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gonzo777


We've had a few punctured condensers and this will probably be some cheap insurance (compared to the $600 repair bill) against that happening to you!

Details:

I wrote up THE DIY but some folks can't find the mesh and I've been asked to do a 'group buy'. There's no need for a minimum # of participants so it doesn't really follow the normal GB idea.

Kits will be pre-cut plastic or aluminum mesh (as specified in the option)and include zip ties(I have white, black, dark red, and blue ties). Price includes shipping to US usaflag.gif and Canada canadaflag.gif!! (I can look into shipping anywhere else.)

Grille pieces do NOT replace the stock grille - they're just added protection.

Pricing Disclaimer:
I readily admit that it would cost you a lot less to go to the store and get mesh and do this yourself, especially since my fellow Americans will be helping cover the shipping cost differences for any Canadian members.

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New options added 08/10!! 2 new kit options, 1 material option. My parts source just added aluminum mesh. It's thin galvanized aluminum - natural aluminum color and shiny at the moment but will most likely dull over time.
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Options: (prices in $US)
1a) 01-03 GT Air Dam --- $7
1b) 01-03 GT Air Dam + grille --- $8

2a) 01-03 GLS Air Dam --- $7
2b) 01-03 GLS Air Dam + grille --- $8

3a) 04-05 GT/GLS Air Dam and fogs --- $7
3b) 04-05 GT/GLS Air Dam and fogs + grille --- $8
3c) 04-05 GT/GLS Air Dam NO fogs --- $6
3d) 04-05 GT/GLS Air Dam NO fogs + grille --- $7

4) 10' of uncut mesh --- $6

You may add additional kits to your order for 1/2 price.
You may 'upgrade' to aluminum mesh for $2 more per kit.

Examples:
-- 1a shipped to Oregon = $7
-- 2b shipped to Toronto = $8
-- 3b+3b shipped to Cleveland = $12
-- 3c+upgrade shipped to Chicago = $8

Payment:
PayPal -- lydiasdad@yahoo.com (Sorry, no Credit or Debit card payments though.)

Please include your handle, car color, name, address, and what option(s) you want.

No PayPal? PM me -- I'll take a Money Order.

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Who's In:

1) Tirolerpeter 1b, 1b, 2b = $16 PAID SHIPPED 08/17
2) seankk 3b, 3b+ = $13 PAID SHIPPED 08/22
3) southpawboston 1b = $8 PAID SHIPPED 08/11
4) Devin 3b = $8 PAID SHIPPED 08/11
5) LJWcrash 3bx2 = $12 PAID SHIPPED 08/22
6) Bigs 3b = $8 PAID SHIPPED 09/02
7) thunderabeGLS 3c+upgrade = $8 PAID SHIPPED 08/11
8) Subvibe9 3a, 3a = $10.50 PAID SHIPPED 08/31
9) ronjr 3b, 3b = $12 PAID SHIPPED 09/20
10) bikerPA 3b = $8 PAID SHIPPED 08/22
11) BloodJunkie 1b = $8 PAID SHIPPED 08/22
12) DittoGT 3b = $8 PAID SHIPPED 08/31
13) 2K2GT 1b+ = $10 PAID SHIPPED 09/19
14) hawker 3a = $7 PAID SHIPPED 09/19
15) mlumz 3b+ = $10
Blupupher
Kinda off topic, but is the stuff you bought aluminum or plastic? I can only find metal, and it is silver. Lookd at Ace, Lowes, and Home Depot.
elantragt
Pretty sure it's the same stuff on my car and it's a black, flexible plastic. I also couldn't find it locally and had to order it online. I love it. Really easy to work with and does the job.

Gonzo is the guy who started the trend on his lower grill and I was the one who went one step further in "copying" him and added it to the upper grille too. thumbsup.gif
roydjt
It's plastic mesh. Metal will work as well, it's just a little trickier to deal with. I had no luck finding it at Home Depot, but Lowe's had it. I did it to my lower and upper grilles, and I am very pleased with the results!

