(SUB-1740) Subaru Impreza MX Series Lower Grille Installation Details

(SUB-1740) Subaru Impreza MX Series Lower Grille

Products : SUB1740B , SUB1740S

Install Step #1:
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Install Step #2:
To perform the install you'll need to remove the bumper from the vehicle. Start by removing the 10mm bolts and Plastic Clips holding the upper part of the bumper.
Install Step #3:
Once the bolts and clips are removed, the metal reinforcement bar comes right off.
Install Step #4:
In the wheel-wells, you'll need to remove the upper clip holding the bumper by pushing the center of the clip inward.
Install Step #5:
Underneath the bumper, remove the clips holding the bumper cover to the lower plastics.
Install Step #6:
Once all hardware is removed, you can unclip the bumper from the vehicle by pulling towards you from the wheel-well as well as underneath the bumper.
Install Step #7:
Disconnect the bumper-lights by pushing the center-tab inward.
Install Step #8:
The bumper should be fully detached from the vehicle.
Install Step #9:
Place the new mesh insert into the lower bumper opening.
Install Step #10:
Using a sharp scribe tool, mark the locations of the mounting tabs.
Install Step #11:
Use a 3/16" Drill Bit to drill the holes at the mounting locations.
Install Step #12:
Use a 3/16" Drill Bit to drill the holes at the mounting locations.
Install Step #13:
Now remove the factory lower plastic insert by releasing the tabs along its perimeter.
Install Step #14:
Once all tabs are released, the insert comes right off.
Install Step #15:
Locate the included hardware.
Install Step #16:
With the mesh insert back in place, use the included hardware to mount the insert in place.
Install Step #17:
With the mesh insert back in place, use the included hardware to mount the insert to the bumper.
Install Step #18:
The top tab is notched when drilled; this is to secure the mesh to the bumper without risk of tearing the plastic tab.
Install Step #19:
The hardware will clamp the mesh insert to the bumper, making it impossible to remove without unscrewing.
Install Step #20:
Reinstall the bumper back onto vehicle and installation is complete. Shown here with our Black MX Series Upper, Lower & Hood Scoop Grille Kits.
Install Step #21:
Shown here with our Silver MX Series Upper, Lower & Hood Scoop Grille Kits.

These installations steps pertain to the following vehicles:


Year Make Model Submodel Fitment Notes
2017 Subaru WRX Base N / A
2017 Subaru WRX Base N / A
2017 Subaru WRX Limited N / A
2017 Subaru WRX Limited N / A
2017 Subaru WRX Premium N / A
2017 Subaru WRX Premium N / A
2017 Subaru WRX STI Base N / A
2017 Subaru WRX STI Base N / A
2017 Subaru WRX STI Limited N / A
2017 Subaru WRX STI Limited N / A
2016 Subaru WRX Base N / A
2016 Subaru WRX Base N / A
2016 Subaru WRX Limited N / A
2016 Subaru WRX Limited N / A
2016 Subaru WRX Premium N / A
2016 Subaru WRX Premium N / A
2016 Subaru WRX STI Base N / A
2016 Subaru WRX STI Base N / A
2016 Subaru WRX STI Limited N / A
2016 Subaru WRX STI Limited N / A
2016 Subaru WRX STI Series.HyperBlue N / A
2016 Subaru WRX STI Series.HyperBlue N / A
2015 Subaru WRX Base N / A
2015 Subaru WRX Base N / A
2015 Subaru WRX Limited N / A
2015 Subaru WRX Limited N / A
2015 Subaru WRX Premium N / A
2015 Subaru WRX Premium N / A
2015 Subaru WRX STI Base N / A
2015 Subaru WRX STI Base N / A
2015 Subaru WRX STI Launch Edition N / A
2015 Subaru WRX STI Launch Edition N / A
2015 Subaru WRX STI Limited N / A
2015 Subaru WRX STI Limited N / A