340 meshed grill

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340 meshed grill

Post by Si-340t » 21 Oct 2011 08:12 pm

Keep seeing these on different 340's from time to time and I quite like the look of them and wouldn't mind one. Few Q's

Who makes them?
Where can I get one?
How much?

Cheers

Si
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Re: 340 meshed grill

Post by charlieog1243 » 21 Oct 2011 08:30 pm

Si-340t wrote:Keep seeing these on different 340's from time to time and I quite like the look of them and wouldn't mind one. Few Q's

Who makes them?
Where can I get one?
How much?

Cheers

Si

think they make them themselves mate could be wrong but i have not seen any being sold before halfords sell mesh in all sorts of colours pretty simple to make i made one for a polo at one point not my kind of thing though if im honest lol

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Re: 340 meshed grill

Post by Si-340t » 21 Oct 2011 08:40 pm

Ye, used the halfords mesh a few times and looks good.

Thought these were proper made grills as I'm after as much air to the front mount as possible. If there not available I'll look at makin my own.
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Re: 340 meshed grill

Post by Speedy88 » 21 Oct 2011 08:42 pm

Adam made mine. You're just best off chopping up an old fire guard or going to B&Q or something. Smaller mesh works better. Be prepared for it to be flimsey.
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Re: 340 meshed grill

Post by Nimminz » 22 Oct 2011 11:41 pm

made mine using just the frame part of the origional grille and a bit of mesh from the motor factors. Hot glue and a tin of black spray later and it Looked pretty good i think :?

Withstood a 60mph Pigeon too :D

I'm currently trying to make one like Adam's by chopping out the bits behind the badge and making the rest up with a bit of plastic welding (if i ever get the hang of it) and a load of filler :D

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Re: 340 meshed grill

Post by Si-340t » 23 Oct 2011 01:46 pm

I didn't realise the middle of the grille came out, I'll have a go at it once I've got some mesh. Did my old vrs grill and bumper so can't be as hard as them.

Cheers guys

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Re: 340 meshed grill

Post by Speedy88 » 23 Oct 2011 01:47 pm

They don't, you have to cut them out :wink:
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Re: 340 meshed grill

Post by Si-340t » 23 Oct 2011 04:09 pm

Speedy88 wrote:They don't, you have to cut them out :wink:
Oh right.

Had a quick look at mine this mornin and it looked like it was 2 pieces, I'll get it off in the week and have a proper look and get the dremmel out :lol:
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Post by Nimminz » 25 Oct 2011 09:05 pm

Speedy88 wrote:They don't, you have to cut them out :wink:
The grille comes out of the surrounds (mk3s do anyhow) :?
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Post by Speedy88 » 25 Oct 2011 09:14 pm

Whhaaaaat. Mind. Blown.
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Re: 340 meshed grill

Post by MCHUDD » 26 Oct 2011 04:33 pm

Hi all.
A sixty mile an hour pidgeon :lol:
Instent pidgeon pie :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: 340 meshed grill

Post by Si-340t » 28 Oct 2011 10:26 pm

Had the grille off today and it's 2 piece.......result!
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Re: 340 meshed grill

Post by smchris » 28 Dec 2011 12:04 am

I can see this is quite an old thread now but i had a crack at doing it myself...didnt go to well -_- fortunataley you can't notice my "handywork" unless you look closely or I tell you about it lol. Id be interested in buying a pre-done one if someone got one handy? or a spare normal one for another go lol
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