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new grill needed

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by bigdaddytaco, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. Jul 28, 2011 at 8:31 PM
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    bigdaddytaco

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    looking for a new grill my stock one is old and looks bad.looking for a nice looking after market or a good priced stock can anyone lead me in the right direction
     
  2. Jul 28, 2011 at 8:52 PM
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    geoff06

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    Check out any Pick-A-Part places you know of (that always seems to come when I talk to people about replacing stuff like this) if you want OEM for really cheap. If you have good fabrication skills, you could just fab one up out of some mesh, then give it a nice finish. Grillecraft probably has for a model that fits your truck, though it may be kinda pricey. I believe toyotapartszone.com has OEM grills, cheaper than a stealership
     
  3. Jul 28, 2011 at 9:06 PM
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    bigdaddytaco

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    i was also wanting somthing black
     
  4. Jul 28, 2011 at 9:38 PM
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    search "Satoshi" grills on here or check out El Tacorojo's build page. He's got a custom grill that looks really clean. If I was gonna get around to my grill project any time soon, I would just give you my stock one for a couple bucks. Do you have any preferences as to the appearance? Do you want a smoother look with really tight mesh or maybe more of a billet grill type setup?
    Again, Grillecraft makes a good grill with direct-fit if you aren't looking to spend much time on a scratchbuilt one, but they are kinda pricey.
     
  5. Jul 28, 2011 at 9:41 PM
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  6. Jul 30, 2011 at 9:47 AM
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    the part that looks bad is the chrome trim the crom is coming off and its showing the white plastic
     
  7. Jul 30, 2011 at 2:41 PM
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    Color match it to your body.
     
  8. Jul 30, 2011 at 9:24 PM
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    BRP27 When I grow up I want to be just like Me

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    3 in Ultimate ToyTec, set @ 2.5 in. AAL PINCH Weld Mod ( beat the pinch weld over inside the fender) Painted the pinch weld on bottom of cab Black Hi Lift Knock off
    Ebay has black grills , I bought one and put it on. No Problems
     
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