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Pictures Of Some Progress On Truck!

In the process of doing the Headlight Mod: (yea I know its taken over a week so far )

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Painting grille black:

Right now there is just some red primer. There are some bubbles so I am wet sanding then laying down another coat then on to the black paint.

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Painting my clear corners:

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Installing James Duff Traction Bars:

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Is that a billet grille? If so why are you painting it?
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Is that a billet grille? If so why are you painting it?


my guess is he wanted to make it black, i think i saw that in a thread atleast. Its cheaper then buying a new black grille atleast
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Should look good! not really a fan of billet grilles myself, all for the black!
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Yea I am blacking out my truck as much as I can!
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Haven't you had those traction bars for over a year haha, can't wait to see it done!
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Yes I really have had no motivation at all for a while with my truck and now I am starting to like it again! Its a love/hate relationship.
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DUDE! I bet you've had those goin' on two years! lol...about dang time man. I thought i took forever to install...jeeze Roach.


Mod is lookin' good man. How you doin' the corners?
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They still selling the jb traction bars?
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Yes I really have had no motivation at all for a while with my truck and now I am starting to like it again! Its a love/hate relationship.
Man me neither, it's just hasn't been fun to work on recently. I have too many little projects going on
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Mod is lookin' good man. How you doin' the corners?
I am just painting them all black. But if I find a good deal on some 06's I am scooping them up.
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Yes I really have had no motivation at all for a while with my truck and now I am starting to like it again! Its a love/hate relationship.
I'm the same way... especially with those f'n gas prices...
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Well I am just really lazy!
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how are they lights gonna perform painted vs stock since you painted the the shinny reflective portion? just wondering because i think this is pretty cool if they are just as bright.
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how are they lights gonna perform painted vs stock since you painted the the shinny reflective portion? just wondering because i think this is pretty cool if they are just as bright.
He painted the un-used chrome...no light output difference. That's what this mod does.....painted the unused chrome...makes it all sweet lookin' and stuff yo.
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oh sweet deal then that is awesome.
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done yet?
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No hopefully finishing tomorrow. I am in no hurry at all and making sure its all done right and looks good!
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Today so far I have laid down 2 more coats of primer for 3 coats total and I just laid down my first coat of black. I plan on doing at least 4 coats of black and 3 coats of clear coat.

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Looks good so far, keep it up!
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Thats gonna look sick all murdered out
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Just put 3rd coat of black on grille and 1st coat of clear coat on headlights
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