Safari Grill Swap

Safari Grill Swap

Postby meetthespeakers [OP] » February 29th 2008, 6:08pm

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Just finished installing the safari grill with sealed headlamps, and a Stull Billet Grill insert on my 98 astro. It is a direct bolt-on, took maybe an hour to cut out existing grill on the safari grill, mount the stull grill, and then swap out the fronts.Total Cost=$170 shipped and installed. I also painted the grill black (came a metallic gray). :roll:

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Safari Grill, you have to cut out the existing grill which is plastic to mount the Stull Grill. The Stull grill does not bolt on top.
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How the Stull Grill attaches to the stock frame.
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Old Grill, versus new one thats about to be installed.
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New Grill installed, painted black. My parking lamps are tinted with VHT Nightshade.
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Re: Safari Grill Swap

Postby tigerpwr » February 29th 2008, 9:18pm

Looks good overall, i think the headlights would stand out too much with the grill black.

It's a good contrast as it sits right now. I notice that you also tinted the fog lights in the P/s shot. :tongue:
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Re: Safari Grill Swap

Postby meetthespeakers [OP] » February 29th 2008, 9:22pm

Yea the foglights are "cool," just not as they sit. I really hate chrome, and they stick out like sore thumbs. Im still thinking it over, i'm atleast gonna paint the grill surround black, gray doesn't match any of the trim on the exterior. I think I need to get the rims and the bodykit on asap though. Decisions decisions.
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Re: Safari Grill Swap

Postby chops » March 1st 2008, 1:34am

I like the chome look just a thought could you mount those fogs in the grill?
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Re: Safari Grill Swap

Postby meetthespeakers [OP] » March 1st 2008, 3:12am

I was thinking about mounting the fogs possibly behind the grill. But then they probably wouldnt do much other than be running lights. So still thinking about it, if I get the front valence I want, they would fit better and tuck back into the holes. I might just remove them for now and paint the trim like I said. :afro:
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Re: Safari Grill Swap

Postby tigerpwr » March 1st 2008, 5:48am

What kind of fog lights are those? They would fit perfect in my valance... :offtopic:

better yet, let me take those off your hands :mrgreen:
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Re: Safari Grill Swap

Postby meetthespeakers [OP] » March 1st 2008, 4:43pm

tigerpwr wrote:What kind of fog lights are those? They would fit perfect in my valance... :offtopic:

better yet, let me take those off your hands :mrgreen:


I'll throw them in if you buy my rims, lol. In all honesty they look cool, but performance wise not so great. They are LED foglights, so they use no power, but they dont really light up the night. Here is a link to a similar one (these have more LED's):

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/NEW-ULTR ... enameZWDVW
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