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Dremel Kits For Satoshi??

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TEX357, Apr 25, 2009.

  1. Apr 25, 2009 at 3:11 PM
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    I looked everywhere for the Dremel Kits here locally and they have them but for like 50 bucks (CHEAPEST) and i know a couple of yall discussed before about finding some for about 10$ that werent too good but got the job done? any of yall know what brand these are and what I'm talking about?:confused:
     
  2. Apr 25, 2009 at 3:14 PM
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  3. Apr 25, 2009 at 3:25 PM
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    Thanks man!
     
  4. Apr 25, 2009 at 3:30 PM
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    no problem!
     
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    Is harborfrieght like a north us brand or what? Never seen it down here
     
  7. Apr 25, 2009 at 6:32 PM
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    wat?
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    I just used a Dremel tool today to cut the crossbars from my grill for the Satoshi mod. I wouldn't recommend using a Dremel tool for this project unless you have the patience of a saint.
    It would have been much easier to use a sawsall or hacksaw, neither of which I had readily available today.
    The only way to accomplish this task with a Dremel, is to use the drill bit and either drill individual holes, which takes forever... or start a hole and use the drill bit as a router, which does a better job of melting the plastic rather than cutting it. It worked, but it was frustrating and took forever.
     
  9. Apr 26, 2009 at 2:39 PM
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    so is there a way to install a satoshi grill while keeping the option of putting the stock grill back on
     
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    wat?
    if u wanna rip back out the fiberglass you put in and then fiberglass the stock crossbars back in. would be a royal pain in the ass i think
     
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    ill take that as a no
     
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    satoshi is a one way option. no going back. I do recommend using a dremel for doing the satoshi. For just cutting out the stock grill center, yeah it was a little tedious, but the dremel is necessary for the fine cuts to keep you from sanding 10x longer.
     
  13. Apr 26, 2009 at 3:16 PM
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    In my Dremmel set, I have a rotory cutting tool, Similar to a Roto Zip bit. It made very short work of the grill.
     
  14. Apr 26, 2009 at 4:43 PM
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    i started with the dremel, then realized it was a pain. so i used a hacksaw blade which made quick work of getting the grill out. then once it was out used the dremel to cut/grind the remaining plastic flush were you will fill in with fiberglass. worked good for me.
     
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