(FOR-1311-BAC) Ford F150 BG Series Upper Grille Installation Details

(FOR-1311-BAC) Ford F150 BG Series Upper Grille

Products : FOR1311-BAC

Install Step #1:
Our Project Ford F-150 Truck in need of a GrillCraft BG-Series Upper Grille.
Install Step #2:
Open the hood and remove the nuts located on the back side of the grille.
Install Step #3:
We recommend using a "Nylon Pry Bar" in order to remove grille shell clips. Nylon Pry Bar are availble at Harbor Freight Tools. www.harborfreight.com Item# 95214
Install Step #4:
Place plastic pry bar under grille shell in order to release grille shell clip.
Install Step #5:
Note: locations of the grille shell clips.
Install Step #6:
A view of the grille shell clip.
Install Step #7:
A close up of the grille shell clip.
Install Step #8:
Now remove grille shell from vehicle.
Install Step #9:
We are going to use a air saw for the cutting of the grille shell center.
Install Step #10:
Removing end sections of the grille shell.
Install Step #11:
The factory grille shell with center section completly removed.
Install Step #12:
Another view of the grille shell ready for the grille center.Using a small disc grinder works well to clean up cut lines.
Install Step #13:
Remove grille shell reinforcment bar screws located on the backside of the grille shell. The reinforcement will need to be reinstalled in a later step.
Install Step #14:
Modified factory grille shell shown with stock grille shell below.
Install Step #15:
Place GrillCraft grille into grille shell as shown.
Install Step #16:
While holding grille into place mark mounting tab center hole location onto grille shell.
Install Step #17:
Drill holes for the mounting screws.
Install Step #18:
After fitting grille insert we recommend painting the area behind grille insert with "Flat" black spray paint.
Install Step #19:
After fitting grille insert we recommend painting the area behind grille insert with "Flat" black spray paint.
Install Step #20:
The grille mounting hardware.
Install Step #21:
Install the mounting hardware.
Install Step #22:
Fasten grille insert screws.
Install Step #23:
Fasten the two top grille mounting tabs using the supplied angle bracket with machine screw and lock-nut.
Install Step #24:
Fasten the two top grille mounting tabs using the supplied angle bracket with machine screw and lock-nut. Next reinstall grille shell reinforcement.
Install Step #25:
Ford F150 2009-2012 GrillCraft BG Series Grille. The fit and finish of the GrillCraft F150 BG Series grilles are top notch.
Install Step #26:
Ford F150 2009-2012 GrillCraft BG Series Grille. The fit and finish of the GrillCraft F150 BG Series grilles are top notch.
Install Step #27:
Ford F150 2009-2012 GrillCraft BG Series Grille. The fit and finish of the GrillCraft F150 BG Series grilles are top notch.
Install Step #28:
Ford F150 2009-2012 GrillCraft BG Series Grille. The fit and finish of the GrillCraft F150 BG Series grilles are top notch.
Install Step #29:
Ford F150 2009-2012 GrillCraft BG Series Grille. The fit and finish of the GrillCraft F150 BG Series grilles are top notch.
Install Step #30:
Ford F150 2009-2012 GrillCraft BG Series Grille. The fit and finish of the GrillCraft F150 BG Series grilles are top notch.
Install Step #31:
Ford F150 2009-2012 GrillCraft BG Series Grille. The fit and finish of the GrillCraft F150 BG Series grilles are top notch.

These installations steps pertain to the following vehicles:


Year Make Model Submodel Fitment Notes
2012 Ford F-150 FX2 N / A
2012 Ford F-150 FX4 N / A
2012 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition N / A
2012 Ford F-150 STX N / A
2012 Ford F-150 XL N / A
2012 Ford F-150 XLT N / A
2011 Ford F-150 FX2 N / A
2011 Ford F-150 FX4 N / A
2011 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition N / A
2011 Ford F-150 Lariat Limited N / A
2011 Ford F-150 STX N / A
2011 Ford F-150 XL N / A
2011 Ford F-150 XLT N / A
2010 Ford F-150 FX2 N / A
2010 Ford F-150 FX4 N / A
2010 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition N / A
2010 Ford F-150 STX N / A
2010 Ford F-150 XL N / A
2010 Ford F-150 XLT N / A
2009 Ford F-150 FX4 N / A
2009 Ford F-150 STX N / A
2009 Ford F-150 XL N / A
2009 Ford F-150 XLT N / A