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Old 01-06-2010, 12:40 AM
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Re: Doing My Mesh Grille Tomorrow

the mesh that nate and i used is also sold at home depot and lowes. you have to look by the sheet metal, it's not by the gutter section. you will need 2 sheets
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Old 01-06-2010, 01:18 AM
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Re: Doing My Mesh Grille Tomorrow

well this is how it turned out. I really like the white but i think im going to look for new mesh tomorrow.

I still have to do the bottom opening but i might wait till summer when i can get it up on the lift and do it from underneath easily.





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Old 01-06-2010, 06:41 AM
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Re: Doing My Mesh Grille Tomorrow

Looks good! WOW I think I want a set of my mesh painted in white too...
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Old 01-06-2010, 09:00 AM
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Re: Doing My Mesh Grille Tomorrow

Yeah, I found my diamons stuff in the outdoors dept of HD, I think the guy called it chicken wire or sumpin, came in a hug sheet, it was almost obnoxious because i only needed a small pieace, it was like 8ftx6ft piece. Good Luck, the white looks good, I think you will be happier with the diamond mesh.
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Old 01-06-2010, 10:26 AM
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Re: Doing My Mesh Grille Tomorrow

This is what Irf and I used... needed 2pcs and it's like $10. each at lowes.
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Old 01-06-2010, 11:30 AM
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Re: Doing My Mesh Grille Tomorrow

i found the diamond mesh that i decided to go with. I did however decide to paint it black instead of white. It doesnt look right with it actually on the truck.
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Old 01-06-2010, 11:35 AM
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Re: Doing My Mesh Grille Tomorrow

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Awesome. i have an 05 WK and have a piece of mesh from Homedepot that would fit the lower opening perfect. They sell it in the gutter section, its the mesh gutter screening, cost less than 3 bucks for the piece too. I have it painted and ready to put on, but realized its more involved than I thought, meaning to make it secured properly I would be best off removing the whole bumper and doing it right. Its winter so im not about to half ass it, or take off my bumper in the cold. cant wait to see how yours comes out.

Hey Timmy, what are the measurements of that piece that will fit the bottom opening? I have tons of extra mesh and want to make one now and put it on later.
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Re: Doing My Mesh Grille Tomorrow

Nice, glad you are happy with the diamond, do you have a pic of the white on the truck? I haven't cut the bottom piece yet, sorry man. I am excited to see how it turns out for ya.
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Old 01-06-2010, 01:07 PM
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Re: Doing My Mesh Grille Tomorrow

no i dont have any pics of it on the truck. The mesh looked cheap and was too thin to even realize that it was white... it looked silver from a distance and honestly looked like shit. I thought about it too and I wanted to make it black to match the black in my wheels. If i white everything out and then have black in the wheels it would look different to me. Just my crazy way of thinking i guess. ill throw some pics up today of what it looks like
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Re: Doing My Mesh Grille Tomorrow

yeah, i completely agree with you, cant wait to see it!
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Re: Doing My Mesh Grille Tomorrow

pics please
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Old 01-06-2010, 02:25 PM
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Re: Doing My Mesh Grille Tomorrow

okay so I just finished it! I love the black and the new mesh. I should have definitely looked around more before buying that square wire shit. The black is a lot more un-noticeable and thats what I like about it. People will have to know what they are looking at to notice that its different.

This time was alot easier of course as I was able to use the first cut out as a template. This new mesh is stronger and will hold up better. I used two coats of primer, two coats of black, and two coats of clear. If it ever gets chipped up ill just take it off and repaint. And i have a good chunk of left over mesh. it would only take an hour or two to make another. No biggie.







sorry, the light wasnt the best and im not sure if you can even see it.



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