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Explain the difference....

Discussion in 'HomerTaco' started by HomerTaco, Nov 24, 2011.

  1. Nov 24, 2011 at 9:04 AM
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    HomerTaco

    HomerTaco [OP] That "grill guy" Vendor

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    Between a Satoshi Grill Mod done on an OEM Grill and one done with an Aftermarket Replacement Grill?

    Rep to anyone who can answer this correctly. :D
     
  2. Nov 24, 2011 at 9:04 AM
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    HomerTaco

    HomerTaco [OP] That "grill guy" Vendor

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    Going to check back after turkey... :hungry:
     
  3. Nov 24, 2011 at 9:10 AM
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    Toyota didn't, or rather couldn't regardless of any grill design they put on their vehicles, make a "Satoshi" grill because Miura Satoshi didn't work for Toyota, although his Hilux Surf was built by them.
     
  4. Nov 24, 2011 at 9:15 AM
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    HomerTaco

    HomerTaco [OP] That "grill guy" Vendor

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    Rephrased the OP for clarification. :sorry:
     
  5. Nov 24, 2011 at 9:24 AM
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    paintdiddy

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    I assume aftermarket is total shit and isn't exactly built like oem on the back side of grill?
     
  6. Nov 24, 2011 at 9:35 AM
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    jflan

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    The thing that stands out to me is the depth and lack of mesh frame on the Satoshi.
    The aftermarkets seem to be more flush because they :

    1. Allow OEM cross bars to remain
    2. Allow the option of removing the cross bars but don't address repairing the notches in the bezel after the removal.

    The set back of the Satoshi reminds me of an intake.
    Like an F-86 :p
     
  7. Nov 24, 2011 at 10:12 AM
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    OZ-T

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    Aftermarket grill comes in two pieces already
     
  8. Nov 24, 2011 at 10:54 AM
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    chris4x4

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    There probably isnt any difference. in my opinion, the plastics used on an OEM grill are determind by cost. Example, Toyota contracts out to have the grills made (as they are not a plastic company), so they might be a little less expensive plastic, or casting process. or both......Meanwhile, a company that IS in the plastic business, may undertake the opertunity to make grills for vehicles at a lower cost than the dealer can provide. being as the company that makes them for the manufacture is bound to a "Non compete" agreement, so they cant try to provide a less expensive alt. to the consumer. The company making the grills for the consumer can use better plastic matrix, and in some cases, be of better quality than the OEM grills, at a reduced cost. To add......Some could be made of cheese, and be best served on crackers.....
     
  9. Nov 24, 2011 at 4:52 PM
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    Dang! I thought I was gonna be a clever snot too.

    My only ideas are whether the aftermarket grill needs painting, whether you have to drive your truck for a few days without a grill, or how much you're shakin' in your boots when you start to cut into the OEM unit.
     
  10. Nov 24, 2011 at 6:26 PM
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    HomerTaco

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    Wrong...
    I honestly have no idea what you are talking about...:confused:
    True but not the answer we are looking for... (+1 anyway):rolleyes:
    WINNER!!!

    The truth of the matter is that I have done the Satoshi Mod to both an OEM grill and an Aftermarket and there is NO DIFFERENCE in them except for the markings on the plastic on the inside! the Plastic is the exact same ABS, had the identical melting point temp, and the injection points for the manufacturing process are in the same spots. From the front neither you or I could EVER tell the difference between the two once they were finished.:D

    Thanks for playing! :thumbsup:
     
  11. Nov 24, 2011 at 6:29 PM
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    Did I win?
     
  12. Nov 24, 2011 at 6:31 PM
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    HomerTaco

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    You did not even post an answer Bro! :rolleyes:
     
  13. Nov 24, 2011 at 6:31 PM
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    have you been eating for 8 hours??
     
  14. Nov 24, 2011 at 6:32 PM
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    No but we hosted this year... Everybody finally left...:rolleyes:
     
  15. Nov 24, 2011 at 6:32 PM
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    sorry 9 hours..
     
  16. Nov 24, 2011 at 6:33 PM
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    So is that a no? :pray:
     
  17. Nov 24, 2011 at 6:36 PM
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    you mad bro?
     
  18. Nov 24, 2011 at 6:42 PM
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    meh... consolation prize... ;)
     
  19. Nov 24, 2011 at 6:43 PM
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    :D
    Not anymore!
     
  20. Nov 24, 2011 at 6:47 PM
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    Fix
     
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