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Old 02-17-2014, 03:49 PM
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Ok, first off, I wanna say that I'm not really as ignorant as the title may suggest... Haha. I am am an avid outdoorsman and love nature as a whole... however, I am really freakin pissed at the bird that decided to kamikaze my truck! I was doin about 60mph when it decided that my truck needed a bird sized hole in the grille. Made a nice solid thump, rolled up the windshield and over the cab. dde21 So now I get to try and find another 01-03 honeycomb grille, which I can't imagine is gonna be fun... Or cheap. LMC truck wants $150 for one, which seems expensive. Haha.
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Old 02-17-2014, 04:49 PM
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That's a drag...you could get some powder coated aluminum mesh I have seen it in different colours and used it myself and repair it about 10 to 20 bucks
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Old 02-17-2014, 05:05 PM
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Yah A Canada goose or tom turkey could cause some hurt. I use to tell people how in Christmas time 1959 I saw a deer in the front yard. A guy a mile away regales how he got his first deer same season in 1959. Now, across town, the woods are full of them and my old apple trees are a stop. And they are stupider than any bird. when it comes to traffic.
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Old 02-17-2014, 05:14 PM
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That's a drag...you could get some powder coated aluminum mesh I have seen it in different colours and used it myself and repair it about 10 to 20 bucks
This was my first thought, but I don't have all the pieces. Some are either on the side of the road or in the bird.

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Yah A Canada goose or tom turkey could cause some hurt. I use to tell people how in Christmas time 1959 I saw a deer in the front yard. A guy a mile away regales how he got his first deer same season in 1959. Now, across town, the woods are full of them and my old apple trees are a stop. And they are stupider than any bird. when it comes to traffic.
Yea. Haha. I've had a few close calls with birds before, but they've always been able to get out of the way. This one was too stupid or too slow. I guess there's some truth to that natural selection stuff. Haha
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Old 02-17-2014, 05:59 PM
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http://www.partstrain.com/store/??N=...ND(universal:0)

Still needs painted to match, though.

If that link doesn't work, just go to www.partstrain.com and search. Grille assembly is $69.66 plus shipping.
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Old 02-17-2014, 06:06 PM
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http://www.partstrain.com/store/??N=...ND(universal:0)

Still needs painted to match, though.

If that link doesn't work, just go to www.partstrain.com and search. Grille assembly is $69.66 plus shipping.
Dam, that's a lot better than $150! If the junkyard doesn't have a decent one I might go with them. Thanks!
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Old 02-17-2014, 06:09 PM
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Dam, that's a lot better than $150! If the junkyard doesn't have a decent one I might go with them. Thanks!
I bought a bunch of stuff from them several years ago and was happy with all the stuff. One of the things I bought was a griile for my 2000. No complaints.
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Old 02-17-2014, 06:18 PM
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I bought a bunch of stuff from them several years ago and was happy with all the stuff. One of the things I bought was a griile for my 2000. No complaints.
That's great to hear, because I've never heard of them before
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Old 02-17-2014, 06:35 PM
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That's great to hear, because I've never heard of them before
They were www.carpartswholesale.com when I bought from them. It redirects to parts train now, but looks like the same site.
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