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Okay so I'm trying really hard to NOT buy a new platinum. I was given a hell of a hard to pass up deal, but I don't want to get back into a truck payment. So, I'm contemplation doing a a full 05 conversion on my truck. Here's how it looks now:



Here it is with the 05 front end


Stick with where I'm at or go with the 05 grill and bumper?

Also, I realize that I misspelled "opinion"

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i know u dont care about my opinion but ide go with the 05 front end probably get everything done for 1 or 2 payments for the platinum

]2011 f250 king ranch cc/sb fx4 black and tan allot of inferior parts fell off so i put better ones on . 5inch exhaust axle dump s7b intake . blistien 5100s all the around . 20x12s on 305,55,20s .leveling kit with bags in the rear .5% tint all the way around
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Nah man, I got nothing against you. Just fun giving you a hard time

The payment on the platinum they're offering is only $583/month!!!

Anyway, yeah, I'm considering the 05 front end too. I can probably get it all done for less than a grand.

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i think it will look really good with the 05 front end but with out the flames on the side like in the pic.


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Yeah, I wasn't planning on the flames, but it was easier to just leave them in

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is the factory orange paint fading or is it the pic . but ya ide do the 05 front end and since its 1000-1500 parts and labor if you still can resist the platinum then do it . win win

]2011 f250 king ranch cc/sb fx4 black and tan allot of inferior parts fell off so i put better ones on . 5inch exhaust axle dump s7b intake . blistien 5100s all the around . 20x12s on 305,55,20s .leveling kit with bags in the rear .5% tint all the way around
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It's just the way the picture looks, the sun washed it out. I'm sure I can go OEM for about $1,200

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but with ur truck being tuned etc do u think u could go to a stock truck that will prob have to stay stock with out looking back

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but with ur truck being tuned etc do u think u could go to a stock truck that will prob have to stay stock with out looking back
That's what I was talking about with a buddy earlier, who is currently texting me trying to get me to buy the platinum

I like the 6.7 trucks, I like the interior on the 13s, BUT I don't know if I want to deal with the emissions stuff. Really that is what's kinda stopping me. I've driven a couple 6.7s and I like how they drive, but there's just something about a tuned truck that's missing there.

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ya i feel ya i drove my dads 12 kr the day he got it after driving in my dmax and i knew the power was there but just blah . when i got my 11 i made it about 300 miles miles before i deleted i know there is black magic out there for the 13s but idk who or were to get. im sure you know more people than i do . Why dont you just get a 12 kr

]2011 f250 king ranch cc/sb fx4 black and tan allot of inferior parts fell off so i put better ones on . 5inch exhaust axle dump s7b intake . blistien 5100s all the around . 20x12s on 305,55,20s .leveling kit with bags in the rear .5% tint all the way around
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