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    2nd gen grilles: Painted body color or... ?

    Hey gang,

    My 67 is white with a black grille. I'm considering painting it white to match the rest of the van.

    I'd like to see pics of what others have done on their 2nd gen grilles



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    Cool

    I painted mine a silver metallic...

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    Painted my wheels to match the bumpers.
    I also used chrome headed bumper bolts....
    Its a "van thing". A life style you have to live to understand!!!!

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    Here is a white 67 with a white grill..

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    Its a "van thing". A life style you have to live to understand!!!!

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    Here is a white 2nd gen with a "Blacked Out"..Grill area

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    Its a "van thing". A life style you have to live to understand!!!!

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    Our fearless leader painted his a matching blue metal flake...

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    Not sure which way the General painted them when they where new.
    I arrived late to that party..
    Its a "van thing". A life style you have to live to understand!!!!

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    The step side pick up rear bumpers look good on these old girls ..
    Its a "van thing". A life style you have to live to understand!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wookee View Post
    Here is a white 2nd gen with a "Blacked Out"..Grill area
    There is a van in the picture?

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    If I ever paint my 108 I'm going to do what Wookee did, the silver metallic

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