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What is Mesh Grille?
A mesh grille is typically used in sports cars and luxury cars. These grills are manufactured out of stainless steel that is woven into a mesh pattern and then polished. After it is polished, a mesh grille is plated or finished with zinc or a very luminescent substance. Finally, a mesh grille is coated in a protective powder. Most mesh grilles are made of either 201 stainless steel or 304 stainless steel and will last an exceptionally long time when compared to other grill types. Stainless steel mesh grills are important to the design of a vehicle and not just for aesthetic purposes. The grille of an automobile allows air to flow through to the engine, effectively cooling the radiator and engine as the car is moving. Without the proper mesh grill a car can easily become over-heated and this ultimately results in damage that is very expensive to fix. A mesh grill is commonly found in Jaguars, Nissans, Ford Trucks, Mazda, Mitsubishi and Porshes.
Grille Insert Versus Bolt-On
When applying a mesh grille to your vehicle, you typically have two types to choose from. The first is considered a mesh grill insert while the second is called a bolt-on mesh grill. There are pros and cons to using each of these types. A grille insert is typically custom made to fit to the body of your car and can be made out of sheet metal or grill mesh to fit your mesh grill design tastes. Grill inserts are more expensive than bolt-ons because they require the car owner to remove the pre-existing mesh grill or front assembly of the car. Many people choose to use a professional body shop to install grille inserts because the process can be labor intensive. However, while the grille inserts are a bit more expensive and time-consuming to install, there is nothing like custom designed aftermarket grills to give your car that extra bit of style. Our company carries a mesh grill for every car or truck owner from a wide variety of wire mesh manufacturers.
Bolt-on grills are more appropriate for the car owner who is looking for a fast and efficient modification to their vehicles mesh grill. Bolt-on grilles usually utilize some form of clamp or bolt action to apply the mesh grill over the existing front assembly of the car. It is pretty easy to apply a bolt-on mesh grill and most people who buy them tend to have no problem applying them without help. You can still opt for the help of a body shop, but it isn’t really necessary. Both varieties of grilles for trucks will give your car or truck the sleek, customized style that sets it apart from all the rest.
Mesh Grill Ratings and Reviews
There are literally hundreds of variations of mesh truck grilles to choose from. In order to find the right mesh grill for your tastes, you need to know what’s out there and what other people are saying about them. We’ve added a few ratings and reviews for your consideration and we think these will help you make the right decision when it comes to purchasing a truck grille.
Audi A4 Mesh Grill
If you drive an Audi A4 you will probably be interested in buying a mesh grill for your car at some point. There are two main brands that we like for these grills: APS and TFP. APS makes a beautiful polished chrome mesh grill that is very hard to beat. Priced at just over $160, this grill is really a steal. TFP makes a black wire mesh that really stands out. Luckily for you, these Audi A4 grills are always in stock and they come with free shipping. This Audi A4 grill is a bolt-on type that is extremely popular with A4 aficionados. The TFP mesh grill is made from aluminum and is extremely resilient. We recommend both models to our A4 customers. If you are feeling a bit adventurous, consider using the black mesh grille!
BMW 3 Series Mesh Grill
If you drive a BMW 3 series then you have to check out our 3 series grills. APS and TFP both make very nice bolt-on grills for the 3 series cars and they are typically rated as two of the best grills on the market. Restyling Ideas is a company that makes both chrome and painted mesh grills for the BMW 3 series, however, the APS bolt-on grills have had the most positive feedback from our customers. The beauty of using a bolt-on grill is that you can try out more than one to see exactly what type fits your needs.
Chrysler 300 Mesh Grill
Chrysler had a home run when they made the Chrysler 300. This vehicle is extremely popular and one of its identifying features is the large mesh grill on the front of the car. Street Scene, TFP and Putco all make a bolt-on black mesh grills that are hard to beat. A nice metal mesh or even welded wire mesh with a chrome finish really makes these cars shine.
Ford 150 Truck Mesh Grill
Ford F150s are extremely popular with young and old people alike. This car features a nice mesh grill but our customers typically prefer to mod them out with products from such brands as APS, FX Designs and AAS. Our personal favorite for this particular car is the aluminum mesh grill from FX Designs. This sleek assembly gives EVERY car a little extra bit of flash. Luckily, this product is ALWAYS in stock and ships the next day. Ask us about the steel mesh options for the Ford F150!
Wire Mesh is one of the most durable products that you can make grilles from. Wire mesh is typically manufactured from stainless steel or aluminum and comes in a wide variety of shapes. When you use wire mesh to modify your car or truck, you are really giving yourself a sleek new look for your ride. If you have any questions about purchasing a wire mesh assembly, give us a call! Our specialists are experts in wire mesh grilles and every other type of grille you can buy!
A mesh grill can give your sports car that extra bit of style that really draws attention to the body of the car. Sometimes you may need to replace the mesh grille of your car if it becomes old or damaged. However, many people enjoy making modifications to their car as a hobby. Are you in the market for an aftermarket grill? If so, we have what you need. Either way, we know that we have the right mesh grill or mesh screen for your needs. All you need to do is call us today and we will help you pick the right grille for your vehicle.
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