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Old Car:BA XR6 New: 97 EL
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And a close up with FLASH on full ball.

Thats why you can see the radiator and **** behind it.
I might put some black mesh or something behind it to cover up the radiator etc.
 

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Looks cool mate, definitly looks better than the regular XD style vertical grill fitted the the AU2.

Good stuff. Should take a piccie of the whole car so we can see the full effect.
 

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EF, Yep will do. I'll take one out in the Sun tomorrow. (Was getting dark when i was taking those).

BLOWN_AU: Yep half brothers now :) Except my AU is missing the blower!
 

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top stuff J looks good. what was involved...:rocking:
basically I cut some alloy woven mesh to size, screwed in place of the existing AUII bars on the grille.

Then I put some silicone ulong the edges on the back to re-inforce the mesh to the surround.

Then I brought some chrome strip with a small black lip on the edge. I placed the black lip around the mesh to help hold in place and also to cover the jagged edges. and stuck it down.
 

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That looks awesome Jay.. well done mate.. :thumbup:
You're giving me ideas to trick the Festy up!! :D
 

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Looks great jaytyn!:nuts:
Now I'll just have to get going and do it to mine. I've been saying that since Blown AU done it to his.:rolleyes:
Did you get the mesh from the same crowd as Zeus?
Russell.
 

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Jaytyn,

That looks very nice and classy. Your car looks like it can pass as the series III AU. IF i had an AU i'd follow suite. IMO i reckon it looks good how it is, i don' tthink you need to cover the back of the mesh.

Definitly changed the look of the front and gives the grill a much better definition.
 
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