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How To: Separate & Reattach the two piece 2nd Gen Grille

Discussion in 'HomerTaco' started by HomerTaco, May 13, 2011.

  1. Jun 8, 2012 at 4:52 PM
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    Thanks, I will try with a different computer
     
  2. Aug 24, 2012 at 2:05 PM
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    Cosmetic stuff.... best part HomerTaco Raptor Grille. Need to get a lift, armor and lockers.
    I know this is a mesh thread but I want to throw in my 2 cents... I did a billet grille and wish I saw this thread earlier because I've been fighting with getting the two together for a few hrs now :confused: at first I thought it would be a good idea to use rod cement for fixing fishing poles :eek:... Yeap that dumb.. So that didn't work and I used a plastic epoxy which is working pretty good now.

    For those that don't know rod cement is heated up like hot glue then hardens. Turns out if you use that then go play 9 holes at your favorite golf course in 70-80 degree weather with the front end of the truck facing the sun, the "heated up" action happens again and your painted surround comes off. :facepalm:

    But now it's all got the plastic epoxy. Fingers crossed it'll work now. But to make a fat story thin... Ask the master before you end in disaster.
     
  3. Aug 24, 2012 at 7:59 PM
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  4. Nov 19, 2012 at 2:46 AM
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    Any chance of reposting the videos? It appears that they are no longer there...
     
  5. Nov 19, 2012 at 11:09 AM
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    They are hosted on photobucket. Some browsers do not show them for some reason... :notsure:

    The links are still active & show for me.
     
  6. Nov 19, 2012 at 2:20 PM
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    thank you :)
     
  7. Dec 15, 2012 at 3:22 PM
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    It shows for me using Mozilla Firefox...
     
  8. Dec 15, 2012 at 3:26 PM
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    OZ-T Did you get your precious photos ?

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    I never have been able to see a video in this thread
     
  9. Dec 15, 2012 at 3:27 PM
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    That's cause my videos are banned in Canada. :cool:
     
  10. Dec 15, 2012 at 3:27 PM
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    OZ-T Did you get your precious photos ?

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    races
     
  11. Dec 15, 2012 at 3:28 PM
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    :p




    I'll see if I can post a link to where it's hosted on photobucket...
     
  12. Dec 15, 2012 at 6:24 PM
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    Yeah... that will cause you some headaches later...
    FWIW I rarely separate the two parts anymore on the stock grills... :eek:
     
  13. Dec 15, 2012 at 8:49 PM
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    you can't if you've broken them.
     
  14. Dec 17, 2012 at 5:05 PM
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    are you willing to sell the Mx mesh already pre-bent to look like the Raptor style?

    I know, First Post! but i'm very serious about wanting to buy this. Love your work man!
     
  15. Dec 17, 2012 at 5:46 PM
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    Sorry but no I do not.
    I did a whole batch of 6 back in August. It was a huge PITA and I decided it was too much extra effort to continue.
    Thank you for the kind words though!
     
  16. Mar 13, 2013 at 3:01 PM
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    So if they are broken I cant do anything about it? I've try plastic soldering and i cant reattach them. I am effed? I need a new one with the tabs?

    I know you are coming to Vegas soon if you can bring me a raptor mesh and i'll pay for it here or pay in advance and help me fix my grille :) Just kinda kidding. Good work by the way.
     
  17. Mar 18, 2013 at 8:04 AM
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  18. Mar 23, 2013 at 10:13 PM
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    Is it possible to take this piece off the bumper without cutting or melting it off to make an open space for a l.e.d. bar?

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  19. Mar 24, 2013 at 5:46 AM
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    No, it is all one piece unfortunately.
     
  20. Apr 11, 2013 at 12:17 AM
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