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Old 18 Oct 2004, 07:02 pm
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Hi, I think this is my first post here. I've had a 'Electric Blue '03 Cruiser base model for about 3 weeks now. The car is a blast. I'm going to upgrade the grill. I checked the various models and have settled on a couple of choices. One is the J & J vertical stainless grill. The other is the E & G Classics horizontal billet "Chrome" grill. Any advice as to the fit and appearance of either grill?

As to style which I know is a personal choice, I was really leaning toward the vertical grill for a retro look but I like the way the E & G retains the round flow of the OEM nose.

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Old 18 Oct 2004, 07:57 pm
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Kevin B welcome to the Forum, I have no answer for you question, just a welcome[^].
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Old 18 Oct 2004, 08:41 pm
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Thanks for the welcome. Saw your location, I'm in Lee County, (Ft. Myers) FL myself.
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Old 18 Oct 2004, 11:46 pm
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For what it's worth, I prefer the look of the B&G and for the reason you state about it retaining the OEM flow. I know a couple of guys who installed it on their cars and they look great. I'm told install was a snap too.
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I have the E&G billet (I believe the same, just not chromed) for 3 years now and it's held up great, install was easy, and it's good quality.
Can't comment on J&J.
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Old 19 Oct 2004, 02:21 pm
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Hey Kevin,
Sorry I haven't said hi on here yet. I've been busy with work.
Hope to see you post more often.

One more thing I forgot to mention in the email. Some guys in the local club have the E&G grill you are also considering. However it cost alot more then the deal you will get from Sunbusters, if they still have the other one.
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Old 19 Oct 2004, 09:08 pm
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Thanks, They still have the deal. I may go look at it on Thursday. Thanks for the info. I'll check out the club page.
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I ahd posted this in another thread. This is my new E&G grill.
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Old 20 Oct 2004, 12:48 pm
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Welcome kevinB, I have the j&j vertical stainless grill I've had it for two years now and we love it not much cleaning to make it shine an the fit is very nice should last a long time too, again welcome[^]By the way this is an old picture without the grill sorry.
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Kevin B, IMHO the E & G Grill is the only way to go because it has the "best fit" of any after-market grill made for the PT Cruiser: http://www.ptcruiserlinks.com/forum/...ms=e,&,g,grill
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