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IMPORTANT: PLEASE RETAIN THIS INSTRUCTION MANUAL FOR FUTURE REFERENCE

Notes to the Technician: Copyright © 2009 by E&G


Classics, Inc.
2010 Chevrolet Equinox E&G is proud to present this package to All right reserved. The repro-
you and reminds you that for technical in- duction or utilization of this
Stainless Steel Mesh & "Q" formation, contact Lynn Eash or Lee Clary work in any form or any elec-
tronic, mechanical, or other
Grille Installation at 410-381-4900. Do not attempt instal-
lation any E&G product without first read-
means, no known or hereaf-
ter invented, including xerog-
Instructions ing the detailed instructions. E&G Classics
raphy, photocopying, and re-
cording, and in any informa-
will not warrant damaged parts or vehicle tion storage retrieval system
I 15 G9P is forbidden without written
due to altered installation instructions. permission of owners.

“Q” Part Number 1336-0185-10Q Fine Mesh Part Number 1336-0102-10


Quantity Description Part No. Quantity Description Part No.
1 Upper "Q" Grille Insert (includes):
(9) Black Cap Plugs
1336-018A-10Q
1999-0311-00
1 Upper Mesh Surround (includes):
(9) Black Cap Plugs
1336-0034-10
1999-0311-00
IMPORTANT!
1 Lower “Q” Grille Insert (includes): 1336-018B-10Q 1 Upper Fine Mesh Insert 1336-002A-10 The edges of the “Q” grille,
(9) Black Cap Plugs 1999-0311-00 1 Lower Mesh Surround (includes): 1336-002B-10 mesh and mesh surrounds
1 Hardware Kit (components listed below) 1336-1902-10 (9) Black Cap Plugs 1999-0311-00 can be extremely sharp.
(11) 1.006 x .189 x .064 Black Plastic Washers 1999-0264-00 1 Lower Fine Mesh Insert 1336-0022-10
(15) #8-32 ESNA Half Nuts 1999-0065-00 1 Hardware Kit (components listed below) 1336-1902-10
Please handle with care.
(4) Black Rectangular Retainers 1099-0167-05B (11) 1.006 x .189 x .064 Black Plastic Washers 1999-0264-00
(15) #8-32 ESNA Half Nuts 1999-0065-00
(4) Black Rectangular Retainers 1099-0167-05B

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1. Open the hood and remove the six (6) plastic push 2. Use a torx T-20 tool to remove the four (4) screws
INSTALLATION TIP: pins (three each side) that secure the side plastic securing the top edge of the bumper cover/grille
covers to the header panel then flip the panels assembly to the core support (2 each side as
E&G highly recommends using a thumb ratch- back out of the way. shown).
et and a short 11/32” socket when installing
these grilles due to limited hardware installa-
tion access.

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5. Align the lower grille (mesh section and frame or
3. Apply several layers of masking tape around the 4. Align the mesh sections over the surrounds and “Q”) into place and use masking tape to hold the
upper and lower grille openings to protect the (for both mesh and “Q” grilles) trim the ends from grille into place during the next step. Make sure
painted and chrome sections of the factory grille. the supplied black cap plugs and install them onto outer corners of the grille are taped back tightly
the mounting studs across the bottoms and sides against the factory grille while you perform Step 6.
of the surrounds or “Q” grilles. Note: If the grille will not stay in place once taped,
slightly arch the grille to better match the curvature
of the factory grille.

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8. Install the supplied black rectangular retainers


across the bottom of the lower grille. It may be
necessary to remove part of the factory black
6. Pull the top of the bumper cover out towards you 7. Install a large black plastic washer and a #8-32 styrofoam from underneath the mounting studs in
and use a couple of small sections of 2x4 and ESNA half nut onto the outer upper studs first and order to install the retainers and ESNA nuts. If you
insert them inbetween the bumper cover and the leave loose so that the mounting washer rotates. do remove portions of the black styrofoam, paint
core support panel. This will give you access to Once the outer hardware is installed, install the the exposed bumper black so it is not visible
install the upper and lower grille section mounting center upper washers and ESNA half nuts. DO through the grille. Center the grille and tighten all
hardware. NOT TIGHTEN at this time ! mounting hardware.
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7-1/4”
9 1-1/2”

7-3/4” 11
2-5/8”

