(DOD-1009) Dodge Ram MX / SW Series Upper Grille Installation Details

(DOD-1009) Dodge Ram MX / SW Series Upper Grille

Products : DOD1009B , DOD1009S , DOD1009SW

Install Step #1:
Our project 2009 Dodge Ram in need of a GrillCraft Grille.
Install Step #2:
Remove the plastic clips that secure the upper grille cover. using a set of needlenose pliers works well.
Install Step #3:
Remove the plastic clips that secure the upper grille cover. Using a set of needlenose pliers works well.
Install Step #4:
Remove bolts along the top of the factory grille as shown.
Install Step #5:
Remove grille from vehicle. The grille has plastic tabs on the right & left lower corners. Simply pull up on the corners.
Install Step #6:
A view of the plastic corner grille tabs.
Install Step #7:
Removing grille shell from vehicle.
Install Step #8:
Factory grille shell ready for a GrillCraft update.
Install Step #9:
Cut factory grille center out using a saw blade or power saw.
Install Step #10:
Removing plastic grille center section.
Install Step #11:
Removing plastic grille center section.
Install Step #12:
Factory grille shell with the center section removed.
Install Step #13:
Install GrillCraft grille insert into grille shell.
Install Step #14:
While holding grille insert in place. Mark mounting tab center hole using a sharp scribe.
Install Step #15:
Drill 3/16 holes for mounting screws.
Install Step #16:
(OPTIONAL) The following steps are optional procedures.Using a marker trace the backside of the grille insert.
Install Step #17:
(OPTIONAL) The following steps are optional procedures.A view of the trace mark from the grille insert.
Install Step #18:
(OPTIONAL) The following steps are optional procedures. Tape off the grille shell and paint the area behind the grille inserts using flat black spray paint.
Install Step #19:
(OPTIONAL) The following steps are optional procedures. Tape off the grille shell and paint the area behind the grille inserts using flat black spray paint.
Install Step #20:
Secure GrillCraft grille inserts with the supplied hardware.
Install Step #21:
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 with GrillCraft MX Series mesh grille kit installed. Shown here in Silver.
Install Step #22:
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 with GrillCraft MX Series mesh grille kit installed. Shown here in Silver.
Install Step #23:
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 with GrillCraft MX Series mesh grille kit installed. Shown here in Silver.
Install Step #24:
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 with GrillCraft MX Series mesh grille kit installed. Shown here in Black.
Install Step #25:
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 with GrillCraft MX Series mesh grille kit installed. Shown here in Black.
Install Step #26:
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 with GrillCraft MX Series mesh grille kit installed. Shown here in Black.
Install Step #27:
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 with GrillCraft MX Series mesh grille kit installed. Shown here in Black.
Install Step #28:
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 with GrillCraft MX Series mesh grille kit installed. Shown here in Black.

These installations steps pertain to the following vehicles:


Year Make Model Submodel Fitment Notes
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie N / A
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie N / A
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie N / A
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT N / A
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT N / A
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT N / A
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 Sport N / A
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 Sport N / A
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 Sport N / A
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 ST N / A
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 ST N / A
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 ST N / A
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 TRX N / A
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 TRX N / A
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 TRX N / A
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 TRX4 N / A
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 TRX4 N / A
2010 Dodge Ram 1500 TRX4 N / A
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie N / A
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie N / A
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Laramie N / A
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT N / A
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT N / A
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT N / A
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Sport N / A
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Sport N / A
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Sport N / A
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 ST N / A
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 ST N / A
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 ST N / A
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 TRX N / A
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 TRX N / A
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 TRX N / A
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 TRX4 N / A
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 TRX4 N / A
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 TRX4 N / A
2012 Ram 1500 Big Horn N / A
2012 Ram 1500 Big Horn N / A
2012 Ram 1500 Big Horn N / A
2012 Ram 1500 Express N / A
2012 Ram 1500 Express N / A
2012 Ram 1500 Express N / A
2012 Ram 1500 Laramie N / A
2012 Ram 1500 Laramie N / A
2012 Ram 1500 Laramie N / A
2012 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn N / A
2012 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn N / A
2012 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn N / A
2012 Ram 1500 Outdoorsman N / A
2012 Ram 1500 Outdoorsman N / A
2012 Ram 1500 Outdoorsman N / A
2012 Ram 1500 SLT N / A
2012 Ram 1500 SLT N / A
2012 Ram 1500 SLT N / A
2012 Ram 1500 Sport N / A
2012 Ram 1500 Sport N / A
2012 Ram 1500 Sport N / A
2012 Ram 1500 ST N / A
2012 Ram 1500 ST N / A
2012 Ram 1500 ST N / A
2012 Ram 1500 Tradesman N / A
2012 Ram 1500 Tradesman N / A
2012 Ram 1500 Tradesman N / A
2012 Ram 1500 Tradesman HD N / A
2012 Ram 1500 Tradesman HD N / A
2012 Ram 1500 Tradesman HD N / A
2011 Ram 1500 Laramie N / A
2011 Ram 1500 Laramie N / A
2011 Ram 1500 Laramie N / A
2011 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn N / A
2011 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn N / A
2011 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn N / A
2011 Ram 1500 SLT N / A
2011 Ram 1500 SLT N / A
2011 Ram 1500 SLT N / A
2011 Ram 1500 Sport N / A
2011 Ram 1500 Sport N / A
2011 Ram 1500 Sport N / A
2011 Ram 1500 ST N / A
2011 Ram 1500 ST N / A
2011 Ram 1500 ST N / A
2011 Ram 1500 Tradesman N / A
2011 Ram 1500 Tradesman N / A
2011 Ram 1500 Tradesman N / A