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Old 11-22-2009, 02:07 PM
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Re: How To: Install a mesh grill on a 08 WK

looks nice Dave ... how long did it take you?
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Old 11-22-2009, 05:03 PM
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Re: How To: Install a mesh grill on a 08 WK

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Uh-oh, kinda doesnt look like the mesh pattern is straight vertically.
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Old 11-22-2009, 06:50 PM
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Re: How To: Install a mesh grill on a 08 WK

trust me Davy i thought the same thing...BUT look at the left side and the right...it is not centered vert. the opposite way on both sides...the 7 chrome slots slightly bow in. look at the ends
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Old 11-22-2009, 07:31 PM
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Re: How To: Install a mesh grill on a 08 WK

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Old 11-22-2009, 08:51 PM
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Re: How To: Install a mesh grill on a 08 WK

yea, when i looked at it i thought the same. . at first i thought it was going to be easy but i was careless and rushed it. was about to start over but i didnt have the patience. going to redo it next week and get it right OMAR, the hardest part IMO is the trimming. prolly took me an hour or 2, have to let the paint dry and put 2 coats of each
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Old 11-22-2009, 10:21 PM
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Re: How To: Install a mesh grill on a 08 WK

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It is a visual illusion. If the mesh is parallel to the top (assuming the piece you have is straight) it is not off vertically. Since the grill bows outward, and the 7 grill slots slightly bow in as well, when you look at the mesh behind it appears to be off. If the mesh is not bent and made flush to the rear of the grill, from the front it will appear off on both sides of the center of the grill (like this but exaggerated) ( \ \ \ l / / / ) IDK hard to explain but i hope i did a better job
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Re: How To: Install a mesh grill on a 08 WK

i hope so B-Rad. from my pic, i am going to try pulling the top right corner upward to see if it looks aligned
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Re: How To: Install a mesh grill on a 08 WK

unfortunately guys that mesh from home depot is not aligned straight. that was one reason i didn't go with the mesh. if you look at the mesh before you cut it, it goes to one direction. it's hardly noticeable. Mesh still looks great dave!
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Re: How to: Mesh grill on a 08 WK

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This is what I'm going to use. It's not long enough but I'll do 4 windows with one piece and the other 3 with another piece.
i really like the mesh that Nate got. more sturdy it seems. might check out Lowe's tomorrow for it!
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Re: How To: Install a mesh grill on a 08 WK

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Re: How To: Install a mesh grill on a 08 WK

i might go with the mesh Nate got, but i think he said he used 2 pieces. Only thing that concern me is if i will have trouble aligning it correctly.

Anytime Paul .
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Re: How To: Install a mesh grill on a 08 WK

Davy when I pick up my new mesh from Irf today you can have my 1st set. You may have to sand and repaint it. The new set Irf has is powdercoated. The first set is just spray painted gloss black with clear coat.
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