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360Rocket
09-17-2009, 09:20 PM
Well I got bored of the old grill I made and decided to make a new grill that I could replace the Cobra back in its home. The snake just kinda floats in the opening now and the grill now hides the radiator and its support that FORD failed to cover.

http://img34.imageshack.us/img34/4301/dsc03962k.jpg (http://img34.imageshack.us/i/dsc03962k.jpg/)

http://img200.imageshack.us/img200/8369/dsc03961j.jpg (http://img200.imageshack.us/i/dsc03961j.jpg/)

http://img200.imageshack.us/img200/6687/dsc03959ly.jpg (http://img200.imageshack.us/i/dsc03959ly.jpg/)

http://img43.imageshack.us/img43/5218/dsc03955f.jpg (http://img43.imageshack.us/i/dsc03955f.jpg/)

cobrabitn
09-17-2009, 11:58 PM
Looks good...that carbon fiber hood looks cool, too! :thumbsup:

RF Cobra
09-18-2009, 08:21 AM
That looks great. I like that look much better than the ones that come all the way out to the front of the opening. :thumbsup:

360Rocket
09-18-2009, 09:19 PM
That looks great. I like that look much better than the ones that come all the way out to the front of the opening. :thumbsup:
Thanks, yeah the first one I built came out to the front.

bbrence
10-13-2009, 10:19 PM
Great looking garage. Also notice the pro-looking tool chest. I bet you do most of your own work/maintainence. I wish i had the tools and the expertise to do that.......best I can manage is an oil & filter change.

360Rocket
10-14-2009, 04:19 PM
Great looking garage. Also notice the pro-looking tool chest. I bet you do most of your own work/maintainence. I wish i had the tools and the expertise to do that.......best I can manage is an oil & filter change.
Thanks, I do a lot of the work but not near what I used to. The older I get, the more work I farm out. Just too busy at with work, kids, a shrinking garage with no room to work, and lastly the daggone heat here. This car is more of a "bolt-on" project whereas my other baby has a ton of fabrication and engineering in it.:cool:

urlacher54
11-09-2009, 12:05 PM
Thanks, I do a lot of the work but not near what I used to. The older I get, the more work I farm out. Just too busy at with work, kids, a shrinking garage with no room to work, and lastly the daggone heat here. This car is more of a "bolt-on" project whereas my other baby has a ton of fabrication and engineering in it.:cool:

looks real good, great job!!!!

Blackstone
11-17-2009, 03:23 PM
I like the grill you did. What material did you find and where. Thanks.

360Rocket
11-22-2009, 08:54 PM
I like the grill you did. What material did you find and where. Thanks.
cut to fit a sheet expanded metal from Home Depot, door edge guard around the edges and then spray the whole thing in Duplicolor truck bed liner. Its that simple.

360Rocket
11-22-2009, 08:58 PM
I just changed the grille again, check this emblem out.

http://img30.imageshack.us/img30/4827/dsc04105nw.jpg (http://img30.imageshack.us/i/dsc04105nw.jpg/)
http://img121.imageshack.us/img121/1001/dsc04103f.jpg (http://img121.imageshack.us/i/dsc04103f.jpg/)

Playtme
11-23-2009, 12:28 AM
Is there just the 2 screws holding the grill in place?

360Rocket
11-25-2009, 07:13 PM
Is there just the 2 screws holding the grill in place?No 2 plastic "push pins" on top.

http://img252.imageshack.us/img252/185/dsc04154n.jpg (http://img252.imageshack.us/i/dsc04154n.jpg/)

spf1410
11-26-2009, 03:32 AM
Nice job! Looks really good.:thumbsup:

Blackstone
12-12-2009, 01:38 AM
I have now purchased the materials for the grill. I have a couple of questions.

1. How do you attach the lower grill section?

2. Are the two push pins and the two screws holding the Cobra emblem enough to hold the upper section in place?

Thanks. Jg

360Rocket
12-12-2009, 09:03 PM
I have now purchased the materials for the grill. I have a couple of questions.

1. How do you attach the lower grill section?The lower, three sectioned grill is a grill made by Roush specifically for that Front Fascia. I did not make that.



2. Are the two push pins and the two screws holding the Cobra emblem enough to hold the upper section in place?Yes. No problems for years. I actually used to have the grill angled more forward and only used the two top push pins and no emblem in the grill at all. Before cutting your grill, make a cardboard pattern of the opening and use it as a stencil.

Blackstone
12-13-2009, 04:22 PM
Thanks. I have purchased the material for the lower section as well. The grill material from a local metal shop cost $10.00. In Minnesota it is getting too cold to work in the garage, so this is my first project in the spring. Don't know how I will hold the lower in place, but it will be done somehow. Thanks.

360Rocket
12-13-2009, 09:55 PM
Thanks. I have purchased the material for the lower section as well. The grill material from a local metal shop cost $10.00. In Minnesota it is getting too cold to work in the garage, so this is my first project in the spring. Don't know how I will hold the lower in place, but it will be done somehow. Thanks.I looked at the bottom and they are held in with metal clips. before spring gets here, I'll post pics of the clips.