Originally Posted by m3psycho
The easiest way is to get a flat head screw driver and a towel then carefully jam the flat head in between the black part of the grill and the actual fendar metal, there are notches in the black part of the grill on both ends( front and back), you'll see. Just jam your screw driver in and pop it out carefully from both sides, switching between front and back...
Thanks for the tip, was having a hard time getting the side grilles off but your method worked no probs. Finally got my matte black side grilles installed and it looks great.