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Billet installed- curios...

Hey guys I bought my billet grills from ebay and installed it on my truck, but it is recessed back from the plastic shroud that the original "honeycomb" is mounted.

Is this normal, or did they send the wrong one do you think? the packages say its the right one.

ill get a pic of it when I get back home

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I think that's normal. When your up close you notice it but from a distance it looks like the billet goes straight across.
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ya thats normal the cheap ebay grills just are flat the higher end grills fit the contor of the truck as well as the shape.
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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...59,p2759.l1259


Doesnt that look curved? I didnt think it was flat, but im trying to get a PH# to call these ppl
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heres the pics of it. its about a 3/4" back
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I know my t-rex grille has 4 vertical bars behind the horizontal bars, at the bottom of the 4 vertical bars there is a hold in each bar that you drill holes in the plastic surround and put a rivot through.... you can fix the side edges though, where the horizontalbars arent flush against the surround. I just took the grill and put it on my leg and pressed down on the sides so it would "curve" the grille more and it will fit flush on the sides of your surround.
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are you sure the grill surround is clipped all the way in?? you could put a couple washers between the grill mounts and frame thats what i did with my carriage works one but mine wassnt that big of a gap oh and you should cut the little tabs off the surround that may also be the cause of the gap
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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...59,p2759.l1259


Doesnt that look curved? I didnt think it was flat, but im trying to get a PH# to call these ppl
thats the exact same grill my buddy got for his ranger and it fit the same way, its just how that grill fits.
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