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Old 03-19-2012, 09:21 AM
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Yeah, I stood it up in front of my current chrome grille and like it a lot better too. I do need to do something with that lower "skid" now too...and perhaps the chrome tow hooks. Next on my list is to look around for some pics of 04's with color matched lower facia.
As far as the lower fascia I wouldn't paint it. It will just get all chipped up in our neck of the woods and you'd probably regret it. Maybe black plastidip? Also it has a separate part no. so maybe it's removable. Honestly I never checked but I know it's body color under there. As for the tow hooks with the look you have being more street biased maybe just take them off. That would really clean up things there.
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As much as I hate Chrome, tony I think you should leave the skid and tow hooks Chrome.. it looks good and is gonna pop with that color matched grille... But if u wanna trade your Chrome tow hooks for my black tow hooks I'm your guy lol
Yeah, once the grille goes on, I'll have to re-assess. If it looks totally out of place I'll have to do something, but it might not. IT's hard to envision. That lower skid, the hooks and the wheels will be the only bright work on the Jeep, and I know I'm keeping the wheels, so it might be fine as is. Only time will tell. I've been battling with painting the grille for a year now.
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Nice paint work. Looks shiny.
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Old 03-20-2012, 08:15 PM
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OK, here comes the whoring....newly painted grille is in, and I pulled the tow hooks off. Whaddaya think?








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Re: Trying my hand at some painting...

I likey but I'm thinkin do the grill bars too.
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Re: Trying my hand at some painting...

The plastic inner grille or the billet inserts?
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I likey but I'm thinkin do the grill bars too.
+1. But still looks good as is.
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Re: Trying my hand at some painting...

The inner grill.I think that would look cool with the billet. Paint the billet............What's wrong with you?
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Re: Trying my hand at some painting...

Get some more opinions buddy.That's just what I'd do and sometimes I'm f'd up in the head
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Re: Trying my hand at some painting...

Wow Tony looks great! I have never been a fan of the chrome grilles, this is just what it needs. Too bad they still don't make WJs, you could sell them the idea! I would keep the lower fascia, it stands out well and looks good as it is. I think the front end would be too dark if you painted it.

I go back and forth with the tow hooks. Looks nice and clean without them but I think they do something for the front end of an suv/truck. Hmmm....
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Looks great Tony! Keep it the way it is, the inner grille stands out in silver. I have to say, throw the tow hooks back on tho!
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The inner grill.I think that would look cool with the billet. Paint the billet............What's wrong with you?
Definitely DONT paint the billet!

I think it looks great the way it is, although I'm intrigued by the idea of painting the inner grille... maybe. Too bad they don't make plasti-dip in your color lol.
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