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Billet grille

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by CHUNKY08, May 13, 2011.

  1. May 13, 2011 at 11:25 AM
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    CHUNKY08

    CHUNKY08 [OP] Milk was a BAD choice

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    I'm looking to swap the factory grille with a billet grille on my '08 Taco...any suggestions on brand? Also...any suggestions between 4mm & 8mm?
    I found some from stylintrucks.com for pretty decent prices...
     
  2. May 13, 2011 at 11:26 AM
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    VooDoo

    VooDoo More Cowbell!

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  3. May 13, 2011 at 1:47 PM
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    CHUNKY08 [OP] Milk was a BAD choice

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    is Satoshi the brand? Is it mesh or billet style?
     
  4. May 13, 2011 at 1:53 PM
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    CHUNKY08

    CHUNKY08 [OP] Milk was a BAD choice

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    will a grille insert look cheesy or do they look nice?
     
  5. May 13, 2011 at 1:54 PM
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    ckeeton

    ckeeton Bazinga

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    alot of guys on here use the mesh grills. just search for satoshi grill and you'll find tons
     
  6. May 13, 2011 at 2:01 PM
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    CHUNKY08

    CHUNKY08 [OP] Milk was a BAD choice

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    thanks.

    Nice jump!
     
  7. May 13, 2011 at 2:03 PM
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    no problem, and thanks!
     
  8. May 13, 2011 at 2:19 PM
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    PLC721

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    this is the t-rex billet grill

    [​IMG]
     
  9. May 13, 2011 at 2:21 PM
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    CHUNKY08 [OP] Milk was a BAD choice

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    Now that's what I'm looking for Patrick!!! Where did you get it? Is that an insert?
     
  10. May 13, 2011 at 2:22 PM
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    Most people go with a mesh style grill. Here is the satoshi, they are all custom made. They are recessed all the way to the back of the grill.

    [​IMG]
     
  11. May 13, 2011 at 2:23 PM
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    it came on the truck dealer installed and that it replaces the stock grill, its not the one that like bolts over
     
  12. May 13, 2011 at 2:38 PM
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    CHUNKY08 [OP] Milk was a BAD choice

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    Thanks Giggity...I'm really sold on the bars instead of mesh although the mesh does look good!
     
  13. May 13, 2011 at 2:40 PM
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    Yeah everyone has their own taste. Get what you like!;)
     
  14. May 13, 2011 at 3:02 PM
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    [​IMG]

    This pick is before I painted behind the grill
    [​IMG]
     
  15. May 13, 2011 at 3:04 PM
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    billet looks good on 1st gens... mesh looks good on second gens.
     
  16. May 13, 2011 at 3:09 PM
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    I forgot where I got mine from, but you can check autoanything, ebay (don't get the really cheap ones), and even amazon.

    I had mine chrome for about 3 years, but eventually blacked it out.
     
  17. May 13, 2011 at 8:58 PM
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  18. Sep 15, 2011 at 11:02 AM
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    this might be a dumb question but i had a black billet grille on my 08 taco...will it fit on the 2011???
     
  19. Sep 15, 2011 at 11:26 AM
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    chadderkdawg Don't ask questions you don't want the answer to..

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    And to answer your question, Yes, but, you should just sell it to me.
     
  20. Sep 15, 2011 at 12:29 PM
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    haha if i wasnt going to use it i would. :D but thanks for letting me know!
     
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