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Satoshi complete...... *FINALLY*

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TRDguyKC, Mar 17, 2010.

  1. Mar 17, 2010 at 2:37 PM
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    TRDguyKC

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    Well, I decided id give it a go. I bought a new grille from forgotten1 at WOTM and wanted to do a satoshi.

    I thought it would be easy..... but then i started it. It literally takes a few days. Fiberglass and bondo and sanding..... lots of sanding.... Anyway, here is the finished product. Not perfect but good enough for me.

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  2. Mar 17, 2010 at 2:42 PM
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    wow. im impressed. super clean look.

    lol in the first pic it looks like you only have one light in the center. i was thinking wow that looks lame, but i was wrong ;)
     
  3. Mar 17, 2010 at 2:42 PM
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    th3bigk0

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    looks great bro
     
  4. Mar 17, 2010 at 2:48 PM
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    very clean
     
  5. Mar 17, 2010 at 2:48 PM
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    whats not perfect about it? looks nice.
     
  6. Mar 17, 2010 at 2:49 PM
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    yea, thatd be kinda lame lol. I got 2 though!
     
  7. Mar 17, 2010 at 2:50 PM
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    There are some minor flaws in the bondo work.... a few tiny rough places. Most would not notice, but theyer there.
     
  8. Mar 17, 2010 at 2:53 PM
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    Looks awesome!
     
  9. Mar 17, 2010 at 3:12 PM
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    Looks good to me!!!! What type of fog lights did you use for behind the grill???
     
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    Nice!
     
  11. Mar 17, 2010 at 3:15 PM
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    Looks good! Good work. The smily face on the only fog light shown in the first pic is freaking me out though.
     
  12. Mar 17, 2010 at 3:23 PM
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    omg.... that is the strangest thing i have ever seen lol.
     
  13. Mar 17, 2010 at 3:29 PM
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    Very strange! Man I really want to do this Satoshi Grill Thing. What grill is that? I am unaware of forgotten1 at WOTM.
     
  14. Mar 17, 2010 at 3:32 PM
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    You finally gave in!
     
  15. Mar 17, 2010 at 3:36 PM
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    yes..... about time huh?!
     
  16. Mar 17, 2010 at 3:38 PM
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    I guess what I was asking was about the mesh for the Satoshi?
     
  18. Mar 17, 2010 at 5:06 PM
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    gotcha.... its just the small hexagonal from customcargrilles.com
     
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    Looks sweet man!
     
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    How did your paint match up? mine wasnt a perfect match, but pretty close.
     
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