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Installed my Billet grille

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Burns, Sep 12, 2007.

  1. Sep 12, 2007 at 7:15 AM
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    Burns

    Burns [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I finally installed it this past weekend.

    Before:

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    After:

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  2. Sep 12, 2007 at 7:23 AM
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    NolaPKP

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    looks awesome! billet grilles look so good on xrunners they should come like that out of the factory.
     
  3. Sep 12, 2007 at 7:37 AM
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    Burns

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    Thanks man I am really happy how it turned out. As you can see from the first pic I had no choice in replacing my grill. :laugh:
     
  4. Sep 12, 2007 at 8:44 AM
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    I agree with Nola, i wouldnt want a billet on my truck but they look great on X-runners. Looks great Homer!
     
  5. Sep 12, 2007 at 12:29 PM
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    MarkC

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    2 inch spacer in the front, and homemade add a leaf in the rear, billet grille, bull bar
    looks sharp brother man
     
  6. Sep 12, 2007 at 11:05 PM
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    USMC Tanker

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    Did that billet grille come from the factory black?
     
  7. Sep 13, 2007 at 6:16 AM
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    Burns

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    The grille came as you see it,(black) I got it from performance products. It was really cheap around $130.00 shipped.
     
  8. Sep 13, 2007 at 7:29 AM
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    I like that black on black, awsome. :D
     
  9. Sep 13, 2007 at 7:35 AM
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    wat?
    i wanna get a 5pc set like that in black for mine...hmmm
     
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    Question - How do you access the hood release after you install a billet grill?
     
  11. Jan 9, 2008 at 4:25 AM
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    danusa

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    Make them horse high, bull strong and hog tight. And be sure to wrap the fenders.
    That is my advice.
    I do not see how that helps you at all.
     
  12. Jan 9, 2008 at 6:00 AM
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    The hood release is under the hood, once you pop the hood from inside.:thumbsup:
     
  13. Aug 4, 2008 at 11:02 AM
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    Did you Install it yourself?
     
  14. Aug 4, 2008 at 6:39 PM
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    wow, nice bump! he doesn't even have it anymore;)
     
  15. Aug 5, 2008 at 4:57 AM
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    Burns

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    Yes I did install it myself, you basically have to cut out the old grill (i used a dremal and hack saw blade). The new one bolts right in (I used lock tight in the screws that hold the grill in place). I have also since sold my X-Runner and got a more kid friendly Double Cab 4x4. :D
     
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