(GMC-2034-BAC) GMC Sierra BG Series Upper Grille Installation Details

(GMC-2034-BAC) GMC Sierra BG Series Upper Grille

Products : GMC2034-BAC

Install Step #1:
Shown here is out Project 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 in need of a GrillCraft grille.
Install Step #2:
In order to remove the grille shell you need to remove the upper radiator cover, and upper bumper trim piece.
Install Step #3:
Under the hood, remove the clips holding the radiator cover using a Flat-Blade Screwdriver.
Install Step #4:
Once all clips are removed, the cover will come right off.
Install Step #5:
Next you'll need to remove the upper (4) 10mm bolts securing the grille shell to the vehicles core support.
Install Step #6:
Use a 10mm socket to the remove the (4) bolts.
Install Step #7:
To remove the upper bumper trim piece, you need to loosed the front fender flares from the truck. In the front wheel well, remove the 7mm screw, and pull the fender flare away from the fender - the front section of the flare will unclip with light/moderate pulling.
Install Step #8:
With the fender flare pulled away, you'll have access to the 10mm bolt tucked in the corner of the bumper.
Install Step #9:
With a sizeable pull, you'll be able to unclip the ends of the bumper trim as well as the center. Repeat steps 7 & 8 on the other side of the vehicle.
Install Step #10:
A view of the truck with the upper bumper trim removed.
Install Step #11:
Remove the (4) 10mm bolts securing the lower part of the grille assembly. You'll have access to these once the bumper trim piece is removed.
Install Step #12:
With all (8) bolts removed from the grille shell, pull the grille shell from the top to unclip it from the vehicle.
Install Step #13:
With the grille shell removed, you'll need to disassemble the rear grille shroud from the shell.
Install Step #14:
Remove the 7mm screws securing the shroud to the shell.
Install Step #15:
With all screws removed, the shroud should come right off.
Install Step #16:
You'll need to cut the black center out of the grille shell in order to install the new mesh insert. Only cut the black center and not the chrome grille shell surround.
Install Step #17:
Tape the edge of the chrome grille shell along the edge.
Install Step #18:
Another view of the grille shell before cutting.
Install Step #19:
Another view of the grille shell before cutting.
Install Step #20:
Another view of the grille shell before cutting.
Install Step #21:
With the center cut, the grille shell should look like so.
Install Step #22:
Another view of the grille shell after cutting.
Install Step #23:
Another view of the grille shell after cutting.
Install Step #24:
Another view of the grille shell after cutting.
Install Step #25:
Remove your billet grille from packaging.
Install Step #26:
Locate all included hardware.
Install Step #27:
Install the U-Clips onto the included brackets. Be sure NOT to install them on the oval-ends.
Install Step #28:
Place a screw through the bottom welded tabs on the grille from the front.
Install Step #29:
Thread on a bracket and tighten them. Be sure not to over-tighten!
Install Step #30:
Continue installing the Lower Four brackets onto the billet grille.
Install Step #31:
Place the billet grille into the grille shell from the front. Take note how the tabs align with the factory silver clips on the grille shell.
Install Step #32:
Install the Upper Three brackets onto the billet grille shell aligned with the existing silver tabs in the grille shell.
Install Step #33:
Installed, the Upper Three brackets should looks like so.
Install Step #34:
Place the radiator shroud back upon the grille shell. NOTE: The billet grille brackets sandwich between the grille shell & radiator shroud.
Install Step #35:
Reinstall the factory hardware onto the radiator shroud. Keep hardware a bit loose to line up all screw, then adjust the grille to make sure it's straight and finally tighten down.
Install Step #36:
Reinstall grille shell onto vehicle & Installation Is Complete!
Install Step #37:
Our GMC Sierra 1500 With A GrillCraft BG-Series Billet Grille.
Install Step #38:
Our GMC Sierra 1500 With A GrillCraft BG-Series Billet Grille.

These installations steps pertain to the following vehicles:


Year Make Model Submodel Fitment Notes
2015 GMC Sierra 1500 Base N / A
2015 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE N / A
2015 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT N / A
2014 GMC Sierra 1500 Base N / A
2014 GMC Sierra 1500 SLE N / A
2014 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT N / A