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Old 08-24-2009, 09:23 AM
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Re: How to: Mesh grill on a 08 WK

Thanks Davy Nate Scott and klutch! It is super simple to do and if you take your time it turns out very nice. Anybody that has 20 bucks lying around, a couple hours and a stock grill should do this. It is will save your radiator a little too! Thanks for the rep Frankie!
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Joe got mine at the moment. Wait nvm. You have an 08.
Who said you were going to get it back? Thats why I paid for it instead of you lending it out like you wanted.
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Re: How to: Mesh grill on a 08 WK

awesome write up bro!!! i will def be doing this as well + rep
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Re: How to: Mesh grill on a 08 WK

Lol oops Joe. Sowwy
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Re: How to: Mesh grill on a 08 WK

brad can we get some daytime pics of the interior + exterior of the grill please?????
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No problem...I will take some when i get home and post up tonight! I am glad I got people going on this mod;so simple and easy yet rewarding!!!
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Re: How to: Mesh grill on a 08 WK

yes bro!!! looks good. ill def be doing this mod this week!!! since its nice outside i can paint the grill and have it dry asap!!!

did you paint both sides of the grill? how did you let it hang to dry?
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Re: How to: Mesh grill on a 08 WK

I painted both sides with 2 coats on each side...I wanted more paint on there than not and I had good weather so I figured more was better...I just let it dry on the cardboard for 20 mins, flipped it and painted, let sit for 20 mins and did both sides one more time

I cut another piece the exact same size as the one I pre-fitted so if something happens to this one (ie paint comes off or huge dent) I can take it off, paint it and add the other one I made. I had a lot of aluminum left over so you could prolly make a couple "back-ups"
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Re: How to: Mesh grill on a 08 WK

what size mesh did you buy? i want to go to homedepot today to get the stuff!!!

did you use galvanized screws so they don't rust?

since you clipped off the tabs i'm guessing the stock insert cannot be put back on correct?

i also have an 08 do you have the dimensions?
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Re: How to: Mesh grill on a 08 WK

I believe it was 3/8" aluminum sheeting...it was the only kind they had at Home Depot; it was in the wood section near fencing and fencing posts.

I did not buy special screws...they are just basic 3/8" #6 headed screws. I wanted to keep the costs down so I bought the smallest and cheapest I could find. My thought was if i need to replace the grill I can use a larger and higher quality screw later on I could. I also live in Cali and garage my ride so hopefully I won't have to worry about the rust

Take a look at your grill and you will see that the stock inserts are useless after you cut them out. You could probably jerry-rig something and put them back in, but trust me you will not want to after you get them out!

I can give you the dimensions (they are at home)...BUT read my first post. I spent over 15 mins trimming down the piece to fit properly, so actual measurements are not really going to work properly. Cut it out so it covers the ENTIRE back of the grill, cut slots for the tabs and trim around the edges to ensure perfect fitment! Hope that helps
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Re: How to: Mesh grill on a 08 WK

thanks for the help brad!!! im going to put in my ballasts and new 3k bulbs tonight and will hopefully do this project tom!!!
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Re: How to: Mesh grill on a 08 WK

Glad to assist Irf!!! I went home at lunch and took some pics...WOW is all I have to say...I will edit this post and add them this afternoon

As promised...I also added a couple to the first posts!!!





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