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Satoshi build!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by dad32509, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. Mar 14, 2012 at 3:30 PM
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    dad32509 [OP] Thinking of something clever

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    Day 1:

    Started with a stock chrome grille. Then did some chopping.

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    Used a sawzall to cut everything out. Then sanded everything down

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    For the open cuts, we decided to use plastic pieces out of the center cut out, and plastic weld them on. Unfortunately, work gets in the way of the fun and that will come tomorrow. More pics up then

    Day 2:

    Bought fiberglass, bondo, and the metal....

    We started with cutting plastic pieces to fill in the holes out of the center of the grill we cut out:

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    and fitted them

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    Then we molded and cut the metal. We decided not to zip tie it in. Instead we bent it and cut it to slid right in, then we're going to either glass it in or use epoxy.

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    Then test fitted it in

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    Then it was time to put the plastic pieces in and fiberglass the back

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    Some bondo action...

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    Well after three days of shitty weather we got started again....

    Day 3: Sanded the bondo down

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    Then started with the top

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    While waiting for the bondo to dry, we painted the metal gloss black

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    Then after the bondo dried, we sanded it down, made it smooth and primed

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    Day 4:
    Started the day by sanding down the chrome with 220 grit paper

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    After that we preped the area for painting, and starting spraying. We went with a krylon fusion in gloss black. Decided it was probably the best paint for the surface. Came out way better than I hoped

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    Day 5:
    Relocated the horns on day 4, took a pic today

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    So we molded the mesh and glassed it in to finish up yesterday. Then it was complete

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    Took off the stock grill

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    Comparing the plastidipped grill to the satoshi...

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    Then threw in the satoshi! I couldnt be happier with how it turned out. Time to get some lights.

    Did some comparison shots and fun shots......

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  2. Mar 14, 2012 at 3:32 PM
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  3. Mar 14, 2012 at 3:36 PM
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    Will take alot more pics tomorrow. Figured the chopping was boring and basic
     
  4. Mar 16, 2012 at 3:26 PM
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    Another grill to come after this one is complete.
     
  5. Mar 16, 2012 at 3:30 PM
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    Looks like a great start
     
  6. Mar 16, 2012 at 5:26 PM
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    Thanks. Cant wait to get it on!
     
  7. Mar 16, 2012 at 7:10 PM
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  8. Mar 20, 2012 at 3:48 PM
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    Updated! Done tomorrow!
     
  9. Mar 20, 2012 at 3:50 PM
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    I like it, looks great, post pics when done
     
  10. Mar 20, 2012 at 3:55 PM
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    Thanks man. Yeah Ill get more up tomorrow when we finish up. Its nice having two people work on it....while he sanded I got to install some bilsteins in the back! No more sr5 shocks
     
  11. Mar 20, 2012 at 4:57 PM
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    Yeah 2 people working on it is way better
     
  12. Mar 20, 2012 at 5:03 PM
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    here is one im working on similar to yours
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  15. Mar 20, 2012 at 5:47 PM
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    Hell yeah I like it. I just gotta find some lights now.... haha
     
  16. Mar 20, 2012 at 7:13 PM
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    thanks and yeah the lights top everything out
     
  17. Mar 20, 2012 at 7:14 PM
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    hey you know which ones to use? Saw a set on craigs for cheap but what watt should you run?
     
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    Tedious Job, Worthwhile results
    Lukin' Good, Waitin' for finished Pics
    And Relocate them horns, if you haven't yet


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  19. Mar 20, 2012 at 7:59 PM
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  20. Mar 20, 2012 at 8:16 PM
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    Thanks man, yeah havent done it yet but we'll get them out of the way tomorrow. Post more pics then


    Thanks. Definitely take your time with it. Its cool getting the pops to help out cause hes just like me, we need it perfect. :D
     
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