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Grills for 2008 Tacoma

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by schiz94, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. Jun 10, 2009 at 10:02 PM
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    schiz94

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    Morimoto Projector Retrofit, alpine cda-105,Wheelskins leather wheel cover, wet okoles,5% tint on back and 24% on front two windows,Debadged tailgate,custom sockmonkey centercap decals, xr rims pced gloss black.
    I have a regular cab tacoma and its completely stock, no wheels or anything. base model. manual 2.7l and i wanted to see what kind of grills i could get for it. I wanted to get a cool one, but i just dont know where to look
     
  2. Jun 10, 2009 at 10:14 PM
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    jeremiekc

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  3. Jun 10, 2009 at 10:14 PM
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    LBtaco

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  4. Jun 10, 2009 at 10:14 PM
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    SocalMan22

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    What Mods!
    You could go with a simple billet grille or a grillcraft grille there is a group buy going on,
     
  5. Jun 10, 2009 at 10:16 PM
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    neontrail

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  6. Jun 10, 2009 at 10:22 PM
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    jeremiekc

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    If you are interested in a satoshi I can put you in contact a member in Houston that does a beautiful job.
     
  7. Jun 10, 2009 at 10:31 PM
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    mneuls

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    5100's and dakar leaf 3"lift, Satoshi grill,
    Bilstein 5100's front and back, dakar 3" leaf springs, Westin bull bar, piaa driving lights, piaa replacement bulbs, H/U, 2x10" mtx tt65 subs, 1000w clarion monoblock, Mtx surround speakers. green wire mod. Flowmaster 40, airaid intake. scanguage II.
    SATOSHI!!!!!!

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Jun 10, 2009 at 10:33 PM
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    jeremiekc

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    Secondary Air Filter removed, Painted Brake Calipers, AFN Drop in air cleaner, OEM Chrome Bumper, OEM Chrome grilll, OEM Cruise Control, OEM Interval Wipers, Hard Wired Garmin Nuvi 670, X-Runner Rims, Devil Horns, 6000w HID's, Bling Light Fogs with Blue Halo, OEM Bilstein Rear Shocks, 12V Plug in Truck Bed pocket. Debagged, 13" Antennax, Color Matched Satoshi Grill, URD Short Shifter, WeatherTech Floor Mats, PainLess Wiring Switched Fuse Box, Black Sand Pearl X-Runner Badges
    That looks sweet!!
     
  9. Jun 10, 2009 at 10:36 PM
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    schiz94

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    Morimoto Projector Retrofit, alpine cda-105,Wheelskins leather wheel cover, wet okoles,5% tint on back and 24% on front two windows,Debadged tailgate,custom sockmonkey centercap decals, xr rims pced gloss black.
    i like the satoshi the best, where do you buy those grilles?
     
  10. Jun 10, 2009 at 10:38 PM
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    mneuls

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    Bilstein 5100's front and back, dakar 3" leaf springs, Westin bull bar, piaa driving lights, piaa replacement bulbs, H/U, 2x10" mtx tt65 subs, 1000w clarion monoblock, Mtx surround speakers. green wire mod. Flowmaster 40, airaid intake. scanguage II.
    you cut up your old grill and make it.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  11. Jun 10, 2009 at 10:43 PM
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    TigersTacoma

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    where do you buy the mesh and emblems?
     
  12. Jun 10, 2009 at 10:45 PM
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    mneuls

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    5100's and dakar leaf 3"lift, Satoshi grill,
    Bilstein 5100's front and back, dakar 3" leaf springs, Westin bull bar, piaa driving lights, piaa replacement bulbs, H/U, 2x10" mtx tt65 subs, 1000w clarion monoblock, Mtx surround speakers. green wire mod. Flowmaster 40, airaid intake. scanguage II.
    the emblems came off the back of my truck. And I got the mesh from a local steel/fabrication/welding shop.
     
  13. Jun 10, 2009 at 10:48 PM
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    schiz94

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    Morimoto Projector Retrofit, alpine cda-105,Wheelskins leather wheel cover, wet okoles,5% tint on back and 24% on front two windows,Debadged tailgate,custom sockmonkey centercap decals, xr rims pced gloss black.
    nobody makes these grilles?
     
