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08 Billet grille help

Ok, so I want to put a billet grill on my truck, but im not sure about something. On my truck the grill is the cheap plastic one piece grill and all I can find are billet grill inserts. So I think I have to find the outer piece to it (white so it will match my truck).

Here is my grill
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And this is what I want it to look like.

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And this is pretty much the billet grill

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/06-07...ayphotohosting

So is that Item the only one I need? Or where could I find the outer piece?

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I have a 04-05 2wd grill that the center piece can be taken out and add the billet grill you want. Only thing you need to paint the surround white like you want.
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You could get one like this:

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that 2nd pic of that white truck, looks like the owner cut out the center of the 06-07 sport grill, hence the 4 tips that were left behind after...
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that 2nd pic of that white truck, looks like the owner cut out the center of the 06-07 sport grill, hence the 4 tips that were left behind after...
but that 2nd pic is the grill from ebay...
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It would only work on a sport grill like KLC has. The 4 tips on the grill are the mounting points for the 06+ Sport Grill insert from factory.
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I couldnt find any sport grills online, but S-10 Killer told me I should hit up a junkyard and look for one, so i think ill just do that.
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I'm having the same issue. I talked to the "customizer" guy at the T-rex Billet Grille company. For an 08 you'll have to buy the 21bar billet grill. And then cut out the middle bars. I'm going to cut mine up tomorrow.
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I'd say look for an 04 ranger grill at a JY, gotta be some that were rear ended...
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according to the guy ay Trex, where I have the yellow marks, you cut the grill. and then the red marks are where you rivet.




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aww, i dont want to cut anything, ill mess up , let me know how yours goes
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Dude... No. run away from the thought. I've been working on it since 2pm and it's now 9pm. I'm losing the war.
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Dude... No. run away from the thought. I've been working on it since 2pm and it's now 9pm. I'm losing the war.
I have the same grille in vista blue I am willing to sell. Just let me know if you need another one.
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I'm going to try a little longer tomorrow. But if that doesn't pan out, I might take you up on that grill. How much?
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I have my 04 grille that I'll be getting rid of in 5 days when my new one gets here. Its unpainted black so its ready to be painted. You guys can have it for cheap if you want it.
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^^^ I have the same thing just sitting around in a box ready to be shipped!
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throw out some prices. i'm going to try again after work.
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Well the the billet part is pretty. And my old grill is cut all to h&ll. Measured it all pretty like and made the cuts with my dremel. Go to rivet the billet in... and it doesn't fit. The jacka$$es at Trex sent the wrong grille after they said it would fit. So they're sending me a the right billet grill and reimbursing me for a new blue grill. so much fun
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sorry to jack the thread,....but whats the differents between the '04 to '09 grills
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The 04-05 is like a 2 piece one. The center were the emblem is at can be removed. The 06+ are all one piece. Here are some pics to compare between the two:

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so my grill comes apart at the yellow line on this pic?


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Yes Sir! Just some clips holding it in on the back side of the grill.
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kewl, thanks man!!! i though i was gonna have to cut that ***** up. the only thing i can find are inserts and thought i was gonna have to modify something from an older ranger
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can you tell me if this would on an '04 its from an 2000

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Dude don't need to modify from an older ranger!

Carriage Works Main Grill 2004-2005

Wayne (GraniteGuy) has them on his website, or just pm on here. They are a little more but they last a lot longer.
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