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Billet vs. Satoshi

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 808Bradah, Aug 25, 2011.

  1. Aug 25, 2011 at 2:30 PM
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    808Bradah

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    Whats the difference between these 2 grills? and which do u recommend for a 2011 white Tacoma access cab?
     
  2. Aug 25, 2011 at 3:09 PM
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    Depends on how much time, work, money you're willing to put into it. Most billets require some cutting but since it's a flush mount the cuts can be left rough. Basically just cut out the stock grille and bolt in the billet. A satoshi requires much more work. Lots of cutting, sanding, bondo, sanding, bondo, sanding, priming, sanding, priming, sanding and painting. But if you do it right, they look really good. If I had a 2011 I don't think I would do either. The new grille looks like it would be a PITA cut out. And it looks pretty good as is.
     
  3. Aug 25, 2011 at 3:10 PM
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    .....waiting for someone to say it lol
     
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    mmm k. thanks for the info and suggestion
     
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    i accidently made this post after the first one i posted haha.. i wasnt too sure where i was supposed to post it thats why haha
     
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    Or you can buy a full grille that you just replace?
     
  7. Aug 25, 2011 at 4:03 PM
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    With all the tacomas rolling around the islands, you gotta come up with something original that you like.
     
  8. Aug 25, 2011 at 4:07 PM
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    haha ok good glad you realized it. fingers crossed that it wasnt another new member making 4 threads about the same thing in 4 different sections lol


    ^^^this. hope the info i sent helps out.
     
  9. Aug 25, 2011 at 6:29 PM
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    yep, I'm having a sotashi made for my 2011. If i grow tired of it, I can always swap back the stock one.
     
  10. Aug 26, 2011 at 1:12 AM
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    Not many Satoshi's on the island. I'd say go Satoshi if you can do it! Or if you got the money, hit up Homeroshi.....he sells completely made Satoshis!
     
  11. Aug 26, 2011 at 1:15 AM
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