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Make it or not??

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Smurfio18, Feb 2, 2009.

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Should I fab some of these out?

  1. Yes

    38 vote(s)
    10.0%
  2. Lame!

    342 vote(s)
    90.0%
  1. Feb 2, 2009 at 2:39 AM
    #1
    Smurfio18

    Smurfio18 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I am a weldor/ metal fabricator and I have been debating plasma cutting out some teeth for my taco's grill. I am attaching a rendering of what it might look like ( I used red so you can see it better) but will probably have them powder coated a shade of Grey. What do you guys think, make them or forget about it??[​IMG]
     
  2. Feb 2, 2009 at 4:06 AM
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    Delmarva

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    I voted lame because I think it would be lame - :thumbsup:
     
  3. Feb 2, 2009 at 5:45 AM
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    betz.steven

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    might as well paint the side like the old paint on the A-10's or the Cobra's
     
  4. Feb 2, 2009 at 5:58 AM
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    SilverSeven

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    kind of tacky i would say.. but since you are a metal fabricator, and you want to make a grill, why not something a little simpler, and sweet looking.. like a retro style, or a square pattern
     
  5. Feb 2, 2009 at 5:59 AM
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    freesample

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    i think it would look silly ha... but what wouldn't be silly is if you could fabricate me some sliders lol
     
  6. Feb 2, 2009 at 6:59 AM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    On a back woods moonshine running domestic, yes. On a Tacoma, no.
     
  7. Feb 2, 2009 at 7:00 AM
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    Krazie Sj

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    Put them down lower between the fog lights.
    I voted yes just cause I want to see it done and I think it'd look cute. A-10 Warthog cute.
     
  8. Feb 2, 2009 at 7:40 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    I second this. Render them down below.
     
  9. Feb 2, 2009 at 9:03 AM
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    pittim

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    Pink slider.
    Looks cool on Miatas.

    [​IMG]


    Looks dumb on everything else.
     
  10. Feb 2, 2009 at 9:40 AM
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    Gr8WhiteTaco

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    It looks like a little shark or piranha. Ain't it cute?
     
  11. Feb 2, 2009 at 9:54 AM
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    RelentlessFab

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    I say no to the grille.... maybe lower on the bumper it would look better. IDK
     
  12. Feb 2, 2009 at 9:55 AM
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    longbow

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    HA..if you do, when you are done I have a "MACK" truck bulldog here you can screw onto the hood.....:D
     
  13. Feb 2, 2009 at 10:51 AM
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    drifter379

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    Hell yeah. I say do it. No one else will have anything like it. But put them in the bottom grill.
     
  14. Feb 2, 2009 at 11:34 AM
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    jedirye

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    I saw a Fronty with it (not on the grille, but the lower part) and I thought it looked sweet. I wanted to turn around and ask him about it but there was too much traffic and I've never seen it again........... -rye
     
  15. Feb 2, 2009 at 11:43 AM
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    tacoholic

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    Don't do it! Just because it looks kinda cool on a Miata doesn't mean it'll look as good on the Taco!!!

    Aside from that, the people on the Mazda forums call them ghey...unless they're turboed.
     
  16. Feb 2, 2009 at 12:06 PM
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    mws4ua

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    If it won't cost you much, I think you should do it just so we can see the finished product... but ultimately, I think it's going to look lame.
     
  17. Feb 2, 2009 at 12:19 PM
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    Drew793

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    On the last snow storm my truck had some dripping water that iced up and it looked kinda kewl on the grill.

    It's worth a shot to see what it looks like. Can leave it off if you don't like it.
     
  18. Feb 2, 2009 at 12:55 PM
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    paintdiddy

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    only looks cool on a semi/tractor
     
  19. Feb 2, 2009 at 1:13 PM
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    SuperD

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    ^^^ Ditto!
     
  20. Feb 2, 2009 at 3:22 PM
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    zuter

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    Since you metal fab and have access to a plasma cutter is it (plasma) on a CNC? If so do you could do something really cool! As an artist/sculptor I've used a local firm for some plasma CNC to develope artwork. I've toyed with the ideal of doing something one-off to my truck.

    I have to vote good idea but not the design...get creative, even copy something better if you must. Good luck!
     
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