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Anyone have this grille mod? (Satoshi without cutting cross members)

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Priddle, Aug 25, 2011.

  1. Aug 25, 2011 at 4:51 PM
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    Priddle

    Priddle [OP] And now for something completely different....

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  2. Aug 25, 2011 at 5:10 PM
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    Papa Tac

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    Trucks a bit over the top, but cool idea. I could see that...
     
  3. Aug 25, 2011 at 5:41 PM
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    FY01CPO

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    Is that the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle mobile? Pretty neat set up.
     
  4. Aug 25, 2011 at 6:22 PM
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    gottahot1

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    Cool truck, but the grill seems like a waste of time and effort. The reason for Satoshi is to get rid of the stock grill look. In my opinion (that's all it is), adding mesh behind the stock grill doesn't change the look enough. Most people wouldn't notice.

    Now, if you're going to put a light in there (to illuminate the grill, not like a PIAA or something) it would be different - people would be able to see the mod. That's not appealing to me. I think some people call it 'ricey'.

    Are you thinking about doing this mod?
     
  5. Aug 25, 2011 at 6:38 PM
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    ATriplett513

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    So...how do you open the hood?
     
  6. Aug 25, 2011 at 6:39 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    Using the latch between the hood and grille :confused:
     
  7. Aug 25, 2011 at 6:48 PM
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    I think that looks sick!
     
  8. Aug 25, 2011 at 6:54 PM
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    huntark03

    huntark03 I'd rather be hunting!

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    Awesome idea!!!!!!!!
     
  9. Aug 25, 2011 at 7:30 PM
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    Bloodhound Space For Rent

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    I just don't see any advantage unless you plan to backlight the grill like they did on that one. Might keep a few more bugs out of the radiator I suppose.
     
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