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Old 09-26-2013, 11:58 PM   #131
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Glad all you chrome guys talked yourselves off the ledge. I was worried there for a little while. Now you guys don't need to pay for that therapy session. Whew! :P
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Old 09-26-2013, 11:58 PM   #132
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"Introducing the new Silverado HD, with a face so bold only a mother (or GM marketing executive) could love."

Seriously though, it looks like someone punched a 1500 in the face. Botched as per usual.
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Old 09-27-2013, 08:35 AM   #133
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If I'm not mistaken '97-'03 FX4 had chrome bumpers, but PTM grille? Saw one earlier today in almost mint shape with a small lift, tasteful but period correct chrome wheels and 35's looked clean and just right.

Again while I'm not against the full monochromatic look (I would gladly take 2013/14 FX) I'm just not sure when the full PTM trend took over in the industry. I swear Dodge errr RAM started it with express Hemi.
The 1993 Lightning was the first truck I recall with monochromatic paint, and the first year all colors came with black door handles and a black twin tube rear bumper.

And well that "NITE" F-150, haven't seen too many of those though.

92-96 Broncos could be had monochromatic also, think it was also a sport package, maybe
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Old 09-27-2013, 08:44 AM   #134
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The 1993 Lightning was the first truck I recall with monochromatic paint, and the first year all colors came with black door handles and a black twin tube rear bumper.

And well that "NITE" F-150, haven't seen too many of those though.
They made the nite's earlier than that with the brick nose.
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Old 09-27-2013, 08:50 AM   #135
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I am currently de-chroming but this thread may have convinced me to keep a just a little bit.. we'll see.

Its a good thing we all like different things, this world would be a very boring place otherwise!
@BlueCornChips yeah keep some of it. You will love it. Enjoy.
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That silverado is sick IMO. Really like that
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Old 09-27-2013, 10:33 AM   #137
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Surprised no one has brought up the platinum tailgates on here. Those are way to over the top in the plastic-chrome-shiny department for me.
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I love the platinum tailgate it matches the obs tailgates.
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The same about too much chrome can be said about too much black.....

Especially too much plasti-dip.
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Surprised no one has brought up the platinum tailgates on here. Those are way to over the top in the plastic-chrome-shiny department for me.
Platinum tailgates look nice on a silver or white truck, but I agree it's too much on a dark color like Black, Blue, Brown or Red.
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