(SUB-1731) Subaru Legacy MX Series Upper Grille Installation Details

(SUB-1731) Subaru Legacy MX Series Upper Grille

Products : SUB1731B , SUB1731S

Install Step #1:
Our project 2008-2009 Subaru Legacy in need of a GrillCraft upper custom mesh grille insert kit.
Install Step #2:
Remove plastic fastners along upper grille area using a flat screw driver.
Install Step #3:
Using a flat screwdriver press down on grille shell clips.
Install Step #4:
Remove upper grille from vehicle.
Install Step #5:
Remove all the screws on the backside of the grille shell.
Install Step #6:
Remove chrome grille frame from the grille shell.
Install Step #7:
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 #8:
Tape a straight line on the back side of the grille shell and grind the plastic flush.
Install Step #9:
A view of the grille shell after grinding the backside smooth.
Install Step #10:
Use a scotch brite pad and scuff the grille shell black center plastic.
Install Step #11:
Paint the center section of the grille shell using flat black spray paint.
Install Step #12:
A view of the grille shell with center painted flat black.
Install Step #13:
Place GrillCraft Mesh Grille into the grille shell from the front side.
Install Step #14:
Hold GrillCraft Grille in place and mark mounting tab center hole locations.
Install Step #15:
Drill holes for the mounting screws.
Install Step #16:
The GrillCraft Grille mounting hardware.
Install Step #17:
Attach the grille screws as shown.
Install Step #18:
Attach the "Flat Nuts" to the backside of the grille screws.
Install Step #19:
Fasten grille screws. Next install grille shell onto the vehicle.
Install Step #20:
For the best appearance its best to paint the area behind the grille with flat black spray paint.
Install Step #21:
Paint center latch support with flat black spray paint.
Install Step #22:
Center latch support painted flat black.
Install Step #23:
2008-2009 Subaru Legacy with GrillCraft Mx Series upper mesh grille installed.
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2008-2009 Subaru Legacy with GrillCraft Mx Series upper mesh grille installed.
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2008-2009 Subaru Legacy with GrillCraft Mx Series upper mesh grille installed.
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2008-2009 Subaru Legacy with GrillCraft Mx Series upper mesh grille installed.
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2008-2009 Subaru Legacy with GrillCraft Mx Series upper mesh grille installed.
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2008-2009 Subaru Legacy with GrillCraft Mx Series upper mesh grille installed.
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2008-2009 Subaru Legacy with GrillCraft Mx Series upper mesh grille installed.
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2008-2009 Subaru Legacy with GrillCraft Mx Series upper mesh grille installed.
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2008-2009 Subaru Legacy with GrillCraft Mx Series upper mesh grille installed.
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2008-2009 Subaru Legacy with GrillCraft Mx Series upper mesh grille installed.

These installations steps pertain to the following vehicles:


Year Make Model Submodel Fitment Notes
2009 Subaru Legacy 2.5i N / A
2009 Subaru Legacy 2.5i N / A
2009 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Limited N / A
2009 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Limited N / A
2009 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Special Edition N / A
2009 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Special Edition N / A
2009 Subaru Legacy 3.0 R N / A
2009 Subaru Legacy 3.0 R N / A
2009 Subaru Legacy 3.0 R Limited N / A
2009 Subaru Legacy 3.0 R Limited N / A
2009 Subaru Legacy GT Limited N / A
2009 Subaru Legacy GT Limited N / A
2009 Subaru Legacy GT spec.B N / A
2009 Subaru Legacy GT spec.B N / A
2008 Subaru Legacy 2.5i N / A
2008 Subaru Legacy 2.5i N / A
2008 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Limited N / A
2008 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Limited N / A
2008 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Special Edition N / A
2008 Subaru Legacy 2.5i Special Edition N / A
2008 Subaru Legacy 3.0 R Limited N / A
2008 Subaru Legacy 3.0 R Limited N / A
2008 Subaru Legacy GT Limited N / A
2008 Subaru Legacy GT Limited N / A
2008 Subaru Legacy GT spec.B N / A
2008 Subaru Legacy GT spec.B N / A