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Safe to ride with no grille

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by BIGDEZUL, Dec 9, 2009.

  1. Dec 9, 2009 at 3:12 PM
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    BIGDEZUL

    BIGDEZUL [OP] Well-Known Member

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    6" Pro Comp, rockstars, nittos, black mods on interior, debadged, color matched chrome bumper and grille, dynamat inside doors and floor MORE TO COME
    In the process of painting my grille, got the primer on and sanded perfectly. My paint is taking longer than expected. Is it safe to ride without a grille or just put it on and re-sand again?
     
  2. Dec 9, 2009 at 3:14 PM
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    brian

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    I see no reason why not, just don't hit any oversize bugs that will put dents in your radiator... that's all I'd be worried about.
     
  3. Dec 9, 2009 at 3:17 PM
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    BIGDEZUL

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    That's what I thought....it was kinda a pain in the ass to get it sanded just right. I'd hate to do it all over again...thanks
     
  4. Dec 9, 2009 at 5:36 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    It will obviously make your engine more accessible, so don't park anywhere shady. You're fine other than that.
     
  5. Dec 9, 2009 at 5:36 PM
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    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    I drove without it for a couple hundred miles. You should be alright.
     
  6. Dec 9, 2009 at 6:37 PM
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    BIGDEZUL

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    Great, thanks fellas
     
  7. Dec 9, 2009 at 6:56 PM
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    just watch out because it exposes what i believe are the airbag sensors on either side of the grill.
     
  8. Dec 10, 2009 at 11:54 AM
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    TacoMOnster07

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    I've had to drive with the grill off also for a couple of days. I didn't have any problems. With Urd intake exposed people were switching lanes like no other.
     
  9. Dec 10, 2009 at 12:09 PM
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    jonny

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