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OEM Grill Dress up

Hey K'er's,

Just wondering if anyone has tried to dress up the OEM grill 96-04 model with paint or trim. I'm looking for a clk 4 slat grill - but theyre really dear for what they are I think, just plastic after all. So I'm toying with the idea of getting some thin chrome/plastic strip and mounting it horizontally with either a single strip across the centre or try 3 or 4 to mimic the clk grill.Maybe paint the grill black too... Don't know though. Thoughts /opinions welcome.

Anyone else tried this or other mods?
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If you're going to paint or modify the grill wouldn't it be better to experiment on one of the cheapy (Ł30) after market grills as from here http://www.rudiemods.com/ ?
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These aren't that expensive on ebay

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Thanks chaps. Any other opinions or mods done?
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Here's what I did a couple years ago:

https://www.slkworld.com/general-modi...170-grill.html
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Thats what I'm talkin about- looks great! I've looked on ebay but I'm curious to know what size that strip is, as in width and depth. Is it self adhesive?
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I looked on e-bay, also and could not find it. Do you have the manufacturer or suppliers name? Thanks
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