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2011 grillcraft question

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by nick, Mar 14, 2011.

  1. nick

    nick [OP] MURDERED_TACO

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    has anyone put a grillcraft grille on their 2011 taco yet? just wondering if the honeycomb makes it harder to cut out...? i ordered about a week ago, should be here any day now. thanks in advance..
     
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    carcharias Giggiddy what what

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    I actually ordered a 2010 color-matched grill and saved my chrome 2011 grill since it still looks badass. After shipping it cost just under $200. Not what you were looking for, but that's what I did...
     
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    Pugga Pasti-Dip Free Since 1983

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    It'll be more of a pain since there's more to cut but I can't see any reason it's not feasible. A Sawzall will make short work of the plastic grille.
     
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    Anybody have pics of this yet per the printed Grillcraft instructions for the 2011 (not the 05-10 on their website)?

    The fine folks at Grillcraft have you cutting out the fat center section and leaving the honeycomb untouched. Funny they do not supply a photo of what the finished product looks like (ass).:mad:

    The honeycomb is so close to the front edge, I cannot believe the remaining rim of the original grill will stay together after cutting it flush.

    I don't know if I should send this back or attempt to hack the grill.
    ?????
     
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    i cut the entire center out of my 2011 and put in the mesh grillcraft.
    [​IMG]
     
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    [​IMG]
    here's another pic
     
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    AsianAnts just an AnT

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    more to cut... if your gonna satoshi, its tougher... i would recommend getting a grille somewhere else... the 2011 will be a bit tougher to fiberglass/bondo to make it even.
     
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    Can you see the cut edges of the original grill behind the mesh grill or did you patch it?
     
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    OP where did you order your grill craft from?
     
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    tacokid09 it's about the off-road miles

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    yeah i had the same problem with them. i ordered online and waited like three weeks and still nothing. so i called them up and they told me that grillcraft was on back order. so i canceled. yet to reorder.
     
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    I tried calling them and I pm'd the vendor on here as well and never got a response:( I guess I'm just gonna have to call them tomorrow again and cancel my order.
     
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    I know the price on the link I provided above is not the most competitive relative to the group buy prices here on TW, but I ordered my grill on a Sunday night and was pulling it out of the box Thursday afternoon. Free shipping (UPS ground).

    Too bad the grill is not a drop in replacement.:( Fast shipping from the retailer however.
     
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    what do you mean when you say drop in replacement?
     
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    I mean to have a bolt in solution that does not require a Sawzall and Bondo.

    :D
     
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    oh hahaha for sure. Oh well, I guess its just that much more satisfying when you finish:D:D
     
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    nick [OP] MURDERED_TACO

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    yeah thats shity
     
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