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Old 11-22-2016, 03:24 PM
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you know, I really like my GC except the front grill and light area. I really want to change it; has anyone done so and could you post some pics? I need some ideas here...
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I just went from chrome to black. Rock auto has black grills for cheap.
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Old 11-23-2016, 12:46 AM
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find a 98 limited grill its a little different then the standard zj one.
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Old 11-23-2016, 10:19 AM
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the black grill does look better. I would like a more industrial or tougher look than what the stock look offers. I saw a grill on CL that the person installed metal mesh material over the stock grill. he painted it black and left the rivets metal color and it looked better but my thoughts are it be even better than that. I almost want to make it more square, kinda like the Cherokee square bodies but different. not sure if I am explaining it right.
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Originally Posted by andrewmp6 View Post
find a 98 limited grill its a little different then the standard zj one.
Andrew - here's a tough one....who sells this grill??

http://www.cherokeetalk.com/forum/f1...-5-2l-v8-2924/
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Since its a sema jeep its probably custom one off piece,And the headlight buckets look to me made in to it.Try talking to bushwacker see if they can give you the info on the builder.
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it looks like a stock grill with the lights graphed on. any idea of where those lights might have come from? i can check with bushwacker also.
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The lights are probably round fog/driving lights or maybe hid projectors.
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cool, thanks Andrew.
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Originally Posted by jon-d View Post
the black grill does look better. I would like a more industrial or tougher look than what the stock look offers. I saw a grill on CL that the person installed metal mesh material over the stock grill. he painted it black and left the rivets metal color and it looked better but my thoughts are it be even better than that. I almost want to make it more square, kinda like the Cherokee square bodies but different. not sure if I am explaining it right.
I plastidipped the chrome rings black and installed raised aluminum mesh over the ugly black plastic honeycomb on my Cherokee North and it looks sweet. Is this the right section if I want to post a step by step thread of 'how to'?
Before and after pic (gonna black plastidip the emblems too this weekend).


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So with mine, I have wire mesh behind it and it's just painted black as well, I also had my L.E.D. Driving lights mounted inside of it, using old deep well sockets as spacers with long bolts. I also flush mounted L.E.D. driving lights into the rear bumper and hooked them to reverse lights
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I don't understand why these guys are showing you WJs when you want a grill for a ZJ.
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Simply for the sake of ideas, like the new Cherokee grille that is also included. People trying to do what they can to give him ideas.
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Custom header and grill.
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How about removing the outer portion and installing a black steel mesh over the grill support?
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