noJeeps 2001 duramax Frank- visual upgrades and questions

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  1. ChrisPerry

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    Have @mrk5 make up some DuraFrank stickers in the color and font of the originals. Put them in the stock location
     
  2. noJeepshere

    noJeepshere I Drive Trains! Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I am having him make a sticker for the front bowtie, just haven't decided on a design yet.
     
  3. imiceman44

    imiceman44 Hoarder extraordinaire Premium Member

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    Hey, never said anything about signs and required lettering. :pimp:
     
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    Got the headlight and taillight lenses back from the body shop guy at work, they weren't bad, but definitely improved.

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  5. noJeepshere

    noJeepshere I Drive Trains! Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I like the debadged look a lot, much cleaner appearance for minimal money and a bit of elbow grease.

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    I like the cleaner look too. But I kept trim you didn't, and you still have my #1 "get that off there" sticking point. They day I bought mine from the dealer, I had that 4x4 sticker, dealer name, and everything except the belt line door guard rubber removed before I would take delivery. I also left the Duramax fender badge on mine. So not as clean as your's, but I've been happy with it.
     
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    noJeepshere I Drive Trains! Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    That 4x4 sticker is very difficult to remove and I don't mind it. And I'm going to relocate the duramax badges to this location on the fenders.

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    Yeah, I was really glad it was new, so no fade issue, and their body shop had to do the work! :woot:

    Looks good up there.
     
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    You should go all the way and take the 4x4 decals off too. Use a hair dryer or heat gun to warm the sticker up. You want it hot, but not so hot you cant touch it.
     
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    Chevy doing work. I replaced the thermostat housing on the Ford Ranger and now it won't start because of a communication error with the PCM. So now I have to tow it to a shop.

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