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Grilles, grille guards, grille inserts all make a strong and, certainly, an upfront impression when you see the vehicles they’re on head-on even when standing at idle or parked curbside.

For some, these front-and-center options are meant to be practical, as to protect a vehicle’s forward good looks or give a winch the right supporting frame. For others, it’s pure personality — taking that mass-produced stock look and exchanging it for an air of class or maybe an expression of extra muscle.

Whatever best fits a driver’s persona, you can nurture it with front end products that make their own special statements.

ABS GRILLE FOR CHRYSLER 300/300C
Grip Tuning, Warren, Mich., makes available its grille for the Chrysler 300/300c.The replacement grille is injection-molded from ABS, and is available in a bright chrome-plated finish or a raw ABS (paintable) version. As with all products from Grip Tuning this piece installs just like the OEM version, for proper fit and finish. USE INFO #417

BILLET GRILLES FOR THE 2009 DODGE RAMS
T-Rex Grilles, Corona, Calif., announces the availability of two new billet grilles for the 2009 Dodge Ram. Includes a one-piece upper insert that offers a clean, uncluttered look. Also can be matched with a one-piece bumper insert. USE INFO #402

GRILLE GUARD FOR JEEPS
Bestop Inc., Broomfield, Colo., makes available its HighRock 4x4 Tubular Grille Guard for Jeeps. The optional Tubular Grilles Guard protects both the grilles and headlights, and is available in both texture black and stainless steel. The Tubular Grille Guard fits on any Bestop front bumper system including the new High Access Front Bumper. USE INFO #416

2ND GENERATION DODGE FRONT BUMPERS
Fab Fours, Pineville, N.C., releases a new bumper application for 2009: the Gen 2 Dodge. Expanded Dodge line includes 1994-2002 applications for Dodge Ram 2500 & 3500 HD trucks. Center section, winch tray and mounts in 1/4" steel; 3/16" steel wings; 2 -1/2" tube center section with 2" outer wings. 1” D-ring mounts. Hella 90mm fog lights, 60mm turn signals with wiring included. Engineered winch mount accommodates largest winch on the market, the Warn 16.5. USE INFO #405

REPLACEMENT WINCHGRILLE GUARD
Go Industries, Richardson, Texas, offers its Rancher Front Bumper Replacement Winch Style Grille Guard™ for full-size Ford, Chevrolet and Dodge trucks. One-piece, fully welded: Outside of bumper constructed of 7-gauge smooth steel; center portion and skid plate are 1/4" heavy-duty smooth steel. Guard has 5/16" laser-cut uprights along with two 1/2" schedule 40 pipes and four welded-on light tabs. Built-in carrier accommodates winches up to a 16,500 lbs. In textured black powder-coat. USE INFO #404

GRILLE SHEET INSERTS
Stull Industries Inc. Lake Elsinore, Calif., makes available its complete grille packages with sheet grille inserts. Sheet grilles are laser cut and fitted to grille shells to provide additional options for vehicles. Package grilles now include flames, skulls, stallions and tribal inserts. Custom designs available. USE INFO #401

ACURA REPLACEMENT GRILLE
E&G Classics Inc., Columbia, Md., presents its 2009 Acura TL Heavy Mesh Replacement Grille. For Acura owners preferring a different look than the stock 2009 Acura TL with its sharp “V” design “sawtooth” element on the grille. Handcrafted steel surround is chrome plated and fitted with plated mesh that completes the new look. Made in U.S.A. USE INFO #406

1976-09 CJ/WRANGLER XHD FRONT BUMPER SYSTEM
Rugged Ridge, a division of Omix-ADA Inc., Suwanee, Ga., unveils its XHD Front Bumper System for 1976-2009 Jeep CJ/Wranglers. Modular bumper base allows selection of components to build bumper of choice. Heavy-duty steel, in textured black powder-coat or polished stainless steel finish. Bumper bases available with integrated winch mount or standard light mount; includes fog light and D-ring mounting locations. Add, swap components like company’s RRC Mount Tube Bumper, Hoop Overrider Bar, or Front Stinger. USE INFO #407

GRILLE GUARD FOR ’09 FORD F150
Steelcraft Inc., Corona, Calif., announces availability of its grille guard for the 2009 Ford F150. Stainless and black powder-coat. Custom-contour fitting, constructed of high-grade materials. The company offers a wide variety of grille guards for all trucks and SUVs. USE INFO #413

WRANGLER JK OVER-THE-HOOD GRILLE GUARD
RealWheels Corp., Gurnee, Ill., presents its Over-The-Hood Grille Guard that extends 8" back over the vehicle’s hood. Access under the hood is achieved quickly without tools, using quick-release pins. Built with large-diameter tubing, the grille guard provides aggressive styling and front-end protection. Available in mirror-shine stainless or black powder-coat. No-drill installation. USE INFO #412

FAT BILLET FOR 07-08 CHEVY SILVERADO
Auto Body Panels/EFX, Cincinnati, makes available its all-chrome one-piece grille (part number 3487V) as a direct replacement for the stock Chevy Silverado 2007-2008. Easy to install and bolts on directly with no cutting or drilling required. It’s made from OE-quality chrome-plated ABS and will not rust. USE INFO #408

