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    Default Painted my grille

    After the chrome coating started peeling off and many people telling me to paint it I decided to colormatch my grille. I also painted the amber reflectors black, Let me know what yall think. Thanks

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    I love the color match look, and it looks especially sweet on that body style. Good work man!
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    I'm a fan of the storm trooper look. Maybe if the bumper ever starts to lose some chrome paint it black
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    I think it looks sweet, definitely changes the look of the truck. Is your blinker bulb located behind the amber reflector you painted over? If so do you still have turn signals? Also, I know MA allows a lot more mods on vehicles than other states so is not having front reflectors okay? Oh and I like the hood! Your truck must go pretty decently considering it's a single cab 6.5 turbo diesel.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Dukeschevy View Post
    After the chrome coating started peeling off and many people telling me to paint it I decided to colormatch my grille. I also painted the amber reflectors black, Let me know what yall think. Thanks
    Very sharp!

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    Looks good IMO i think you need to decided if you are going for the white out look or putting a lot of black. think it would look better with color matched flares and remove the trim down the side would look a lot better
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    I dunno, MTM -- I dig the storm trooper look, too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AMac View Post
    Also, I know MA allows a lot more mods on vehicles than other states so is not having front reflectors okay? Oh and I like the hood! Your truck must go pretty decently considering it's a single cab 6.5 turbo diesel.


    Thanks Everyone! I havent had a problem with the athorities yet haha As long as we don't cause a scene they seem to leave us alone. But Im just about done with the painting variations. I think I have it just the way I want it. Maybe a few more things here and there. Next step is to POR15 the frame and keep it from rusting. Thanks again for the replys

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    And yes the ol' 6.5 goes right along

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dukeschevy View Post
    Thanks Everyone! I havent had a problem with the athorities yet haha As long as we don't cause a scene they seem to leave us alone. But Im just about done with the painting variations. I think I have it just the way I want it. Maybe a few more things here and there. Next step is to POR15 the frame and keep it from rusting. Thanks again for the replys
    Well let us know how the POR15 works out. I'm interested in seeing some options to protect my frame since I can already see signs of rust. It's shameful since it is a 2011! I wonder if the previous owner took as good of care it as I do.

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    That looks awesome. You did a great job. How long did the whole project take you? That seems to have tied the rest of your truck together at the front. And it's definitely unique which is never a bad thing.

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