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DIY: OEM Emblem Install On Grillcraft !!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by dman597, Oct 7, 2010.

  1. Oct 7, 2010 at 3:54 PM
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    dman597

    dman597 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Things you will need:
    #4-40-3/4 Bolt
    #4-40 Nut
    Small washer
    Epoxy
    Dremel or equivalent

    1. Take your emblem and cut off the tabs in the upper left and right.
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    2. Then trim the upper part of the upper tab.
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    3. Place the emblem on the grill to mark where to epoxy the bolt.
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    4. Epoxy bolt on mark.
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    5. Wait intill cured, then install emblem!!!!
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  2. Oct 7, 2010 at 3:57 PM
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    meckleystephen

    meckleystephen My Taco is Bi-Winning!!!!!!!!

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    Pretty cool. good idea
     
  3. Oct 7, 2010 at 4:12 PM
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    dman597

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    thanks
    even without the bolt it fits in there pretty snug.
     
  4. Oct 7, 2010 at 4:47 PM
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    Chris(NJ)

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    Looks good, nice job!
     
  5. Oct 7, 2010 at 5:02 PM
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    dman597

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    thanks

    And PS this emblem will be for sale soon. I just got my metalmiller emblem.
     
  6. Oct 7, 2010 at 5:20 PM
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    subbed...

    I'll need this once I get my white color-matched grille and mesh grillcraft.

    Thanks for the write-up!
     
  7. Oct 8, 2010 at 12:31 PM
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    thanks
     
  8. Oct 8, 2010 at 8:15 PM
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    Eurosport

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    you should try some Plastidip on it see if you like the look, if not you can just peel it off
     
  9. Oct 8, 2010 at 10:41 PM
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    The grille does look a little plain without the emblem.
     
  10. Feb 7, 2011 at 9:41 PM
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    where did you get your mesh from?
     
  11. Feb 7, 2011 at 10:48 PM
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    Looks good...I was gonna do the same thing on my Grillcraft but paint it black

    What emblem did you get from Metal Miller?

    Can't wait to see your new one
     
  12. Feb 6, 2015 at 1:04 PM
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    Subb'ed to do this when I get home tonight!
     
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