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Supercharged 2014 Fb6
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This is a quick and dirty write up on how to remove the lower grille section to let your intercooler breathe.
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We'll start with a quick description on dropping the front end (just ping me if you have questions, but I think there are much better writeups on this here already)
First we remove clips from the radiator cowl:
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Then we remove the clips under the bumper (just the ones furthest back from front for now):
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You'll have to turn your wheels for access, but one phillip head screw from the wheel well into the front bumper on both sides:
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Then we pull out on the area we just removed those screws, and push the front end straight away from the car.
(I like to do this by clasping the area pictured with one hand, and then hammer fisting the back of that hand with my free hand for a quick outward motion)
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Supercharged 2014 Fb6
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Discussion Starter · #2 ·
From here we remove the outer trim and fog light housings:
Starting with these screws:
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Then the top and bottom row of clips:
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For me the fog light housings come right out, but the out lower grille needed some more unclipping:
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From there we remove the remaining under body clips:
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And now the brush guard and inner lower grille will slide out:
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And somehow I've lost the picture of the part before cutting...
But you have to cut the inner lower grille off of the brush guard.
I'll go out and get a pick of the inner lower grille after it has been cut off for reference.


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