I've never had to remove the lower retaining pins when taking off the grill. Only the lower catches. Do yours actually keep the grill in? Once I remove the top 4 pins and the lower two catches, my grill just pops out.
2011 SE Manual - black exterior/interior
Eagle Eyes halo projectors using 55w 5000K DDMtuning HIDs
LED Conversion (license plate, map/dome lights), and LED Taillights
Autobots decal over Ford emblems
Flat black TFB Designs hood stripes