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just installed new grille!!

well guys, i just completed the first mod of my truck -- i installed my billet grille today. overall i'm pretty happy with it. it wasn't too hard and i think the result was definitely worth the work! let me know what you think of it!

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like i said.. i'm pretty happy with it and super stoked cause it's the first modification i've made to my truck. i think i've started an addiction
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Looks good. Now lose the license plate holder
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thats nice
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youve unleashed the modding beast. looks good man.
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Lookin good..

I do what Eric said lose the license plate holder
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well done
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looks good, get some clear corners next
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thanks for the compliment fellas!

do you think i should just take the holder off and mount the plate right to the truck or take them off all together? (i think it's illegal to not have a front plate in CA)
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i actually have some clear corner comin in the mail.. they should be here any day now.
hopefully...
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thanks for the compliment fellas!

do you think i should just take the holder off and mount the plate right to the truck or take them off all together? (i think it's illegal to not have a front plate in CA)
it is illegal in California. Not worth it, IMO.

San Diego huh? You should come up to one of our LA-area meets
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The grill looks good! Once you start modding you can't stop, it's an expensive addiction.
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Once you start modding you can't stop, it's an expensive addiction.
*ack* isn't that the truth?

So are you lifting or lowering this truck? Nice grille btw. Be careful with it.
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oh i'm definitely lifting it.. i just need the money. i'm thinkin a 3" spindle lift with AAL's and shackles in the rear. what do you think?

after i get the lift and more money i'll get bigger tires too.. i was thinkin 33's
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looking good. I am in the minority but i like the front plate on the 2001-2003 Edges with front two hooks. With the front plate gone there is a big gap between the hooks and IMO it dosent look good =/

as for the lift, if you go with the 3" spindle and aals in the rear 33s will fit perfectly
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thanks for the input sean.. i think i will probably just leave the front plate cause (1) i agree with you and (2) it's illegal and not worth it haha.

i think 33's will work nicely too.. i've seen a couple pics from others and i really like the look.

sweet truck BTW.. i really like it
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put yourself a ford emblem on that billet grill and it will be the shiznit!!
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thanks for the input sean.. i think i will probably just leave the front plate cause (1) i agree with you and (2) it's illegal and not worth it haha.

i think 33's will work nicely too.. i've seen a couple pics from others and i really like the look.

sweet truck BTW.. i really like it
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and yeah you should def make the drive up here whenever we have a meet (or set one up down there)
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ok i have a question. i'm in the process of getting a billet grill. but i do not want to lose the ford emblem. how might i go about putting an emblem onto the billet grill. don't mean to be stealing the thread. truck looks great BTW
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looks good man!.. its deffinetly addicting.. but hell its awesome! hah
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Looks pretty nice.
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are you running all terrains, i cant tell but it looks like it. looks nice dude
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for sure sean.. keep me updated and let me know if you guys set up a meet any time soon. i wouldn't mind cruisin up there.

and yeah evan, i'm runnin all terrains.. just the stock 31's but they work for now
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for sure sean.. keep me updated and let me know if you guys set up a meet any time soon. i wouldn't mind cruisin up there.

and yeah evan, i'm runnin all terrains.. just the stock 31's but they work for now
fyi: stock is 28", 29"
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ok i have a question. i'm in the process of getting a billet grill. but i do not want to lose the ford emblem. how might i go about putting an emblem onto the billet grill. don't mean to be stealing the thread. truck looks great BTW

I used clear silicone caulk. I used tape to hold it until it dried. I've had no problems and you can put it anywhere on the billet. It's the same emblem that was on the stock grill.


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looks really good aaron
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