(SUB-1733) Subaru Legacy MX Series Upper Grille Installation Details

(SUB-1733) Subaru Legacy MX Series Upper Grille

Products : SUB1733B , SUB1733S

Install Step #1:
Our project 2010 Subaru Legacy in need of a GrillCraft upper custom mesh grille kit.
Install Step #2:
Remove plastic fastners along upper grille area using a screw driver.
Install Step #3:
Remove air intake duct.
Install Step #4:
Remove plastic clips on the top radiator cover trim.
Install Step #5:
Removing radiator trim cover.
Install Step #6:
Reach behind the front grille and remove grille screws.
Install Step #7:
Remove upper grille from vehicle.
Install Step #8:
Remove all the screws on the backside of the grille shell.
Install Step #9:
Using a scredriver release plastic tab clips.
Install Step #10:
Remove chrome grille frame from the grille shell.
Install Step #11:
Using a saw cut out the center section of the grille shell. Make sure not to cut the area of the new GrillCraft grille mounting points.
Install Step #12:
Factory grille shell with center section removed.
Install Step #13:
This area we are going to remove.
Install Step #14:
Tape off the area to be removed.
Install Step #15:
Make sure not to cut this area. This area will be the new GrillCraft grille screw mounting point.
Install Step #16:
Do not cut this ledge area. This GrillCraft grille will rest against this ledge.
Install Step #17:
Factory grille shell with all the trimming done. You may want to spray paint the grille shell edge with Flat Black spray paint.
Install Step #18:
Another angle view. Factory grille shell with all the trimming done. You may want to spray paint the grille shell edge with Flat Black spray paint.
Install Step #19:
OPTIONAL: Sand the chrome grille shell trim using 150 grit sand paper.
Install Step #20:
OPTIONAL: A view of the sanded chrome trim.
Install Step #21:
OPTIONAL: We recommend using PCL Polyprime for the best adhesion when painting over chrome. PCL Polyprime is available at auto body shop paint supply stores nationwide.
Install Step #22:
OPTIONAL: Priming the chrome trim moulding.
Install Step #23:
OPTIONAL: The Polyprime will fill the scratches made into the chrome trim from the sandpaper. Use latex gloves when using Polyprime this stuff sticks like glue.
Install Step #24:
OPTIONAL: We painted the grille shell in a two stage paint system to match our project vehicle.
Install Step #25:
OPTIONAL: A close view of the paint finish.
Install Step #26:
OPTIONAL: Another view of the paint finish.
Install Step #27:
Attach the grille shell trim to the grille shell.
Install Step #28:
Fasten grille trim screws.
Install Step #29:
A view of the factory grille shell.
Install Step #30:
Another view of the factory grille shell.
Install Step #31:
Place GrillCraft Mesh grille into the factory grille shell as shown. The GrillCraft insert will fit like a glove into the factory grille shell.
Install Step #32:
While holding grille insert firmly in place mark the mounting tab center hole locations.
Install Step #33:
Using a 3/16 inch drill bit drill holes for the mounting screws.
Install Step #34:
The grille mounting hardware.
Install Step #35:
Attach the supplied "flat Nut" onto the back of the grille screws.
Install Step #36:
Fasten the grille screws using 1/4 inch wrench as shown.
Install Step #37:
Factory Subaru Legacy Grille shell with GrillCraft MX-Series black mesh grille installed.
Install Step #38:
Factory Subaru Legacy Grille shell with GrillCraft MX-Series black mesh grille installed.
Install Step #39:
Factory Subaru Legacy Grille shell with GrillCraft MX-Series black mesh grille installed.
Install Step #40:
Factory Subaru Legacy Grille shell with GrillCraft MX-Series black mesh grille installed.
Install Step #41:
Factory Subaru Legacy Grille shell with GrillCraft MX-Series black mesh grille installed.
Install Step #42:
For the best look paint the A/C condesor flat black this will hide it from being seen through the grille.
Install Step #43:
Our project Subaru Legacy shown here with GrillCraft Custom upper & lower MX-Series Black mesh grille installed.
Install Step #44:
Our project Subaru Legacy shown here with GrillCraft Custom upper & lower MX-Series Black mesh grille installed.
Install Step #45:
Our project Subaru Legacy shown here with GrillCraft Custom upper & lower MX-Series Black mesh grille installed.
Install Step #46:
Our project Subaru Legacy shown here with GrillCraft Custom upper & lower MX-Series Black mesh grille installed. The Subaru emblem shown in the grille center is the trunk emblem available at your local Subaru dealer Part# 93033AJ000
Install Step #47:
Our project Subaru Legacy shown here with GrillCraft Custom upper & lower MX-Series Black mesh grille installed. The Subaru emblem shown in the grille center is the trunk emblem available at your local Subaru dealer Part# 93033AJ000
Install Step #48:
Our project Subaru Legacy shown here with GrillCraft Custom upper & lower MX-Series Black mesh grille installed. The Subaru emblem shown in the grille center is the trunk emblem available at your local Subaru dealer Part# 93033AJ000
Install Step #49:
Our project Subaru Legacy shown here with GrillCraft Custom upper & lower MX-Series Black mesh grille installed. The Subaru emblem shown in the grille center is the trunk emblem available at your local Subaru dealer Part# 93033AJ000
Install Step #50:
Our project Subaru Legacy shown here with GrillCraft Custom upper & lower MX-Series Silver mesh grille installed.
Install Step #51:
Our project Subaru Legacy shown here with GrillCraft Custom upper & lower MX-Series Black mesh grille installed. The Subaru emblem shown in the grille center is the trunk emblem available at your local Subaru dealer Part# 93033AJ000
Install Step #52:
Our project Subaru Legacy shown here with GrillCraft Custom upper & lower MX-Series Silver mesh grille installed. The Subaru emblem shown in the grille center is the trunk emblem available at your local Subaru dealer Part# 93033AJ000

