Changing up the fender vents... - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
6.4 Exterior Discussion Body and Accessories Talk

User Tag List

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 11 Old 02-22-2011, 10:20 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
NathanScott's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: San Antonio, TX
Posts: 285
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Changing up the fender vents...

I thought I would change up the fender vents a bit. With the billet insert it seemed like too much bling.

Before...


After...


Thinking of doing the grille inserts next.

NathanScott is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 11 Old 02-22-2011, 04:40 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
tricktom1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Houston
Posts: 226
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Looks good, mine are stainless but when my black wheels come in I'm gonna paint them black.

TEXAS MILE 261.5 MPH
tricktom1 is offline  
post #3 of 11 Old 02-22-2011, 06:51 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
hco4x4's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Vero Beach, FL
Posts: 536
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
Looks great man. I was thinking of different things to do with the vents. The expanded metal looks good.
hco4x4 is offline  
post #4 of 11 Old 02-22-2011, 11:11 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
NathanScott's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: San Antonio, TX
Posts: 285
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by hco4x4 View Post
Looks great man. I was thinking of different things to do with the vents. The expanded metal looks good.
Not bad for $9 and some left over paint.

NathanScott is offline  
post #5 of 11 Old 02-23-2011, 05:17 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
jimd1050's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Plainville, MA
Posts: 283
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Cool

Quote:
Originally Posted by NathanScott View Post
Not bad for $9 and some left over paint.
I skipped the $9 and just used left over black paint to cover up the Ford "Dirty Pink" stock units!


Regards... Jim D

'08 F250XLT Super Duty 4X4
Intake, Tuning and Exhaust... Back to Banks
Suspension/Drivetrain by WC Motorsports

http://www.justtruckin.net/pages/mytruck.html

jimd1050 is offline  
post #6 of 11 Old 02-23-2011, 05:19 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
tonypagnano's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 407
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to tonypagnano
nathan scott, where did you get your colormatch paint from? i'd like to paint my grill and mirror caps with the color matched blue paint

2010 F350 XLT extended cab short bed

89 D200 cummins 2wd 5 speed
tonypagnano is offline  
post #7 of 11 Old 02-23-2011, 05:39 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
NathanScott's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: San Antonio, TX
Posts: 285
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by jimd1050 View Post
I skipped the $9 and just used left over black paint to cover up the Ford "Dirty Pink" stock units!
Nice!

Quote:
Originally Posted by tonypagnano View Post
nathan scott, where did you get your colormatch paint from? i'd like to paint my grill and mirror caps with the color matched blue paint
automotivetouchup.com

NathanScott is offline  
post #8 of 11 Old 02-26-2011, 05:58 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
HighOn22's's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Thibodaux Louisiana
Posts: 379
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I had originally painted the factory ones Sterling Gray to match my truck, but put the billet inserts when I got the inserts for the grill. I don't care for the billet side vents either and think they're to much, but at the same time don't want to put the mesh inserts in the side and have billets in the grill. What if you painted the side badges, got chrome inlays for the letters and left the billet inserts?
HighOn22's is offline  
post #9 of 11 Old 02-26-2011, 10:17 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
NathanScott's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: San Antonio, TX
Posts: 285
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by HighOn22's View Post
I had originally painted the factory ones Sterling Gray to match my truck, but put the billet inserts when I got the inserts for the grill. I don't care for the billet side vents either and think they're to much, but at the same time don't want to put the mesh inserts in the side and have billets in the grill. What if you painted the side badges, got chrome inlays for the letters and left the billet inserts?
I thought about that and will keep the billet inserts because I will probably color match the grill and bumpers someday. I think then the billet inserts will look nice. I am thinking of making some mesh inserts that are color matched soon just to see if I like it.

NathanScott is offline  
post #10 of 11 Old 03-02-2011, 12:08 PM
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
STROKMII's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 112
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Did you guys take the side grills out to paint them??? I'm not really liking the "Dirty Pink" on my White truck.... I want to take them out to paint them white or black or something....

Carl
2012 Raptor Supercrew....LOADED!!

TRADED IN...2008 6.4L F250, 4x4, CC, SB, SRW,4" lift, 315/70/17 BFGs, Mini Maxx, HOT DAMN TUNE, DPF delete, MBRP exhaust, Muffler Delete, Air Raid CAI, MBRP CAC pipe. 579hp/1323tq

1987 951,Roll cage, Heavily modded,300hp/314tq, getting bigger turbo hoping to get to 400hp

2010 4Runner,4x4, SR5, stock.... not for long...
STROKMII is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome