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F-Sport grille fit on non-F Sport?

 
Old 11-04-16, 08:46 AM
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Old 11-14-16, 09:29 AM
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I had the same experience with nigel. He stopped emailing me so i gave up. I understand that he is in japan and ships the parts to the US. Shipping can be very expensive so it might be more cost effective to buy the parts from your local dealer.

I would like to just replace the two grill sections with the mesh F sport sections. Not sure if that is possible.
It's possible, but still need to source the supplier. This is from The RX Club in Asia:

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Old 11-14-16, 11:19 AM
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Originally Posted by Darith View Post
It's possible, but still need to source the supplier. This is from The RX Club in Asia:
Wow. Thanks, Darith. Pictures and everything. It looks like i just need the two grill pieces. I have seen the grill pieces pop up on ebay occasionally. Most of them have some damage though (cracks or broken clips) so i am inclined to buy them from a dealer. Nigel referred me to someone in SoCal who can do the parts swap so i will give him a call when i have the parts. Will update as i go along.
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Old 11-18-16, 10:41 AM
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Stopped by the local Lexus dealer to price the F sport grill pieces. Lower piece is $217.28 and the upper piece is $600-700 and i am not sure which part to order. There were three in the system and the parts guy thought it might be the middle one. The hand written $250 note is for the lower spoiler. I probably won't do that although i do like the way it looks.

I should have bought the used ones i saw on ebay for $200.00. That was a good deal.

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Old 11-21-16, 06:59 PM
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I just saw this on ebay. The price is steep for a fake F sport grill.

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Old 11-29-16, 04:19 PM
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Old 11-30-16, 08:04 AM
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Originally Posted by roblim View Post
I just saw this on ebay. The price is steep for a fake F sport grill.

It is not compatible with a 2016 standard RX350.
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It is not compatible with a 2016 standard RX350.
You're telling us you tried this on yours already? This is for the non-F sport models. We're going to need you to back up your claims or it's misinformation you're giving us.
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Old 12-01-16, 03:16 AM
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Originally Posted by Darith View Post
It's possible, but still need to source the supplier. This is from The RX Club in Asia:


I am one of the supplier for the Taiwan NX & RX group that you're in.
And only changing the Upper and lower grill to F Sport is not possible and we have already try that.
He has to trim and cut some of the parts and glue it.

We are also the first guy who try to mod the Sequential Turn Signal Tail Light and our friend in Taiwan posted once we did it.

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Old 12-01-16, 03:17 AM
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Originally Posted by roblim View Post
I had the same experience with nigel. He stopped emailing me so i gave up. I understand that he is in japan and ships the parts to the US. Shipping can be very expensive so it might be more cost effective to buy the parts from your local dealer.

I would like to just replace the two grill sections with the mesh F sport sections. Not sure if that is possible.
Sorry man, Been busy with a lot of stuff and email might be slow.
And it is NOT possible to change the TWO grill sections only.
​​​​​​​We have try that in the first place.
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Old 12-01-16, 04:02 AM
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Originally Posted by Darith View Post
You're telling us you tried this on yours already? This is for the non-F sport models. We're going to need you to back up your claims or it's misinformation you're giving us.
No I haven't tried this on my vehicle. I simply checked the compatibility chart which was provided by the seller. Really not a difficult concept to grasp. See below:

Compatibility

[show all compatible
This part is not compatible with 2016 Lexus RX350 Base Sport Utility 4-Door 3.5L 3456CC V6 GAS DOHC Naturally Aspirated.

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Old 12-01-16, 04:22 AM
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Originally Posted by Darith View Post
You're telling us you tried this on yours already? This is for the non-F sport models. We're going to need you to back up your claims or it's misinformation you're giving us.
BTW- check out the information describing the grill. It states:

"ABS Plastic Racing Honeycomb Grill Refit For Lexus RX450h 2016 ". Of course it might fit the Base 2016 RX350 so I went to the compatibility chart and it stated that it would only fit an RX450. Then I put my vehicles info in to the boxes provided and it stated that it was incompatible with a Base 2016 RX350.
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Old 12-11-16, 09:38 AM
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Hey guys.

Just received all my parts from Nigel. Best to get everything through him unless you have a really helpful parts guys. I compiled a list of all the part he shipped minus the license holder (13 items in total). A lot of the parts are discontinued or only available on websites outside the USA. He didn't ship any of the hardware, clips or nuts and bolts. I am probably going to order those separately or see if I can reuse them. Good luck!!

Top grill - no camera or sensor - 53111-0E170
Lower Grills (53155D) - 53155-0E010
Lower chrome trim (53122E) - 53122-0E070
Lower Lip Suport (52117D) - 52117-0E010
Lower Spoiler (52112) - 52112-0E010
Left trim (53286) - 53286-48020
Right trim (53285)- 53285-48030
Lower left support (52116A) - 52116-48100
Lower right support (52115A) - 52115-48120
Right Chrome Trim (53123C) - 53123-48030
Left Chrome Trim (53124D) - 53124-48040
Left grill cover (52128) - 52128-48110
Right grill cover (52127) - 52127-48140
UPDATE: Just had my Body shop install it and they had no problems. I think they used all the original screws and clips b/c I didn't provide any. The only problem I ran into was the sensors in the front. Our first RX was the base model without any and our 2017 has them so the original grill I ordered didn't have the holes but my shop cut some and it looks OEM. Wish I could've documented the process for you guys but with 2 babies and the holidays.. Time is precious.

..last Friday


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FYI: Wheels are 22x9 Niche M157 with Toyo 265/40/22 ET 38.

Happy Holidays and Modding Everyone!!!!!
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Old 12-21-16, 03:39 PM
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Originally Posted by 714guy View Post
UPDATE: Just had my Body shop install it and they had no problems. I think they used all the original screws and clips b/c I didn't provide any. The only problem I ran into was the sensors in the front. Our first RX was the base model without any and our 2017 has them so the original grill I ordered didn't have the holes but my shop cut some and it looks OEM. Wish I could've documented the process for you guys but with 2 babies and the holidays.. Time is precious.

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FYI: Wheels are 22x9 Niche M157 with Toyo 265/40/22 ET 38.

Happy Holidays and Modding Everyone!!!!!
Can you tell us how much the body shop charged to make the change? Thanks!
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Old 12-27-16, 08:41 AM
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I was waiting for a long time for this grill through our local bodyshop. It took about 2 hours to install it. It was very fine work and the result exceeded my expectations. I think their is no necessity to replace the whole bumper and grill. Our lexus dealer asked about $2200. I believe the amount they asked grossly exaggerated. I found an alternative way, emailed a guy and he was really helpful and I ordered through him. The quality of the grill and paint are excellent.
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