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1st Gen BDF GRILLE!!!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by timsxr, Aug 23, 2011.

  1. Aug 23, 2011 at 7:31 PM
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    timsxr

    timsxr [OP] Well-Known Member

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    A BIG THANKS TO MEATMAN for the donor grill!!


    Hey guys im just about done with the testing stage on the 1st gen grille, I just wanted to see if any of you guys might be interested

    here is a few plots

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    ok guys i got the first prototype back from the powder coater here are some shots its not mounted in the shell but you get the idea looks pretty nice!!

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    Here is how the tabs work you just hold it in place mark, drill and bolt it down. and if you want you can cut out all the other plastic so its nice and clean!!
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    this is the one uppertab that i put in the wrong spot i adusted it in the file so it lands on a larger surface
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  2. Aug 23, 2011 at 7:41 PM
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    Blackdawg

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    i would...if it was a 95-96 grill...:(
     
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  3. Aug 23, 2011 at 8:05 PM
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    Same here... :pout:
     
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  4. Aug 23, 2011 at 8:08 PM
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    shoot this always happens.... I finally finsh this one and then this happens. someday i will get there i have one for the 86 :D
     
  5. Aug 23, 2011 at 8:13 PM
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    Haha sorry if I sounded like a little kid complaining or something! At least you're getting a broader market!
     
  6. Aug 23, 2011 at 8:34 PM
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    mrp192

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    I would love to see one for the 97-00! Im tired my billet grill.
     
  7. Aug 23, 2011 at 8:39 PM
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    Yea i bet if you could do one for all three sub gen tacos..you'd have a ton of customers!
     
  8. Aug 23, 2011 at 9:24 PM
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    timsxr

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    I will look into it
     
  9. Aug 23, 2011 at 9:26 PM
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    i want for my 96!
     
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  10. Aug 23, 2011 at 10:07 PM
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    Can you have one done by next weekend, I'll be driving through Portland on my way to the coast. Haha, just kidding.

    Seriously though, I told you'd I'd buy the first one so let me know when they are ready.
     
  11. Aug 23, 2011 at 10:10 PM
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    Looks cool, keep it affordable and you've got lots of business coming.

    One thing I'd say is a MUST is to incorporate the black center part of the grille, looks like you've just got a shell there, which is not strong enough on it's own.
     
  12. Aug 23, 2011 at 10:30 PM
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    I'd be interested!
     
  13. Aug 23, 2011 at 10:37 PM
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    'Gonna look awesome! Can't wait to see the finished product.
     
  14. Aug 23, 2011 at 11:35 PM
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    Sweet! :thumbsup:

    Should be easier..its a lot smaller haha
     
  15. Aug 23, 2011 at 11:48 PM
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    Interested....
    was thinking grillecraft, but might have to go this route instead and support another small business. :)
     
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  16. Aug 24, 2011 at 2:05 AM
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    You going to have any for a 98?
     
  17. Aug 24, 2011 at 4:56 AM
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    You will not have to remove the black section I did that just so I could pattern it, the price will prob be the same as the 2nd gen because it's not any smaller but I will know when I get the quote back from the laser cutter
     
  18. Aug 24, 2011 at 5:27 AM
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    i want one with the insert. I will wait instead of buying a Grillcraft.
     
  19. Aug 24, 2011 at 5:27 AM
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    let me know when you make one for 90's tacos...i will take 3
     
  20. Aug 24, 2011 at 5:57 AM
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    Ditto. Very cool grilles.

    Is a light bar for 1st Gens in the works anytime soon also?
     
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