-Roy
Bobzilla
It's the plastic mesh. I have mine in the garage right now that gonzo cut out Sat night.
seankk
ill take a set for the 04 airdam and fogs..
southpawboston
count me in for set 1b

you've gotta be kidding when you say this is expensive. $8 shipped???!! anywhere??!! wacko.gif who in the world wouldn't think that's a bargain??? question.gif

i'm happy to help subsidize shipping to my neighbors across the border if it means me getting insurance against another punctured condensor for $8. plus, it looks cool. innocent.gif

just one question-- i think you should be able to receive paypal payments regardless of how the sender tells paypal to withdraw funds. i.e., i should be able to paypal anyone with a paypal account, drawing on my bank account or credit card.

i'll send you a PM...
gonzo777
QUOTE (blupupher @ Aug 8 2005, 04:35 PM)
Kinda off topic, but is the stuff you bought aluminum or plastic? I can only find metal, and it is silver. Lookd at Ace, Lowes, and Home Depot.
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It is plastic, just like the stuff I used in the DIY.
ronjr
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i should be able to paypal anyone with a paypal account, drawing on my bank account or credit card.


He is correct.
gonzo777
QUOTE (ronjr @ Aug 8 2005, 08:15 PM)
He is correct.
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Aaaaalllrightythen.

The info I see on PayPal's page says that I can't take credit or debit cards ... but withdrawals from bank accounts should be okay.

I'll update my first post.
Devin
Count me in for 3b please! I'll sort out the moolah tomorrow, too tired right now. Thanks for gettin' this together Gonzo! thumbsup.gif
LJWcrash
I'm in for two of the 3b's. With the way our roads always are around here, it's only a matter of time until this will save a lot of heartache.

Thanks for thinking of us!
Bigs
Gonzo,

Expensive? Even for me in canadaflag.gif coin it's well worth it! You know why? No one has to bend down, take mesurements or just go under and cut to size. It's all done for us. That's a deal IMO. thumbsup.gif

The mesh is black right?

On a second note. Count me in for:

3b) 04-05 GT/GLS Air Dam and fogs + grille --- $8

Gonzo, again, thanks for putting this together! thumbsup.gif
trololololo
i love mine...

i think i got the idea from Sir Gonzo of the House of three 7's.


of course im' sure everyone hates my GTR badge. hee hee.
Bigs
QUOTE (Cite 3 @ Aug 9 2005, 08:15 AM)
of course im' sure everyone hates my GTR badge. hee hee.
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Does it make it go faster? rofl.gif We don't hate it man!

I saw one of those badges... Hold on to your pants... On a modded CutlASS Supreme! Yep! A GTR CutlASS! rofl.gif

Sorry for the GOING OFF TOPIC but I had to. ohmy.gif
trololololo
no... it only makes it go faster if it has MESH .

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YESH it doesh. MEsh ish da SHIZnitsh MANG.


da cutlassh is da hooptie KING.


i was watching lost in translation last night..

the japanese would call the Elantra.. / Lantra

Rantra.. .. so.. Rantra GT. .. = GT Rantra..

lol. hehe
abrahan
excellent! thnx!
Bigs
QUOTE (southpawboston @ Aug 8 2005, 08:35 PM)
just one question-- i think you should be able to receive paypal payments regardless of how the sender tells paypal to withdraw funds.  i.e., i should be able to paypal anyone with a paypal account, drawing on my bank account or credit card.


That's what I think also. A guy here at work says it shouldn't matter what method I use since I'm sending you cash! I know you said it was a personal accout but that shouldn't make a difference.

I'm quite reluctant in inputing my bank info online.
gonzo777
QUOTE (Bigs @ Aug 9 2005, 11:31 AM)
That's what I think also.  A guy here at work says it shouldn't matter what method I use since I'm sending you cash!  I know you said it was a personal accout but that shouldn't make a difference.

I'm quite reluctant in inputing my bank info online.
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QUOTE (PayPal)
Can Personal accounts receive credit or debit card payments?

No. In order to reduce the cost of processing expensive credit card transactions associated with accounts that do not pay fees, the ability to receive credit or debit card payments is reserved for Premier and Business accounts.

Any credit or debit card payment will be held as "Unclaimed" until the recipient accepts it by upgrading to a Business or Premier account, or denies it (if payment is denied, the funds will be returned to the sender's PayPal account).

Personal accounts may still accept non-credit or debit card funded payments though limits will apply to certain payment types.


To set up a PayPal account yo have to give them your bank info. They make two small deposits and you use those ammounts to verify the account ... at least that was the way it was when I set mine up.

I'll take an International money order in US funds though.
Bigs
I just sent you the payment Gonzo! Hope it came out OK!
gonzo777
NEW OPTIONS Added!! Check the first post.

It was brought to my attention by thunderabeGLS that at least some '05 GLS models don't have open fog surrounds so I added 2 new options there.



I also found some aluminum mesh in roll form. Details in the first post.

