04-2011, 09:21 AM #8
I think it looks sharp in blue, but will it hold up without scratching if used?
11-04-2011, 12:21 PM #9
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I have same match up as you---just the chrome handle....I also wonder ifthe outer chrome would be what would get some scratches ??....good luck.......front - end fixed yet !!!???.did you go about finding the dump-truck driver ???Silverado Crew.....4.8 L
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11-08-2011, 09:24 AM #10
So chrome handle it is...This came yesterday, a chromed full replacement handle, just switched them out this morning. There isn't much difference visually but the Putco cover did make the handle protrude a little more, and the fact that it is all one piece makes it less cheesy. I like it.
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