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Grille removal question

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Nick Sells, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. Oct 20, 2010 at 5:18 PM
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    Nick Sells

    Nick Sells [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I am wanting to paint my grille black this weekend but how do you remove those little tabs I tried to squeeze in on both sides and push up but they weren't coming out and I was affraid of breaking them any suggestions. Also are there any other little tricks I need to know.

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  2. Oct 20, 2010 at 5:19 PM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    Get a flathead screwdriver or a butter knife or something similar and pry the circle up. Then it pulls from the top out.
     
  3. Oct 20, 2010 at 5:21 PM
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    Pugga

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    x2, they're pretty simple once you finally figure out how they work. You can reuse them also.
     
  4. Oct 20, 2010 at 5:29 PM
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    Nick Sells

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    Thanks thats what I thought just wasn't sure and couldn't find a thread
     
  5. Oct 21, 2010 at 6:24 AM
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    jnoley07

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    be careful tho, those little bastiches are prone to snapping
     
  6. Oct 21, 2010 at 6:28 AM
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    If they do, zip ties are always welcome :D
     
  7. Oct 21, 2010 at 1:36 PM
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    Priddle And now for something completely different....

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    On a side note...tell us how you are painting your grill.
     
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