All members that have already placed orders will be contacted.
Devin
Damn! Now I'm having a really hard time choosing the aluminum or the plastic. Decisions decisions.
gonzo777
QUOTE (Devin @ Aug 10 2005, 11:40 AM)
Damn!  Now I'm having a really hard time choosing the aluminum or the plastic.  Decisions decisions.
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Personally I prefer the plastic as it's easier to deal with and will probably hold up better over time.
RHINESEL
Is the closed fog surrounds the "no fogs" option?
gonzo777
QUOTE (RHINESEL @ Aug 10 2005, 10:55 PM)
Is the closed fog surrounds the "no fogs" option?
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That's the one! thumbsup.gif

You could always take out the covers that are in there, but mine are open and there's still a plastic trim piece:

trololololo
where'd ya get such nice neat little arrows.. lol

has anyone painted theirs yet?

i need to get new pics... such a gem of a find .. this gutter mesh stuff.. lol
RHINESEL
This questions may have a simple answer but...

Are those plastic trim pieces easy to take off? I haven't changed my oil yet so I havn't had a roll under the car to check everything out. I like the open look alot more.

And if so.. Are the pieces cut for the black trim on your car by the foglights or is it one full piece of mesh?

Finally (I hope) are the blue zip ties light blue or dark? I have Moonlit Blue and I'll need to decide between blue and black.

Thanks.
RHINESEL
Oh yeah, one more thing.

Would it be possible to get a pic of the aluminum? I wonder if it would look good with the chrome fog light surrounds...
gonzo777
QUOTE (RHINESEL @ Aug 11 2005, 10:53 PM)
Are those plastic trim pieces easy to take off?  I haven't changed my oil yet so I havn't had a roll under the car to check everything out.  I like the open look alot more.
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I have no idea.
QUOTE (RHINESEL @ Aug 11 2005, 10:53 PM)
And if so.. Are the pieces cut for the black trim on your car by the foglights or is it one full piece of mesh?
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I make separate pieces for the fog areas and the center. They overlap and get zip-tied together behind the plastic trim piece.
QUOTE (RHINESEL @ Aug 11 2005, 10:53 PM)
Finally (I hope) are the blue zip ties light blue or dark?  I have Moonlit Blue and I'll need to decide between blue and black.
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They're a royal blue that wouldn't stick out too badly against Tidal Wave.
RHINESEL
Thanks for the info. I'll check out my trim pieces and get back to you with my order.
Gun5
I have a 04 GT... on the biggest package what the hecks for the grill is that for the actual grill or the lower air dam stuff? confused!
gonzo777
QUOTE (Gun5 @ Aug 12 2005, 05:04 PM)
I have a 04 GT... on the biggest package what the hecks for the grill is that for the actual grill or the lower air dam stuff? confused!
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Your question is a bit confusing but I'll answer it as best I can.

The "biggest" 04-05 package (3b) consists of 4 pieces.

1 piece for the left fog, 1 for the right, and one for the air dam as seen here:


The "grille" piece goes behind the stock grille just as an extra measure against any small rocks or whatnot that might want to try to get in there.

Does that answer your question?
Gun5
QUOTE (gonzo777 @ Aug 12 2005, 05:54 PM)
Your question is a bit confusing but I'll answer it as best I can.

The "biggest" 04-05 package (3b) consists of 4 pieces.

1 piece for the left fog, 1 for the right, and one for the air dam as seen here:


The "grille" piece goes behind the stock grille just as an extra measure against any small rocks or whatnot that might want to try to get in there.

Does that answer your question?
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ah got any pics of how its twisted on the stock grill? ill probably just get the lower dam part
gonzo777
QUOTE (Gun5 @ Aug 12 2005, 07:08 PM)
ah got any pics of how its twisted on the stock grill? ill probably just get the lower dam part
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I know this isn't an '04 grille but this is the basic idea.

gonzo777
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I'm going to be out of touch probably all of this weekend and will reply to any messages on or by Monday.
RHINESEL
Thanks Gonzo. I was in the hardware store and saw the gutter screen so I picked up a roll. Thanks for all the pics.
abrahan
I received my package today! I would be putting it on during my lunch break today but it started raining really bad here.

Abrahan
Devin
I got the kit today and installed it this evening once it got cooler. It looks awesome! I'm going to go down and grab a couple of those sticky zip tie mounts for the upper center of the air dam mesh strip, would I be able to find the mounts at my local Do-It Centre or do I need to go to a specialty shop of some sort?

