Angry eyes Grill

mark mehmet

New Member
Dec 19, 2016
2
IL
Looking for Angry eyes for TJ. All I can find is Grill Overlay and I'm looking for a replacement Grill.
 

glwood

TJ Expert
Supporting Member
Sep 16, 2016
5,655
Albuquerque, NM
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...
 
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Jerry Bransford

TJ Guru
Supporting Member
Nov 9, 2015
9,973
Escondido California
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

TJ Enthusiast
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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Jun 19, 2016
457
Carlsbad, CA
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

TJ Expert
Supporting Member
Sep 16, 2016
5,655
Albuquerque, NM
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
 

Chris

Administrator
Staff Member
Sep 28, 2015
35,369
Salem, Oregon
I'm sorry, but if you need one of those hood scoops (or whatever you want to call it) on a brand new JK, then clearly the Jeep engineers have done something wrong... :rolleyes:
 
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Tbird Clair

Li'l Wrascal
Supporting Member
Apr 4, 2016
346
Virginia
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.