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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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Old 12-31-2016, 06:33 PM   #2
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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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Old 07-26-2017, 07:02 PM   #4
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Old 07-27-2017, 10:45 AM   #5
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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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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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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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Old 09-30-2017, 07:19 PM   #12
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Still lookin for a chrome gmc grill complete
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Old 09-30-2017, 07:26 PM   #13
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I will keep my eye out.
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Old 10-01-2017, 09:55 AM   #14
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There is an aluminum 63 Chevy grill in the parts section right now The backing plates are rusty and the grill don't look in too bad of shape, but I just saw it in passing. $300.Check it out
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Old 10-01-2017, 03:42 PM   #15
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Most chrome GMC grilles you see were painted grilles that someone had chromed. Find a straight rust free painted grille and send it to a chrome shop.
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Old 11-14-2017, 03:03 PM   #16
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Still lookin for chrome gmc grill for my 63
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Old 11-14-2017, 05:02 PM   #17
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I have one......call me 918-630-4665......
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Old 11-20-2017, 11:48 AM   #18
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Does this count???
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Old 11-20-2017, 06:54 PM   #19
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thats a chevy grill
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Old 11-21-2017, 01:04 PM   #20
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That's OK, the tailgate says "GMC"!
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Old 11-21-2017, 02:01 PM   #21
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Here you go. You can also check with Bill Truck Shop up in Canada . Google there name and give them a call.

https://fresno.craigslist.org/pts/d/...357449626.html

This one looks pretty nice and comes with headlight doors etc.

I could take one of my painted ones and have it chromed for you . $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
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Old 11-21-2017, 02:26 PM   #22
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thanks for the info and I did get a quote to chrome mine well over a 1000 bucks
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Old 11-21-2017, 03:05 PM   #23
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Yep, makes this one look like a steal.
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Old 11-21-2017, 03:07 PM   #24
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Were you able to touch base with Kieth? He said he had one.
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Old 11-21-2017, 03:29 PM   #25
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waiting for him to get back to me I sent Kieth a PM
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