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Old 01-02-2009
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BLACK HEADLIGHTS, PAINTED GRILLE, and HID's

i changed up the front end now. i put some black headlights on. o yea very sexy!! and i put a 8000k hi/low hid kit in the headlights and a 3000k kit in the fogs. while i was doing that i painted my billet grille black.
i only came up with one problem. for some reason my low beams are brighter than my high beams. its like they are switched somehow. i tryed switching the two wires in the plug but it didnt work. so i did the fog light mod and now i just drive around with the high beams and fogs on. not a big problem for me...just kinda wierd though. any suggestions?

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truck looks sweet but plz take those fake hood scoops off
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they will.......maybe when spring comes
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Looks good, the grill looks so much better black.
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Those are what I have, but mine are LED. I see you have 2 holes where your plate was. Why not weld them up and fill them in like I did?
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looks great! did you tint your front window? what % is that?
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Looks 100x better, great work.
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Those are what I have, but mine are LED. I see you have 2 holes where your plate was. Why not weld them up and fill them in like I did?
good idea...ill do that when i get it repainted

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looks great! did you tint your front window? what % is that?
my windshield? nope...but im gettin a 5% strip for at the top
i have 5% in all the back windows and 20% on the roll down windows

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Looks good, the grill looks so much better black.
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Looks 100x better, great work.
thanks guys!!
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i like it but kill the fake hood scoops deal

sorry was never a fan of them
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Looks sweet. How do the HID's do? Do you get a lot of glare? I was thinking of putting a kit in mine but haven't talked myself into it yet.
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Very nice looking. Another member gets the case of the "I must have black headlights" LOL.

Yeah!!
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looks so much better man
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Looks much, much better. I am typically not a fan of the fake scoops, but I like them on your truck. It gives it more of an aggressive look. I say leave them and have them molded into the hood.
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That looks awesome man

And I like the scoops, I used to have them on my truck for a few years but they paint started bubbling so I didn't feel like touching them up.

I like the blacked out grill too
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Looks sweet. How do the HID's do? Do you get a lot of glare? I was thinking of putting a kit in mine but haven't talked myself into it yet.
they work and look great! i love them.
except for the high and low beams being switched

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Very nice looking. Another member gets the case of the "I must have black headlights" LOL.

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hey i know alot of people on here have them. but NOONE around my town has them.

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looks so much better man
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Looks much, much better. I am typically not a fan of the fake scoops, but I like them on your truck. It gives it more of an aggressive look. I say leave them and have them molded into the hood.
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That looks awesome man

And I like the scoops, I used to have them on my truck for a few years but they paint started bubbling so I didn't feel like touching them up.

I like the blacked out grill too
thanks guys!
and why is it everytime i post a pic people always say about the scoops ?
they really that bad looking?
the only reason i have them is because the came on the truck when i bought it.
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Looks 10xxxxxx's better man!
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I have the same scoops.
They were on the truck when I got it and I have been told to take them off too!

I may try it in the spring but I don't want to screw up the paint on the hood.

The lights look great - Are they form eBay?
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I have the same scoops.
They were on the truck when I got it and I have been told to take them off too!

I may try it in the spring but I don't want to screw up the paint on the hood.

The lights look great - Are they form eBay?
exactly what ive been thinkin!!!!

and yes they are from good ol' ebay
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Looks real good man!
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I guess I'll be the only one to say it, but I like the scoops, even if they aren't functional.

Looks good, dude.
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^^^ honestly I dont think they look that bad. At least there paint matched
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looks ****ing tough dude. leave the scoops on there.. it flows pretty nice with your truck
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