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Please Help! Mesh Grillcraft Grille To Big?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by blazze2005, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. Jan 13, 2011 at 6:51 PM
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    blazze2005

    blazze2005 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Got my mesh Grillcraft Grille today, cut out the center of my stock grille witch went smooth

    But went to test fit and it wont sit in the channel of my Grille surround

    One side stays up out of the channel,Any tips on making this work?

    What am I doing wrong?

    Thanks for any info
     
  2. Jan 13, 2011 at 7:07 PM
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    blazze2005

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    Ok' I figured out that I had to push on it pretty firmly to get it into place

    I had to treat it like a truck:D
     
  3. Jan 13, 2011 at 8:33 PM
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  4. Jan 14, 2011 at 1:40 AM
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    exactly !

    USE A HAMMERRR
     
  5. Jan 14, 2011 at 2:34 AM
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    Mine was the same way. They dont fit very good. I like the look of them but wasnt very impressed with the whole fit issue. Kind of a pain in the ass. Looks good when done though.
     
  6. Jan 14, 2011 at 2:36 AM
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    Can't wait to get one too! I really like that look
     
  7. Jan 16, 2011 at 11:27 AM
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    All finished

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  8. Jan 16, 2011 at 3:10 PM
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