Dash Speaker Grille Easy Removal January 05, 2012, 08:12:04 PM The title isn't completely accurate, but will work until a better title comes along! [Big Grin]I despise the fact that to remove the dash speaker grilles that you take a chance on cracking your dash. So I wanted to come up with something better/different.I removed the drivers side grille by taking out the cluster and squeezing the metal clips from the bottom side. I removed the passenger side by taking a thin strip of metal (2"x 8" x 1/8") and placing it below the grille and prying on it to help spread out the pressure. This made me nervous but it worked.Next I gently removed the metal clips from the grille by carefully prying them off with a screwdriver.http://i1224.photobucket.com/albums/ee367/T-BirdX3/photobucket-8223-1325808539560.jpgI placed the clips in storage in case I decide to go back to using them for some strange reason.I purchased DAP Bluestik from Lowes ($2)http://images.lowes.com/product/converted/070798/070798012011xl.jpgBlueStik is a reusable adhesive putty, it is a lot like working with chewing gum. You pinch off some of the putty, ball it up, and place onto a clean surface.If you look at your dash you can see where the grille has created imprints on your dash.http://i1224.photobucket.com/albums/ee367/T-BirdX3/photobucket-5491-1325808572853.jpgThese imprints are where I chose to place the putty, knowing that the grille and dash would touch there.http://i1224.photobucket.com/albums/ee367/T-BirdX3/photobucket-7229-1325808661708.jpghttp://i1224.photobucket.com/albums/ee367/T-BirdX3/photobucket-2783-1325808620900.jpgJust like with any adhesive you want to make sure that the area is clean and dust/dirt free. The putty may not be the prettiest but neither is a busted dash, and this isn't viewable when the grilles are in place.Then you place your grilles over the putty and gently press down.http://i1224.photobucket.com/albums/ee367/T-BirdX3/photobucket-4235-1325808594177.jpgI was able to easily remove and replace the grille multiple times today without any complications. Because the putty is reusable it should remain pliable and therefore rattles should not be a concern.I completed this today and took it for a spirited drive through the country and it seems to have worked fairly well. The grilles stayed in place and absolutely no rattles or shaking.I can't speak for long term durability yet, but with there really being no pressure on the grilles i believe it will hold up well.