Angry eyes Grill

glwood

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#5
Chances are you are only going to find grille overlays. I can't see someone coming up with the tooling to make an actual metal replacement grille with 'angry eyes', seeing as how most people in the Jeeping community absolutely hate those things...
 

Jerry Bransford

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Nov 9, 2015
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#11
The lashes go well with the backwards hood scoop
Agreed those eyelashes are bad though if I was a chick they might be pretty cool. But that HVAC scoop is actually facing the right direction. The windshield creates a high pressure at the base of the windshield. Facing the scoop that direction gives the greatest air flow through the HVAC system. :)
 

IronCity

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Dec 8, 2016
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#13
Agreed those eyelashes are bad though if I was a chick they might be pretty cool. But that HVAC scoop is actually facing the right direction, the high pressure area is caused by the windshield and facing the scoop that direction gives the greatest air flow through the HVAC system. :)
Touché, I've always seen them the other way.


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Ryan Thomas

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#15
Most probably are faced the opposite direction since it is completely counterintuitive that a HVAC scoop should face the windshield.

Most ads do show it facing the right direction, like this Bushwhacker HVAC scoop on Quadratec. :)

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I had something similar on my YJ - it also faced the windshield. They *really* increase the airflow when you don't have AC.
 

glwood

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#16
Isn't this a full replacement grill?

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01MF5Z82Q/?tag=wranglerorg-20

Or is that just an overlay?

I'll admit... I hate the angry eyes look (I loathe it), but I totally respect that everyone has different taste!
Per the link you provide above, one of the details says:
  • Direct Factory Overlay Grille Shell, Designed to withstand the rigors of the elements, Made of automotive OE grade factory ABS Matte Black
 

Tbird Clair

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#20
Agreed those eyelashes are bad though if I was a chick they might be pretty cool. But that HVAC scoop is actually facing the right direction. The windshield creates a high pressure at the base of the windshield. Facing the scoop that direction gives the greatest air flow through the HVAC system. :)
I'm a chick. They aren't cool, not even a little.