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Grill finally done

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by CNW, Jan 24, 2008.

  1. Jan 24, 2008 at 3:12 PM
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    CNW

    CNW [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Here is the grill finally finished. All components in.

    Still have not gotten the tonneau cover. Early next week, I would suspect.

    Craig

    IMG_1815 2sm2.jpg
    IMG_1816 2sm.jpg
     
  2. Jan 24, 2008 at 3:34 PM
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    2003greenbean

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    looks great
     
  3. Jan 24, 2008 at 4:57 PM
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    concrete jedi

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    Very nice, even in the scoop. nice background.
     
  4. Jan 24, 2008 at 5:20 PM
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    chris L

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    really nice . I should be getting mine tomorrow . 4 pieces of billet from carriage works . was it difficult to cut out the old ?
     
  5. Jan 24, 2008 at 5:26 PM
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    rhoppas

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    Very nice truck! That's the way to do it, all 5 pieces...
     
  6. Jan 24, 2008 at 5:26 PM
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    CNW

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    Chris,

    No, it was not difficult to cut out. I used a Roto spiral saw. Took about half an hour.

    Craig
     
  7. Jan 24, 2008 at 5:26 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    nice looking install,cnw!! very nice!!
     
  8. Jan 24, 2008 at 6:47 PM
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    L_Jackson

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    looks awesome! good job
     
  9. Jan 25, 2008 at 2:37 AM
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    vivafire

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    Add N-Fab side steps-debaged,cat-back exhaust from MagnaFlow and a Stage 2 intake system from AFE
    That looks sweet!
     
  10. Jan 25, 2008 at 9:01 AM
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    chris L

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    thanks craig . I figured from looking at it it wouldnt be that bad , what a difference it makes . plus the final toyota tag is going to be gone on my taco .
     
  11. Jan 25, 2008 at 10:20 AM
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    CNW

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    Chris,

    I think you will be happy with the end result. I am.

    Craig
     
  12. Jan 25, 2008 at 12:01 PM
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    wormhole7

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    Looks great.
     
  13. Jan 25, 2008 at 1:25 PM
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    pb2themax

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    Looks good.

    But I'd spray paint all that shiny stuff Flat Black behind the grill.
     
  14. Jan 25, 2008 at 6:23 PM
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    TRD Larry

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    Grilles look great. I have been looking at the same setup for my truck. Can you post the part numbers for the 5 grille pieces. I have a 08 and the fit should be the same.
     
  15. Jan 25, 2008 at 9:06 PM
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    CNW

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    Larry,

    Here are the GrillCraft order numbers:

    TOY-1946-BAC
    TOY-1947-BAC
    TOY-1948-BAC

    It came to $283.

    Craig
     
  16. Jan 27, 2008 at 10:01 AM
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    chris L

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    wow what a difference . I installed my carriage works grill yesterday . it was really easy and only took me an hour or so . I will have to take a picture of it . Now its wiring in new sound and amps . now thw only thing that says toyota on my truck is the rear hitch cover . I will have to remove it also . got to find the right cover , that works for my mindset .
     
  17. Jan 27, 2008 at 10:43 AM
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    TRD Larry

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    Thanks Craig. I appreciate the help. Will be putting in my order.

    Larry
     
  18. Jan 27, 2008 at 10:56 AM
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    chris L

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    you will love the look compared to the stock grill .
     
  19. Jan 27, 2008 at 4:41 PM
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    CNW

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    Hope you are as happy with the results as I am.

    Craig
     
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