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satoshi raptor style grill on my 2013

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by JCJarvis, Feb 14, 2013.

  1. Feb 14, 2013 at 12:40 PM
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    JCJarvis

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    Just finished my Satoshi Raptor style grill, thot i would show you guys and if anyone is looking to build one and has a 2012 or 2013 you can ask me questions. took a lot of work but here it is! what do you guys think?

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    The set up
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    after cutting inside out with dremel
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    mesh to form the fiberglass to
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    fiberglass
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    bondo done
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    all done before paint
     
  2. Feb 14, 2013 at 12:43 PM
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    Grieby54

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    Nice job. Thanks for sharing.
     
  3. Feb 14, 2013 at 12:43 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Toyota signs huge!!!! :eek: Looks good.
     
  4. Feb 14, 2013 at 12:45 PM
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    It's a wagon
    Looks good :thumbsup:


    Edit: my bad... :eek:
     
  6. Feb 14, 2013 at 12:47 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    You mean women?
     
  7. Feb 14, 2013 at 12:48 PM
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    Fixed.
     
  8. Feb 14, 2013 at 12:48 PM
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    Damn... beat me to it.
     
  9. Feb 14, 2013 at 12:49 PM
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  10. Feb 14, 2013 at 12:50 PM
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    Thanks guys!!! :)
     
  11. Feb 14, 2013 at 12:58 PM
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    Looks Nice!!Can you share some details on the mesh....what vendor and any reccomendations you may have.Thanks.
     
  12. Feb 14, 2013 at 1:03 PM
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    Looks pretty good :thumbsup:
     
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    Nice job almost looks like a hologram lol but I like it!
     
  14. Feb 14, 2013 at 1:55 PM
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    I work at a sheet metal place in Tracy Ca. so my shop is the vendor but it is aluminum .160 thick round mesh 70% open. I chose this one becuase i figured it would have the best air flow.. and easiest to bend etc.
     
  15. Feb 14, 2013 at 1:57 PM
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    yeah thats becuase it is large percent open Mesh so you can really see through it in pictures.. doesnt look like that in person lol
     
  16. Feb 14, 2013 at 2:22 PM
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    Can you post more pics? I'd like to see it at different angles please
     
  17. Feb 14, 2013 at 2:25 PM
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    that looks good! I would love to do this to my 13 but scared to rip apart my grill just yet. Where did you get the lettering?
     
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    Looks good except for that yucky R word in the title :p
     
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