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Unread 10-05-2009, 03:04 PM   #1
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'96-98 grill on a '93?

I've found a color matched grill on a few newer ZJs at the yard. Mine is painted flat black (was craptasic chrome). Could I put the 7 slot grill from a newer ZJ on mine w/out mod?

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Unread 10-05-2009, 03:20 PM   #2
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No, the newer grill insert is taller than the old one, you would need the back bracket and to either cut your bumper or a new front from a 96-98...I want to do it too.
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Unread 10-06-2009, 01:40 AM   #3
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contact newifeZJ he made it work w/o replacing the header panel, not sure what he had to cut but i remember him saying what was covered wasnt pretty.
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Unread 10-06-2009, 06:50 AM   #4
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I think it'd be worth it to swap the right bumper in too. IMO, '96-'98 front looks far better than '93-'95. Not to mention you'd be going from a bizarre 8-slot grill to Jeep's trademark 7-slot.



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