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Old 12-31-2016, 05:30 PM   #1
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Grill swap

Hi Gang I am sure this has been asked a million times ... how hard is it to swap out GMC grill to a chev grill the reason I ask is For the life of me I can NOT find a chrome GMC grill for my 63 so I figured I change it into a chevy ...I see lots of them in chrome and I like the body side moldings as well I will have to swap out the gmc tailgate for a chevy one . Unless you guys know of some company or some one that is hording all the chrome GMC grills .... thanks for any help in this matter
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GMC grills pop up on ebay all the time. If your grill s good send it out and have it chrome plated.
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Old 01-07-2017, 02:46 PM   #3
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huh I haven,t seen a chrome GMC grill yet on Ebay ... but I will keep lookin thanks
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/1960-1966-GM...VZFoT9&vxp=mtr
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Old 08-27-2017, 11:32 AM   #6
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Re: Grill swap

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Hi Gang I am sure this has been asked a million times ... how hard is it to swap out GMC grill to a chev grill the reason I ask is For the life of me I can NOT find a chrome GMC grill for my 63 so I figured I change it into a chevy ...I see lots of them in chrome and I like the body side moldings as well I will have to swap out the gmc tailgate for a chevy one . Unless you guys know of some company or some one that is hording all the chrome GMC grills .... thanks for any help in this matter
Go have your grill chromed plated. I had my original painted grill chromed and it came out great! It cost me about $600.
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Old 08-27-2017, 12:07 PM   #7
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Re: Grill swap

I would take your original to a chrome plating shop. they will strip off the paint or old chrome ,polish the heck out of it, then copper plate it to fill in any imperfections then nickel plate it, then chrome it. trust me it will look better than finding a chrome one and its still the original that came on the truck
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Old 08-27-2017, 12:28 PM   #8
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I have a spare chrome gmc grille if you're interested
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Old 08-27-2017, 01:30 PM   #9
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Still looking for a chrome grill
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Old 09-12-2017, 01:07 PM   #10
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reply sent long ago and no reply back
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Old 09-12-2017, 10:20 PM   #11
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Maybe his pm is full?
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