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Old 12-25-2009, 05:45 PM
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Default Ultimate Chrome upgrade for S-type

Chrome mirror covers - a must
Chrome head light covers (basically a circle that surrounds the headlights)
Chrome pillar posts - another must
Chrome tail lights
Chrome 2007 mesh grill with jaguar head
Chrome door edge guards (a thin piece of chrome that you put in between the door edge)

What do you guys think?
 
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Old 12-26-2009, 03:18 AM
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You seem a chrome guy like me .I would say all of them would look brill but color of the car also counts . On darker colors, chrome looks more shiny
 
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I agree, chrome is very colour dependent, the darker the colour the better. But I prefer no chrome at all. Apart from the boot strip.

CSN, will you do some pictures of before and after?
 
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Originally Posted by Delta66 View Post
I agree, chrome is very colour dependent, the darker the colour the better. But I prefer no chrome at all. Apart from the boot strip.

CSN, will you do some pictures of before and after?
Hey Delta, that's just what I plan on doing.. i'm still looking for an s type, it's been just over 9 months now.

I'll def. post pics though once I get her in my hands.
 
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Good luck with the search.
 
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mirror covers- got em'
headlight bezels- got em'
tailight bezels- got em' too
stainless pillars- got em'
side marker bezels- got em'
mesh grill- nope doesn't belong on an S
cheesy door edge guards- belong on VW micro-buses
 
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I'm guessing you guys are all in the US? It's interesting how you guys like your chrome (or indeed add more) whereas most folks here in the UK are the opposite; it's all about dechroming.

I believe the US version of an X308 XJR (and probably other models too) come with more chrome parts than the UK equivalent.
 
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dont think the Mesh Grill belongs on an S type? and why? im looking to get one
 
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The mesh grill looks much better than the standard grill on the 2004 S type imho - I'd recommend the matching lower grill insert as well. See http://www.jagplanet.com/images/tuni...le-upgrade.jpg for a before and after pic.
 
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Originally Posted by Roving View Post
dont think the Mesh Grill belongs on an S type? and why? im looking to get one
IMO... The mesh looks great on the S Type R but for the others I prefer the retro look, keeping in mind that the original S had a vertical grill. On the '05s and up there is a slight front end stretch and the tighter vertical grill lines look awesome.

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The mesh grill looks much better than the standard grill on the 2004 S type imho - I'd recommend the matching lower grill insert as well.
Definetly, both should be done at the same time.
 
 
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