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Old 04-15-2003, 05:22 PM   #1
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How hard would it be to change the front grille of a 2001 Pontiac SE ? Now by grille I mean that plastic mesh thing that is in the front of the car. I was looking at it this morning and I see it looks very simple to take out. Now my question is what could I put in it'* place ? Do they have anything that custom fits there or would I have to do it myself. I'm sure they have some mesh that I could buy somewhere and throw it in there. Anybody have any ideas ?
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Does anyone have any ideas or has anyone did something like this. My friend has a Grand Prix and he did something like this but they had something custom made for his car.
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I haven't seen anyone do this on the newer style bonnevilles.
I've done something similar to my 1994 SE. I just bought some stainless steel mesh for home depot.

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I guess that would work.Did you have to cut and fit it into your grille ? It looks nice. I would like to do that to my car because I haven't seen anything like that on the newer models.
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yes, i had to cut the mesh sheet and also the factory honey comb and emblem out.
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yeah im probably gonna do that mod pretty soon here. I think it'd look sweet with my split grill in the front due to it being 96-99 SSE style. zzzzzeke, i think it'd be cool if u got a pic from behind ur grill showing how you mounted it in.
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naw its a trade secret
ahh maybe if i get around to it but i don't think you'll see much from behind :(
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zeke how do you open your hood? i was staring at my car for about 10 minutes and still haven't got the slightest clue how u would do it
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you're asking how to open your hood to raise it?? i'm confused here??
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If you're refering to raising the hood.. the release is under the passenger side snout/grill on the hood ( the actual grill snout) .. not under the hood bumper like most cars.
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