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Full Grille/Surround Replacement Options

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Silver02Taco, Dec 8, 2011.

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Which do you prefer??

Poll closed Jan 7, 2012.
  1. Horizontal Bars

    23.8%
  2. Vertical Bars

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. Grillecraft

    23.8%
  4. Satoshi

    52.4%
  1. Dec 8, 2011 at 6:28 PM
    #1
    Silver02Taco

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    So, I'm seeing a lot of Grille/Surround Mods on the Forums, and I wonder what you guys think about these two options:

    I found them on Amazon.

    1st Option: Horizontal Bars
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    2nd Option: Vertical Bars
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    Or should I spend the time and do a Grillecraft or Satoshi??

    Thoughts??
     
  2. Dec 8, 2011 at 6:30 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    The vertical bars one makes it look like one of those ugly wannabe Lincoln grilles I always see on f-150s down here.
     
  3. Dec 8, 2011 at 6:36 PM
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    TACOMABOSS

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  4. Dec 8, 2011 at 8:50 PM
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    DNG

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    I vote grillcraft, even though I don't see why you'd spend $150 if you can do it yourself.

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  5. Dec 8, 2011 at 9:35 PM
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    Casey05Taco

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    I say do the satoshi, have only seen 1 on this sit. Done by homer I do believe
     
  6. Dec 8, 2011 at 9:40 PM
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    DNG

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    there are more than 1 satoshi'd 1st gens around here
     
  7. Dec 12, 2011 at 8:51 AM
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    AlphaEcho2k5

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    If and when you do this mod, go ahead and hack off the top two clips. I see a lot of people leaving them on and they're not necessary. I hacked mine off sanded and painted the inside of the grille. It looks good and I don't have any movement from the grille.
     
  8. Dec 13, 2011 at 7:36 AM
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    beerye

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    Does anyone have a link on how to do the Satoshi Grill? Or have a write-up?
    I was planning on buying the Horizontal Bars, but if I could build the Satoshi myself, it would be so much better!
    Thanks!
     
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