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Old 10-09-2008
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Grille Inserts

Woke up today and had absolutely nothing to do. Decided to change up the grille a little so I went to Home Depot and bought some roof gutter guards. Took me about 30 minutes because I had to make my cuts with a little wire snipper. Here's the end result.


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Nice, I really like it!
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Wow you did really good!
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ya that does look good.
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SWEET! We match! Yours looks 1000x better though.


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Looks great, nice job...
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Looks good. How did you attach it? I'm thinking about doing this myself.
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Looks good. How did you attach it? I'm thinking about doing this myself.
I just used the tabs that are already on there and made the wire kinda clip into them. Then I used tie wire to fasten it all together. It holds in really well and doesn't push out too easily.
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looks great

awesome idea
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That looks awsome man! That's what I want to do as well but paint them a satin black color! So just fit and snip huh? Did you secure it with zip ties?
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That looks awsome man! That's what I want to do as well but paint them a satin black color! So just fit and snip huh? Did you secure it with zip ties?
I didn't use zip ties because they don't hold up to weather as well as tie wire. It's the same tie wire that is used with rebar which is used in concrete so the tie will last for a really long time. It was very easy to do and I'm sure anybody who tries it should have a good outcome.
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looks nice, but what about airflow restriction? being your in Cali, you want all the airflow you can get.
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i love the truck.. the grill just sets it off that much more. I kinda wish i went the route of LT, but its too late now lol
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That looks really nice.
My question, is that material stainless steel? If not, it would be a pain to clean over time. What if we bought the stainless steel mess for screen doors? I am not criticizing your work just thinking out loud. I want to do a new grille for my '60 Ranchero and just looking at different options.
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looks nice, but what about airflow restriction? being your in Cali, you want all the airflow you can get.
he should be fine...
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I just put those on my truck about a week ago they look really good. I spray painted mine black it goes good with the DSG. I tried with zip ties frist but i couldnt get it to stay tight in the middle. So I just used a hot glue gun and that seemed to work just fine.
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one ? did you leave the honey comb on the side of the grill or what?
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That looks awesome. I might have to give it a try.
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I did this to mine but I decided I'm going to go this route...

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