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Need help with the front Grill


jafcorrea

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Hi All

My car (1970) still at the shop doing a major body and Inka paint job.

I was thinking in change my old grill and install a grill from a 1975 or 1976 the black one.

What kind of modification does my mechanic need to do.

Thanks for any info

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Thanks all ........... JCorrea

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Guest Anonymous

Change the entire front panel (part # 41331828986). This piece was changed significantly in 1974 to accomodate the all black plastic grills.

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Roger

'72 Malaga

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I say get yours re chromed as they look fairly good on 02's

holy negative camber batman!!!

02 Golf Yellow cruising the border of NSW/VIC!

tii pistons, 293, double valve springs, 40mm DCOE's, sump baffle, sway bars, lowered, 5spd, big brakes, 3pc wheels, bucket seats. Approx 150+hp

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You can do it with the help of a "late" nose weld-in piece. However, I believe the tabs that the grilles mount to differ in position, so it's not all that straightforward.

As stated, just paint you current grilles black, then you can always revert back to the origainal if you need.

Les

'74 '02 - Jade Touring (RHD)

'76 '02 - Delk's "Da Beater"

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