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Old 01-29-2007, 07:39 PM   #1
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took Pat'* advice and rattle-canned my parts car'* grill this weekend. Came out looking ok.... still needs a little sanding and clear coat, but I decided to mount it anyways. The issue is that both tabs are broken on the right side along with the plastic clips that insert into the hood next to the center screw. So all that'* holding it on at the moment is the center screw, left screw, and left support arm. Anybody with any ideas on how to get the two right side tabs attached back to the grill? I tried CA glue with no success.

On to the photos..... let me know what you think. I'm not sure I like the gap between the grill and the bumper due to the different shape of the bottom of the SSE grill(see last photo for what I'm talking about)-





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NICE...i told you that thing would look sweet.....

i might be up your way this weekend, we could figure something out to mount it
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cool-deal...... just let me know when. I'll set the beer outside so it'll chill.

My initial thought was to simply drill a hole beside the broken mouting tab through both the grill and hood and getto it together with a bolt, nut and washers.
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Damn it took me WAY too long to realize that wasn't an SSEi That'* a good sign. I like it.
By the way...CLEAR CORNERS!!!
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Different, but I've always like the SE grilles from 96-99 better especially the arrow part.
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The grille looks awesome, nice touch.
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Troy.. fiberglass or JB weld is the best ways to fix that.. sand if flat again and that should keep it on.
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Wow! That looks great! i've been looking for one of those myself.
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Troy.. fiberglass or JB weld is the best ways to fix that.. sand if flat again and that should keep it on.
I thought about that..... and I have a tube of the putty style JB Weld.... but it said on the package that it didnt work on plastics. So you think I should give it a go?
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Different, but I've always like the SE grilles from 96-99 better especially the arrow part.
Oh man..... the problem with my original grill is that the arrow has come apart and looks like total chiat. Figured that maybe it could be replaced, but it looked like that wouldnt be such a simple process so with the other laying around, it was a no-brainer.

5 bucks for paint..... new grill.
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