What manufacturer TD do you have?
On my Duchess, the grill attaches to the front of the bodywork and comes no where near touching the axle.
Also…when you get a chance, please click the link inmy signature to go to the registry thread and post your owner and car info! Thanks
Former Owner of a 1981 Classic Roadsters Ltd. Duchess (VW)
2005 Intermeccanica Roadster
If you own a TDr and are not in the Registry, please go to https://tdreplica.com/forums/topic/mg-td-replica-registry/ and register (you need to copy and paste the link)