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post #1 of 18 Old 03-19-2007, 09:15 PM Thread Starter
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What to do? Chrome package or Billet grille?

I'm having a hard time deciding what grille to stick with. You might know that I bought a Chrome package grille a few weeks ago, but the old lady is telling me she likes the factory grille with billet better. What do you all think? Look at my garage to see the difference.

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I like the full coverage grill myself, I think it looks sharp.

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You mean the billet on top of factory? I havent been too satisfied with this knockoff chrome package grille at all. Waste of $200 to be quite honest, but I'm holding on to it just for principle. I got screwed, and am dealing with it.

2011 6.7l F-250 Lariat FX4. Tuxedo Black with tan bottom/Black interior
-2" Readylift
-Avery clear bra/painted grille surround, KR bumpers
-Recon LED cab light kit, dually under tailgate light.
-Black bedlined toolbox. Black bedliner, dual cable locks, and factory bed extender
-Yellow tops, lockpick.
-Legal window tint
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which one dont u like?? this one http://www.powerstroke.org/forum/vbp...?do=big&p=1663

i think it looks good..i was lookin at gitting one for my 03...bad idea?


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I do like that one, since it is what came from the factory. My GF likes that grille with a bolt-on billet grille on top, not so much like in the picture.

But, like I said, I just bought the chrome package grille and am having a hard time taking it off since it is so new. It's definitely tough since the white makes the billet grille seem more monotone in my opinion. Tough decision

But if you wanna buy mine for cheap I'll definitely let her go

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-2" Readylift
-Avery clear bra/painted grille surround, KR bumpers
-Recon LED cab light kit, dually under tailgate light.
-Black bedlined toolbox. Black bedliner, dual cable locks, and factory bed extender
-Yellow tops, lockpick.
-Legal window tint
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Just for reference, its this:


vs this:

2011 6.7l F-250 Lariat FX4. Tuxedo Black with tan bottom/Black interior
-2" Readylift
-Avery clear bra/painted grille surround, KR bumpers
-Recon LED cab light kit, dually under tailgate light.
-Black bedlined toolbox. Black bedliner, dual cable locks, and factory bed extender
-Yellow tops, lockpick.
-Legal window tint

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yea the second pic of the billit grill looks better on ur truck IMO...i dont think ur other grill will fit on my truck being i have an 03
but i dunno 4 sure


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That second pic is of the Chrome package grille. I know there are some issues with fitting a 2005-2007 grille on the 99-04 models, but apparently they are small. Hopefully someone else can help in that regard.

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-2" Readylift
-Avery clear bra/painted grille surround, KR bumpers
-Recon LED cab light kit, dually under tailgate light.
-Black bedlined toolbox. Black bedliner, dual cable locks, and factory bed extender
-Yellow tops, lockpick.
-Legal window tint
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it can be done but you have to trim part of the bottom of it to fit our bumpers... or you can get a new 05+ bumper and you would be ok.... i do like the factory with billit .. thats what i have on mine but mine is an 03...
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i like the top one. it would look good on my black truck.

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