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Old 12-12-2017, 12:27 PM
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Still way too much exterior chrome on this truck. The wife gave me the green light on new rims, when we need tires. Time to go out and do some drifting!
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I was bored today so I painted my lower grille to match the silver of the factory main grille. It was black and you couldn’t see the F-150 cutout!
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I just noticed the carbon fiber overlay on your grill, nice touch.

It's the subtle things like that make a truck unique.
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I just noticed the carbon fiber overlay on your grill, nice touch.

It's the subtle things like that make a truck unique.
Thanks for the complement. I did the 2 center bars on the grille and the door and tailgate handles. I don't want to eliminate all of the chrome, just tone it down a bit. Can't wait to get rid of the factory chrome wheels. I will be going same size with same size tire. I don't want to change the geometry of the truck. Might even go with a different Ford wheel.
​​​​​​​I like to do subtle changes that you have to really look for to notice.
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Nicely done.

I am with you on your train of thought about sticking with other factory Ford parts. I have changed wheels and running boards to different Ford styles and love the way it looks.
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Old 12-15-2017, 01:44 PM
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Needs more cowbell.
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Nice truck. I'll agree, ford has put out some very nice rims
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Originally Posted by Mike from TN View Post
Thanks for the complement. I did the 2 center bars on the grille and the door and tailgate handles. I don't want to eliminate all of the chrome, just tone it down a bit. Can't wait to get rid of the factory chrome wheels. I will be going same size with same size tire. I don't want to change the geometry of the truck. Might even go with a different Ford wheel.
​​​​​​​I like to do subtle changes that you have to really look for to notice.
Craigslist is a good place to find nearly wheels and tires. I've seen FX4 Wheels and newer tires for $1000.
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Old 12-19-2017, 08:46 AM
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Finally got around to padding and recovering the “rock hard” arm rest/center console lid. I’m not much of an upholsterer but I think it turned out nice. Much more comfortable and covered up the worn through corners.
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UPS guy showed up with two packages of fun! Unfortunately, it's pouring rain so any playing with the truck is out of the question.
I ordered and received a matte black hood graphic ( same as appearance package center section) and a set of running board/area lights to wire into the door open circuit. Supposed to rain all week here in Tennessee!
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