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This is a discussion on Changing front grill question within the RAM 1500 Diesel General Discussion forums, part of the RAM 1500 EcoDiesel Forum category; Originally Posted by phprof Has anyone dealt with this company? Font grille replacements Hmm, looks nice but as I understand it, only the frame is ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by phprof View Post
    Has anyone dealt with this company? Font grille replacements
    Hmm, looks nice but as I understand it, only the frame is stainless, the rest is zinc plated (not galvanized) and then powder coated. How long that lasts on gravel roads, no guestimate. Once the paint is chipped, the rust starts and it's not covered under the "conditional" warranty. Have you checked Cloud Rider stainless inserts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by phprof View Post
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    I like what I see.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Patroller8D View Post
    Hmm, looks nice but as I understand it, only the frame is stainless, the rest is zinc plated (not galvanized) and then powder coated. How long that lasts on gravel roads, no guestimate. Once the paint is chipped, the rust starts and it's not covered under the "conditional" warranty. Have you checked Cloud Rider stainless inserts.
    Never heard of them but I'll check them out. Thanks. I was just going to find Tradesmen or Laramie inserts but I'm having trouble locating actual inserts and not just the whole front grille. Most of ones I've found so far are overlays over the existing inserts which is useless.
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    Quote Originally Posted by phprof View Post
    Never heard of them but I'll check them out. Thanks. I was just going to find Tradesmen or Laramie inserts but I'm having trouble locating actual inserts and not just the whole front grille. Most of ones I've found so far are overlays over the existing inserts which is useless.
    Go with the Laramie Longhorn inserts over the Laramie if increased airflow is important to you. Found mine on amazon for $200, then sold my Laramie inserts for near that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by phprof View Post
    Has anyone dealt with this company? Font grille replacements
    Thanks for the link... the chrome wire mesh inserts I was about to order are out of stock right now. I'll save these just in case. Now plans to tow right away, so no huge hurry.

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