C-6 ROUND HOLE SIDE VENT STAINLESS STEEL GRILLE KIT
Thank-you for the purchase of our new C6 SIDE VENT GRILLE
Please follow the installation and care instructions exactly to insure
you get the maximum usage and benefits from the C6
SIDE VENT GRILL KIT Product.
TOOLS AND ADDITIONAL ITEMS REQUIRED
Automotive Goop or equivalent
INSTALLATION TIME – 1/2 hour per side
Before you begin, insure that you have the right kit for
STEP # 1: Preparation
Raise the car and securely support it.
Remove the front wheel from the car from the car.
Remove the side access panel (See Diagram)
Thoroughly clean the two grills using a degreaser.
You may also wish to further polish the grilles using a
Cut the adhesive strips to fit the tabs
on the side Grilles
The larger section of the grille will be
facing towards the bottom of the vent opening. For the stainless steel
grilles, insure the finished side is facing out words. Adhesive
strips will be placed on the finished side.
are several New GM clips that need to be removed. Using a flat head
screwdriver, gently raise the head of the clip. Once the head of the
clip is raised (releasing the lock),
Remove the clip. (See diagram below)
Remove the push pins that hold the wheel
well access panel in place. Remove access panel
Once you have gained access into the fender area, you
will need to remove the inner fender vent box (Black). This box is held
into place using double sided tape (2 sections). Just break the tape
bonds. You will need to remove a screw mounted to the black box and a
bracket. (Mark the area where the tape was mounted, so you can
re-install it in the same place.)
Once you are satisfied with the position of the grille,
insuring that it covers the entire open grill area, place a bead of
automotive goop or equivalent around the inside perimeter vent opening.
Remove the adhesive strips backing and apply.
Automotive Goop or equivalent epoxy directly on top and to and sides of
the metal tabs. Insure that the epoxy incases the metal tab and
approximately 5 mm of the surrounding panel surface.
The adhesive strips are only designed to hold the grille in
place while the applied epoxy dries.
Failure to apply the epoxy could cause the grille to become
that there is no excess goop runoff from the outside of the vent!
grille sit for approximately 1 hour in order to let the adhesives set.
Insure that there is no excess epoxy
runoff from the outside of the vent!
(MAKE SURE THE AREA WHERE THE ADHESIVE STRIPS ARE PLACED
ARE FREE OF OIL AND POLISH SOLUTION. USE A DEGREASER OR RUBBING
Re-install the inner fender box via the adhesive tape
included in the kit.
Reinstall the side access panel and the tire.
Using a pair of pliers, bend the 3 tabs so they fit flush
with the fender outline.
Also bend the top section of the grille (area between the
two top tabs)
Approx 60 degrees in the same direction as the two tabs
CARE OF THE C6 ROUND HOLE STAINLESS STEEL SIDE VENT
GRILLE KIT PRODUCT
The product is designed to last the entire life of your
car under normal conditions. The product will resist heat, cold, rain,
wind, and impacts. Although this product is durable, it will not survive
a major impact or A collision.
Your C6 GRILLE KIT is high quality stainless steel and
can be cleaned normal car wash soap. You may also a stainless steel
polish and a buffer to increase the shine factor. (You must wait 24
hours before attempting to clean the grilles)
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us
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