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A good black mesh grille

Discussion in 'Product Reviews' started by mountainprimat2, Sep 27, 2010.

  1. Sep 27, 2010 at 8:10 AM
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    mountainprimat2

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    Just installed a new set eyes on the taco and am looking for a good looking black mesh grille that will complement the lights. I have noticed that several fellow taco owners are sporting these mesh grilles......which ones are the best and look sick. And where can I look for them online.
     
  2. Sep 27, 2010 at 8:12 AM
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  3. Sep 27, 2010 at 8:19 AM
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    I am looking at doing this same grill but my question is how do you open your hood with the set up? I cant see how I could reach inside there.
     
  4. Sep 27, 2010 at 8:22 AM
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    Which grille?

    You can reach above the grille when you release the hood, there is still enough room to slide your fingers in between to release the latch.
     
  5. Sep 27, 2010 at 8:24 AM
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    Yeah...Between the upper edge of the grille surround and the lower lip of the hood. Same way I open my hood with my billet or back when I had to the stock grill.

    Grille craft. I think there is a group buy starting around here some where...
     
  6. Sep 27, 2010 at 8:42 AM
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    Yeah, I gots boost
    Joe, your picture taking abilities make me nauseous... Nice work! And either go with the Grillecraft or fab up your own, that's what I did!
     
  7. Sep 27, 2010 at 5:08 PM
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    haha, thanks bro :D
     
  8. Sep 27, 2010 at 11:24 PM
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    Grillcraft upper and lower~ Provides much better protection than stock from road debris. And I like the looks:)

    Easy install, just take your time.
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  9. Oct 4, 2010 at 10:33 AM
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    truck looks sick in this pic
     
  10. Oct 4, 2010 at 10:55 AM
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    Truck looks awesome man. Is that GrillCraft or Home Made???
     
  11. Oct 4, 2010 at 11:13 AM
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    His is grillcraft
     
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    Yea grillecraft is the shit. Real easy to install and it looks great. About $200.
     
  13. Oct 4, 2010 at 11:32 AM
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    I just went and checked out his build page... very sweet. :cool:
     
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    I've never gone through my grill to open my hood. Am I doing it wrong?
     
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    Wow!!! Sweet looking ride and incredible photos......

    How hard was the install and where did you get the trd badge?
     
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    Thanks for the comments guys!

    install was extremely easy. just pop out the old grill, saw out the insert, then screw in the grillcraft. took about half an hour or so.

    TRD emblem was bought off ebay for about $10 shipped.
     
  17. Oct 6, 2010 at 9:18 PM
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    i want that grille! where can i get it???
     
  18. Oct 7, 2010 at 6:49 AM
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    did you paint behind the grille black?
    mine is easy to see through
     
  20. Jan 18, 2011 at 10:26 PM
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    Yeah.. the best bet is when you pull your oem grill off tape up the exposed areas and rattle can the rest black.. Just tape it all up enough to prevent overspray if your doing it outside.

    Do some searches for Grillcraft installs and you'll see some good write-ups.
     
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