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Old 10-05-2012, 08:28 AM   #21
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Looks like I'll finally get this sucker this coming Monday...
If you need another genie pig please let me know plus I would be great advertising
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Old 10-05-2012, 02:01 PM   #22
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If you need another genie pig please let me know plus I would be great advertising
I don't think that I'll need full grills... I'm guessing that by the way the FJ grill is built I may be able to just produce mesh inserts vs. building entire grills...
This has several advantages over the current Tacoma setup I have now.
I'll know more next week.
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Old 10-08-2012, 05:29 PM   #24
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Old 10-09-2012, 09:53 AM   #25
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Well like I said I will be more than happy to be grill-less for a little while just in case you need another one
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Old 10-25-2012, 06:16 AM   #26
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Old 10-25-2012, 02:07 PM   #27
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Anything new on this? I am excited to see the outcome!
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Old 10-26-2012, 07:53 PM   #29
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So I had a few minutes earlier this week to toy around with this project...

First step was to remove the inner surround from the outer. this was easily done by taking out 6 Philip Head screws and carefully unclipping it at a few spots:



Now the next step was to get rid of the stock plastic "mesh" and still retain the mounting points and the guide pins on the inner piece:



Next I want to clean up the edges which will allow for the placement of a new mesh insert:



This is about as far as I got with the 15-20 min I had to mess with it.

As always - More to come.

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Old 10-27-2012, 09:35 AM   #30
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I noticed when I had mine off the other day that the "mesh" just unscrewed. Pretty neat. Can't see what you have in store.
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Old 12-08-2012, 07:18 PM   #32
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Subscribed. I can't wait to see what you can do with it. My grille is cracked and the paint is chipping from heavy offroad use and a branch giving it a good whack.
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Old 12-08-2012, 07:26 PM   #33
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Old 12-14-2012, 11:32 PM   #34
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Craig the wifey wants the orange FJ that just came out. So I may have to give you some more money
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Old 12-17-2012, 06:08 PM   #35
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Got some down time while waiting on parts for the current satoshi batch so I thought I'd pay some attention to this project again...

Spent about 10min finishing of the opening of this inner surround.
Since i intend to have the mesh mount flush with the outermost part of that lip I did not fill in those holes leftover from cutting out the stock grill.
Once the new insert is in you'll never see them anyway...

Next move is to build a template for forming the mesh insert now that the surround is prepped.

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Looks awesome Craig! Thank you for yet another opportunity to give you my money
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Old 01-23-2013, 01:26 PM   #38
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What can you build for me ? Raptor style maybe?
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