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Old 04-30-2006, 08:36 PM   #1
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euro grille problem

Alright everyone, i got a problem with my grille. i went to put in on yesterday and noticed that it doesn't fit with the hood latch. it's almost like the top of the grille is too wide for the latch and catches on it. i don't really want to buy a euro hood latch for the lock and no little release lever thingy because i'm having a very hard time finding just a euro folding emblem. so does anyone have any suggestions on what i can do? am i stuck cutting out a little piece of the grille??

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Old 04-30-2006, 08:47 PM   #2
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I'm pretty sure you have to trim the grill to fit around the latch. I thought that was the common practice.
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i had to trim mine, no biggie
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Old 04-30-2006, 08:51 PM   #4
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^^ huh. i guess i just wan't in "the know" about that one. lol
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Old 04-30-2006, 08:58 PM   #5
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Dremel is your friend here. Just installed my ST170 grille today
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Old 04-30-2006, 09:20 PM   #6
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i just notched mine with a sheetrock knife
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is that the same for the hofele grill?
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someone should make a how to on this.
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^^ my thoughts exactly. i don't really want to just go out and start hacking away until it fits lol.
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someone should make a how to on this.
ill give it a try.......take something to cut plastic. Cut out small notch...install..

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