Review & Install Video
Hey, what's going on, guys? Adam here with americanmuscle.com. Today, I'm bringing you a detailed review of the Barricade Raptor Style Grille with LED lighting fitting all 2015 and newer F-150s. So in this video, I'll be going over everything you need to know as far as functionality and styling for the Raptor Style Grille from Barricade with the LED lighting as well as the materials and construction, I'll even take you through the installation, which I'll tell you upfront will get a solid one out of three wrenches on our difficulty meter. But full disclosure, this one will require a little bit of splicing, not a terrible job but if you're not comfortable with it, I wanna let you know up front. So let's jump right into it.
The Barricade Raptor Style Grille with LED lighting is gonna be for all 2015 and newer F-150 owners out there looking to capture the aggressive styling of one of the toughest beasts on the market as far as trucks go, the Ford Raptor, by capturing one of the upper grille stylings from that 2017 SVT Raptor on your own F-150. Now we all know the Ford Raptor is one tough beast. It's definitely considered one of the toughest and most aggressive F-150s and trucks in general on the market today, especially that 2017 SVT Raptor which is yet to be released by the time of this video.
Now with that in mind, you can pick up this upper grille from Barricade to capture that styling of the 2017 SVT Raptor for your own F-150 by transforming that stock boring upper grille with something little bit more aggressive, and it even comes with some accent lighting in the amber color for some added visibility and styling.
One of the good things about Barricade is always a durable construction. With this particular product you can always expect an OEM quality material, here with an ABS plastic something in the automotive world as known to be great for on and off-road use, strong, durable, and long lasting. It was all finished in a dark charcoal powder coating to give it that aggressive look to match all the exterior trim you may already have on your vehicle today.
Now, in addition to that SVT Raptor styling, expect three high-powered amber colored LEDs that are mounted high on your grille here. These will all work in conjunction with your daytime running lights and will splice directly into your headlight harness, something that isn't too hard to do, but it will add that extra step.
With this grille here with the Raptor styling and the LED lighting, expect to be spending just about 350 bucks, not too bad of a price tag. Overall, you're getting the aggressive styling of the 2017 SVT Raptor which has yet to be released to the market at the time of this video. But, of course, you're getting durable construction and a pretty simple installation, it does require a little bit of splicing, but I'll explain that in just a second. Now, with that installation, again, it will require that little bit of splicing. I am, however, still gonna give it a one out of three wrenches on our difficulty meter because you can get this done in about an hour's worth of time in the driveway at home with a simple ratchet and socket set.
Just to jump right into it, you'll be removing your factory upper grille and setting that aside as well as the factory hardware because new hardware is provided for you in the kit. You'll be picking up your Raptor style grille from Barricade, bolting it into place using that new hardware, and then taking the quick splice connectors, splicing your power and ground cables into the headlight harness to get that running as well. When everything is said and done, you'll be spending about an hour or so on the installation, definitely giving this one a one out of three wrenches on our difficulty meter.
Well, just to wrap things up here, if you're the owner of a 2015 or newer F-150 and you're looking for an affordable way to pick up that 2017 SVT Raptor styling for the front end of your F-150, you might wanna check out the Barricade Raptor-style front upper grille with the LED lighting, available right here at americanmuscle.com.
SVT Raptor Inspired Styling.
Lets face it, the stock grille found on the 2015-2017 F-150s just screams out "I'm a work truck." However, you can easily remedy that issue by installing a Barricade Raptor Style Grille. Barricade's Raptor Style Grille features a honeycomb diamond pattern that will give the front end of your F-150 a much more rugged appearance. This Grille with integrated LED accent lights is ideal for those F-150 owners that want to mimic the look of the SVT Raptor.Durable ABS Construction.
Barricade manufactures their Raptor Style Grille from an OEM quality acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) material. ABS is known for its light weight, superior durability and impact resistance making it the ideal material for use on and off road. Barricade then completes their Grille in an OE-style dark charcoal textured finish that matches your F-150s existing factory trim.LED Accent Lighting.
This Raptor Style Grille also includes three high mount amber accent LEDs. The LED Accents include a wiring harness that simply splices into your F-150's existing factory headlight harness. The LEDs will automatically activated in conjunction with your F-150's running lights.Simple Straight Forward Installation.
Designed to be a direct fit replacement for the original factory grille, this Barricade Raptor Style Grille installs reusing the stock hardware and mounting points. There is no cutting or modifications required for a clean straight forward installation. Installation can be completed in about an hour with just basic hand tools.3-Year Limited Warranty.
To ensure the highest quality of their materials and craftsmanship, Barricade backs their products with a 3 Year Limited Warranty. Some exclusions may apply, please see manufacturer's warranty for details.Application.
This Barricade Raptor Style Grille with LED Accents is specifically designed for use on the 2015 to 2017 F-150s, including the King Ranch, Lariat, Limited, Platinum, XL and XLT models. This is a direct fit replacement grille not
an overlay. Technical Note.
The grille will not work with F-150s that come with a forward facing camera.
- What's in the Box
- (1) Replacement Grille
- (1) Wiring Harness
- Installation Info
Installation Time: (approx) 1 Hour
Difficulty Level:Simple installation for anyone
- Will it fit my F-150?