(SUB1747) Subaru Crosstrek Upper MX-Series Grille Kit Installation Details

(SUB1747) Subaru Crosstrek Upper MX-Series Grille Kit

Products : SUB1747B , SUB1747S

Install Step #1:
Our Project Subaru Crosstrek ready for its new GrillCraft Grille.
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 securing the upper and lower parts of the bumper.
Install Step #3:
Use a 10mm socket to remove the bolts.
Install Step #4:
Use a flat-head screwdriver to remove the clips on the top and bottom of the bumper.
Install Step #5:
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 #6:
Once the center is pushed in, the clip can be removed.
Install Step #7:
Once all hardware is removed, you can unclip the bumper from the vehicle by pulling towards you from the wheel-well and from underneath the bumper.
Install Step #8:
Disconnect any auxiliary lights mounted to the bumper and the bumper should be free from the vehicle.
Install Step #9:
Remove the factory grille by unscrewing the Phillips screws and unclipping it from the bumper.
Install Step #10:
We recommend lightly painting the area behind the grille opening with flat black spray paint to darken the back of the grille.
Install Step #11:
We recommend painting the area behind the grille BLACK to give a clean, professional installation. To do this, trace the back of the grille, tape it off in preparation for painting, and paint with quick drying flat black spray paint.
Install Step #12:
Place your new mesh insert into the bumper.
Install Step #13:
Be sure the bottom of the grille is flush with the bumper before aligning the top.
Install Step #14:
Use a sharp scribe tool to mark the location of the mounting tabs on the bumper.
Install Step #15:
Use a sharp scribe tool to mark the location of the mounting tabs on the bumper.
Install Step #16:
Use a 3/16" drill bit to make the necessary mounting holes.
Install Step #17:
Fasten the new grille to the bumper as shown with the included hardware.
Install Step #18:
Reinstall the bumper and the installation is complete! Here we have our MX-Series Upper & Lower grilles shown in black.
Install Step #19:
Here we have our XE-Series LED Upper Grille kit shown. (Part#SUB1747B-XE2)
Install Step #20:
Here we have our XE-Series LED Upper Grille kit shown. (Part#SUB1747B-XE3)

These installations steps pertain to the following vehicles:


Year Make Model Submodel Fitment Notes
2019 Subaru Crosstrek Base N / A
2019 Subaru Crosstrek Base N / A
2019 Subaru Crosstrek Limited N / A
2019 Subaru Crosstrek Limited N / A
2019 Subaru Crosstrek Premium N / A
2019 Subaru Crosstrek Premium N / A
2018 Subaru Crosstrek Base N / A
2018 Subaru Crosstrek Base N / A
2018 Subaru Crosstrek Limited N / A
2018 Subaru Crosstrek Limited N / A
2018 Subaru Crosstrek Premium N / A
2018 Subaru Crosstrek Premium N / A