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Grillcraft Poll

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by NC15TRD, Oct 28, 2010.

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Upper grille only or upper and lower?

Poll closed Nov 27, 2010.
  1. Upper grille only

    37 vote(s)
    53.6%
  2. Upper and lower

    32 vote(s)
    46.4%
  1. Oct 28, 2010 at 7:01 PM
    #1
    NC15TRD

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    Upper grille only or upper and lower grilles?
     
  2. Oct 28, 2010 at 7:17 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    I just got the upper. Lower seemed a bit pricey for something you can't even see from more than 10 feet away.
     
  3. Oct 28, 2010 at 7:18 PM
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    Sunburst

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    I vote upper because I'm too cheap to pay the $100 for the 4" bottom piece that should be included with the upper grille I paid $169 for...
     
  4. Oct 28, 2010 at 7:22 PM
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    Chris(NJ)

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    Yea, whats the question :confused:
     
  5. Oct 28, 2010 at 8:19 PM
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    ccextra1976

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    ^^^^ exactly
     
  6. Oct 28, 2010 at 8:32 PM
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    Chris(NJ)

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    agreed.
    Keeping an eye on the GB right now. Maybe if it gets to 100 orders, that lower piece can be had for a measley 87 bux or whatever lol :rolleyes:
     
  7. Oct 28, 2010 at 8:44 PM
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    RMTacoguy30

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    I've got the upper and lower
     
  8. Oct 28, 2010 at 9:56 PM
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    RMTacoguy30

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    On the bottom piece I just used 4 zip ties and you can't see them... It took about 2 minutes to put on.. And a lot easier that way.
     
  9. Oct 28, 2010 at 10:05 PM
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    No problem.... Just don't cut out the center piece and run the zip tie through the mounting holes for the grillcraft and then around the center piece. Unless you're actually 6 inces from it you can't seem them behind there. I will post a pic up in a minute.
     
  10. Oct 28, 2010 at 10:08 PM
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    Ohhh... Now I see what you mean... Your photo didn't load right away
     
  11. Oct 28, 2010 at 10:08 PM
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    i have upper and lower
     
  12. Oct 28, 2010 at 10:09 PM
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    [​IMG]

    I still need to do some spray painting behind mine.
     
  13. Oct 28, 2010 at 10:15 PM
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    Thanks man. I don't know if it would be worth the hassle with the way your wires run for your lights. But it might look pretty good if you did because it would hide the wires running behind it.
     
  14. Oct 28, 2010 at 10:56 PM
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    How did you mount your lights behind your grill?.... I've got 2 PIAA lights in the box I will be putting behind my grill soon.
     
  15. Oct 28, 2010 at 11:08 PM
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    Thanks... Thats what I was looking at doing... But I have little patience. lol. I was thinking about just using the frame above the radiator.
     
  16. Oct 29, 2010 at 2:15 AM
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    Upper and lower for me...easy install.

    The stock grill offers little to NO protection from superslab 70 mph flying debris/projectiles, not sure what toyota was thinking on grill design :eek: I guess cost savings???

    The Grillcraft upper and lower offers much more protection IMHO.


    [​IMG]
     
  17. Oct 29, 2010 at 3:53 AM
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    I just used a couple of L brackets off the radiator support, just cut them and bend them the way you want.
    Pics are in my gallery on page 6
     
  18. Oct 29, 2010 at 4:36 AM
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    I went with upper only. I'm not paying $100 for a tiny piece of grill that no one will notice anyway. As for the lights, I mounted them through the holes that the grill used to screw into. Popped out the white plastic pieces and bolted them right in, the grill is now connected to the lights' bolts.
    [​IMG]
     
  19. Oct 29, 2010 at 5:01 AM
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    So the way Klipp did it the lights don't vibrate at all? I'm confused because I planned doing mine like his.
     
  20. Oct 29, 2010 at 5:06 AM
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    NC15TRD

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    Well my apologies for not giving a good question. The question should have been do you HAVE the upper only or upper and lower grillcrafts?
     
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