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Old 10-06-2013, 10:52 AM
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Grille Options?

I love my R3 bumper and was wondering if anyone has ever seen a mesh type grille option for the middle portion? I'm not entirely fond of the giant plastic honeycomb that goes across. It only has two small areas open for airflow.
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Old 10-06-2013, 11:14 AM
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Where are you trying to get airflow to? If the car is stock, there is nothing to gain by adding a tacky mesh grill.
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Not really performance, just looks.

Was a thought I had.
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Old 10-06-2013, 02:45 PM
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I was on road when I replied; I just wondered if there was any benefit to more airflow in that area because as I was looking at front of my R3 I noticed that there are two small areas of that grill that are actually open; rest is just plastic on front.
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This is something I'm going to attempt to do this winter,with some nice 3/8" stainless steel weaved mesh.
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Let me know how it turns out -- the only concern I have is how our plastic grill comes to a point.
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Directly behind the solid part is the crash bar.

Nothing to be gained by replacing it with mesh apart from looking like a ricer
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Originally Posted by Slidin8 View Post
Directly behind the solid part is the crash bar.

Nothing to be gained by replacing it with mesh apart from looking like a ricer
At 50 years of age (ricer) is furthest from the look I want. I love the front bumper
just not a fan of the grille and yes the crash bar is a concern

I'll post some pics of my attempts get to some opinions.
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Thanks for the info -- if that's the case than I'm OK. I was was worried about cooling too because this is a track car for next year and just wanted to maximize any cooling potentials.
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It wont do anything to help with cooling
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Old 10-06-2013, 11:15 PM
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Thanks Slidin8.
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Originally Posted by geswek View Post
Thanks for the info -- if that's the case than I'm OK. I was was worried about cooling too because this is a track car for next year and just wanted to maximize any cooling potentials.
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It wont do anything to help with cooling
EMeyers' team runs their S2 with a mesh front grill.



Not sure I would do the same on a DD though.
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OMG no that looks terrible,I go back to stock if I couldn't do a better job than that.
His under tray needs a little help also.
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I believe that was by design.
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If pockets are deep, there's always the Re amemiya Grill...
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Pockets are always deep because there's not enough $$$$ to fill them
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Originally Posted by REtali8 View Post
If pockets are deep, there's always the Re amemiya Grill...
THANK YOU!

Just ordered one; now to wait for it to come in too--damn Japan.
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My Grille RE Amemiya. japan parts

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Looks really nice,how is the over all fit and finish
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perfect
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Vista de lado. con mis nuevos zapatos..

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Grille Options?-20140322_130831.jpg

Grille Options?-20140328_192827.jpgKept the OEM grill but gave the moustache a trim.
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