  14. Jun 10, 2009 at 10:49 PM
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    mneuls

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    5100's and dakar leaf 3"lift, Satoshi grill,
    Bilstein 5100's front and back, dakar 3" leaf springs, Westin bull bar, piaa driving lights, piaa replacement bulbs, H/U, 2x10" mtx tt65 subs, 1000w clarion monoblock, Mtx surround speakers. green wire mod. Flowmaster 40, airaid intake. scanguage II.
    there are a few guys on here that make them, if you ask real nice. not really sure who though. If you make the drive up here, i'll help you with yours, I even got some mesh left over. you are only 1229km away. 16 hour drive, no big deal.

    [​IMG]Bellingham, WA
    USA


    1.Head northeast on N State St toward Ellis St[​IMG]0.5 mi
    2.Slight right at Iowa St[​IMG]0.2 mi
    3.Take the ramp onto I-5 N[​IMG]1.0 mi
    4.Take exit 255 for WA-542/Sunset Dr[​IMG]0.2 mi
    5.Turn right at E Sunset Dr/WA-542 (signs for WA-542) Continue to follow WA-542
    [​IMG]9.9 mi
    6.Turn left at Lawrence Rd/WA-9 Continue to follow WA-9
    [​IMG]6.3 mi
    7.Turn left at Nooksack Rd/WA-9[​IMG]292 ft
    8.Turn right at Nooksack Ave/WA-9[​IMG]3.3 mi
    9.Turn right at E Badger Rd/WA-9 Continue to follow WA-9
    Entering Canada (British Columbia)
    [​IMG]4.2 mi
    10.Continue on Sumas Way[​IMG]2.0 mi
    11.Take the ramp to TC-1/Hope[​IMG]0.3 mi
    12.Merge onto HWY-1 E[​IMG]48.3 mi
    13.Take exit 170 for TC-1[​IMG]0.1 mi
    14.Turn left at Flood Hope Rd E[​IMG]0.2 mi
    15.Continue on Water Ave E[​IMG]0.7 mi
    16.Slight right at HWY-1[​IMG]119 mi
    17.Continue straight onto Cariboo Hwy/HWY 97 Continue to follow Cariboo Hwy
    [​IMG]49.7 mi
    18.Continue on Cariboo Hwy 97 S/HWY 97 Continue to follow HWY 97
    [​IMG]150 mi
    19.Turn right at Front St[​IMG]1.0 mi
    20.Slight left at HWY 97[​IMG]324 mi
    21.Turn left at Alaska Hwy[​IMG]44.4 mi
    22.Turn right at 100th St[​IMG]0.7 mi

    [​IMG]Fort Saint John, BC
     
  15. Jun 10, 2009 at 10:51 PM
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    chestnut35

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    bixenon HID, chrome running boards, access tonneau cover, Bilstein 5100, rear TSB leafs, 18x9 XD wheels, 285/60/18 Nitto Terra Grapplers, Front Bull Bar
    how much do those satoshi grilles run? that looks sick especially w the black
     
  16. Jun 10, 2009 at 10:56 PM
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    mneuls

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    Bilstein 5100's front and back, dakar 3" leaf springs, Westin bull bar, piaa driving lights, piaa replacement bulbs, H/U, 2x10" mtx tt65 subs, 1000w clarion monoblock, Mtx surround speakers. green wire mod. Flowmaster 40, airaid intake. scanguage II.
    mine cost under $30 but I already had sandpaper and paint.
     
  17. Jun 10, 2009 at 10:56 PM
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    schiz94

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    Morimoto Projector Retrofit, alpine cda-105,Wheelskins leather wheel cover, wet okoles,5% tint on back and 24% on front two windows,Debadged tailgate,custom sockmonkey centercap decals, xr rims pced gloss black.
    im not driving to canada for a grill haha, i think i will go with one of those grillcraft mesh black ones for like 200$.
     
  18. Jun 10, 2009 at 11:00 PM
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    TigersTacoma

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    i might just buy a stock grill off of ebay and test it out and see if i can do it
     
  19. Jun 10, 2009 at 11:07 PM
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    chestnut35

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    how difficult was it to put together
     
  20. Jun 10, 2009 at 11:12 PM
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    schiz94

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    dude, i might actually do this. i could get a used grill off ebay and get mesh and put it on and the emblems are like ten bucks on ebay
     
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