Go Back   Jeep Garage - Jeep Forum > Jeep Platform Discussion > Grand Cherokee - WJ > Interior/Exterior/Visual

Join Jeep Garage Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
  #1  
Old 03-06-2011, 12:01 AM
Member
My Jeep: 2004 4.7 HO WJ
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Posts: 148
Thanks: 4
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 4258
grantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond repute
OVERLAND Grill on a LIMITED?

Anyone successfully put an OVERLAND grille on the limited model?

I want all chrome up front (i think i want it), but want to make sure someone might have already verified this is possible.

I have seen WJJEEPS saying you should be able to -->


I found one on ebay for 98 bucks!!! I just don't like the brushed aluminum middle pieces! So that is keeping me from installing the new black mesh I have until I get an answer on this...
__________________

__________________
2004 WJ - Grand Cherokee Limited
||| Shorty Antenna ||| Gen 3 Projector HID w/5k bulbs ||| Roof Rack delete ||| Debadged ||| K&N FIPK ||| Kolak 3 inch Exhaust ||| LED Interior/Exterior ||| Rear Addco Sway bar ||| LED 3rd Tail |||

Always a work in progress.....

[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 03-06-2011, 08:42 AM
cheapjeep's Avatar
Amber Instigator
My Jeep: 2004 4.7 HO WJ
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Strongstown Pa.
Posts: 3,025
Thanks: 86
Thanked 65 Times in 61 Posts
Rep Power: 331690
cheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Re: OVERLAND Grill on a LIMITED?

Anything '04 to '04 is a direct swap. As far as the mesh goes remove the grill and you'll see that the header panel also has the upright bars built into it. Just cut your mesh to size,slide it in behind the bars of the header panel and zip tie it to the bars.Just watch the paint on the bumper when sliding the mesh in.I wasn't paying attention and scratched mine(Luckily before the paint job).Now just use the outer chrome shell of your Overland grill and bolt it on.It covers up the ties and you don't see a thing.The only thing extra you might have to do is make a couple of spacers for the two outside screws on top because you're not using the grill background panel
__________________

__________________
Dave'04 Overland,I don't even remember what I did to it anymore.

Quote:
Originally Posted by TJXJWJ View Post
OK, fine...I'll admit...some amber lamps are good, and necessary.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 03-06-2011, 11:33 AM
Member
My Jeep: 2004 4.7 HO WJ
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Posts: 148
Thanks: 4
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 4258
grantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond repute
Re: OVERLAND Grill on a LIMITED?

Cheapjeep - thanks for your answer! This is good news!

But I don't understand what you mean by zip tieing the mesh. What piece are you zip tieing it to (is the part your talking about included in the picture above)?

Also, did you cut you mesh down to individual pieces or just use one large piece.

I just got this here for 46 bucks.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...m=270321118139
__________________
2004 WJ - Grand Cherokee Limited
||| Shorty Antenna ||| Gen 3 Projector HID w/5k bulbs ||| Roof Rack delete ||| Debadged ||| K&N FIPK ||| Kolak 3 inch Exhaust ||| LED Interior/Exterior ||| Rear Addco Sway bar ||| LED 3rd Tail |||

Always a work in progress.....

[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 03-06-2011, 06:59 PM
cheapjeep's Avatar
Amber Instigator
My Jeep: 2004 4.7 HO WJ
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Strongstown Pa.
Posts: 3,025
Thanks: 86
Thanked 65 Times in 61 Posts
Rep Power: 331690
cheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Re: OVERLAND Grill on a LIMITED?

When you pull the grill it will become clearer. The header panel that your headlights mount to actually have the same vertical bars as the grill you just cant see them underneath the fancy stuff. Just slide your mesh behind the bars in the header panel,zip tie to the same bars,then cover up the mess with your new chrome grill. You'll see what I mean. Let me know if you run into trouble but I think you"ll be fine.
__________________
Dave'04 Overland,I don't even remember what I did to it anymore.

Quote:
Originally Posted by TJXJWJ View Post
OK, fine...I'll admit...some amber lamps are good, and necessary.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 03-06-2011, 07:01 PM
cheapjeep's Avatar
Amber Instigator
My Jeep: 2004 4.7 HO WJ
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Strongstown Pa.
Posts: 3,025
Thanks: 86
Thanked 65 Times in 61 Posts
Rep Power: 331690
cheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Re: OVERLAND Grill on a LIMITED?

Oh and I used 1 single piece. Now the bad news Grant. I think you bought the wrong grill.Some of these sellers on Ebay have no idea what they're selling or just don't care.That grill is for a '99-'03. I've seen on the WJ site you can adapt an '04 grill to earlier but nothing on earlier to '04.If you look at the Ebay pic you see screw tabs on the lower part of the grill.'04s don't use those.I would find an '04 grill somewhere cause you're gonna run into fitment issues. Sorry bud.
__________________
Dave'04 Overland,I don't even remember what I did to it anymore.

Quote:
Originally Posted by TJXJWJ View Post
OK, fine...I'll admit...some amber lamps are good, and necessary.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 03-06-2011, 08:26 PM
Member
My Jeep: 2004 4.7 HO WJ
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Posts: 148
Thanks: 4
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 4258
grantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond reputegrantb has a reputation beyond repute
Re: OVERLAND Grill on a LIMITED?

Thanks for pointing that out!!!!!

I have canceled the purchased and requested a refund already.

On the hunt for another one - thanks for your keen eye and taking the time to look at it, sir!


Here is my second attempt at a purchase...



http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...m=200544072715
__________________
2004 WJ - Grand Cherokee Limited
||| Shorty Antenna ||| Gen 3 Projector HID w/5k bulbs ||| Roof Rack delete ||| Debadged ||| K&N FIPK ||| Kolak 3 inch Exhaust ||| LED Interior/Exterior ||| Rear Addco Sway bar ||| LED 3rd Tail |||

Always a work in progress.....

[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 03-06-2011, 08:44 PM
cheapjeep's Avatar
Amber Instigator
My Jeep: 2004 4.7 HO WJ
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Strongstown Pa.
Posts: 3,025
Thanks: 86
Thanked 65 Times in 61 Posts
Rep Power: 331690
cheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond reputecheapjeep has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Re: OVERLAND Grill on a LIMITED?

Yep that's the right one.
__________________

__________________
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2001 limited grill chrome removal Sskafar Interior/Exterior/Visual 2 02-25-2011 09:24 PM
Overland vs. Limited fugawi Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 40 01-02-2011 10:09 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:17 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 - JeepGarage.Org
The Jeep Grand Cherokee Owners Community