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post #46 of 61 Old 04-29-2013, 08:51 AM Thread Starter
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I find a lot of the electrical (like for the doors and rear windshield wiper and front turn signals) are really stubborn to wiggle loose. Any tricks to get them out the first try?


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post #47 of 61 Old 05-05-2013, 09:39 AM
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I did my grille last night. Turn out great considering I don't work with my hands. I got the cable mounts at Lowe's as Home Depot and Walmart didn't have them. I'm in Kansas though so that might explain a lot. I had no trouble getting the turn signals unplugged but did have trouble getting them back in from underneath. I just popped the top of the grille loose again and it was easy from the top.

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post #48 of 61 Old 05-05-2013, 05:10 PM
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Switch from silver to blue for gutter guard.


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Switch from silver to blue for gutter guard.

Nice! I like how it matches the poison spyder logo on the bumper.

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Nice! I like how it matches the poison spyder logo on the bumper.
thanks! it will also match the diff spyder too.


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thanks! it will also match the diff spyder too.

If you did that diff cover yourself that is wicked!

When I get a diff cover I'm sending it your way for prep.

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If you did that diff cover yourself that is wicked!

When I get a diff cover I'm sending it your way for prep.
thanks! I ordered them powder coated. I sanded the spider and wife used a can of Rustolium enamel and a cheap foam applicator. the $1 foam brush worked better than regular brushes. A q-tip dipped in mineral spirits is the perfect size to clean up the edges.

She worked around the spider and when she got back to the beginning did it again before the paint was fully dry. She did three coats that way, took her about 2.5 hours for both covers.

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I'm going to have to think of another way to attach the mesh to the bumper.
I say this because after one month of having this on the grill, the cable mounts have popped loose.

May just have to super glue them down.
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I'm going to have to think of another way to attach the mesh to the bumper.
I say this because after one month of having this on the grill, the cable mounts have popped loose.

May just have to super glue them down.
I took the foam adhesive pads off the cable mounts and used epoxy to glue them down. Took an extra day (I let the epoxy cure overnight) but so far I've had none of the mounts come loose.
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I took the foam adhesive pads off the cable mounts and used epoxy to glue them down. Took an extra day (I let the epoxy cure overnight) but so far I've had none of the mounts come loose.
That's what I was kind of thinking. Ill prolly just do that.
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post #56 of 61 Old 05-11-2013, 04:51 PM
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Did the exact same mod on my grill, same mats and all. I would suggest using some epoxy to glue the brackets in, the adhesive wears off over time. Take the extra time to pull the double sided tape off, plastic to plastic is pretty much permenant with clean surfaces and epoxy
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post #57 of 61 Old 05-13-2013, 08:36 AM Thread Starter
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I'm going to have to think of another way to attach the mesh to the bumper.
I say this because after one month of having this on the grill, the cable mounts have popped loose.

May just have to super glue them down.
Did you clean the back side of the grill before you put them on?

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I took the foam adhesive pads off the cable mounts and used epoxy to glue them down. Took an extra day (I let the epoxy cure overnight) but so far I've had none of the mounts come loose.
This is what I did. They have been on for 6 months and still holding strong.
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