(FOR-1359) Ford F250 / F350 MX / SW Series Upper Grille Installation Details

(FOR-1359) Ford F250 / F350 MX / SW Series Upper Grille

Products : FOR1359B , FOR1359S

Install Step #1:
Our 2008-2010 Project Ford SuperDuty in need of a GrillCraft MX-Series Mesh Grille.
Install Step #2:
Using a screwdriver remove the factory plastic screw clips securing the grille shell. These clips are located along the top portion of the center grille and side vent openings.
Install Step #3:
Remove the two bolts located on the back side corner of the grille shell.
Install Step #4:
Place plastic pry bar under grille shell in order to release grille shell clip.
Install Step #5:
Now remove grille shell from vehicle.
Install Step #6:
The grille shell center section must be cut out. Cutting the two outer vent opening is optional.
Install Step #7:
Using a saw cut the center section grille bars out.
Install Step #8:
Removing grille center bars.
Install Step #9:
Grind the cut area flush using a grinder.
Install Step #10:
A look the cut area after grinding.
Install Step #11:
OPTIONAL: Cutting the side vent grille openings.
Install Step #12:
A view of the cut out grille shell vent openings.
Install Step #13:
We decided to paint our grille shell backing portion.
Install Step #14:
Use "Flat Black" spray paint when painting the grille shell backing.
Install Step #15:
Place grille shell vents into the grille shell. The mounting tabs are to be positioned on the top inner. Mark mounting tab center hole locations.
Install Step #16:
Drill 3/16 inch holes for the mounting screws.
Install Step #17:
Place center grille into grille shell opening. While holding grille insert firmly in place mark mounting tab center hole locations.
Install Step #18:
Drill holes for the mounting screws using a 3/16 inch drill bit.
Install Step #19:
Remove the grille shell reinforcement temporarily in order to get access to the new grille screw holes.
Install Step #20:
Removing grille shell reinforcement.
Install Step #21:
The grille mounting screw and "Flat" nuts.
Install Step #22:
Place the screw and "flat" nut into the drilled holes.
Install Step #23:
Fasten grille insert screws.
Install Step #24:
Reinstall grille shell reinforcement.
Install Step #25:
The grille shell is ready to be install back onto vehicle.
Install Step #26:
We recommend painting the are behind the grille with "Flat Black" spray paint.
Install Step #27:
A view of the radiator and cooler painted flat black.
Install Step #28:
Install grille shell onto vehicle.
Install Step #29:
Use the factory grille shell fastners and bolts.
Install Step #30:
Insert factory grille fastners from the underside as shown.
Install Step #31:
Ford SuperDuty 2008-2010 GrillCraft Black MX Series mesh grille Grille installed.
Install Step #32:
Ford SuperDuty 2008-2010 GrillCraft Black MX Series mesh grille Grille installed.
Install Step #33:
Ford SuperDuty 2008-2010 GrillCraft Black MX Series mesh grille Grille installed.
Install Step #34:
Ford SuperDuty 2008-2010 GrillCraft Black MX Series mesh grille Grille installed.
Install Step #35:
Ford SuperDuty 2008-2010 GrillCraft Black MX Series mesh grille Grille installed.
Install Step #36:
Ford SuperDuty 2008-2010 GrillCraft Black MX Series mesh grille Grille installed.
Install Step #37:
Ford SuperDuty 2008-2010 GrillCraft Black MX Series mesh grille Grille installed.
Install Step #38:
Ford SuperDuty 2008-2010 GrillCraft Silver MX Series mesh grille Grille installed.
Install Step #39:
Ford SuperDuty 2008-2010 GrillCraft Silver MX Series mesh grille Grille installed.
Install Step #40:
Ford SuperDuty 2008-2010 GrillCraft Silver MX Series mesh grille Grille installed.
Install Step #41:
Ford SuperDuty 2008-2010 GrillCraft Silver MX Series mesh grille Grille installed.

These installations steps pertain to the following vehicles:


Year Make Model Submodel Fitment Notes
2010 Ford F-250 Super Duty Cabela's N / A
2010 Ford F-250 Super Duty Cabela's N / A
2010 Ford F-350 Super Duty Cabela's N / A
2010 Ford F-350 Super Duty Cabela's N / A
2009 Ford F-250 Super Duty Cabela's N / A
2009 Ford F-250 Super Duty Cabela's N / A
2009 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 N / A
2009 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 N / A
2009 Ford F-350 Super Duty Cabela's N / A
2009 Ford F-350 Super Duty Cabela's N / A
2009 Ford F-350 Super Duty FX4 N / A
2009 Ford F-350 Super Duty FX4 N / A
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 N / A
2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty FX4 N / A
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty FX4 N / A
2008 Ford F-350 Super Duty FX4 N / A