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Stainless or Black Grille ??? What do you think

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by MudMouth, Feb 16, 2011.

  1. Feb 16, 2011 at 5:56 AM
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    MudMouth

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    I just finished my Satoshi grille mod, eyelids and color match. I think it looks awesome! I am using a piece of perforated stainless steel for the grille. Got it from a local sheet metal shop, $50 for the metal and the water jet cutout. I was planning on painting it black but when I got it from the shop thought the stainless look pretty good too. Let me know what you think..... Black or Stainless?

    My next step is to install Hella 500's behind the grille and replace the emblem with old Land Cruiser style. I'm thinking that the grille may block too much of the light so I may have 6" cutouts done to expose the Hella's. Any ideas on this?

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  2. Feb 16, 2011 at 5:59 AM
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    T@co_Pr3runn3r

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    Not sure...could go either way since you have mix of chrome and black trim.:confused: Better ask the truck what it wants because it already looks mad about something, lol.
     
  3. Feb 16, 2011 at 6:08 AM
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    RLDTACO

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    I think it looks good as is.:thumbsup: Black with BHLM would look good also. Its your call.
     
  4. Feb 16, 2011 at 6:14 AM
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    MudMouth

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    Why is my profile picture not being displayed ? I can see it under my personal profile.
     
  5. Feb 16, 2011 at 6:39 AM
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    Snake~

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    I think black would look better since it would match the triangles and the lower grille, but stainless looks cool too and it's different, unique.
     
  6. Feb 16, 2011 at 6:58 AM
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    DeeKay21

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    Its under Avatar so try and upload it on there. I think black would look better.;)
     
  7. Feb 16, 2011 at 6:59 AM
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    Killer, thanks....
     
  8. Feb 16, 2011 at 7:16 AM
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    scottri

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    My vote is for black.
     
  9. Feb 16, 2011 at 10:30 AM
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    Wattapunk

    Wattapunk Stay lifted my friends !

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    Looks good. I vote black but my only concern with that grill is airflow issues. Don't have a closeup but it seems to be tightly meshed. Keep an eye on your temp gauge.
     
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