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Satoshi Grill, Aftermarket, or Stock?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by brian, Apr 23, 2009.

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Satoshi Grill, Aftermarket, or Stock?

  1. Satoshi Grill

    61.0%
  2. Aftermarket Grill (i.e. Billet)

    17.8%
  3. Stock Grill

    21.1%
  1. Aug 12, 2009 at 10:20 AM
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    HBMurphy

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  2. Aug 12, 2009 at 10:22 AM
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    jonny

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    i used zip ties. couldnt get the bolt studs to stick properly. i actually got pissed and jerry rigged little slots on the grill surround and attached the mesh with zip ties. solid, and couldnt tell unless you took the grill off. no pics on hand though...:(
     
  3. Aug 13, 2009 at 7:39 AM
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    gozar

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    Someone mentioned the other day that they have some extra grill mesh. Who was that?
     
  4. Aug 13, 2009 at 9:51 AM
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    InfidelTaco

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    I have lots, bout 4x4 ft or more. too bad ur not local. if u are, come pick some up. No charge.
     
  5. Aug 25, 2009 at 11:20 PM
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    deadbolt

    deadbolt do w3rk!

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    posts some pics of the grill! i forgot to look at yours.
     
  6. Sep 6, 2009 at 8:30 AM
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  7. Sep 6, 2009 at 8:35 AM
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    MDBigRed

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    I'm extremely happy with my Grillcraft mesh grille. It was pretty easy to install and looks very similar to the Satoshi ones. I voted for Satoshi because next to aftermarket you have i.e. billet. The mesh grilles look WAY better on our trucks :)
     
  8. Sep 11, 2009 at 9:49 AM
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    T0LLPHR33

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    Satoshi (RGM & RBM) FTMFW!!!

    [​IMG]

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  9. Sep 19, 2009 at 8:39 PM
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    jwhelan

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    Could someone post some detail pics of the Satoshi?
     
  10. Sep 20, 2009 at 4:02 PM
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    tsilliker

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    My intention is not to be overly critical, but this Satoshi looks to me like you bashed in the stock grill and couldn't afford to replace it.

    I much prefer the smooth look of my eBay billet number. Much easier to install also without having to smooth that inner lip.

    [​IMG]
     
  11. Sep 20, 2009 at 5:46 PM
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    skistoy

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    voting stock
    dont think any of those would hold up in a snow storm.
    would get clogged up or bust it right out.
     
  12. Sep 24, 2009 at 12:09 PM
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    nad

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    I used bolts and epoxy gel, the nuts are not tightened in these pics
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  13. Sep 29, 2009 at 6:46 AM
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    NicksRig

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    I gotta go with the satoshi. Finished mine and it is Badass!
     
  14. Sep 29, 2009 at 8:55 AM
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    T0LLPHR33

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    S1N C1TY...(from Hilo, HI)...
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    had my satoshi grill and bumper mod done for quite some time...went through an epic snow storm in april driving through utah on the way to park city...drove 5 hours through that snow storm...by the time we got to park city it dumped a little over 4' of snow...I didn't have any problems with my truck or grill what so ever...:D
     
  15. Sep 29, 2009 at 9:10 AM
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    JoeyTacoma

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    Do the Satoshi! Looks good and you don't see many of them. (once you log off tacomaworld)
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  16. Oct 15, 2009 at 11:04 PM
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    sAm I aM

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    I voted Satoshi. IMHO its the best looking grill out there but its just opinion. Whenever I get a free weekend I'm doing mine. But do what you like most and then post some pics. :)
     
  17. Oct 15, 2009 at 11:17 PM
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    bboynowee

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  18. Oct 24, 2009 at 1:43 PM
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    MacGruber

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    Satoshis look sweet. Gotta put a custom emblem or lights in there though IMO
     
  19. Nov 1, 2009 at 5:08 PM
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    topgun155

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    Satoshi is the way to go. Best looking and most economical option.
     
  20. Nov 8, 2009 at 7:36 PM
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    Ahshiet

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    Satoshi Grill! but i dont have the balls to do it to my grill unless i get an extra one.
     
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