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Mar 9, 11:47pm - #121238 
Seat grilles. How and How?

It's what I do not understand how do you install it and how do the seat grille not falling down?
Any tips how to make it and install it?
P.S.If any one have better picture showing how the grille connected to the seat please post it here.
Thanks. wave

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Mar 9, 11:48pm - #121239 
install is easy...just slip right in..as for making them...i have no idea

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Mar 10, 12:36am - #121240 
All you do is slide them in place...they stay in place b/c of the rubber linning. It is very hard to make them (I have tried myself...but cutting the metal wire is so hard to do without bending the mesh) When I was buying all the the supplies to make the seat grills, everything cost me around $25 dollars (rubber...a thin rubber hose that you slice one side open, so you can fit the mesh in snug & protect the seats, mesh, and metal cutters.) And it was really hard for me to find the same exact rubber that was on my orignial seat grills (I sold mine.)

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Mar 10, 12:46am - #121241 
Originally Posted by CelicaPrincess
All you do is slide them in place...they stay in place b/c of the rubber linning. It is very hard to make them (I have tried myself...but cutting the metal wire is so hard to do without bending the mesh) When I was buying all the the supplies to make the seat grills, everything cost me around $25 dollars (rubber...a thin rubber hose that you slice one side open, so you can fit the mesh in snug & protect the seats, mesh, and metal cutters.) And it was really hard for me to find the same exact rubber that was on my orignial seat grills (I sold mine.)

Thank you for the info. wave I think I got the idea.
I'll try to make it on saturday.

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Mar 10, 1:02am - #121242 
Originally Posted by RoMkApOmKa
Originally Posted by CelicaPrincess
All you do is slide them in place...they stay in place b/c of the rubber linning. It is very hard to make them (I have tried myself...but cutting the metal wire is so hard to do without bending the mesh) When I was buying all the the supplies to make the seat grills, everything cost me around $25 dollars (rubber...a thin rubber hose that you slice one side open, so you can fit the mesh in snug & protect the seats, mesh, and metal cutters.) And it was really hard for me to find the same exact rubber that was on my orignial seat grills (I sold mine.)

Thank you for the info. wave I think I got the idea.
I'll try to make it on saturday.


I found that exact mesh in the air conditioning section in Home Depot (its sort of square in shape, thats why its hard to cut and keep it shape at the same time). But maybe if you find a nice looking chicken wire that would probably be a lot easier to cut. thumbsup

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Mar 10, 1:14am - #121243 
you just need to correct tools - then you wont have problems cutting the grill smile



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Mar 10, 1:15am - #121244 
there is also a secret to splitting the hose - but that also requires the correct tools grin

everything can be found at your local HomeDepot and purchased for under $25 - to make atleast 50 sets


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Mar 10, 1:17am - #121245 
at home depot - the grill is in the rain gutter section...
thats why its called "Rain Gutter Grill" smile


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Mar 10, 1:25am - #121246 
Originally Posted by isaac
you just need to correct tools - then you wont have problems cutting the grill smile



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I did have the correct tools laughsilly I guess im just weak...

When I cut the rubber, I used a ruler to help hold it in place...

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Mar 10, 1:26am - #121247 
Originally Posted by isaac
there is also a secret to splitting the hose - but that also requires the correct tools grin

everything can be found at your local HomeDepot and purchased for under $25 - to make atleast 50 sets

So... tell me the secret Isaac. grin

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Mar 10, 12:01pm - #121248 
To cut the rubber "hose" just use a letter opener like this one:

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Mar 10, 12:20pm - #121249 
Originally Posted by RoMkApOmKa
Originally Posted by isaac
there is also a secret to splitting the hose - but that also requires the correct tools grin

everything can be found at your local HomeDepot and purchased for under $25 - to make atleast 50 sets

So... tell me the secret Isaac. grin


just use a dremel to cut the metal... WAY EASY.

and you can use a box cutter for the hose, or a dremmel... cake.

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Mar 10, 2:07pm - #121250 
what kind of hose do you use?

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Mar 10, 4:14pm - #121251 
Originally Posted by Gen7fan
what kind of hose do you use?


silicon or weatherstripping


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Mar 10, 7:40pm - #121252 
im gonna try this...i have some extra mesh left over that i painted black...i think it go with my scheme will see how it looks grin


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