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Old 07-11-2008, 10:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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96-00 Civic Upper Grill Block

Well I finally had time after work to work on the Civic, so I made a quick and easy upper grill block as seen here (Aftermarket Grill, costs about $20)


I found some chloroplast scraps we had laying around the shop, which is about 1/4 inch thick and is somewhat bendable to an extent


Next I used an exacto knife to cut the rough dimension of th insert out


Then I took a pencil and marked the inside mouth of the grill onto the chloroplast, and cut around the penil marks about 1/4 inch all the way around


Next I screwed the chloroplast from the back side into the grill, there are already screw mounting holes molded in the aftermarket grill that I got


Finshed result.


Fitted to the car. Take note that I had to take out the screws along the top of the grill that held on the chloroplast because the grill would not fit using the screws that I chose, so it is pressure fit in between the grill and the rad support, probably more solid than the screws.


Now to get some ecomiling in!!

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Old 07-11-2008, 10:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Clean installation. Nice work.
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grill block

Stealthy! No one will even know its there.Much nicer than my work.Good job.

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