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Magnetic Gray Thread!!!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by tacoholic, Jan 13, 2009.

  1. Mar 26, 2013 at 10:13 PM
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    VegasTaco08

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    Awesome! Lift looks great!
     
  2. Mar 26, 2013 at 10:14 PM
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    BHLM looks so good on this color. What kind of grille is that?
     
  3. Mar 26, 2013 at 10:18 PM
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    bullaculla

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    Thanks! LOL, its just the stock grille with the surround missing :D
     
  4. Mar 26, 2013 at 10:19 PM
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    VegasTaco08

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    I didn't read the bottom of your post hahaha. I was like whoa, that looks crazy. Can you remove the grille surround on the 05-11 models?
     
  5. Mar 26, 2013 at 10:20 PM
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    bullaculla

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    Dunno, hopefully somebody else can chime in, this is my first taco :)
     
  6. Mar 26, 2013 at 10:24 PM
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    VegasTaco08

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    I have a 13 MGM DCSB 4x4. I didn't know you could remove that surround. Definitely going to do that on mine and have it painted. Chrome sucks. Was it hard to take apart?
     
  7. Mar 26, 2013 at 10:27 PM
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    bullaculla

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    Not too bad. There are a lot of little tabs that could easily break of, and a bunch of torx headed screws. Way over kill just for holding on the surround.
    Just take your time and slowly pop them apart from one end to the other.

    :edit: reading the grille painting how to's, I don't think the older ones came apart. They all seem to have to tape everything off.
     
  8. Mar 26, 2013 at 11:16 PM
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    Very nice! I want to do this so bad!!
     
  9. Mar 26, 2013 at 11:28 PM
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    Right, cause I had an 08 too, and I never heard of the surround coming off
     
  10. Mar 26, 2013 at 11:36 PM
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    Yeah, if you look close at the pics of the back of the grille, you can see the torx screws and tabs that hold it together. The tabs are east to spot cause they're chrome.
    http://www.grillcraft.com/installs/install_detail.aspx?install_id=295
    This was helpful.
    Thanks again for the compliments. Surprisingly, the BLHM was actually pretty easy.
     
  11. Mar 27, 2013 at 12:11 AM
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    Man, I really want BHLM. Too afraid to do it though...
     
  12. Mar 27, 2013 at 1:16 AM
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    Just some updated pics of my truck with my new bumpers.:D
     
  13. Mar 27, 2013 at 1:18 AM
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    I think I spotted your truck in mililani town center awhile back.:drool:
     
  15. Mar 27, 2013 at 4:48 AM
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    is it just the camera or did you change your DTRL to blue?
     
  16. Mar 27, 2013 at 5:54 AM
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    Heres my 2013 DCOR with 265/75/16 Duratracs and Procomp 5001's. Billies all around, front at 2.5, AAL in back.
    Im in love.....

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    pro comp 5001... pardon my helper...he loves the new tires
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    You look kind of young to be driving that truck. Looks good!
     
  18. Mar 27, 2013 at 7:02 AM
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    This may be a stupid question but can that piece of round chrome plastic in the middle of the headlight be painted black also? If so, has anyone done it? I would love to see what it looks like.
     
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    It can be done, but i imagine it would drastically reduce the light output.
     
  20. Mar 27, 2013 at 8:02 AM
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    It can be done with even more light output than stock...i did it!
    Thre are a few more pics in my build thread.
    [​IMG]
     
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