Yeah, that's a great idea AlphaMicra, where did you get that? The stuff at HD looks like crap. Turn the locking bit on the cable tie, around to the back of grill for an even cleaner install.
EDIT:Ok, I found some stuff at HD that worked pretty good, but not as nice looking as the stuff AlphaMicra used. This is a must do mod in my opinion... even after just one tank of gas there are quite a few fins bent over from strikes. The bumper skin wraps around underneath, protecting the rad from bouncing rocks, but the grill openings are just too large to protect from direct hits. The holes in this screen are 1/4''x1/4'' which is a great size and allows maximum protection. Very easy to cut, even a good pair of scissors would work.
1) The grill pops out quite easily using a small screw driver to pop the locking tabs from the outside of grill.
2)I used some small screws into existing mount points and then added cable ties for good measure. The mount points in the grill suggest that there is a pre-made cover available somewhere for this application.(perhaps a winter front)
3)Trim the bits around the edges flush to avoid skin irritation.
4)The lower piece is 36'' x 7 1/4'' Roll it up and it pass through grill hole. Cable ties hold this in place. I drilled an extra hole on each side of license plate to hold the top centre section of cover. This would have been much easier if I had removed the bumper skin, but I couldn't be arsed.
Last edited by aftica; 06-05-2014 at 07:39 PM.
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