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Obviously this is for no other purpose than to get my post count up .....

I decided to move my radiator protection to the inside of the grill, plus I wanted access to the front right turn signal - it has a badly cracked lens.

Following this thread I carefully removed the front bumper / cover: http://gm-volt.com/forum/showthread.php?182386-Projector-retrofit-completed

Then I added some 1/4" x 1/4" hardware cloth to the inside of the cover for added radiator protection. I covered both the lower and upper openings.

Of course the whole job took a few hours of my precious Saturday morning but since I'm an engineer by heart and training I'm compelled to disassemble any new toy. Fortunately it was all pretty easy.
 

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Did you have a VoltScreen previously?
 

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No apparent damage to the upper part of the radiator. But I had plenty of extra hardware cloth so I figured why not.

I had rigged a voltscreen-like screen for the lower grill opening with the 1/4”x1/4” hardware cloth. It wasn’t nearly as nice looking as a genuine Voltscreen but it checked the square.
 

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Keith- I'm all for do it yourself, that is where the VoltShelf and VoltScreen came from in the first place. So good on you for tackling this job. BUT.... Check your grill often. The reason a VoltScreen goes over the front of the grill instead of behind it is to keep leaves and other debris from packing in the grill and potentially cutting off airflow to the radiator. With the screening behind the grill, this is possible. With the screening in front, it is still possible, but more likely the debris will fall off or wash off before causing an issue.

Please don't take this wrong, I'm not trying to rain on your parade, I am all for folks making their own VoltScreens. I just don't want anything bad to happen.
 
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