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Old 10-24-2021, 11:10 AM   #26
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Re: 1968 grill. What color ar the shelves behind the chrome.

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Old 10-24-2021, 12:20 PM   #27
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Re: 1968 grill. What color ar the shelves behind the chrome.

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The grille that was on my truck when I bought it a little over a year ago had the center horizontal bar cut out of it and it had a chopped up 71-72 egg crate inner grill zip tied in there instead. The turn signals were held in with bailing wire and had no lenses on them. The bumper and the remnants of the original grille were painted a color similar to Argent Silver, but it wasn't original (so were the bed steps and mirror arms). I found an original grille locally and had it painted body color, including the shelves. I left the radiator support and inner fenders black. I second-guess my decision to go with a non-original color scheme from time to time. Personally, I think white looks better than silver on the front of these trucks.
I know it was hacked together, but I don't hate it.
Defiantly made me look twice. It could be cool if it was done properly
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Old 10-24-2021, 09:33 PM   #28
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I think in '67 the shelves were painted to match, either body color or grille color with chrome trim, and '68 was black
I am pretty much sure I agree with Tim here. Those shelves were painted green. I love seeing all the green on this truck, I do not think I have ever seen so much green. I have made the decision to go with the white grill but paint the shelves green. I know it is not original, but I like it. It is the only change I am making ot an otherwise original paint scheme.
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Old 10-27-2021, 02:26 PM   #29
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Re: 1968 grill. What color ar the shelves behind the chrome.

My Fremont built 68 was argent silver. Painted the shelves white after I cleaned up the front end. I feel like the argent silver shelves wash out the polished aluminum trim surround. Before and after pics.
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