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Satoshi grill help

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by mixaro, Dec 2, 2009.

  1. Dec 2, 2009 at 4:32 PM
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    mixaro

    mixaro [OP] Well-Known Member

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    ok i'm going to be doing this to my 02 and i was wondering where you guys were getting you mesh. From lowes, home depot, or some place like that. second i want to mount some fog lights behind it, so what would you guys suggest (space wise and looks). third where in the hell are you guys getting your toyota emblems from that you're putting on?
     
  2. Dec 2, 2009 at 4:39 PM
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    topgun155

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    I got the mesh from customcargrills.com.
    Lights Im not sure for space, but hellas are a decent light for a decent price.
    Just go to toyota for the emblems or ebay has a ton.
     
  3. Dec 2, 2009 at 4:42 PM
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    snakebite

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    you can do it to a 1st gen? I couldn't figure out how to. If you got the plans, can I see them?
     
  4. Dec 2, 2009 at 4:44 PM
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    Untamed_SS

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    CustomCarGrills.com will have a WAY higher quality mesh than Lowes/Home Depot. I got mine from customcargrills.
     
  5. Dec 2, 2009 at 4:46 PM
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    mixaro

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    ok cool i'll check them out and as for wondering how to do it snakebite, just do a search on the 1st gen forum for Satoshi grill and there are a million write ups. plus it's not that difficult if to just think you way through it.
     
  6. Dec 2, 2009 at 4:47 PM
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  7. Dec 2, 2009 at 4:51 PM
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    mixaro

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    wow thanks that looks good i think i may use that one.
     
  8. Dec 2, 2009 at 4:53 PM
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    I like his alot. But I can't decife how it will look on an all black truck.
     
  9. Dec 2, 2009 at 4:54 PM
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    yeah i dont have the satoshi grill yet but I think it might be my next big buy. My buddy always used to refer to my truck as "yota" so I might cut out the first 3 letters and put that on my grill when the time comes.
     
  10. Dec 2, 2009 at 4:55 PM
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    the grill or the emblem? you can always paint the emblem a different color.
     
  11. Dec 2, 2009 at 4:58 PM
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    ha ha you'd be surprised how many toyota's around here say yota.
     
  12. Dec 2, 2009 at 4:58 PM
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    damn and i thought i was being original...
     
  13. Dec 2, 2009 at 5:04 PM
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    no worries, you're in ny and i'm in maine so what there may be hundreds of them here you maybe the only one there​
     
  14. Dec 2, 2009 at 5:08 PM
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    well at least it makes sense now because I went to school in maine and my buddy grew up outside of Bath so now I know why he always said yota.
     
  15. Dec 2, 2009 at 5:12 PM
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    jlwilsonjr

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    I really want to do this mod anyone got pics?
     
  16. Dec 2, 2009 at 5:14 PM
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    click the link in my post at the top of the page...he shows how to put the emblem on and if you search for grill mods you can find directions and pictures of installing the grill
     
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