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Grillcraft installed today

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by inlinejohn, Apr 19, 2010.

  1. Apr 19, 2010 at 7:42 PM
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    inlinejohn

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    Grill came in mail and couldn't wait. Installed along w TOYOTA emblem and TRD emblem.

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  2. Apr 19, 2010 at 7:42 PM
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  3. Apr 19, 2010 at 7:43 PM
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    That's sick! Does the toyota come as one piece or is it seperate?
     
  4. Apr 19, 2010 at 7:45 PM
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  5. Apr 19, 2010 at 7:45 PM
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    Damn that grille looks good man how much did it cost u
     
  6. Apr 19, 2010 at 7:46 PM
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    The emblem is a separate purchase and must be modified to make fit. Basically grind off mounting points on back to make emblem flush, then drill (2) 3/16" dia holes to accommodate extra screws that come with the Grillcraft grill. Install was not too bad. Cutting the old grill out was the biggest job.
     
  7. Apr 19, 2010 at 7:47 PM
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    The grill was $169. The TOYOTA emblem was about $45
     
  8. Apr 19, 2010 at 7:49 PM
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    Looks good as hell man
     
  9. Apr 19, 2010 at 7:50 PM
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    Thanks :)
     
  10. Apr 19, 2010 at 7:51 PM
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    Very nice!! Now paint that Toyota emblem silver to match the truck!!!:eek::D
     
  11. Apr 19, 2010 at 7:54 PM
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  12. Apr 19, 2010 at 7:55 PM
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    HAHAHAHA J/K! Looks awesome! lol I had to do that! Hope you understand!
     
  13. Apr 19, 2010 at 8:00 PM
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    I wouldn't have understand unless you'd posted this post, else I guess you just didn't like it and that's ok. It's my truck not yours :)

    I appreciate the complement.
     
  14. Apr 19, 2010 at 8:01 PM
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    Haha I didn't mean is the grill seperate from the emblem... I knew that. I was wondering if the word toyota was separate letters or one whole world, but you answered my question. Thanks
     
  15. Apr 19, 2010 at 8:03 PM
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    oops...Sorry. Yes the emblem is all one piece.
     
  16. Apr 19, 2010 at 8:23 PM
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    I was just being a smart a$$! Please forgive! I keed i keed!
     
  17. Apr 19, 2010 at 8:26 PM
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    SIAP: Where did you get the emblem? How difficult was the install? This is one of the mods I want to do but not sure if I feel like cutting my new truck yet.
     
  18. Apr 19, 2010 at 8:28 PM
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    Great job!
     
  19. Apr 19, 2010 at 8:33 PM
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    Where did u get the grill from? :confused:
     
  20. Apr 19, 2010 at 8:38 PM
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    The install wasn't too bad. First I tried to just cut the center outta the stock grill (the oval center), but realized I'd have no access to the mounting holes for the Grillcraft. I used a jigsaw/handsaw combo for cutting the entire stock grill out and cleaned up with a file. I was very careful. Once the old grill center is removed, the install is easy. Measure twice, don't screw it up and it will look amazing. Sorry I didn't post and install pics, but there are several threads that show it. Just search.

    http://www.toyotapartszone.com/oem/toyota~emblem~radiator~grille~or~front~panel~75311-90K00.html
     
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