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FS (kind of) - Custom Front TRD Plate

Discussion in 'Buy / Sell / Trade' started by ph16drive, Sep 30, 2009.

  1. Sep 30, 2009 at 3:05 PM
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    ph16drive

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    Below is what is for sale, sort of. There is only ONE (1) of these that I have to give away. Instead of throwing it in the scrap bin at work, I thought I'd see if anyone wanted it first. Since it was made at work it wouldn't be ethical for me to profit from it so the rules are as follows:

    1. The only payment you'll need to make is for shipping from 44087. I'm not going to gouge anyone - it WILL be straight shipping with NO profit in it.
    2. You have to finish it. What I mean is, it was the test piece before I made mine so it'll need to be finished by way of polishing it or painting it. There are a few scratches across it. I mounted it on my truck to make sure that all the mounting holes were where they should be.
    3. You need to post a photo of it on TW when it's done and mounted. I'd like to see how you made it look on your Taco.
    4. I will be selecting who this goes to in a week or so only because I'd like to give contributing members to TW first place in line. There's so many of you and I appreciate all the informational posts on TW. I hope you all understand.
    [​IMG]

    The plate is made from 11GA T304 stainless steel and fits the factory TRD skid plate underneath and the factory license plate holes on top. I trust the license plate holes are in the same location on every taco. Fasteners ARE supplied with the plate except for the two top screws as they were the screws that originally held my license plate on from the dealer. If you don't have the holes for the license plate, you'll have to make them and find screws. Here are a few pics of the install on my taco.

    [​IMG]
    Note that the TRD logo above lines up with the lower grill to let air through. I polished mine so that the TRD stood out. Since I have a dark color Taco, I didn't want the TRD logo to blend in with say a black colored plate. The two screws at the top of the plate were the two that held my license plate on previously.

    [​IMG]
    Note the factory TRD skid plate above (I have an 08). If yours looks like mine and has an existing hole next to each of the skid plate mounting bolts in the front, there will be no drilling required.

    [​IMG]
    We have to have front license plates in OH so that was integral in the design above.

    BTW, if you want to calculate your own shipping, figure about 13 lbs shipping from 44087 via UPS. My company has an account with UPS and gets some kind of discount which will be extended to you but what that is I don't know until I go to ship it.
     
  2. Sep 30, 2009 at 4:21 PM
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    krimson

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    cool idea but i don't have drill holes in my front bumper :bananadead:
     
  3. Sep 30, 2009 at 4:23 PM
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    DanGer

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    Cool! I would take it if i didnt have a black bumper
     
  4. Sep 30, 2009 at 5:58 PM
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    CAMZTRD

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    i would love to have it...how much is shipping to 23666
     
  5. Sep 30, 2009 at 6:01 PM
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    paintdiddy

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    thats cool but i dont have a trd.im already a poser with my sockmonkey bed decals
     
  6. Sep 30, 2009 at 6:01 PM
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    SManZ

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    Damn...missed it by one! If it falls through I would like to put it on my truck and post pics. I'm in Centreville, VA 20120.

    -Thanks!
     
  7. Sep 30, 2009 at 6:06 PM
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    JimBeam

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    id put it on my truck but i dont think itd work with an ARB bumper
     
  8. Sep 30, 2009 at 6:13 PM
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    CAMZTRD

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    i think i would get it coverd in line-x...what do you think about that idea..?
     
  9. Sep 30, 2009 at 6:18 PM
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    rubenc87

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    I would like to join the list. Got the perfect place for it and it will make my plate more visible. We need the front plate in Texas. Keep me in mind. I am at 78521
    [​IMG]
     
  10. Oct 1, 2009 at 2:36 AM
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    ph16drive

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    UPS.com estimates $13.15 (ground) . . . you're on the list, thanks.
     
  11. Oct 1, 2009 at 2:40 AM
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    UPS.com estimates $12.58 (ground) . . . you're on the list.
     
  12. Oct 1, 2009 at 2:43 AM
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    Yeah, I had a feeling that all the frequent posters who I'm holding the front of the line for would already have the front of their Taco's just the way they want them. Damn, keep spreading the word though.
     
  13. Oct 1, 2009 at 2:49 AM
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    I think with your white truck, a black plate would look great but I don't know how visible the TRD would be if the plate is black. Are there any other colors you're thinking of?
     
  14. Oct 1, 2009 at 2:52 AM
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    UPS.com estimates $15.95 (ground) . . . you're on the list.
     
  15. Oct 1, 2009 at 5:00 AM
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    if it was cut down into a front plate only id rock it :D
     
  16. Oct 1, 2009 at 5:26 AM
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    i think i would paint a peice of sheet metal white and mount it behind the TRD, with the whole peice LINE-Xed and that white TRD, i think that would look pretty sweet... im not worried about air flow because my license plate already covers that area.
     
  17. Oct 1, 2009 at 7:08 AM
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    Cut it which way? If you mean cut the bends off, that makes it possible for me to send it thru the "timesaver" at work and put a "grain" on it which makes the stainless look a hell of a lot better plus it'd prolly take paint better if that's your aim. I guess I didn't open this up to modifying it to suit your taste but what I think you're asking for would be easy for me to do ~ no problem:thumbsup:. Let me know.

    BTW, nice avatar, I just saw that movie this weekend. I thought it was pretty funny.
     
  18. Oct 1, 2009 at 8:51 AM
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    Yeah that's exactly what I meant...I'd totally rock it plain like a front plate with some grain on it...no paint

    let me know shipping to 29223
     
  19. Oct 1, 2009 at 9:26 AM
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    UPS.com estimates $13.36 (ground).
     
  20. Oct 3, 2009 at 10:49 AM
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    Id like to be added to the list. Beefed Taco is going to be building me a new front bumper and im sure this would fit in well.

    Can even make things easy and send my UPS account number for you to ship with
     
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