(HON-1145) Honda Civic MX Series Lower Grille Installation Details

(HON-1145) Honda Civic MX Series Lower Grille

Products : HON1144B , HON1144S , HON1145B , HON1145S

Install Step #1:
Our project Honda Civic Si in need of a GrillCraft lower mesh grille kit.
Install Step #2:
Remove the plastic clips that secure the plastic under hood trim panel.
Install Step #3:
Remove plastic trim panel.
Install Step #4:
Remove the two allen bolts that secure the top section of the bumper cover to the vehicle.
Install Step #5:
Remove the two screws located in the front fender well there is one screw on each side.
Install Step #6:
Remove the 10mm bolts located on the right & left under side of the front bumper cover.
Install Step #7:
Remove the plastic push clips located on the front under side of the front bumper cover.
Install Step #8:
Remove the plastic push clips located on the front under side of the front bumper cover.
Install Step #9:
Remove bumper cover from the vehicle.
Install Step #10:
Using 1/8 in drill bit make a vertical slot in the vent grille area just wide enough for the grille mounting tab.
Install Step #11:
A close look at the drilled slot.
Install Step #12:
Insert vent grille mounting tab into the slotted opening as shown.
Install Step #13:
You will notice the vent opening plastic comes in contact with the back of the vent grille this section of plastic must be ground down as shown in the next steps ahead.
Install Step #14:
Using a grinder grind this area down.
Install Step #15:
Grinding down the plastic area behind the vent grille.
Install Step #16:
Now the GrillCraft vent grille will fit into place with this area that has been ground down.
Install Step #17:
OPTIONAL: Here is a idea to get more are to your air intake simply cut slots into the plastic grille area on the bumper.
Install Step #18:
OPTIONAL: Here is another idea to get more are to your air intake simply cut out the plastic grille area on the bumper as shown.
Install Step #19:
Mount the vent grille into the opening.
Install Step #20:
While holding grille in place mark mounting tab center hole locations.
Install Step #21:
Fasten vent grille in place using supplied hardware.
Install Step #22:
Place lower GrillCraft grille into the lower bumper opening as shown.
Install Step #23:
While holding grille in place mark mounting tab center hole locations.
Install Step #24:
Mount the supplied "U" nuts onto the grille mounting tabs as shown.
Install Step #25:
Drill 3/16 inch hole for the grille mounting screws.
Install Step #26:
If you dont want to cut the factory grille center out you will need to drill a small slotted hole in order for the grille tab to sit flush with the mounting clip installed.
Install Step #27:
Drill slotted hole in plastic for the mounting tab.
Install Step #28:
A view of the slotted hole.
Install Step #29:
Fasten vent grille in place using supplied hardware.
Install Step #30:
Fasten vent grille in place using supplied hardware.
Install Step #31:
Fasten Grille in place with the supplied hardware.
Install Step #32:
The GrillCraft MX Series custom mesh grille on the 2006-2007 Civic looks awsome shown here with the upper kit also installed!!!!!
Install Step #33:
The GrillCraft MX Series custom mesh grille on the 2006-2007 Civic looks awsome shown here with the upper kit also installed!!!!!
Install Step #34:
The GrillCraft MX Series custom mesh grille on the 2006-2007 Civic looks awsome shown here with the upper kit also installed!!!!!
Install Step #35:
The GrillCraft MX Series custom mesh grille on the 2006-2007 Civic looks awsome shown here with the upper kit also installed!!!!!
Install Step #36:
The GrillCraft MX Series custom mesh grille on the 2006-2007 Civic looks awsome shown here with the upper kit also installed!!!!!
Install Step #37:
The GrillCraft MX Series custom mesh grille on the 2006-2007 Civic looks awsome shown here a close up of the vent grille!!!!!
Install Step #38:
The GrillCraft MX Series custom mesh grille on the 2006-2007 Civic looks awsome shown here with the upper kit also installed!!!!!

These installations steps pertain to the following vehicles:


Year Make Model Submodel Fitment Notes
2008 Honda Civic DX N / A
2008 Honda Civic DX N / A
2008 Honda Civic DX N / A
2008 Honda Civic DX N / A
2008 Honda Civic EX N / A
2008 Honda Civic EX N / A
2008 Honda Civic EX N / A
2008 Honda Civic EX N / A
2008 Honda Civic LX N / A
2008 Honda Civic LX N / A
2008 Honda Civic LX N / A
2008 Honda Civic LX N / A
2008 Honda Civic Si N / A
2008 Honda Civic Si N / A
2008 Honda Civic Si N / A
2008 Honda Civic Si N / A
2007 Honda Civic DX N / A
2007 Honda Civic DX N / A
2007 Honda Civic DX N / A
2007 Honda Civic DX N / A
2007 Honda Civic EX N / A
2007 Honda Civic EX N / A
2007 Honda Civic EX N / A
2007 Honda Civic EX N / A
2007 Honda Civic LX N / A
2007 Honda Civic LX N / A
2007 Honda Civic LX N / A
2007 Honda Civic LX N / A
2007 Honda Civic Si N / A
2007 Honda Civic Si N / A
2007 Honda Civic Si N / A
2007 Honda Civic Si N / A
2006 Honda Civic DX N / A
2006 Honda Civic DX N / A
2006 Honda Civic DX N / A
2006 Honda Civic DX N / A
2006 Honda Civic EX N / A
2006 Honda Civic EX N / A
2006 Honda Civic EX N / A
2006 Honda Civic EX N / A
2006 Honda Civic LX N / A
2006 Honda Civic LX N / A
2006 Honda Civic LX N / A
2006 Honda Civic LX N / A
2006 Honda Civic Si N / A
2006 Honda Civic Si N / A
2006 Honda Civic Si N / A
2006 Honda Civic Si N / A