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Old 04-26-2008, 04:04 PM   #1
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Euro grille install help

here is the grille: Here
i cant install my new grille since the latch to open the hood is covered by the grille and is really really hard to unlatch. I really dont want to cut the grille but is there a way i can fix this problem?


ps: my new euro headlights are almost done


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Old 04-26-2008, 04:29 PM   #2
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I've heard you've no choice but to Dremel 'em...
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You have to cut a small notch out of the top of the grille for the hood release, the Euro models don't have the cable and lever latch (they use a lock cylinder.) The only other option is to switch to the Euro hood latch.
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yup. i cut down a small piece the plastic to make it easy to open, i wish i could find the latch.
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yeah i guess ill just have to cut mine :(
is there a way to buy the euro latch?
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European-Parts used to sell them (its where I got mine) but it seems to be one of several parts that have disappeared from their site. You could try contacting him and see if he can still get them, or PM tezza on ffoc.co.uk.
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i guess ill just have to cut :(
ive do this to my other grille soooo it should be hard lol
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