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Old 07-08-2016, 11:47 AM
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Grill insert question

Hey all I'm new to the forums not sure if there is a thread already for this but does anyone know of the safaripal grill rings , and if so how is the fit compaired to mopars oem?
Mopar wants 180.. The aftermarket ones are 85.. I'm up in the air with what to do.. Buy aftermarket , keep my oem ones and paint them black or get them vinyl wrapped black, spending almost 200 on them just doesn't seem reasonable. The problem is with wrapping they need to be removed to get the wrap on well and I don't want any of the clips to break. They are currently plasti dipped but the matte / satin black with the texture isn't the look Im going for right now
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Re: Grill insert question

I have the same question as well about safaripal.

I wrapped my rings in matte black over the weekend and they look awesome....but....two problems. First, you have to heat the vinyl a bit and get a good stretch out of it to really get the inside of the ring. It cools fine though. That leads to the second problem- engine heat. When the engine has been running, well, it heats up the vinyl, which then starts to trying to shrink back to its original state. Maybe I did it wrong, but the excess engine heat and the vinyl adhesive are not friends. I'm debating getting oem, the real deal, or plasti dip.
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Re: Grill insert question

Here you go. I've had them sitting around for a few weeks and finally got them installed. Overall they fit great. I've monkeyed around with my inserts a few times, so some of the tabs on the grille are rough. There is some very, very minor fitment quality things, but given the price I can accept them.

The one thing I will note is the packing is quite poor. 5 of the 7 had scratches on them from the alignment tabs on the insert layered below in the packing. They could be easily buffed out if you wanted to spend the time, but unless you're a foot away you'll never notice them.

The chrome honey combs are also the Chinese knock offs as well - bout $45-60 on ebay. They seem to fit perfect.
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Re: Grill insert question

Thanks! Sorry for the late reply holding off and leaving them dipped for now. I got the grill wrapped gloss black so the dip doesn't look to bad ImageUploadedByJeepGarage1472425751.421813.jpg
She's coming together. I have black honeycomb inserts and led /hid headlights. I'm waiting for a harness to do the retrofit and put in the honey comb


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