Fitting Stainless Steel Grill Trim

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05 Sep 2019 04:49 #38186 by Terry Cockerell
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What is the best way to fit the stainless steel grill trim?
With the fence in the normal position or upside down?
I guess this is a two man job.
Any guidelines would be appreciated.

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05 Sep 2019 12:14 #38187 by 1748 S
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Terry I think it depends on you which way you place the fence. I'm not ready to install mine yet but I do known Stan "rents" a tool for this job. Supposedly we start bending the end and begin install on either end. The make the final bend on the other end of the trim before its clipped in place. The very bottom trim piece is actually three pieces too. Thats the ONLY piece I have of the original trim from my car. Dad said safe this piece. Never loose it. I will be following this post closely.


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07 Sep 2019 23:54 #38219 by JIM.OBRIEN
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Hi Terry,

I do it with the fence right side up and off the car. I insert the clips first and space them out in the approximate location - they don't go in easy but once they are in place they slide all over as you are installing the trim. I start in the front of the fence (middle of the trim piece and work down one side then the other. I find it's best done with at least three people and in the middle of the driveway.

The big thing is to plan it out and make sure each person know what they are suppose to do. Also I would start on the lowest trim piece. Any mistakes don't show up there as much and by the time you get to the 5th or 6th piece you'll have the process down.
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08 Sep 2019 21:16 #38241 by Terry Cockerell
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Thanks Jim, I guess three people makes a lot of sense and out in the open too where there is plenty of light and space.

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