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Hey folks,
Driving down the highway yesterday someone ran over a piece of wood which of course hit my grille and knocked out one of the square sections clean! Does anyone know if I can order just one of those section or if I have to order the whole grille? Also any aftermarket front Grilles?

Thanks in advance for your help!
 
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Is it a broken part of the grill or just a part of it that got knocked out?
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Looks like a part that got knocked out.. ? is can I buy just that part or do I need to replace the whole grill?
 

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I would say only your dealer would know for sure. If these really do pop out it will make for some interesting aftermarket parts...
 

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Sorry to see that. As bad as that is, at least it didn't hit three inches higher. Hopefully, those sections are purchasable for a reasonable price.
 

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ddelfino, did the piece of wood go through or just bounce off?

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I would guess that it is highly unlikely that they will sell the square piece on it's own.
Insurance and find a grill you like.
Perhaps someone that replaced their grill with a custom one will sell their original
 

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Hmmm... maybe if you put the broken piece under your pillow, the grille fairy will give you $500.
 
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The replacement grills I've seen are one piece units, not multi-piece. I bet a roughly square piece got punched out.

If you're lucky, the piece(s) are still trapped behind the grill. If so, you can reassemble with ABS glue - the same stuff used for black ABS plumbing.
 

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The replacement grills I've seen are one piece units, not multi-piece. I bet a roughly square piece got punched out.

If you're lucky, the piece(s) are still trapped behind the grill. If so, you can reassemble with ABS glue - the same stuff used for black ABS plumbing.
Excellent thought Mobius! Well worth checking.
 

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Hey folks,
Driving down the highway yesterday someone ran over a piece of wood which of course hit my grille and knocked out one of the square sections clean! Does anyone know if I can order just one of those section or if I have to order the whole grille? Also any aftermarket front Grilles?

Thanks in advance for your help!

I have my OEM grill I can sell you. It's in perfect shape and has 1500 miles on it if you're interested ;)
 

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Thanks but I got a race mesh grill just had it installed last week!
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What did you do in the 10 months between the time when it originally broke until the race mesh grille was recently installed? That is, did you have to replace the whole grille, or were you able to procure just one section?
 

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I couldn't find the one little piece so I just drove it like that until I got the new one
 

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Thank you for the reply and increasing our understanding of the limitations of what is available for such repairs to a damaged grille.
 
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