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wolferine358 03-07-2012 11:32 PM

05-10 grc bottom lower opening
Hello fellow members, I was wondering is there a part that can cover the bottom opening dam of the front lower bumper or has anyone made a piece that would let less debris in through the lower front bumper opening.if so can you show a pic or let me maybe come up with a fabrication.thanks all :confused:

psiewert 03-08-2012 07:50 AM

Re: 05-10 grc bottom lower opening
My guess is that if you covered that space you would severely hinder the cooling ability of your radiator. That opening is there for a reason. The only thing you could really do is maybe a wire mesh or expanded sheet metal.

dr.lee.baugh 03-08-2012 09:44 AM

Re: 05-10 grc bottom lower opening
Quite a few people have covered this space with a diamond pattern mesh (looks pretty good, IMO).

If you search around, I am sure you will find a few threads about how to do it. It is a pretty simple mod.

dr.lee.baugh 03-08-2012 09:48 AM

Re: 05-10 grc bottom lower opening
Here it is:

wolferine358 03-08-2012 11:54 AM

Re: 05-10 grc bottom lower opening
Thank you for your input.I didn't want to completely cover it, just something there to not let bags,or big trashy stuff get in there

dr.lee.baugh 03-08-2012 01:28 PM

Re: 05-10 grc bottom lower opening
Putting in the insert like pictured above will not negatively impact cooling performance. The overlands have this covering from stock. In fact, if anything it is a little bit safer, as you don't run the risk of a rock hitting your lower rad.

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