(FOR-1300) Ford F150 / Expedition MX Series Upper Grille Installation Details

(FOR-1300) Ford F150 / Expedition MX Series Upper Grille

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GrillCraft MX-Series Sport Grille Kit Part# FOR-1300 Fits 1998-1999 Ford Expedition & F150 available in silver or black powder coat finishes.
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Here is our project Ford Expedition needing a GrillCraft Sport grille for added styling.
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Remove the plastic clips that secure the core support cover.
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Removing the upper cover trim.
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Remove the top grille shell screws.
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Remove the screw that secures the turn signal lamp these are located in the far right & left corners.
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Now slide the turn signal lamp out & remove the two screws behind the signal lamp.
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Remove the two screws behind the signal lamp.
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Remove the plastic clips that secure the grille shell skirting to the vehicle as shown.
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On the backside of the grille shell there is a spring clip pull the shell forward and the clip will release and free the complete grille shell from vehicle.
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On the backside of the grille remove the plastic weld tabs with screw driver and a hammer. Note vehicles with factory chrome grille shells require the centers to be cut out.
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The center section being removed.
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Grind the left over plastic nubs smooth.
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Insert the mesh grille from the backside and mark the center of the mounting brackets.
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Using a 3/16 drill bit drill for the mounting screws.
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The mounting hardware.
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Fasten the bottom section of the grille first.
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Now fasten the top screws using the supplied screws and nylon spacer as shown.
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Wow now that GrillCraft custom mesh grille relly updated the front end of our project expedition
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Wow now that GrillCraft custom mesh grille relly updated the front end of our project expedition
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These installations steps pertain to the following vehicles:


Year Make Model Submodel Fitment Notes
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer N / A
1998 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer N / A
1998 Ford Expedition XLT N / A
1998 Ford Expedition XLT N / A
1998 Ford F-150 Base N / A
1998 Ford F-150 Base N / A
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat N / A
1998 Ford F-150 Lariat N / A
1998 Ford F-150 XL N / A
1998 Ford F-150 XL N / A
1998 Ford F-150 XLT N / A
1998 Ford F-150 XLT N / A
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer N / A
1997 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer N / A
1997 Ford Expedition XLT N / A
1997 Ford Expedition XLT N / A
1997 Ford F-150 Base N / A
1997 Ford F-150 Base N / A
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat N / A
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat N / A
1997 Ford F-150 XL N / A
1997 Ford F-150 XL N / A
1997 Ford F-150 XLT N / A
1997 Ford F-150 XLT N / A