(T1926-28B) Toyota 4Runner Upper & Plastic Trim Piece Installation Details

(T1926-28B) Toyota 4Runner Upper & Plastic Trim Piece

Products : T1926-28B , T1926-28S

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:
Place the new bumper trim panel onto your bumper and center it.
Install Step #8:
To fasten the new panel, the hardware must be installed 1 inch to 1.5 inches from the back of the panel.
Install Step #9:
Use an extra pair of hands to push the panel all the way back and drill an 1/8” pilot hole. Then secure with the screws provided.
Install Step #10:
To install the new insert, you’ll need to cut the center of the grille shell out.
Install Step #11:
You only need to cut the center honey comb portion. (Using an air-saw or a Dremel tool works well)
Install Step #12:
On the bottom portion, flatten the plastic as much as possible for a flush fit for the new insert.
Install Step #13:
Reinstall the grille shell and place the new insert into the opening.
Install Step #14:
Use a sharp scribe tool to mark the location of the tabs.
Install Step #15:
Using a 3/16” drill bit, drill the necessary mounting holes.
Install Step #16:
Using the hardware provided, secure the new insert to the grille shell and bumper.
Install Step #17:
The flat nuts will fasten onto the screws as shown.
Install Step #18:
Reinstall all removed parts. Installation is complete!
Install Step #19:
Grillcraft Mesh Grille Insert 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