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Cheap SATOSHI material!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by tecate12, Mar 8, 2011.

  1. Mar 8, 2011 at 7:57 PM
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    tecate12

    tecate12 [OP] Fuuaaaaaaa!!

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    So i made my satoshi a couple of weeks ago and after looking around for mesh online i ended up going to a weld shop to see what they had that i could use... and boy am i a happy camper!

    the guy hooked me up with some pretty nice mesh for 20bucks!
    took a look at it not too flimsy but not solid either and worked perfectly!
    he took the measurements cut it out for me and send me on my way with
    THE FULL set for my grill (mesh for upper grill, lower grill, and triangle) for for 20!

    so i think ill do both YOU GUYS and Ruben at the welding shop a solid and ask

    if you guys aren't looking to spend over $200 on one of those grillcraft or
    elusive elements (although are very nice and original IMO) sets. PM me and ill make a stop to the iron shop once again...

    $40 shipped from my place to yours....
    Includes upper-lower-and triangle mesh...




    Here are a couple of pics of my upper installed...
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]


    What da ya think?

    the material isnt the stiffest thing in the world but def gets the job done and looks and feels GREATfor $20!!!!!!
     
  2. Mar 8, 2011 at 7:58 PM
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    kinkrider101

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    looks great! how do u open the hood?
     
  3. Mar 8, 2011 at 7:59 PM
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    stevenstaco

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    looks good:D
     
  4. Mar 8, 2011 at 8:01 PM
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    bobfm10350

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    You open the hood above the grille not through it.
     
  5. Mar 8, 2011 at 8:02 PM
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    tecate12

    tecate12 [OP] Fuuaaaaaaa!!

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    x2. you can open it through the grill??
     
  6. Mar 8, 2011 at 8:05 PM
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    kinkrider101

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    so that latch is removed? on the stock grill you have to reach through the grill and pull the latch
     
  7. Mar 8, 2011 at 8:06 PM
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    AsianAnts

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    [​IMG] do that to the hood

     
  8. Mar 8, 2011 at 8:10 PM
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    tecate12

    tecate12 [OP] Fuuaaaaaaa!!

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    idk man? i just go inside my truck pop open the hood reach above the grill and pull the latch... like its done on every vehicle
     
  9. Mar 8, 2011 at 8:11 PM
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    x2

    maybe he was thinking that the grille material covered the latch?? i can possibly see a problem if it wasnt trimmed down enough?? maybe?? ya? ya??
    [​IMG]

     
  10. Mar 8, 2011 at 8:12 PM
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    Do you have any close up pics of the mesh itself? Just to get an idea of the thickness. Because I may be interested...
     
  11. Mar 8, 2011 at 8:14 PM
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    Where u from? Sorry I'm am browsing on my phone
     
  12. Mar 8, 2011 at 8:15 PM
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    Also can you take a closer pic of the mesh
     
  13. Mar 8, 2011 at 8:15 PM
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    tecate12 [OP] Fuuaaaaaaa!!

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    i can take a couple of pics of the lower one that i still havent installed...
    i really didnt think about taking any before instaling it lol
     
  14. Mar 8, 2011 at 8:16 PM
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    tecate12 [OP] Fuuaaaaaaa!!

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    el paso, tx man
     
  15. Mar 8, 2011 at 8:17 PM
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  16. Mar 8, 2011 at 8:17 PM
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    sorry off topic, but tecate beer is awesome..[​IMG]

    anywho, id like to see the pattern of the mesh too [​IMG]
     
  17. Mar 8, 2011 at 8:18 PM
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    I'm in! Give me a total to 78589 and I'll send money
     
  18. Mar 8, 2011 at 8:23 PM
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    The hood latch has two handles coming off of it, an upper one and a lower one. The lower one can be accessed through the factory grille, and the upper one can be accessed right under the hood when released from inside the cab. It works either way.
     
  19. Mar 8, 2011 at 8:28 PM
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    tecate12

    tecate12 [OP] Fuuaaaaaaa!!

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    WOW you learn something new everyday!!! lol
    :p

    once i put pics...
    PM ME IF INTERESTED GUYS!
     
  20. Mar 8, 2011 at 9:01 PM
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    tecate12

    tecate12 [OP] Fuuaaaaaaa!!

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    OK GUYS... this is as good as its gonne get...

    PM ME IF YOUR DOWN (with your zip code)... like i said to some of you guys already...

    im gonna check my pm's by tomoro morning...
    im gonna make one stop to the shop. one stop to the post office
    and ask for the money... paypal?

    i have absolutely no idea how much shipping typically is on anything other than a letter lol... but when i stop to find out tomorrow ill let you guys know for good...

    if ou are still unsure about the quality of material... buy it. get it. install it. if you dont like it(i dont know why you wouldnt tho) sport it until you gather up the money for a Grillcraft lol... in the end you only spent $20 and you have something to fill the hole till you get it. look at my pics tho it looks good on the truck!


    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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