WINCH-MOUNT GRILLE GUARD KIT
Westin Automotive Products, Irwindale, Calif., offers its Sportsman Winch Mount Grille Guard. Integrated with a winch mounting tray, the combination has been made into a packaged kit: Winch Capable Sportsman, Winch Tray, full mounting bracket assembly. Bolt on; 1-1/2" diameter main-frame tubing. Removable light guard cross bars. Mount up to 8" lights. In black powder-coat or polished stainless steel. Optional face plate for winch tray in polished stainless steel or diamond plate. USE INFO #415

ONE-PIECE GRILLE/BRUSH GUARDS FOR ’09
Aries Automotive, Lomita, Calif., offers its Grille/Brush Guard for the 2009 Ford F-150, Dodge Ram 1500 and Honda Pilot. All three guards are one-piece design and formed to fit body lines of each particular model. Frame-mounted, do not require drilling and can be installed within minutes. In satin black powder-coat carbon and high-polished stainless steel. USE INFO #409

SPORT BULL BAR
Back Country Accessories, Palatine, Ill., offers its Back Country Sport Bar, a 2.5" bull bar for popular trucks, SUVs and CUVs. Mounts lights up to 8" in diameter. In highly polished 304 stainless steel or black powder-coated mild steel with special e-coat to inhibit rust. Engineered for contoured fit. Includes removable light mounting brackets, license plate relocating bracket, detailed instructions and mounting hardware. Installs without drilling. Optional skid plate available in brushed stainless steel finish. USE INFO #410

’09 F150 GRILLE GUARD
Ranch Hand Truck Accessories, Shiner, Texas, presents its one-piece, fully welded grille guard, part GGF09HBL1, for the 2009 Ford F150. Wraparound loop design flows with the factory truck lines.Vertical uprights extend top to bottom for extra frontal protection.Pipe inserts have been added in front of grille insert for added strength.Custom-punched grille inserts made from 14-gauge steel. No-drill installation — bolts directly to frame. Black pearl powder-coat finish. USE INFO #418

’09 FORD F-150 BUMPER, GRILLE
Carriage Works Inc., Grandview, Mo., presents its main and bumper grilles for the 2009 Ford F-150 XL, XLT, STX, FX4. Grilles are TIG-welded or MIG-welded in a CAD-designed, CNC-milled fixture. Billet grilles made from solid 6061-T6 aluminum. U.S.-made. Main grille installs in 60-90 min.; some cutting required. Bumper grille mounts in opening; no-cut installation in 30 min. USE INFO #400

BUMPER SYSTEMS
Warrior Products, Tualatin, Ore., presents its Rock Crawler Bumper systems for Stubby, Brush Guard, and Winch Mount models for Jeeps. Applications range from CJ-7 to all three Wranglers (YJ/TJ/JK) and Cherokee. Most models come with or without D-rings, and are modular. A winch plate and/or brush guard may be added separately. USE INFO #419

GRILLE GUARDS FOR FULL-, MID-SIZE TRUCKS
Dee Zee Inc., Des Moines, Iowa, offers custom fit grille guards to accommodate most full- and mid-size trucks. Polished stainless steel or black powder-coat finish. The grille guards include UV-coated bumper pads to resist fading and protect the steel from scratches and dents. No-drill installation bolts the grille guard easily and securely to the truck frame. Dee Zee stainless steel and ultrablack grille guards are completed by a five-year limited warranty. USE INFO #411

COMMERCIAL-DUTYWINCH-MOUNTS FOR ’09 F-150 
Sterling Equipment & Mfg. Co., Umatilla, Fla., presents its commercial-duty Winch Mount Grille and Brush Guards for the 2009 Ford F150 Pickup. Winch-mount guards accept mounting of most electric self-recovery winches available from leading winch manufacturers. Made in U.S.A. of one-piece, fully welded steel construction; powder-coated finish. Available in different configurations to meet fleet requirements. USE INFO #414

2" TUBULAR GUARD FOR ’09 RAM 1500
Luverne Truck Equipment Inc., Brandon, S.D., introduces its 2" Tubular Grille Guard for the 2009 Dodge Ram 1500. Constructed of heavy-duty tubing with a full 2" diameter forming a one-piece ring and 10-gauge uprights with rubber extrusions for added protection. The frame-mounted grille guard features easy, no-drill installation. The tubular grille guard provides solid, strong protection while enhancing the distinctive appearance and body lines of the vehicle’s front end. In textured black or chrome. USE INFO #403

COLORED GRILLE FACE PIECES 
MrGrille, Norco, Calif., presents its anodized “Fat Face” grille material in a variety of colors. Visible face piece can be colored red, blue, green, gray, etc. Face piece separate from base prior to assembly; base piece can be coated black so that it is not the focus of the grille. Also, special orders can mix different color bars to create different looks such as a patriot theme or the colors of a favorite sports team. USE INFO #420