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Old 11-10-2010, 08:27 PM   #1
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Question shiny stuff stuck to the lower portion of pickup trucks

Seriously, you just paid to put glorified metal stickers on your truck.

WTF is that about?

I mean, some bumpers are chrome, and they are also the lowest point of the vehicle. So I guess it almost makes sense.

I'm guessing your wife drives a four door Wrangler with diamond plate on some portion of it for no good reason.

Sweet.

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Old 11-10-2010, 08:40 PM   #2
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While you're at it, when you go spend all your money on cool shiny skull wheels and gnarly mudders, could you get the right offset so they dont fling rocks and rooster tails 20 feet in the air?
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Old 11-10-2010, 08:44 PM   #3
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then what would be the point?
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Old 11-10-2010, 08:56 PM   #4
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then what would be the point?
To not mess up your big shiny metal sticker plate things.
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Old 11-10-2010, 09:45 PM   #5
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There's a black/red 2nd generation Cummins in a nearby town that has been defaced with this stick-on chrome, and I cannot fathom the reason why because I think that paint scheme is the best-looking factory one I've seen.
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Old 11-11-2010, 06:49 AM   #6
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Old 11-11-2010, 11:00 AM   #7
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Seriously, you just paid to put glorified metal stickers on your truck.

WTF is that about?

I mean, some bumpers are chrome, and they are also the lowest point of the vehicle. So I guess it almost makes sense.

I'm guessing your wife drives a four door Wrangler with diamond plate on some portion of it for no good reason.

Sweet.

Those are shoe mirrors- you know, so that you can see if you have mud on your shoes before getting in your truck...
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Old 11-11-2010, 12:59 PM   #8
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Old 11-11-2010, 02:06 PM   #9
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After a few gravel roads the paint behind the wheels on my truck was trashed! Speckles of white primer shining where the black had been blasted off. I did not want flaps because they eventually will tear off. So i rhino lined the bottom rocker of my truck. Works great! I am going to think that that shiny ass shit is some sort of protection against debris hitting the truck? Though there is alot of area unprotected with that chrome stuff? Maybe folks is not all that bright and the bling is their thing?

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Old 11-11-2010, 05:33 PM   #10
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Seems like the chrome stick on panels would allow or cause the area behind them to rust out much faster. Spray on bedliner is more better, I think.
My own truck just has rust in that area. Can't see it from where I sit!
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Old 11-16-2010, 09:24 AM   #11
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To me the bed liner is as tacky as the chrome strips.

As my mother always says: To each his own.

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Old 11-16-2010, 11:12 AM   #12
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I don't care for badges and glitter. Before I had 1000 miles on my new truck, I took all the Sierra, FlexFuel, dealership and Texas Edition badges off it. Then I took it to Big Bend for a free desert pin striping job.

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Old 11-16-2010, 01:10 PM   #13
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seeing who the author of this thread, I was sure he was talking about these. truck nutz. hey ! maybe you can get some from cyclenutz !

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Old 11-16-2010, 01:14 PM   #14
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seeing who the author of this thread, I was sure he was talking about these. truck nutz. hey ! maybe you can get some from cyclenutz !

The red spaghetti hanging down in the breeze and the 3x4 ramps are a nice touch.
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Old 11-16-2010, 03:28 PM   #15
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i think there dog mirrors....
ok ....i have no idea. chrome for the sake of chrome?
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