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Giving Up On The Mesh Grill Idea.


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Well, after having such a good year last year with the old gutter guard mesh grill, I figured its time to step it up once again to match the other mods I have been working on. So out with the old gutter guard grill and in with the new......

First I had to modify my plastic grill (do get the look I really wanted but not needed) I had to cut up and thin down the honey comb in my grll, here is whats left of the original grill.

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So, the new grill is a polished aluminum bar design I found on line. I have been looking at these for some time, but never was ready to jump at them just becasue of the cost compaired to the gutter guard grill. I cut the plastic grill to remove as much as possible of the plastic so it wouldnt be seen as easy through the new grill, I also cut the thickness down in half to pull the new grill into the opening a little better. Here is the new grill.

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And now for some pics on the car, the new look. Please forgive me because the car is still dirty and hasnt had its spring bath yet.

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Honestly I liked your mesh grill better. I was going to get that Billet grill when I first bought my car, but a lot of the guys on the old thread told me it looked ricey. I think it looks good, but for some reason I liked your mesh grill better...but as long as you like it then yay! :)

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Spring bath?? Mine gets rinsed off and dried every other day. Since it is never out in inclement weather, it never has to be washed. Just gets a little dusty in the garage.

The new grill looks nice. I did like the other better.

At least you're not putting an air scoop on the roof.

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THANKS for the input already. Fear not, I still have a stack of mesh grills in stock..LOL.. and another plastic grill also. I have enough spair parts laying around to mod 1 or 2 more gen4's..LOL. I may go back to a mesh sometime, but I am looking for something other than gutter guard. Thats one reason I went with this grill, becasue I couldnt find the material I want in a stainless steel or aluminum mesh as a reasonable price.

As for the roof scoop............ I know I have been hit in the head a few to many times, but NEVER that hard...LOL. Funny thing, it was brought up last summer at a show to cover over the roof rack and make that into a big air scoop. No F'in way would that happen.

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Me Likey. Been wantinc to do that to mine for some time now.

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