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3 part grille upgrade!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by BLUVVV, Sep 22, 2009.

  1. Sep 22, 2009 at 9:33 PM
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    BLUVVV

    BLUVVV [OP] LARGE Member

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    so i just finished with part 1 of 3 on my grille upgrade!

    part 1:

    Sand, prime, paint the grille BLACK.
    cut the center grille out and paint the silver parts behind the grille
    installed the new grillcraft mx black mesh grille.

    part 2: (friday or satuday)

    finish install wiring kit for the hella 500FF (half done already)
    weld a custom bar together (using square tube) which will bolt to the center subframe infront of the radiator
    move horns
    finish by installing the hella 500's


    part 3:
    (when i can afford again)
    upgrade the hella 500 to HID H3 4500k
    http://www.ddmtuning.com/index.php?p=product&id=102&parent=85


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  2. Sep 22, 2009 at 9:38 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Looking good!
     
  3. Sep 22, 2009 at 10:03 PM
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    Rollinn

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    sweet bro- nicely done
     
  4. Sep 22, 2009 at 10:57 PM
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    neslerrah

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    great work!
     
  5. Sep 22, 2009 at 11:01 PM
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    thestrangebrew

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    Very nice man! I need to do my grill. I'm just concerned about BUGS! We get a ton of 'em out here in the central valley.
     
  6. Sep 23, 2009 at 12:30 AM
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    BLacTaco

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    looks good man...
     
  7. Sep 23, 2009 at 12:55 AM
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    Mrgoody86

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    Awsome man did you mount the lights behind it? If you did do you have some pics of them switched on?
     
  8. Sep 23, 2009 at 7:54 AM
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    BLUVVV

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    no not yet, i have to use my buddies welder for the bar to mount them on but i will get more pictures this weekend when its done :)
     
  9. Sep 23, 2009 at 7:57 AM
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    T0LLPHR33

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    looking really sick bro...nice job...
     
  10. Sep 23, 2009 at 8:00 AM
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    Anathollo

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    Awesome job! looks good!
     
  11. Sep 27, 2009 at 11:08 AM
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    part 2: complete!

    it was my second time welding so dont judge too harsh!


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    didnt need to move horns! bolts on with (4) 3/8''x3 bolt, locking washer, and nuts to the front crossmember.
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    above is the first try of tuning on the lights (not adjusted yet)
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    adjusted and finished up everything last night and the final product is this!
     
  12. Sep 27, 2009 at 11:11 AM
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    REVHARD25

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    great job..come to my house and do this to my truck so you can have more practice welding! :D
     
  13. Sep 27, 2009 at 11:18 AM
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    T0LLPHR33

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    looking really good bro...nice job and congrats...
     
  14. Sep 27, 2009 at 11:24 AM
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    David Tarantino

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    nice looks good :D
     
  15. Sep 27, 2009 at 1:46 PM
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    BLUVVV

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    thank you all... i am really pleased with the way it all turned out!
     
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