(HON-1156) Honda Civic MX Series Upper Grille Installation Details

(HON-1156) Honda Civic MX Series Upper Grille

Products : HON1156B , HON1156S

Install Step #1:
Our project Honda Civic Sedan in need of a GrillCraft upper 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 bolts that secure the top section of the upper to the vehicle.
Install Step #5:
Remove the fastners located on the front under side of the front bumper cover.
Install Step #6:
Remove the fastners located on the right & left under side of the front bumper cover.
Install Step #7:
Remove the two screws located in the front fender well there is one screw on each side.
Install Step #8:
Remove bumper cover from the vehicle.
Install Step #9:
Remove the upper grille from the bumper cover simply releasing plastic clips as shown.
Install Step #10:
Temporarily remove the A/C condesor bracket as shown. This will allow some room for the drill motor when drilling mounting screw holes.
Install Step #11:
Removing A/C bracket.
Install Step #12:
Install bumper cover onto vehicle. Next place GrillCraft upper mesh grille into upper grille opening and mark mounting tab locations as shown.
Install Step #13:
Drill 3/16 inch holes for the lower mounting tabs.
Install Step #14:
Shown here upper grille center mounting screw hole location.
Install Step #15:
Shown here upper grille right & left mounting screw hole location.
Install Step #16:
Optional: We recommend painting the area behind the grille with flat black paint.
Install Step #17:
Optional: We recommend painting the area behind the grille with flat black paint.
Install Step #18:
Optional: We recommend painting the area behind the grille with flat black paint.
Install Step #19:
Optional: We recommend painting the area behind the grille with flat black paint. Also painting headlamp edge with flat black paint.
Install Step #20:
Optional: We recommend painting the the bumper mounting tabs with flat black paint as shown.
Install Step #21:
Reinstall A/C bracket as shown.
Install Step #22:
The supplied upper grille mounting hardware.
Install Step #23:
Mount upper grille to bumper cover tabs using supplied hardware.
Install Step #24:
Using a 1/4 inch wrench fasten grille screws from the backside.
Install Step #25:
Fastening grille screws from the backside.
Install Step #26:
The factory upper trim panel needs to be modified to fit the new GrillCraft upper mesh grille. Cut the plastic trim panel along the marked area as shown.
Install Step #27:
Cut upper trim panel along the marked line shown in photo.
Install Step #28:
A photo of the cut factory trim panel.
Install Step #29:
Place trim panel onto vehicle. next drill 3/16 inch hole for the mounting screw.
Install Step #30:
Note: Cut a notch in the trim panel as shown.
Install Step #31:
Place supplied "U" nut onto upper grille top mounting tab as shown.
Install Step #32:
Alin drilled hole with upper mounting tab.
Install Step #33:
Fasten upper grille screws.
Install Step #34:
2009 20010 Honda Civic Sedan 4-Door shown with GrillCraft black custom mesh grille.
Install Step #35:
2009 20010 Honda Civic Sedan 4-Door shown with GrillCraft black custom mesh grille.
Install Step #36:
2009 20010 Honda Civic Sedan 4-Door shown with GrillCraft black custom mesh grille.
Install Step #37:
2009 20010 Honda Civic Sedan 4-Door shown with GrillCraft black custom mesh grille.
Install Step #38:
2009 20010 Honda Civic Sedan 4-Door shown with GrillCraft silver custom mesh grille.
Install Step #39:
2009 20010 Honda Civic Sedan 4-Door shown with GrillCraft silver custom mesh grille.
Install Step #40:
2009 20010 Honda Civic Sedan 4-Door shown with GrillCraft silver custom mesh grille.
Install Step #41:
2009 20010 Honda Civic Sedan 4-Door shown with GrillCraft silver custom mesh grille.

These installations steps pertain to the following vehicles:


Year Make Model Submodel Fitment Notes
2011 Honda Civic DX N / A
2011 Honda Civic DX N / A
2011 Honda Civic EX N / A
2011 Honda Civic EX N / A
2011 Honda Civic EX-L N / A
2011 Honda Civic EX-L N / A
2011 Honda Civic GX N / A
2011 Honda Civic GX N / A
2011 Honda Civic Hybrid N / A
2011 Honda Civic Hybrid N / A
2011 Honda Civic Hybrid-L N / A
2011 Honda Civic Hybrid-L N / A
2011 Honda Civic LX N / A
2011 Honda Civic LX N / A
2011 Honda Civic LX-S N / A
2011 Honda Civic LX-S N / A
2011 Honda Civic Si N / A
2011 Honda Civic Si N / A
2010 Honda Civic DX N / A
2010 Honda Civic DX N / A
2010 Honda Civic EX N / A
2010 Honda Civic EX N / A
2010 Honda Civic GX N / A
2010 Honda Civic GX N / A
2010 Honda Civic Hybrid N / A
2010 Honda Civic Hybrid N / A
2010 Honda Civic Hybrid-L N / A
2010 Honda Civic Hybrid-L N / A
2010 Honda Civic LX N / A
2010 Honda Civic LX N / A
2010 Honda Civic LX-S N / A
2010 Honda Civic LX-S N / A
2010 Honda Civic Si N / A
2010 Honda Civic Si N / A
2009 Honda Civic DX N / A
2009 Honda Civic DX N / A
2009 Honda Civic EX N / A
2009 Honda Civic EX N / A
2009 Honda Civic GX N / A
2009 Honda Civic GX N / A
2009 Honda Civic Hybrid N / A
2009 Honda Civic Hybrid N / A
2009 Honda Civic Hybrid-L N / A
2009 Honda Civic Hybrid-L N / A
2009 Honda Civic LX N / A
2009 Honda Civic LX N / A
2009 Honda Civic LX-S N / A
2009 Honda Civic LX-S N / A
2009 Honda Civic Si N / A
2009 Honda Civic Si N / A