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zenspector 01-17-2013 10:46 PM

Lower Front Grille
 
I recently bought an '08 WK Diesel that had been used as a tow car behind a motorhome. The tow bar was mounted in the lower grille housing. After removing the tow bar, I ordered a grille to mount in the opening, but the one I received didn't fit at all. The more I checked online, that particular grille was the only one available. Has anyone else encountered this? Is there a grille available, or will I have to get one made? As this area serves to cool the transmission cooler, it definitely needs protection.
I haven't discussed this with a dealer.
Thanks in advance for any response.

DAVY27 01-17-2013 11:44 PM

Re: Lower Front Grille
 
You will need to get one made. Easily with some Mesh and screws. The grill you purchased fits the WK SRT8

Hammerhead 04-02-2013 12:55 PM

Re: Lower Front Grille
 
Are you talking about the lower valance that is basically just an air dam for aerodyamics? Here's what the 2008 looks like with the valence removed

http://i707.photobucket.com/albums/w...p/100_3481.jpg

and a shot showing part of the valence around the fog lamp
http://i707.photobucket.com/albums/w...p/100_3479.jpg

SvenskaJeepGuy 04-02-2013 02:48 PM

Re: Lower Front Grille
 
you ordered an SRT grille like this......

http://www.jeepgarage.org/members/99...icture1895.jpg



in order to have a grille on a non-srt bumper, you will need to make one. I have never heard of anyone on here having any damage because they didn't have a grille there though.


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