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My Billet Grill Install

Ok...So I got my grill in today and Fairbanks (storlied) asked me to write up an install and have pictures so he goes nothin! Also my spelling has been to grate since my crash I had in March 2007 so don't get to upset with it...

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stock grill just pulled it in the garage

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after removing all of the screws, tool tray and corner lights there are 4 pressure clips holding the grill in 2 of them are under the corner lights and the other 2 you access under the truck

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with the grill shell removed from the truck, it would be a good idea to remove the egg crate plastic that is held in with 5 push pins

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the grill, ready to cut the center section out

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cutting the center out, with a sawzall :thumbsup:

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the center is now removed;)

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again, center removed

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placed the billet grill in, drilled the holes and test fitted

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then taped off the center section

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went over it with a red scotch brite pad = to 600 grit sandpaper

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two coats of krylon fusion gloss black

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dried and tape removed

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all finished ready to re-install on the truck

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re-assemble grill shell(may want to take the time and clean it well) and step back and enjoy:D



So yeah, sorry for my sloppy typing haha...I'm tired and need to get to bed...I mainly made this for Fairbanks (storlied) and I hope some other people get some help by this...Its really not to bad to install...
 



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I right clicked on this picture-then left clicked on "copy image location"

then, come back to the thread-click reply and the reply box comes up-toward the top you'll see a yellow stamp with mountains in it-click it. Then, right click in the dialog box which pops up-left click on paste, then let click ok.



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You can imbed you tube videos in a similar manner-you copy the address bar, then click the you tube thingy beside the mountain stamp, and paste the address into it-
 






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You can imbed you tube videos in a similar manner-you copy the address bar, then click the you tube thingy beside the mountain stamp, and paste the address into it-

Umm...I dont think you guys watch the same kinda videos I do.:p:
Thanks Jon, I learned something new today! This will be very helpful.
 






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The well done for me? Haha? Thank you if so...

Yes sir, that was for you. I like these kind of threads, to help get the ideas stirring about my head.

Gman- yours looks good as well. :thumbsup:
 






























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thanks for the great how-to man, i just bought a 2 piece chrome billet set off of ebay for $70, and plan to do this exactly.
 






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thanks for the great how-to man, i just bought a 2 piece chrome billet set off of ebay for $70, and plan to do this exactly.

I will be using my own write up here soon when I have to install mine into a new grill haha! Your Welcome:salute:Cheers!
 






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did you just glue the logo onto the exterior of the billet grill?
 









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do they make em that you can just bolt over, no cutting?
 






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