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Old 11-09-2010, 07:19 PM
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Re: Where's the BEST/CHEAPEST place to get 08+ Front end parts?

Thats what i thought.
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Re: Where's the BEST/CHEAPEST place to get 08+ Front end parts?

You have any pics of the truck?
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Old 11-10-2010, 11:58 AM
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Re: Where's the BEST/CHEAPEST place to get 08+ Front end parts?

Yea, I will load them up soon. It does not look bad in pics but the tow hook bent up the frame where it mounts and the everything is shifted to the pass side some. The hood gap is tighter on the drivers side now as well. Alignment is all out of wack now too.

Sorry for the side ways pics, i did not have time to rotate them.




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btw......... thanks for starting another string of accidents on JG lol

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Re: Where's the BEST/CHEAPEST place to get 08+ Front end parts?

Gee, sorry guys. LOL they do say it comes in threes though.

I was looking around at prices today and i think i am going to try and do the full conversion. I will just have to save the extra money for new headlights and the lower air dam. (they are not replacing my air damn because its not damaged so that and the head lights will come out of my pocket.)

So just to re cap, because i know this has been discussed before. What is needed?

08+ Headlights,
Bumper cover,
Bumper support/absorber,
Lower air dam,
Chrome insert strip (not needed)
Grille
and any other repair parts my jeep needs.
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Re: Where's the BEST/CHEAPEST place to get 08+ Front end parts?

i have srt grille mesh listed in the FS thread lol
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Old 11-10-2010, 04:04 PM
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Re: Where's the BEST/CHEAPEST place to get 08+ Front end parts?

LOL, the problem is i have $0 to do this, i need to do this within the insurance money. So hopefully i can have the check made to me, buy the parts and give them to the shop so i can get better prices. If i can do that, i can get a bumper cover new for less then half what they quoted, then i will have $ for the head lights and i will just need to buy the lower air dam. Eventually i will get the lower air damn painted and get the chrome insert but i can deal with the black air damn and no insert for now.

I found an aftermarket manufacturer 08 Chrome grille for $140 on ebay, and a bumper cover for $181 Free shipping, and a used lower air dam for $55 plus $75 shipping. (shipping on that is a bit steep though, i might try to talk them down)

http://www.autopartswarehouse.com/de...BJ010303P.html
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Re: Where's the BEST/CHEAPEST place to get 08+ Front end parts?

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theres tons of cheap bumpers on ebay. You can also get the 08 nonhid lights now aftermarket for like $100 for the set.

Hey, Ive been searching on ebay and LKQ and car-part and i cant find 08+ Head lights any where that cheap. the best i could find was about $90 each from rockauto.com.

I think i am going to try and do the whole swap now as long as i can afford the parts the insurance money wont cover.
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Re: Where's the BEST/CHEAPEST place to get 08+ Front end parts?

Ever thought of going with the mopar front bumper? OR even the SRT front end? Insurance usually just gives you a cheque dont they
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Re: Where's the BEST/CHEAPEST place to get 08+ Front end parts?

I dont want the SRT front end, I am more of an offroad kind of person.

Even if i dont get to use the Check myself, As long as the shop can get the 08 bumper, and grille for the same cost i will cover the cost of the head lights and lower air dam.
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Re: Where's the BEST/CHEAPEST place to get 08+ Front end parts?

I just ordered Left and Right Headlights off Ebay this weekend. They should be here by next tuesday. The Jeep goes under the Knife on Monday Dec 6th and the body shop is going to use all 2008 parts for everything they repair, i just needed to buy the headlights. I cant wait for it all to be done. I will post pics in my new thread in the Visual Mods section.
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