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9. For upper grille installation, use a tape measure 11. Use a tape measure and measure out from the 13. Use a 5/16” drill bit to notch out of the factory
and measure out from the center of the bumper center of the bumper cover 1-1/2” and place a grille (insert the drill into the factory grille at the
cover 2-5/8” and place a mark as shown. Measure mark as shown. Measure over an additional 7-3/4” marks made in the previous steps and push down
over an additional 7-3/4” and place a mark as and place a mark as shown. or pull up to make stud relief notches).
shown. 12. Repeat the measurements on the opposite side of
10. Repeat the measurements on the opposite side of the vehicle. You will not need to mark the center
the vehicle. hole on the passenger side as there is no stud.

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14. Apply 3 or 4 layers of protective masking tape to 15. Align the upper “Q”grille or mesh section and sur- 16. For the outer studs, install a black rectangular
the headlamps lenses (as shown). Insert 2x4 sec- round into place, making sure the studs line up retainer onto the studs and secure it with a #8-32
tions between the headlights and the bumper with the reliefs drilled into the factory grille. ESNA half nut. Begin tightening the nut but leave
cover (as shown) to hold the bumper cover out for it slightly loose for left to right adjustment.
upper grille mounting hardware installation.

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17. Install the supplied large black plastic washers and 18. Once the grilles are properly centered, remove the 19. Peel off the protective film from the mesh grille sur-
#8-32 ESNA half nuts to the studs across the top masking tape by shifting the grilles slightly and pull rounds or “Q” grille and use a soft cloth and a
and bottom of the upper grille section and hand the tape back over itself to minimize breakage. mild solent to remove any glue residue from the
tighten. Once the upper grille is perfectly centered, Once the tape has been removed, tighten all surrounds. Use alcohol or glass cleaner to remove
tighten all mounting hardware but DO NOT mounting hardware. any solvent residue.
OVERTIGHTEN OR YOU COULD INDENT THE SUR- 20. Reinstall the side plastic covers repositioned in Step
ROUND OR “Q” GRILLE AT THE STUD LOCATIONS! 1 to finish the installation.

WARRANTY INFORMATION:
E&G Classics, Inc. warrants its chrome parts and products to be free from defects in material, workmanship or finish for Thirty-Six (36) months from the date of shipment by E&G. This war-
ranty is limited to the repair or replacement, at E&G Classics option, of the defective part or product.

To obtain performance under this warranty you must:

1.) Present your E&G unit to an authorized distributor in your area with proof of purchase.

2.) If no distributor is available, contact E&G Classics (address below) for authorization to return unit.

3.) Returns - All unauthorized returns will be refused. Merchandise approved by E&G for return must have been purchased within the Thirty-Six (36) months. All returns require an authoriza
tion number obtained from E&G and the actual return must be accompanied by the written authorization form filled out completely. All merchandise most be inspected upon receipt and
shortages reported within 48 hours. All merchandise must be in a resalable condition. Merchandise must be packed carefully in the original packing. If original packing is no longer usable,
repack item(s) comparable to original manner. All returns are subject to a 25% handling charge. Special order items are not returnable. Defective merchandise must have an explanation
of the problem. No credit will be issued unless invoice number and date of purchase has been supplied. Manufacturer shall be sole judge of defects in a product.

4.) UPS accounts - All returns must be prepaid. Do not send return shipments freight collect. Once E&G has made its decision and it is a claim against our warranty policy, E&G will credit
incoming freight on damaged parts.

5.) No discontinued part or parts changed due to body style are returnable.

For Return Authorization, write or telephone: E&G Classics, Inc., 8910 McGaw Court, Columbia, MD 21045 (410) 381-4900 Attn.: Return Department

You are responsible for inspecting all packages containing E&G Classics' parts and product immediately upon their receipt and must file a claim with the carrier for any damage disclosure
by such inspection and notify E&G classics in writing at the above address of any such damage. This warranty does not extend to any of our products which have been subject to misuse, neg-
lect, accident or have been altered or repaired in any way. This warranty does not cover any accidental or consequential damages for any breach of this warranty agreement. E&G Classics shall
have no responsibility for any loss of time, inconvenience, commercial loss or consequential damage, nor shall E&G be liable for any injury or damage to persons or property by reason of any
defect in material, workmanship or finish of its parts or products. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which may vary from state to state.

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