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Black Mesh Grills

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Slvr_DblTaco, Apr 16, 2008.

  1. Apr 16, 2008 at 8:21 AM
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    Slvr_DblTaco

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    Hey guys, simple question - asking for opinions I guess.

    Can anyone point me in the right direction for a black mesh grill for my 07 Sport? Anyone have experience (pros/cons) with any of these?

    Thanks!
    Bob
     
  2. Apr 16, 2008 at 8:40 AM
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    CNW

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    Try GrillCraft. Mine is not mesh or black, but they had them.

    Craig
     
  3. Apr 16, 2008 at 8:55 AM
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    Evil Monkey

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    I have the Grillcraft MX upper and lower on mine. You can see the installation instructions on their site. To install the top, you sawzall the plastic inside the shroud (I believe it's optional but it'd be a pain to get the grill in with it still there). For the bottom, you have to take the front bumper plastic off. It's not hard and the instructions are pretty good.
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  4. Apr 16, 2008 at 11:32 AM
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    eautoworks.com has the upper for $156 + shipping... shop around though - my local dealer was able to get them for cheaper.

    I bought both upper and lower, but I regret purchasing the lower...

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  5. Apr 16, 2008 at 11:33 AM
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    Khaos

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    Time to paint the area behind the grill!!

    And x2 on grillcraft.
     
  6. Apr 16, 2008 at 11:43 AM
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    Evil Monkey

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    I painted it after the picture was taken.
     
  7. Jun 18, 2008 at 9:17 AM
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    Slvr_DblTaco

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    Thanks GSXR3000 - I just ordered my grill from eAutoWorks = $162 delivered.
     
  8. Jun 18, 2008 at 9:42 AM
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    If I wanted to buy JUST the mesh metal and make my own, where would I go?
     
  9. Jun 18, 2008 at 2:16 PM
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    Evil Monkey

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    Try Home Depot. I found some grill-like stuff there that I was going to make a motorcycle headlight rock screen with. I found some online too by searching for "Universal Mesh Grill"

    This stuff is 3' x 8' so you should have plenty ($34 plus shipping).
    http://www.progressiveautoparts.com/servlet/Detail?no=669633

    There's always eBay too:
    http://shop.ebay.com/items/__mesh-g...wZmeshQ20grillQ20universalQQ_npmdnuZQQ_npmvZ3
     
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