Any mods for the, uh, "lower radiator grille area"? - JeepForum.com

 
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post #1 of 14 Old 08-22-2013, 06:59 PM Thread Starter
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The exposed portion of the radiator under the bumper just seems "unfinished" to me.

Anyone made up an insert or something more aesthetically pleasing?

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post #2 of 14 Old 08-22-2013, 07:21 PM
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opening

was thinking of putting more fog or driving lights there.
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post #3 of 14 Old 08-22-2013, 08:23 PM
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seems like a good way to block good airflow and wreck some lights.

If anything, I'd say add some black mesh or something.

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Put the bumper cover back on?
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post #5 of 14 Old 08-22-2013, 09:30 PM Thread Starter
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I definitely don't want to block airflow, just wondering if there was an easy cosmetic fix.

I'll just stretch the mistress' fishnets over it...
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post #6 of 14 Old 08-23-2013, 05:09 AM
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LMAO! I like it!

You could get some pre-covered black wire or paint some wire black...like some mesh...and then rivet it on tightly...

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post #7 of 14 Old 08-23-2013, 05:44 AM
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seems like a good way to block good airflow and wreck some lights.

If anything, I'd say add some black mesh or something.
Meh, people put hitches on that stick out down there and nobody has complained about overheating from it.

I've been thinking about getting a 20-30" single row LED bar to throw down there, but don't have the money to drop on it right now.

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post #10 of 14 Old 08-23-2013, 07:16 AM Thread Starter
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Well, that's not the area I am referring to, but that Jeep does have 4 vertical "bars" in the aforementioned section that looks nice. Did certain model years get something different?
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Well, that's not the area I am referring to, but that Jeep does have 4 vertical "bars" in the aforementioned section that looks nice. Did certain model years get something different?
The 04s have nothing down where the bars should be. Its totally open

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Don't know if I would put lights down there. Highly likely to get hit from road debris. Definitely wouldn't put an LED bar or any bar down there if you plan on wheeling it.



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post #13 of 14 Old 08-23-2013, 11:34 AM
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This looks nice and I have been looking for something like this but with a lower price tag. $250 bux for a plate of steel

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I'm actually looking to do the same thing. Put a 20" single LED Bar down there. It'll be somewhat hidden and keep the overall look of the front clean.

On my 2004 Limited, there is about a 2 inch gap between the lower radiator and chrome fascia that I eyed as a potential. Any thoughts?
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