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Old 10-27-2012, 02:05 PM   #11
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I never liked the chrome pillars and I hate the pinstripping too. I always forget to take it off.

So I guess for the front should I so black grille or chrome grille an if black I think I want it oem because plastidip doesn't seen to look the same...opinions
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Old 10-27-2012, 03:39 PM   #12
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My opinion is get the headlights installed first and see how you like it. Considering the rest of the chrome on your car, a chrome grill may not look too bad but you won't really know until you can stand back and stare at your car for a while.
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That was my plan too. I drove around the other day just looking at cars with darker headlights and how the OEM grilles looked and a lot had chrome grilles or no grilles at all and the only ones I seemed to have found with the darker grilles were the second generation focus. So maybe I will like it with chrome otherwise I guess pay $50 for the darker grille.
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Old 10-27-2012, 07:35 PM   #14
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Have you thought about painting your existing grille? It's easy to do if you take the time to do it right.
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Old 10-27-2012, 10:30 PM   #15
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Yes I have but others I have seen didn't seem to look right to me. I want it to look exactly like the oem one
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If you are going to get the black projectors I suggest the black grille in some form or another, I went that route once I had my hood installed. The lines up front just don't flow right with the black headlights and the silver grille. Also gonna say the chrome side moldings is a bit much, then again I hate chrome on second gens, did my best to ditch as much as possible....




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Old 10-29-2012, 05:33 PM   #17
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I do agree about the grille and I wont get any more chrome.
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