DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum

Go Back   DODGE RAM FORUM - Ram Forums and Owners Club! - Dodge Truck Forum > Dodge Ram Forum - Mod Zone - Custom Dodge Ram Mods - Dodge Ram Performance > Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits


Notices

Custom Dodge Ram Exterior Modifications - Body Mods - Body Kits All custom mods on the outside of your Dodge Ram. Custom Dodge Ram Body Kits, Custom Paint, Grilles, Camper Tops, Bed Liners, etc.


Latest Vendor News
AutoAnything
Addictive Desert Designs!
Bayou Goat Mounts

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 01-26-2011, 08:30 PM
JackDaniel's Avatar
JackDaniel JackDaniel is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Honolulu Hawaii
Posts: 269
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: Rumble Bee #897
Color: Yellow
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 5
Rep:101
JackDaniel will become famous soon enoughJackDaniel will become famous soon enough
Default Get the grill off

Well I took a quick look at it and was unsure so how do you take the grill off on an 05? I didnt see any traditional screws, does it just snap in and out or what? me and a buddy are trading grills. thanks
__________________
1970 Nova 402BB
1971 Nova parts car
2003 Harley Softail
2004 Ford Mustang GT
2005 Rumble Bee (for sale!!!!)
Reply With Quote
Sponsored links
  #2  
Old 01-26-2011, 08:40 PM
DeepWaterHemi's Avatar
DeepWaterHemi DeepWaterHemi is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: White Marsh Maryland
Posts: 175
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2010 Dodge Ram 1500 Quad Cab
Trim Level: SLT Sport
Color: Deepwater Blue PBS
Engine: 2009-2010 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 390hp 407lb/ft
Rep Power: 5
Rep:276
DeepWaterHemi is a jewel in the roughDeepWaterHemi is a jewel in the roughDeepWaterHemi is a jewel in the rough
Default

Are you swapping the grille inserts or the entire shell? The inserts come out if you push in the center pins on the black fasteners all around the outter edges of the inserts on the inside of the grille. For removing the full grille, theres about 6 8mm nuts along inner edge of hood where it meets the grille and then about 6 8mm bolts along the bottom edge on the bottom of the inner black grille frame
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-26-2011, 09:25 PM
ScatPak07's Avatar
ScatPak07 ScatPak07 is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Oakville, Ontario
Age: 26
Posts: 6,008
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2007 & 2012 Dodge Rams
Trim Level: Sport & Power Wagon
Color: '07 - Brilliant Black, '12- Grey and Black Lower
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 9
Rep:970
ScatPak07 is a splendid one to beholdScatPak07 is a splendid one to beholdScatPak07 is a splendid one to beholdScatPak07 is a splendid one to beholdScatPak07 is a splendid one to beholdScatPak07 is a splendid one to beholdScatPak07 is a splendid one to beholdScatPak07 is a splendid one to behold
Default

Yea thats exactly right. You will find like 6-7 fixed screws up top which you will just have to take the nuts off. The bottom row will be just screwes which will screw into the tabs fixed on the shell.
__________________
Scat Pak SS/T Edition 2007 Ram 5.7L HEMI A.K.A BLACK HORNET
Performance- DS Predator w/91oct Tune, Gibson CB, BFI CAI, E-Cutout, Jet Stream Scoop, 180 Tstat, Optima Yellow Top.
Suspension-12"Lift, 6" Fabtech Lift w/ Steering Stabilizers & Dirt Logic Shocks, Bilstein 5100s, Oasis Ram Head Diff Cover, 3" PA Body Lift, SSBC Big Brake Kit
Interior- Custom Gauge Face, 3 Auto Meter Gauge A-Pillar, 2 Tone Seats, 12" Kicker L7, Focal K2 Components, Dodge Door Sills, Recon LED Map & Dome lights
Exterior- 20" Moto Metal 951, 40" BFG KM2s, N-Fab W2W Black Side Steps, Recon Black Headlights & Tails+3rd Brake Light & Light Bar, Hella 500s, T-Rex X-Metal Black 1pc Grille, Tints All Around, Painted Bushwacker Pocket Flares & Door Handles & Mirrors, LoRider Tonneau Cover, Hornblasters Train Horns, Iron Bull Bumper w/PIAA Fog & Driving Lights
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 01-26-2011, 09:37 PM
JwilsYellowRam's Avatar
JwilsYellowRam JwilsYellowRam is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Deer Park, Texas
Posts: 106
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Sport
Trim Level: Sport
Color: Yellow
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 0
Rep:61
JwilsYellowRam will become famous soon enough
Default

