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1st gen custom grille

I doubt this pic will work, if not, you can check out my custom grille at

http://www.cardomain.com/memberpage/453930/4

 



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99SportX

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Cool, looks good :cool:
 






snocross1985

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Looks pretty good! Glad to see something different.
 






gen1x

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Yeah, the whole truck is gettin painted wednesday, including the grille itself, so it wont look all multi-colored :)
 






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I see you are in Duluth too. Where are you getting it painted?
 












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Im doin it myself. I graduated from LSC in auto body and this year I am going back for production shop, where you basically do you own thing. I painted it today, it doesnt look half bad. (it looks all bad) It needs a good color sanding and buffing.

Sorry, no more pics of the girls yet.

/99sport/ - what do you do in duluth?
 






99SportX

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I'm just in high school right now.
 






X~FACTOR

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I saw the rest of your pics... you got some skills, man. Good job! Have you ever thought of doing serious body modifications like... say, a Roll Pan?
 






gen1x

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Damn this talk of roll pans always haunting me. Id like to yes, but I havent decided how much I want my hitch yet. Im tryin to figure out a custom setup, like mount the hitch behind the l.p. box of the pan so I could still put on the hitch if i needed it. I dunno..................
 






bipolarbob

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So you laid fiberglass over the very outside of the original grille to strengten and then cut the middle out of aluminum?
 






gen1x

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Well kinda. I took the factory grille, and cut out the middle of that. Then I laid the fb over the remaining frame, to cover the spots I cut off and to cover the grinder scratches from taking off the chrome. Then yes, I cut the new center out of 1/8 aluminum. Ill take some pics an how I fasten the insert to the frame if youd like.
 






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snocross1985

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You said you were painting it, got any pics yet?
 






gen1x

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notta, but i do have A LOT of wetsanding to do...........
 






AlaskanJack

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Sweet grill!
 






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