: 2010-2012 Lower Grille Mod $25



rureno
06-05-13, 02:22 PM
Could not find a lower grille chrome overlay by it self. Only ones available I could find were for upper and lower grilles. I had already purchased a 2013 grille and just wanted a chrome overlay. I read the forum and saw a chrome plastic overlay solution from Autozone but was looking for something a little nicer. Well at least nicer in my opinion. So I went with a Chrome wrap.

I purchased enough chrome to wrap the lower portion of the grille. Lightly sanded all parts I would be applying the wrap to and then cleaned using rubbing alcohol to make sure it adhered well. I used an X-acto blade to trim the pieces. Then used the Heat gun to make sure it wrapped all curves nicely.

I added some before and after pictures. Hope this helps someone. I am happy with the results. About 1 hour from start to finish. I probably took longer than most people will just being very careful.
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Before any Changes
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View of Stock black plastic before wrap
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Middle plastic bars wrap complete
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Lower Grille Wrap Complete
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Complete change with 2013 Grille and Chrome wrap

ladypro
06-05-13, 02:41 PM
good job!

Marc NY
06-07-13, 11:14 AM
Looks really nice! :thumbsup:

SRXDave
06-07-13, 04:49 PM
Go to: showtrenz.com

I installed both on my 2010 SRX and they look and fit great

2011-2012 Cadillac SRX VIP Premium Chrome Front Bumper Molding
Cadillac SRX Chrome Plated Front Lower Bumper Molding Trim
Price: $89.95
Application: 10 - 12 Cadillac SRX
Brand: VIP Premium Trim
Part No. IDF 1-CD601-05C
Finish: Chrome Plated ABS Plastic Trim - Luxury Finish
Item Condition: Brand New in Box
Package Content: 1 Piece Front Bumper Strip

2011-2012 Cadillac SRX C2C Chrome Grille Overlay - 3 PC
Price: $95.00
Brand: Coast 2 Coast
Part No. C2C GI-106
Finish: Durable ABS Construction and triple Chrome Plated - Matches all factory chrome trims perfectly
Package Content: 3 Piece Grille Insert (2 piece chrome horizontal trims + 1 piece Grille shield/crest surround)
Installation. Snaps over factory grille and secured with OEM approved 3M adhesive tape

phunter1
06-19-13, 05:28 PM
OK, couldn't find any showtrenz.com. I believe the correct vendor is www.showtrix.com. They have the lower trim piece for $89.95 as stated. Also, have a bunch of other chrome stuff, if you are interested.


Phil