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Old 01-12-2010, 07:56 PM
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oh so i wont be able to jus swap grilles? thanks for all the help
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They bolt the same to the hood, just the brackets are different since the newer sport is wider, and taller. If you do switch everything, carefull as the plastic on the grills likes to break when un bolting them

and you don't have to switch grills, there will just be a slight gap. I eventually will fill mine with a led light bar, like knight rider style. or I may just get the chrome sport one from LMC
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well i imagine if it will leave a gap on mine then the guy getting my bumper wont be able to use his sport grille cause the hood wont close properly?
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Yeah sorry I was working on one truck at a time. just bungy strap his and it will stay shut just take your time un-bolting it, but if some break zip ties work great.
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ha as long as mine looks good thats all that matters. i talked to him a few minutes ago and if everything goes as planned ill have pics friday night!!!
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got my bumper done. ill get some better pics in the morning.

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oh and wermbang i swapped the grilles out to, i immediatly saw what you were talking about and had to go ahead and swap em out ha.
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So everything bolted and unbolted smootly then it looks like. Now if you have a junk grill but good inserts you can put those in the bumper so they match the grill.
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man i just noticed that in yours that looks really good. can i have a lil more info on how you did that? thanks.
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Sure. My sport grill was broken and hanging on by zip ties in alot of places so I took out the honeycombs on two of the areas. Held them up in the bumper to get a rough size to cut, and took the dremel to it. I sprayed them with a chrome spraypaint, since the body color wouldn't have been very noticable. I had automotive adhesive stuff leftover from when I glued the newer ram head (caravan??, its like the 3rd gen ones but smaller) on the grill. I used it to glue it to the bumper cover, using zip ties to hold the honeycomb while the glued dried, and I actually left them on for a few days to make sure they held. I have had them in since late summer and they are still holding. I think I covered everything.



oh forgot the honeycomb is four peices, one for each hole in the bumper
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