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01-04 Satoshi Grill

Discussion in 'HomerTaco' started by HomerTaco, Dec 19, 2011.

  1. Feb 15, 2012 at 6:53 PM
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    HomerTaco

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    I'm not too sure about thin lip... The way these mount to the front end is not even conclusive to a Satoshi Mod without MAJOR alteration... :(
     
  2. Feb 15, 2012 at 7:01 PM
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    HomerTaco

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    Here is the difference between stock (the black grill on the bottom) and Satoshi:
    [​IMG]

    You got from a total of 7 post mounts to 5... without a test subject I can't speak to the effect it will have of the structural integrity of the grill...:(
     
  3. Feb 15, 2012 at 7:05 PM
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    HomerTaco

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    Here are a couple better shots of the assembled grill:
    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    I am an idiot because I accidentally made the triangles out of M1 mesh and this in M4... :frusty:

    And this is NOT for sale until I can test fit it. That will not be for a while because I am on vacation next week... :sorry:
    Thank you,
    ~ Craig
     
  4. Feb 15, 2012 at 7:11 PM
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    ^^^Nice work!!!!!! +1 for u man. dang cant do it from phone
     
  5. Feb 15, 2012 at 7:23 PM
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    Looking good Craig, let me know if you want to meet up for a test fitting :D
     
  6. Feb 15, 2012 at 7:27 PM
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    dang beat me too it :cool:
     
  7. Feb 15, 2012 at 7:32 PM
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    Anxious to see what the satoshi would look like mounted up and what not.

    More interested in a thin lip, though..
     
  8. Feb 15, 2012 at 7:36 PM
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  9. Feb 15, 2012 at 7:44 PM
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    It really doesn't affect it at all. It's still solid.
     
  10. Feb 15, 2012 at 7:54 PM
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    Craig, sent you a link via PM
     
  11. Feb 15, 2012 at 7:59 PM
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    :eek:

    :fenforcer:
     
  12. Feb 15, 2012 at 8:31 PM
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    Yeah... I'll reach out when I get back from Florida & we'll meet for lunch and test it out. :thumbsup:
    Thanks Jeff! That TTora thread was a good read. I believe now that the missing mounts will not be an issue. I still need to test fit this before I can comfortably produce them... I have another chrome one that is JDMcQ's and that is already formed - I just need to complete the mesh.
    I also have two in storage in the shop that are set up for color matching. I'll work out a cost on that... It may be higher due to the fact that these are much bigger parts than the 2nd gens they are used to getting from me. :notsure:

    I'm sorry this took so long to release... I've been concentrating on the 2nd Gens so long that I lost track of these... :(

    I also still have that bitch grill I finished - the 95-97.... Still for sale :pout:
     
  13. Feb 15, 2012 at 8:57 PM
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    Man looks sick. I'll be ordering a color matched one whenever they are available.
     
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  15. Feb 15, 2012 at 9:42 PM
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  17. Feb 15, 2012 at 10:57 PM
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    I can feel it already... This one's going to be epic!!! :amen: :oldglory: :headbang:

    Craig, you may need to start a full-time business and train some peeps to do your work. It's got the hallmarks of an enterprise written all over it.

    FWIW.
     
  18. Feb 16, 2012 at 8:48 AM
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    Nationwide network of grille makers :eek:
     
  19. Feb 16, 2012 at 9:32 AM
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    You are one of many folks that has suggested to me that I expand... I appreciate the support but the truth is that my primary career is not making grills. I would not feel comfortable hireing out the work because then it is not MY grill... I build each one of these with a specific person in mind as they are produced. I do not use computer generated shipping labels I address each item I ship by hand. When someone orders a grill from me they get a product that I made. I know there is a lot of demand and I could do more with assistance. I believe in quality over quantity. :D
     
  20. Feb 16, 2012 at 11:36 AM
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    No arguing that point. As you were soldier!! :D
     
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