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The 4Runner Satoshi

Discussion in 'HomerTaco' started by HomerTaco, Aug 8, 2012.

  1. Aug 8, 2012 at 7:57 PM
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    HomerTaco

    HomerTaco [OP] That "grill guy" Vendor

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    I recently joined T4R in the hopes of finding some local members with 3rd & 4th gen 4Runners to scope out for fitment of a Satoshi style grill.

    If I can find me some guinea pig runners I'll see what I can come up with. :cool:

    More to come....
     
  2. Aug 9, 2012 at 7:47 PM
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    HomerTaco

    HomerTaco [OP] That "grill guy" Vendor

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    Meeting with a local T4R member with a 03 Sport 4Runner this coming weekend to see what can be done... I believe this is a 3rd Gen 4Runner...
     
  3. Aug 9, 2012 at 7:48 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    that's a 4th gen but :popcorn:
     
  4. Aug 9, 2012 at 7:51 PM
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    HomerTaco

    HomerTaco [OP] That "grill guy" Vendor

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    See... I've got a bit to learn about them... :eek:
     
  5. Aug 9, 2012 at 7:54 PM
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    jgwheeler17

    jgwheeler17 I'm a zit. Get it?

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    not to get all up in yo bizness, but homer, do you really have time to expand your client base? i'd think that list in your main threads OP would keep you busy enough!
     
  6. Aug 9, 2012 at 8:02 PM
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    HomerTaco

    HomerTaco [OP] That "grill guy" Vendor

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    It's just an experiment.;)

    I can pretty much do the 05-11 grills in my sleep at this point.:eek:

    Figured I'd just try something different for a change since there is always a bit of down time while waiting for the Painting or powder coating batches to be completed.
     
  7. Aug 9, 2012 at 8:05 PM
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    ae111black

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    There's a guy local around here with a '02 ish runner (don't wanna mess up the gen's) with one. If I see it I'll snap a pic!
     
  8. Aug 9, 2012 at 8:30 PM
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    steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    if it's the good generation, it's the 3rd gen:p

    3rd gen stopped in 2002.
     
  9. Aug 9, 2012 at 8:33 PM
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    Hoyal

    Hoyal Whiskey bent and hell bound.

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    Look like mine?

    2000
    [​IMG]
     
  10. Aug 9, 2012 at 8:43 PM
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    Ripcord

    Ripcord 4Runner guy

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    96-02 is 3rd gen
    03-09 is 4th gen


    3rd gens have three different grilles. The 96-98 version, the 99-00 version and the 01-02 version. The 96-98 is the one commonly used for satoshis as it is a very simple job with that one.

    The 4th gens have 2 different grilles, 03-05 and 06-09.
     
  11. Aug 9, 2012 at 8:44 PM
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    RMAN808

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    :popcorn:

    My family's got a 3rd gen and gf's got a 4th gen. Excited to see what they look like :D
     
  12. Aug 9, 2012 at 8:45 PM
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    Ripcord

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    Some shots of the 3rd gen grilles..


     
  13. Aug 9, 2012 at 8:52 PM
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    JWaldz

    JWaldz Gone Crawlin'

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    Homer,

    If you can make a Satoshi grill for a 3rd gen 4runner the same way as the one in your current sig I'd buy it in a heatbeat. Well, maybe.. depending if the price tag isn't freakishly big!
     
  14. Aug 9, 2012 at 9:00 PM
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    HomerTaco

    HomerTaco [OP] That "grill guy" Vendor

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    Very good information! Thank you! :D

    Trying to navigate T4R is a bit difficult since I'm used to TW.:eek:
     
  15. Aug 9, 2012 at 9:05 PM
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    Oh and I forgot to mention that they are all interchangeable on the 3rd gens, I dont think that is the case with 4th gens though. But I could be wrong.
     
  16. Aug 10, 2012 at 1:56 AM
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    ae111black

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    Nope it's the newer one.
     
  17. Aug 21, 2012 at 2:42 PM
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    004wd

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    hey ive got a 3rd gen 4runner would love one of those grills!!
    [​IMG]
     
  18. Aug 21, 2012 at 2:43 PM
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    ...o sorry its a 2000 sr5 5 speed :)
     
  19. Aug 21, 2012 at 2:47 PM
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    GotLift37

    GotLift37 Bangers Runner

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    ive got a grill i can send to you and a box lol ill take pics of mine if you let me know what to take pics of
     
  20. Aug 22, 2012 at 11:47 AM
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    007Tacoma

    007Tacoma I dub thee malicious!

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    I has 2003 4Runner. :D Bad news is that the 2003 has a different grill from the 2004-2009 4Runner.

    [​IMG]

    I also have a 2nd Gen (2005-2010) Tacoma grill in my shed. I was going to Satoshi my Tacoma before I sold it, but didn't want to do anything to the original. It is already cut in spots, but it is definitely still usable.
     
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