here's the first of the body mods in mind for the truck. Originally
I was gonna build a complete new grille, but I soon realized how much work
it was gonna be. So, I have decided to build a snap-on cover to be
used strictly for looks and show. What you see is what you get, with
the exception of the finish. It will be smoothed out, sanded to the
extreme, maybe a gelcoat, and painted to match the truck's factory paint.
This is hand-laid fiberglass, using the factory grille for the form.
pics were taken on December 27, 1998. The cover didn't quite make
it all the way around when I made the original form, so I decided to use
reinforced fiberglass resin to kinda fill in the void. Each pic shows
a top view and a side view of the corners. The yellow arrow points
out an area where the cover didnt fit quite right, and will have to be
built-in from behind then sanded (more like grind) on the exterior face.