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Old 05-27-2008, 04:46 PM   #11
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I'm thinking about it (grille paint). I've got good spray equipment, just need the paint and clear-coat. Maybe I'll check out the junk yards for a nicely re-ended 08' and play.

Yeah, taking the grille off and on is a snap. I guess the sedan's is locked in a little more than the coupe but it's still easy to get out of the way. I couldn't believe the fight I had the first time I tried to get a freek'n headlight out. Now way I'll ever do that again without taken the grille off first.
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Old 05-28-2008, 09:29 AM   #12
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i see my Edge's rims in your background.. hmmm.. theif. haha.

good taste !
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Old 05-28-2008, 04:51 PM   #13
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Man you guys see everything in these pics. Yep, that's an 07' Edge hiding in the background. Have yet to play with any mods on it. Having too much fun playing with the Focus for that (yet).
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Old 09-04-2008, 01:35 AM   #14
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Thanks for the instructions. I'm stuck on the catch release part of removing the grill. Do you have any additional advice for that part?
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Old 09-04-2008, 01:41 AM   #15
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Yeah, try pushing down on the bumper directly in front of the catch as close as you can get to the grille while you are pulling the catch up on the inside. It helps to push in on the grille a little while you are pushing down. Mine comes off really easy now, but that could be because I've had it off 1,347 times. If worst comes to worst, stick a screwdriver under the side of the catch inside and pry it up a little.

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Success! Oh man, it's tough for the first time, or maybe it's just my car, but FINALLY with help from FF forum (special thanks Bradwhite) and an extra helping hand from my brother, we managed! We installed Nokya Cosmic white bulbs and have some pictures to post up later, I'm tired haha. =)
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Old 09-04-2008, 12:13 PM   #17
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Good to hear, yep it can be a bit#$ the first couple of times. But once you figure out the push down, push in, pull up routine it's a snap.
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Thank you for this information I just ordered my grill today can't wait for it to get here and install it. Your car is amazing!!!!
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Thank you and I'm glad this information has been helpful.

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Man, I finally took the time to check every single one of your How To's and this is gold for us 08/09 owners! I'm putting in an HID kit in the next couple of weeks and this information is awesome!
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