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2012 Grillcraft Mesh Grill Group Buy

Discussion in 'Group Buys' started by munkeeboi, Apr 18, 2012.

  1. FFMedic

    FFMedic Well-Known Member

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    I guess this is part of the having a new vehicle, having to wait. I knew that I would be in the last group to get my grill. Oh well such is life I guess.
     
  2. tango down

    tango down Policy Ninja

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    Its been 100 degrees here. If I can get out of work early I may be able to get it on today.
    wish me luck

    **Editted to add a few pics. First is the grill/surround removed and awaiting the dremel. Second is whats hiding behind the grill. Third is a mock-up of the GC over the stock center section.**

    grill5.jpg
    hid2.jpg
    grill5mockup.jpg
     
  3. EATABULLETcom

    EATABULLETcom Well-Known Member

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    Just cut off all the ifs stuff and stock rear axle.....going big......... wet okole seat covers, red line hood struts, 4xi sliders, bruteforce rear w/ tire carrier, bruteforce front bumper with warn m8000s, bestop soft top, alpine HU and JL speakers, 2nd battery and isolator, arb air compressor, tank and tire fill, FXR projector retrofit by AMBIGUOUS, overhead console by KNINE
    All tore apart

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    painted the rad surround and bamf light bar

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    forgot to get pics of the horn relocation mod, easy to do

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    bumper is supprisingly easy to take off. Toyota uses a lot of push clips instead of actual bolts these days

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    all done

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    but i see i need to do some more painting

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  4. TRSAndrew

    TRSAndrew I don't check PMs! :( Vendor

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    I think it would look even better with the grille surround gloss black.
     
  5. EATABULLETcom

    EATABULLETcom Well-Known Member

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    Just cut off all the ifs stuff and stock rear axle.....going big......... wet okole seat covers, red line hood struts, 4xi sliders, bruteforce rear w/ tire carrier, bruteforce front bumper with warn m8000s, bestop soft top, alpine HU and JL speakers, 2nd battery and isolator, arb air compressor, tank and tire fill, FXR projector retrofit by AMBIGUOUS, overhead console by KNINE
    very nice idea:ohsnap:
     
  6. EATABULLETcom

    EATABULLETcom Well-Known Member

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    Just cut off all the ifs stuff and stock rear axle.....going big......... wet okole seat covers, red line hood struts, 4xi sliders, bruteforce rear w/ tire carrier, bruteforce front bumper with warn m8000s, bestop soft top, alpine HU and JL speakers, 2nd battery and isolator, arb air compressor, tank and tire fill, FXR projector retrofit by AMBIGUOUS, overhead console by KNINE
    :cool:ooohh i see you were looking at the great, lol , job i did with the projectors i got from you
     
  7. TRSAndrew

    TRSAndrew I don't check PMs! :( Vendor

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    Doing it with my grille and my LS460R retro. :D
     
  8. rtrudel35

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    Before install:

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    After install and Krylon yellow fog mod:

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    Close up:

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  9. tango down

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    That is bad ass, good job. That grill is sick on BIG BLUE
     
  10. Me Likey TRD

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    Thanks for taking the time to put up pics guys. The mesh sure opens up the front end - kind of makes the grille look bigger than it actually is.

    (Still waiting for a tracking number in my world):(
     
  11. rtrudel35

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    Makes her look meaner. I love it.

    I couldn't sand the plastic stock grille anymore. It was so uglyyyyyyyy. I know it sucks, but it's definitely worth the wait.
     
  12. mclovin

    mclovin chicka chicka, yeah!

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    so absolutely jealous.
     
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    Looks very nice!
     
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    Very nice grill! Love the blue devil horns too!
     
  15. truckalter

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    Alright guys... last 5 shipped today... All should get e-mails by tonight...

    Thanks for the order and for the patience! We really do appreciate it.

    If any one has any issues or needs any further help, please let me know.
     
  16. mclovin

    mclovin chicka chicka, yeah!

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    Thanks Luke. Just got my shipping notice a few minutes ago.

    Woot indeed!:D
     
  18. truckalter

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    Alright....everyone should have them...

    Let me know if there are any issues!
     
  19. tango down

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    Since installing my grill I am getting tons of pu$$ and no one is in front of me when i drive. Is this normal?
     
  20. EATABULLETcom

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    Just cut off all the ifs stuff and stock rear axle.....going big......... wet okole seat covers, red line hood struts, 4xi sliders, bruteforce rear w/ tire carrier, bruteforce front bumper with warn m8000s, bestop soft top, alpine HU and JL speakers, 2nd battery and isolator, arb air compressor, tank and tire fill, FXR projector retrofit by AMBIGUOUS, overhead console by KNINE
    Got any pics of it installed this way? Great idea leaving the plastic back there, much easier that cutting it all out.:thumbsup:
     
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