Do you own a Dodge Ram truck? Are you looking to upgrade its grille to a custom unit? If your answer to both questions is yes, this buyer’s guide is for you.
A custom truck grille is a big investment. It’s important to make sure that you’re getting the most value for your money. This includes buying a grille that is well made, fits your vehicle’s make and model correctly, and brings out the true personality of your truck.
While shopping for a grille, you need to know how to spot a well built one that delivers a lot of value for your money. How do you differentiate a well built grille from a shoddily built one, though? Here's a list of certain factors you need to look for in a Dodge Ram grille. To sum it up, find a grille with the following features:
Royalty Core grilles come with all these features, and then some more. This post explains in detail why Royalty Core is the best brand in the custom grille market for Dodge Ram trucks. Here are a few reasons:
Check out the post for more reasons why Royalty Core grilles are a great investment. Check out all the different grille designs Royalty Core has for Dodge Ram trucks!
There's no simple answer to this question. The price of an OEM or custom grille depends on many different factors, which are outlined in this post. These include:
If you ask us, quality aftermarket grilles like Royalty Core grilles offer much more value than OEM grilles. It's because OEM grilles are made of plastic, which doesn't offer much protection. High quality aftermarket grilles may cost a little more than OEM grilles, but it's well worth the investment.
LED lights are a great addition to a custom grille. Yet, they're not for everyone. It's important to think about how the LED lights supplement the design of your grille. Be sure to consider whether it would enhance the functionality of your truck, too.
This guide (https://gather.sporkmarketing.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=24855&action=edit) goes over the most important questions to ask yourself about having LED lights on your truck grille. In a nutshell, LED lights are a great investment if:
Emblems are a great way to customize your truck even more. If you have a custom grille, a quality emblem will enhance its look even more. Here's a great comparison guide between decals and emblems. It explains why emblems are an excellent investment for Dodge Ram owners who are looking to add some personality to their truck.
Note that you can only add emblems to an aftermarket grille made out of steel. Plastic OEM grilles can barely hold up an emblem.
When it's time to replace your grille, you may be wondering if you can do it at home. The first step is figuring out if you can remove the grille from your Dodge Ram yourself. Because there are procedural variations based on the specific year and model, we recommend seeking instructions for your truck from a respected resource. If you have a 4th generation RAM, these instructions are helpful.
Steps for 4th generation Dodge Ram trucks
Do you have any questions that weren't addressed in this guide? If so, you're welcome to get in touch with us!