These installations steps pertain to the following vehicles:


Year Make Model Submodel Fitment Notes
2012 Subaru Legacy 2.5GT N / A
2012 Subaru Legacy 2.5GT N / A
2012 Subaru Legacy 2.5i N / A
2012 Subaru Legacy 2.5i N / A
2012 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Limited N / A
2012 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Limited N / A
2012 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Premium N / A
2012 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Premium N / A
2012 Subaru Legacy 3.6R N / A
2012 Subaru Legacy 3.6R N / A
2012 Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited N / A
2012 Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited N / A
2012 Subaru Legacy 3.6R Premium N / A
2012 Subaru Legacy 3.6R Premium N / A
2011 Subaru Legacy 2.5GT N / A
2011 Subaru Legacy 2.5GT N / A
2011 Subaru Legacy 2.5i N / A
2011 Subaru Legacy 2.5i N / A
2011 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Limited N / A
2011 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Limited N / A
2011 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Premium N / A
2011 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Premium N / A
2011 Subaru Legacy 3.6R N / A
2011 Subaru Legacy 3.6R N / A
2011 Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited N / A
2011 Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited N / A
2011 Subaru Legacy 3.6R Premium N / A
2011 Subaru Legacy 3.6R Premium N / A
2010 Subaru Legacy 2.5GT N / A
2010 Subaru Legacy 2.5GT N / A
2010 Subaru Legacy 2.5i N / A
2010 Subaru Legacy 2.5i N / A
2010 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Limited N / A
2010 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Limited N / A
2010 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Premium N / A
2010 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Premium N / A
2010 Subaru Legacy 3.6R N / A
2010 Subaru Legacy 3.6R N / A
2010 Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited N / A
2010 Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited N / A
2010 Subaru Legacy 3.6R Premium N / A
2010 Subaru Legacy 3.6R Premium N / A