(TOY-1927) Toyota 4 Runner Lower Mesh Grille Installation Details

(TOY-1927) Toyota 4 Runner Lower Mesh Grille

Products : TOY1927B , TOY1927S

Install Step #1:
Here we have our project Toyota 4Runner ready for its new GrillCraft Grille.
Install Step #2:
Under the hood remove the clips securing the core support cover. Push the center of the clip inward, then remove the clip using a flat blade screwdriver.
Install Step #3:
Remove the hardware securing the grille shell to the vehicle.
Install Step #4:
Use a flat blade screw driver to release the center of the clips.
Install Step #5:
Use a 10mm socket to remove the bolt secure the grille shell.
Install Step #6:
Firmly pull the grille shell forward to remove it from the bumper.
Install Step #7:
In the wheel wells, remove the screws securing the bumper to the vehicle.
Install Step #8:
Underneath the bumper, remove the screws securing the bumper to the vehicle.
Install Step #9:
9. To release the bumper, you need to pull the bumper over the plastic nut in the upper corner.
Install Step #10:
Once Step 9 is done, you can pull the bumper sides out to unclip the bumper from the vehicle.
Install Step #11:
Remove the factory grille from the bumper by releasing the clips along the perimeter.
Install Step #12:
You’ll need to cut the center of the grille as shown to retain the rigidity of the factory bumper. Cut only the center as shown leaving one clip section on the top right and top left.
Install Step #13:
Reinstall the outer plastic from the grille back into the bumper and place the new mesh grille into the bumper. Placing the bumper on the vehicle may help with this step if needed.
Install Step #14:
Using a sharp scribe tool, mark the location of the mounting tabs.
Install Step #15:
Use a 3/16” drill bit to make the necessary mounting holes.
Install Step #16:
Install the new grille with the hardware included. The side brackets will mount all the way back as shown. If you cannot push the grille all the way back, cutting a notch in the plastic will help.
Install Step #17:
Reinstall all removed parts. Installation is complete!
Install Step #18:
Installation is complete! Grillcraft Mesh Grille shown in Silver.

These installations steps pertain to the following vehicles:


Year Make Model Submodel Fitment Notes
2019 Toyota 4Runner SR5 Will not fit models with sensor in grille.
2019 Toyota 4Runner SR5 Will not fit models with sensor in grille.
2019 Toyota 4Runner SR5 Premium N / A
2019 Toyota 4Runner SR5 Premium N / A
2019 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off-Road N / A
2019 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off-Road N / A
2019 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off-Road Premium N / A
2019 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off-Road Premium N / A
2018 Toyota 4Runner SR5 Will not fit models with sensor in grille.
2018 Toyota 4Runner SR5 Will not fit models with sensor in grille.
2018 Toyota 4Runner SR5 Premium N / A
2018 Toyota 4Runner SR5 Premium N / A
2018 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off-Road Will not fit models with sensor in grille.
2018 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off-Road Will not fit models with sensor in grille.
2018 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off-Road Premium N / A
2018 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off-Road Premium N / A
2017 Toyota 4Runner SR5 N / A
2017 Toyota 4Runner SR5 N / A
2017 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off-Road N / A
2017 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off-Road N / A
2016 Toyota 4Runner SR5 N / A
2016 Toyota 4Runner SR5 N / A
2016 Toyota 4Runner Trail N / A
2016 Toyota 4Runner Trail N / A
2015 Toyota 4Runner SR5 N / A
2015 Toyota 4Runner SR5 N / A
2015 Toyota 4Runner Trail N / A
2015 Toyota 4Runner Trail N / A
2014 Toyota 4Runner SR5 N / A
2014 Toyota 4Runner SR5 N / A
2014 Toyota 4Runner Trail N / A
2014 Toyota 4Runner Trail N / A