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Old 01-10-2013, 04:44 PM   #1
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I love my Crosstour, but the grill keeps me awake at night thinking how to modify it. I dont like the mesh look on the CT. Has anyone thought of painting the grill the same color as the car. I think it would give a much cleaner look to the front end. I am open to all suggestions.
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Old 01-10-2013, 05:29 PM   #2
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I love my Crosstour, but the grill keeps me awake at night thinking how to modify it. I dont like the mesh look on the CT. Has anyone thought of painting the grill the same color as the car. I think it would give a much cleaner look to the front end. I am open to all suggestions.
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I like that look CB. Did you consider doing your fog light surrounds as well?

Other alternatives I'll toss out there . . . paint it all including chrome? gloss black instead of stock dull? carbon fiber adhesive film?
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Old 01-10-2013, 08:50 PM   #4
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I like that look CB. Did you consider doing your fog light surrounds as well?

Other alternatives I'll toss out there . . . paint it all including chrome? gloss black instead of stock dull? carbon fiber adhesive film?
Yeah I did, but since the lower intake on the bumper and headlight surrounds were black, I decided to leave the fog's black to match. If I didn't have chrome door handles I definitely would of gotten rid of all the chrome completely...

I despised the factory grille and didnt much like the E&G grille either, which was the only custom one I saw, so paint was the best road for me. Just be forwarned you do have to remove the entire front bumper to get the grille out, which isnt as daunting of a task as it sounds like. Just alot of clips and a few screws.
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Old 02-09-2013, 12:34 PM   #5
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Old 02-21-2013, 08:03 PM   #7
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that looks real good,I saw a black one like mine copletely blacked out except the H in the middle looked very nice,If you have black you have to go to an automotive paint supply place and have them mix the paint code in an aresol can.The crystal black is way different then anything pre mixed.Well worth the 25 dollars
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I love my Crosstour, but the grill keeps me awake at night thinking how to modify it. I dont like the mesh look on the CT. Has anyone thought of painting the grill the same color as the car. I think it would give a much cleaner look to the front end. I am open to all suggestions.
I wanted to suggest a mesh grille, but you just did a great job)
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Old 04-03-2013, 11:24 AM   #9
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I've thought about wrapping the chrome pieces in a matte grey vinyl that I have.
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Old 06-11-2013, 10:36 AM   #10
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Does anyone know how the chrome pieces come off? Are they bolted on from the back or clipped in? I wanted to know if I can remove them without pulling the front bumper and grill off.
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Old 06-12-2013, 03:19 PM   #11
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I'm thinking I like the new OEM Grill on the 2013 after looking at the pictures in this thread....

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