Anyways, here are some pics:







It's hard to see the mesh in the grill in those pics so I'll try to get a close-up tomorrow when it's light out.
southpawboston
wow, that looks really nice devin! looks as though hyundai should have included the mesh as stock!

you can get the zip tie mounts at any hardware store, probably in the fastener section. i know that home depot has them.

EDIT: hey gonzo, i received mine last night!! thanks!!! can't wait to put it on this weekend!
gonzo777
QUOTE (Devin @ Aug 15 2005, 10:29 PM)
I got the kit today and installed it this evening once it got cooler.  It looks awesome!  I'm going to go down and grab a couple of those sticky zip tie mounts for the upper center of the air dam mesh strip, would I be able to find the mounts at my local Do-It Centre or do I need to go to a specialty shop of some sort?
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Thanks Devin!! esp for the pics! Definitely looks good on black groucho.gif

Those should be fairly easy to come by. My sticky has popped off a few times and I've decided to be okay with that. I'll try to locate something to send to anyone else getting an 04-05 kit.

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I have received payments from LJWcrash and Tirolerpeter and I'll get those shipped Wednesday.
trololololo
why in the world did hyundai leave that area wide open for rocks and gravel to shoot into your AC compressor.. lol

looks good mang.
Devin
QUOTE (southpawboston @ Aug 16 2005, 04:12 AM)
wow, that looks really nice devin!  looks as though hyundai should have included the mesh as stock!

you can get the zip tie mounts at any hardware store, probably in the fastener section.  i know that home depot has them.
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Thanks! I'll hit the Do-It Center first thing this morning and pick up a couple of the fasteners.

QUOTE (gonzo777 @ Aug 16 2005, 06:20 AM)
Thanks Devin!!  esp for the pics!  Definitely looks good on black  groucho.gif

Those should be fairly easy to come by.  My sticky has popped off a few times and I've decided to be okay with that.  I'll try to locate something to send to anyone else getting an 04-05 kit.
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Thank you for making the kit and coordinating everything! It was a very easy installation, especially with the instructions from the DIY. Glad you talked me into the black plastic instead of the aluminum, I think on the black GT it looks better. Probably on the GLS with the chrome pieces the aluminum would pretty good though.

I'm just going to get a couple stickies for piece of mind, if they pop off I might glue them back on though - would that be a wise thing to do?
trololololo
or you could drill a hole and use a zip tie .

on the 02's theres tons of holes for zip ties.
Devin
QUOTE (Cite 3 @ Aug 16 2005, 09:06 AM)
or you could drill a hole and use a zip tie .

on the 02's theres tons of holes for zip ties.
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There are two bars on the 05 that I could attach it to but the top half of the mesh would be bent backwards toward it and I want it to be up front. I'm not too hot on drilling holes, but compared to glue it may be the way to go. Anyways, that's later on down the road. Right now I'm going to try out the sticky zip tie mounts and see how they do. Thanks for the suggestion, Cite.
BloodJunkie
put me down for 01-03 GLS air dam + grille. ill pay as soon as i get confirmation
gonzo777
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Okay... we're up to 11 orders. I've received payment on 6 of those and I know a few Money Orders are on their way, so all is going well there.

The 04-05 kits are the most time consuming, and also what I have the most orders for so I know what I'll be doing tonight! huh.gif
Bigs
Gonzo,

I should have the payment for you tomorrow. Man it takes time using the bank account!

Are you sending dark ties for people with dark cars?
gonzo777
QUOTE (Bigs @ Aug 22 2005, 07:14 AM)
Gonzo,

I should have the payment for you tomorrow.  Man it takes time using the bank account! 

Are you sending dark ties for people with dark cars?
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01-03 GLS is where the real concern for color comes in.

I'm mostly sending out black zip-ties.
gonzo777
4 kits shipped today!

LJWcrash
bikerPA
BloodJunkie
seankk

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Tirolerpeter
OK....my mesh kit arrived today. So, since it didn't rain (despite looking like it would) this afternoon I installed the mesh kit. I did a bit of trimming on the ends of the air dam mesh so that it fit nicely in place using the black ties. I didn't use any ties at all for the actual grill. I removed the two 10mm nuts and the six phillips head screws that hold to grill to the brackets on the hood. I was able to slip the mesh holes over the plastic projections that the screws go into and did a small bit of trimming on the edges. I screwed it all back on, and it looks great.

I think it will definitely help protect the radiator and condenser core. And, while you really can't see it too much since my car is black, when you do see it, it looks really nice. Applause to gonzo777 for his initiative and effort in making up these kits!

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