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View Poll Results: Black or Chrome Bumpers???
Leave Bumpers Chrome 18 23.38%
Black Bumpers with Chrome Grille Surround 8 10.39%
Black Bumpers with FX4 Color Matched Grille Surround 37 48.05%
Go Silver Color Matched Bumpers and FX4 Grille Surround 14 18.18%
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post #1 of 53 Old 10-27-2009, 09:01 PM Thread Starter
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Black or Chrome Bumpers???

Ok did some rough Photoshop to see how this would look. If I do go black I can't decide if I would do the FX4 color matched grille surround or keep it chrome. I also would do Harley headlights with either. One option is to color match the bumpers silver if I can find a powdercoater that can do it. I don't think I would paint them...been down that road before and they didn't last.

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black looks good but if you go black I would get an all black grill but if you want to keep the grill stick with chrome

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I have a fx4 2008 silver crew cab on 40s...its getting the bumpers painted silver and i shaved the ford emblem off the tail gate due to water running out of it after being washed.I will post pics in a few weeks once it comes back from paint and gets mountedI was going to do chrome but i dont want my truck to flashy
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black looks real nice

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I like the Black too.

For your Truck, with the Black Wheels, Door Handles, Steps, and Mirrors, I think the Black Bumpers will be Nice, but I think you will need the Black Grille too.

Basically, Silver and Black, no Chrome.

Silver and Black would be Sharp! Kinda like White with Black, but Better.





My Truck is a Silver Lariat too. But I have Chrome Wheels, Bumpers, Grille, Steps, Stainless Handle Covers, Mirror Covers, Billet Inserts, and Wheel Well Trim.

I like the Silver and Chrome.







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I would do black bumpers with the color matched fx4 grill shell. Maybe consider flat black bumpers to match your wheels.

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Nice truck allevil! Thanks for the input so far. I'm going to be keeping the RBP grille either way so it will just be the grille surround that changes. So if I did the FX4 surround I would be all black and silver. I would probably paint the chrome part of the fender vents silver or gloss black as well.

I never thought of doing the grille surround gloss black...that would be an option as well I guess.

Josh, I also thought about doing the bumpers in a satin or flat black. I just wonder if it would clash with the gloss black RBP grille. I may go with gloss black wheels in the future too.

There is a silver Freightliner with gloss black bumper, black wheels, etc on RBPs website...that's what got me thinking of going this route.

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I meant Grille Surround in Black.

Gloss Black on All of It. Bumpers, Grille Surround.

Yeah...Black!

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I meant Grille Surround in Black.

Gloss Black on All of It. Bumpers, Grille Surround.

Yeah...Black!
Damn that could look pretty sweet! I wish I could edit the poll and add that option!!


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I say black and the grill matched, and just to top it off HARLEY LIGHTS just my 2 cents

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