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Lights mounted behind "Grillcraft" Grill...

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by ilovetacos, Jan 28, 2008.

  1. Bearskill

    Bearskill Well-Known Member

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  2. headhunter247

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    So spent the afternoon yesterday installing. It looks great, but after all of the work the lights shake badly while driving. I pretty much installed just like you, with the exception of the metal support bar.
    While driving my lights bounce very bad. I can see it, and can imagine that the oncoming traffic can notice as well.
    Does anyone have any thoughts?
     
  3. jward2331

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    You need some sort of support brackets. The plastic is not strong enough. I'm waiting for my Hella 1000 Black Magic to arrive. I already installed the Grill Craft yesterday. Looks sharp!
     
  4. Evil Monkey

    Evil Monkey There's an evil monkey in my truck

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    Yeah, you need the metal bracing. The plastic will flex too much. That's probably where most of your bounce is coming from.
     
  5. MAR69

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    HI

    where did yo get the trd amblem?
     
  6. MsTRD

    MsTRD hell yes i love my truck

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    you can get them on ebay.
     
  7. MAR69

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    one
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    did you instal the emblem whit 3m Self adhesive ?
     
  8. mwild

    mwild I CANT SPELL SO DONT BITCH

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    looks sick cant wait to done mine
     
  9. ilovetacos

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    x2.

    Yes, but mine also had 2 threaded posts that fit thru the mesh and connected with small bolts. Held it on tight. ;)

    Go for it!
     
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    A bit late, but great job!
     
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    It looks great man. It compliments the grille.
     
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    great job!
     
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    that looks hella good man thats exactly what i want to buy.. how do you like it?? and was it very expensive?
     
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    I tried to order a grillecraft mesh for my 2010 but they said it won't be released for a couple of months. they said it is now a 2 piece grill. Does anyone know what that is going to look like?
     
  15. ilovetacos

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    Thanks! I liked it when I had it but went back to the stock grille because I am going to eventually install my Nfab light bar. Cost was about $300 total.
     
  16. ilovetacos

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    I haven't heard seen on but I know they were looking for an '10 Tacoma to test fit the new grille.
     
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    well isn't the 2010 grill the same as any other 05+ grill?
     
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    I wouldn't be surprised if they created a recessed two part kit.
     
  19. shredtacoma

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    where did u get the trd badges??
     
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    :facepalm:

    You didn't read a word of the thread did you?
     
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