(TOY-1822) Toyota Prius MX Series Upper Grille Installation Details

(TOY-1822) Toyota Prius MX Series Upper Grille

Products : TOY1822B , TOY1822S

Install Step #1:
Our project Toyota Prius Hybrid in need of a GrillCraft Grille.
Install Step #2:
Place the Upper grille into its designated opening & firmly hold it in against the bumper.
Install Step #3:
Using a Scribe, mark the location of the mounting holes through the tabs on the grille.
Install Step #4:
Using a Scribe, mark the location of the mounting holes through the tabs on the grille.
Install Step #5:
In order to install the Upper Grille, you'll need to remove the front bumper. Start by removing the Radiator Fan Cover.
Install Step #6:
To remove the Radiator Fan Cover, press down on the three clips holding it in place to release them.
Install Step #7:
Removed, you're vehicle should look like so.
Install Step #8:
Next, you'll need to remove the Upper Clips holding on the top of the bumper to the core support. Remove as shown with a flat screw driver.
Install Step #9:
Then remove the two 10mm bolts holding the bumper to the core support.
Install Step #10:
In the wheel-well, you'll need to remove the 10mm bolt and clip holding the sides of the bumper. Repeat on other side.
Install Step #11:
To remove the clip, turn the head of the clip with a flat screwdriver a 1/4 turn, then remove it from the clip body.
Install Step #12:
Pull the bumper near the top in the wheel-well, and it should unclip itself easily.
Install Step #13:
On the bottom of the bumper, remove the clips holding on the lower splash shields(Left & Right) and in the lower center of the bumper.
Install Step #14:
Remove the three 10mm bolts on the Left, Right & Center underneath the bumper.
Install Step #15:
To completely remove the bumper, disconnect the lighting harness directly behind the bumper of the driver's side.
Install Step #16:
The bumper should be completely free of the vehicle and come off smoothly now.
Install Step #17:
You'll need to remove the grille shell from the bumper by un-clipping it from the bumper. Pressing against the clip and pulling upward on the grille shell will release it form the bumper.
Install Step #18:
With the grille shell un-clipped, it should come off as so.
Install Step #19:
Using a 3/16 drill bit, drill the previously marked holes made with the scribe. Drilling from the opposite side of the mark will be necessary, make sure the bit is in line perfectly with the mark on the opposite side.
Install Step #20:
Remove the included hardware from its' packaging.
Install Step #21:
Clip in the plastic grille shell into the bumper and place the grille through the front of the bumper. With the mounting holes in the grille lined up with the holes in the shell, place one of the included screws through the shell and tighten using the included flat nut. Repeat on other side of grille.
Install Step #22:
A view of the grille tightened to the shell using the included hardware.
Install Step #23:
A view of the grille tightened to the shell using the included hardware.
Install Step #24:
A view of both grilles installed from the front of the bumper.
Install Step #25:
Re-install the bumper onto the vehicle reverse of the removal process. Your final result should look like shown! Our project Prius shown with GrillCraft Upper & Lower MX Series silver mesh grilles.
Install Step #26:
Our project Prius shown with GrillCraft Upper & Lower MX Series black mesh grilles.
Install Step #27:
Our project Prius shown with GrillCraft Upper & Lower MX Series black mesh grilles.
Install Step #28:
Our project Prius shown with GrillCraft Upper & Lower MX Series silver mesh grilles.
Install Step #29:
Our project Prius shown with GrillCraft Upper & Lower MX Series silver mesh grilles.

These installations steps pertain to the following vehicles:


Year Make Model Submodel Fitment Notes
2015 Toyota Prius Five N / A
2015 Toyota Prius Five N / A
2015 Toyota Prius Four N / A
2015 Toyota Prius Four N / A
2015 Toyota Prius Plug-In N / A
2015 Toyota Prius Plug-In N / A
2015 Toyota Prius Three N / A
2015 Toyota Prius Three N / A
2015 Toyota Prius Two N / A
2015 Toyota Prius Two N / A
2014 Toyota Prius Base N / A
2014 Toyota Prius Base N / A
2014 Toyota Prius Five N / A
2014 Toyota Prius Five N / A
2014 Toyota Prius Four N / A
2014 Toyota Prius Four N / A
2014 Toyota Prius Plug-In N / A
2014 Toyota Prius Plug-In N / A
2014 Toyota Prius Three N / A
2014 Toyota Prius Three N / A
2014 Toyota Prius Two N / A
2014 Toyota Prius Two N / A
2013 Toyota Prius Base N / A
2013 Toyota Prius Base N / A
2013 Toyota Prius Five N / A
2013 Toyota Prius Five N / A
2013 Toyota Prius Four N / A
2013 Toyota Prius Four N / A
2013 Toyota Prius Plug-In N / A
2013 Toyota Prius Plug-In N / A
2013 Toyota Prius Three N / A
2013 Toyota Prius Three N / A
2013 Toyota Prius Two N / A
2013 Toyota Prius Two N / A
2012 Toyota Prius Base N / A
2012 Toyota Prius Base N / A
2012 Toyota Prius Five N / A
2012 Toyota Prius Five N / A
2012 Toyota Prius Four N / A
2012 Toyota Prius Four N / A
2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In N / A
2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In N / A
2012 Toyota Prius Three N / A
2012 Toyota Prius Three N / A
2012 Toyota Prius Two N / A
2012 Toyota Prius Two N / A