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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 05-08-2017, 06:06 PM Thread Starter
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New 2017 Cherokee Owner from SC!

Never have owned a Jeep until now. I traded my 2012 Focus in for a brand new Cherokee and it's the best thing i've ever done! Found this site while trying to see how I could change the grille out in it from chrome to black. Hopefully someone can give me some advice. I am a female and pretty car savvy.
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 05-08-2017, 06:08 PM
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Congrats and welcome!

2016 Latitude, 27K Altitude, Billet Silver, 3.2L, ADII, 8.4A + Nav, 9 speakers/w sub, Black 18" wheels, Rhino rack, Curt basket, WeatherTech floor liners, WeatherTech cargo liner.

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Welcome to the forum!

What kind of Cherokee do you have? Any pics?

His: 2015 Cherokee TH: Brilliant Black; V6
Mods: Gobi Rack and Ladder; Interior/Exterior LED upgrade; Xenon-Depot No Resistor HIDs; Hazard Sky Fabrications Lift Kit

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Congrats on the Cherokee. Welcome to the forum. Lot of good information can be found here...

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Granite Crystal, 3.2L V6, 8.4 Nav, black leather, sunroof, tow, tech, comfort/conv, no hood decal, 9 speakers, CD player, Maximum Care lifetime warranty, Mopar first aid kit, rear rubber cargo mat, Thule Aeroblade cross bars (black), Thule Rapid Aero feet, Kuat Vagabond X cargo basket, RRO rock rails with smooth covers, Mopar door sills, Raingler ceiling net, Raingler seat headrest handles, MFC aluminum lift kit, RRO winch bar and Warn M8000S winch, BFG T/A KO2s
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Welcome, your neighbor to the north!!

2016 TH, V6, C&C, Tow group, 8.4AN, leather, Cold Weather, Command Sunroof, Black wheels, & Black. Maxcare Unlimited Miles and Years $100 Deductible.
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Congrats on the new Cherokee and welcome to JCC.

You can plastidip the chrome (plenty of 'how to's here) or you can buy the black version of the grill surrounds from a dealer or on ebay, etc. Or if you want, you could also paint them.

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I've blacked out all of my chrome with plasti dip. That includes window trim, emblems, grill, roof rails, and also my wheels. It was temporary at first because I didn't think it would hold up, it was also my first time using it. But after tons of washes and all kinds of weather, it still looks great. What's nice is that if you do decide you don't like it, you could always just peel it off.

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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 05-08-2017, 11:46 PM
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Welcome to the forum.

2016 Cherokee Trailhawk: Mango Tango Pearl Coat over Black.
OPTIONS: Every Available Factory Option/Package Except Remote CD Player.
MODS: Whispbars; Mopar Cargo Cover; Mopar Cargo Mat; Mopar/KICKER 9 Speaker Upgrade; KICKER Sub and Amp; Ziebart Undercoating; aFe CAI; Red Interior Trim Pieces.
FUTURE MODS: Remote CD Player; Mopar Rock Rails; Rear Fog Lights.
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