They're exactly right, but I had to take apart the hood latch and supports because they were kinda in the way. But all in all, its a simple task, but its also very simple to break those clips. Just pop the hood study what you're gonna need, and I bet you'll figure out what it's gonna take. Good luck buddy. Keep us posted on how it goes!
__________________
Stainless CAI, Cherrybomb glasspack muffler dumped over rear axle, Superchips 3865 Programmer, Debadged, Black grill inserts, 2" rearend drop, yellow HID headlights and foglights
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 01-26-2011, 09:56 PM
JackDaniel's Avatar
JackDaniel JackDaniel is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Honolulu Hawaii
Posts: 269
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: Rumble Bee #897
Color: Yellow
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 5
Rep:101
JackDaniel will become famous soon enoughJackDaniel will become famous soon enough
Default

we are tradin the inserts, im gettin his honeycomb for my bee, and hes gonna get my lil chrome one
__________________
1970 Nova 402BB
1971 Nova parts car
2003 Harley Softail
2004 Ford Mustang GT
2005 Rumble Bee (for sale!!!!)
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 02-02-2011, 10:27 AM
JackDaniel's Avatar
JackDaniel JackDaniel is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Honolulu Hawaii
Posts: 269
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2005 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: Rumble Bee #897
Color: Yellow
Engine: 2003-2008 345ci (5.7L) Hemi V8 345hp 375lb/ft
Rep Power: 5
Rep:101
JackDaniel will become famous soon enoughJackDaniel will become famous soon enough
Default

so what did yall use to pop those clips? jeez everythings plastic im afraid im gonna break em, should i use a flat tip or what?
__________________
1970 Nova 402BB
1971 Nova parts car
2003 Harley Softail
2004 Ford Mustang GT
2005 Rumble Bee (for sale!!!!)
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 02-02-2011, 11:37 AM
05atlanticblue's Avatar
05atlanticblue 05atlanticblue is offline
Dodge Ram Forum Senior Member!
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: sw desert
Posts: 560
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2005 dodge ram
Trim Level: sxt
Color: atlantic blue
Engine: 2002-2007 287ci (4.7L) PowerTech V8 235hp 295lb/ft
Rep Power: 5
Rep:197
05atlanticblue has a spectacular aura about05atlanticblue has a spectacular aura about
Default

4-6 bolts along the bottom edge, 4-6 nuts along the top edge. if this is the first time removing the grille, there is double sided tape along the top edge between the grille and hood - so you will need to run a razor blade along the edge.

to remove the inserts, take a small punch and hammer. on the retainers, tap the center pins all the way down and out. save them as you will need to reuse. snap the old inserts out, snap the new ones in. push the retainers in and tap in the pins you punched out.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


Advertisement






All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:34 PM.


= Copyright RamForumZ.com a Gigathreads.com Network Site =Ad Management by RedTyger
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vB.Sponsors


=Gigathreads Network=
CLUBS MOPAR NATION DSM GPMM MAMM JAM
DIESEL Diesel Forum      
CHEVY Chevy Camaro Forum Chevy Volt Forum    
CHRYSLER Chrysler 300C Forum      
DODGE Dodge Avenger Forum Dodge Caliber Forum Dodge Challenger Forum Dodge Charger Forum
  Dodge Circuit Forum Dodge Hornet Forum Dodge Magnum Forum Dodge Nitro Forum
  Dodge Ram Forum Dodge Dakota Forum Dodge Durango Forum Dodge Dart Forum
FORD Ford Raptor Forum Ford F150 Forum Ford F100 Forum  
JEEP Jeep Forum      
PONTIAC Pontiac G8 Forum      
SRT SRT Viper Forum SRT Cuda Forum