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Help, removal of bottom clips of grille 12 tacoma

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by site4soreice, Apr 8, 2013.

  1. Apr 8, 2013 at 4:32 PM
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    site4soreice

    site4soreice [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I'm trying to remove the OEM grille on my 12 tacoma but i'm stuck on trying to remove it from the bottom clips, theres 6 of em in total. Whats the easiest way to remove it?
     
  2. Apr 8, 2013 at 6:29 PM
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    Kevoh

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    Hey man I just did this yesterday. You need to CAREFULLY pry just the 1st one out - I suggest starting from Left to Right. Once you remove one the others will come out with some simple and slow pulling and pushing the clip through ont he other side.

    GL lemme know if you need more info.
     
  3. Apr 9, 2013 at 9:19 PM
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    site4soreice

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    Cool thanks man, i got it out, I plasti dip the whole chrome part and it looks sweet.
     
  4. Apr 10, 2013 at 1:01 PM
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    Kevoh

    Kevoh Well-Known Member

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    Awesome did you see my write up? Hope it turned out well, post some pictures!
     
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