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Old 05-24-2009, 10:48 AM   #1
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1st gen satoshi?

Well here we go! As im about to get started rebuilding my tranny, I took a look at my grill, and thought "hmm. i wonder what a satoshi grill would look like?"

Here is what i started with:



Here is the bottom cut-out:


And now both parts:



Now, my question is, should I leave it how it is and put the mesh in? or should I cut out the middle bar, do some fiberglass work?

My dad thinks I should leave the center, but I kinda want to cut it out, just to see how it will look. Oh, btw, I have another grill coming if I jack this one up
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Old 05-24-2009, 10:49 AM   #2
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Try both! I think it looks cool with the center.
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Old 05-24-2009, 10:50 AM   #3
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cut it.

it will look like a chevy if you leave just the middle bar in.
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Old 05-24-2009, 05:22 PM   #4
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cut it.

it will look like a chevy if you leave just the middle bar in.
eh, maybe, but it still looks good.
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Old 05-24-2009, 05:48 PM   #5
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Either way will look good and original.

Cut out would look better IMO. Start with how it is and if you don't like it cut it out. Mesh isn't that spendy.
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Old 05-24-2009, 08:38 PM   #6
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photoshop that junk before you cut it all the way out.
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Old 05-24-2009, 08:53 PM   #7
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i say leave the middle
but thats just me
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Old 05-24-2009, 09:07 PM   #8
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How would it look if you leave the middle, but cut out the emblem and fiberglass the gap?
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Old 05-26-2009, 07:02 PM   #9
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so i cut the middle out! started spreading the resin on felt to make the surround.. its slowly coming together.







i'll get some more pics in a few
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Old 05-26-2009, 07:05 PM   #10
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No going back now. I think it's going to look sick man. Are you going to put an emblem on the grill?
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yeh.. i have a few ideas.. i have a turbo emblem i think im gonna throw on
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Old 05-26-2009, 07:09 PM   #13
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swine flu sick?
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swine flu sick?
not exactly, haha. maybe if this turns out good, i can convince my friend to do this to his first gen.
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or if he wants to pay, i'll do it for him lol
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okay here we go! finished laying all the felt, just needs a few more coats of resin







annnnd some turbo teaser pix


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Your truck is SICK!!!!!
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thanks bro! has no transmission thought
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thanks bro! has no transmission thought
well that turbo is doing a lot of good in a truck with no tranny

so u should take it all back off and ship it to me
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hahahah 3500 and the setup is yours! only 80 miles on everything, including rebuilt turbo! hahaha jk
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