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Satoshi Grill need opinions before i start!!!!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by wolfgang123, Sep 25, 2011.

  1. Sep 25, 2011 at 2:20 PM
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    wolfgang123

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  2. Sep 25, 2011 at 2:29 PM
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    YFZ450MOE

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    Go to a local metal production shop and ask if they have any perforated metal. Then do the satoshi and get that metal powdercoated pretty cheap. I've got about 40 bucks in my grill.
     
  3. Sep 25, 2011 at 4:23 PM
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    JaSkynyrd

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    Gee whiz fella, that's a toughie. Satoshi's are nice, but you got a real looker there already. I'd have to have a hard talk with myself if I was gonna dump an already nice grill for a grill that would look just as good but a little different.
     
  4. Sep 25, 2011 at 8:28 PM
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    ???? does no one notice the difference in the grills??
     
  5. Sep 25, 2011 at 8:41 PM
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    nothing, all stock expect got a OE replacement air filter K&N.

    i have the same grille as the op does. i never knew that it belong to the 2wd tacoma. until a member on here told me that its 2wd grille and not a 4wd grille. i'm planning to take what i have on now and get the 4wd grille.

    [​IMG]
     
  6. Sep 25, 2011 at 8:47 PM
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    exactly!!! but what do you guys think? which grille would look better satoshi'ed??
     
  7. Sep 25, 2011 at 9:43 PM
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    I think the 4wd grille would be better satoshi'ed because its more square. The 2wd grille has those little "horns" on the upper corners that make it look a little funny.

    I was wondering why your 97 grill looked a bit different than my 97..
     
  8. Sep 25, 2011 at 9:58 PM
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    HomerTaco

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    Core-Hurst short throw shifter & T-handle / Carbon Fiber Interior / custom console light / De-badged / leather interior / Heated Front seats / Red Line Hood Struts / Painted speaker grills /one-off TRD Satoshi Grill with 12-15 front-end swap/ Pioneer AVIC-X920BT HU / Scangauge II / Black LED Tails / Dash Mount for iPad mini / Safari Snorkel / Auto-pilot mode / Leer 100XQ Cap / 4x Innovations sliders / Rear Diff Breather Mod / front windows tinted to 35% / Brute Force Fab Hybrid Front Bumper / BAMF Rear Diff Skid / Budbuilt Skids / CBI Trail Master 2.0 rear hybrid bumper / Fox rr coils/ TC UCA's/ TC spindle gussets/ TC Cam Tab gussets / Dakar leafs / Defined Engineering shackles / All pro U bolt flip / Timbren Rear Bumpstops / BAMF LCA skids / Exhaust re-route / Fog Light anytime Mod / LowRange Off Road extended rear brake lines / ATO Shackle Flip / sectioned Bushwhacker flares / re-geared to 4.56 / ARB Front & Rear Locking Diff / ARB CKMA12 compressor / PrInSu full rack system / 1" body lift / Inchworm 4.7 crawlbox / twin stick FJ t-case / Davez off-road triple-stick kit/
    FYI...
    From a guy who is working on a satoshi for this model year, the 4wd version is a lot easier than the 2wd version...
    The design on TH 4wd is much more satoshi friendly.
    :D
     
  9. Sep 26, 2011 at 6:02 AM
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    cool thanks guys i will order the 4wd grille and get to work!!! i also want to add my nickname at the bottom right corner. Like how some trucks have the TOYOTA emblem in the middle of the grill i want to do that but with my nickname. Does anyone know of a good place to get letters that would look kinda 3D (i dont just want flat stickers)???
     
  10. Sep 26, 2011 at 6:34 AM
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