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The "Raptor" Style Grill

Discussion in 'HomerTaco' started by HomerTaco, Apr 24, 2012.

  1. Apr 24, 2012 at 5:44 PM
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    HomerTaco

    HomerTaco [OP] That "grill guy" Vendor

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    The "Raptor" Style Grill was not a concept that I came up with.
    It all started here with this thread:
    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd-gen-tacomas/202297-grill-idea-based-off-raptor.html
    I thought the concept was very innovative and collaborated with the OP who had some very good Photoshop skills.:cool:
    I built a prototype and then sold that prototype here:
    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2n...637-homertaco-raptor-style-prototype-f-s.html

    Due to the unreal response I've gotten I decided to create this thread in my sub-forum on the topic.

    I have added this as an option for those members who are on the current build list.

    You must understand that these grills take twice as long as one of my standard satoshi builds!


    These come just as pictured with the outer surround color matched and the triangles done to match as well.

    Cost is $550 + shipping.


    For those of you who are interested in one please read the OP of the Made-to-Order Satoshi thread here.

    [​IMG]

    And an FYI:

    MANY members have PM'ed me asking to purchase the lettering... Please visit this B.A.M.F thread:
    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/ba...825-custom-cnc-cutting-you-think-ill-cut.html

    Take a look at some of Jerry's quality work. You can PM him for one of these custom orders.

    Thank you,
    ~ Craig
     
    Last edited: Apr 9, 2013
  2. Apr 24, 2012 at 5:45 PM
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    dually

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    Not as many as the 98..
    I like! Nice work as always Craig!
     
  3. Apr 24, 2012 at 5:52 PM
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    wow that looks great!!
     
  4. Apr 24, 2012 at 6:13 PM
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    Looks great. Any of these on a truck yet? I'd like to see a pic.

    Frank
     
  5. Apr 24, 2012 at 6:15 PM
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    You had me at TACOMA :drool::drool::drool::drool::drool:
     
  6. Apr 24, 2012 at 6:16 PM
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    Bryan139

    Bryan139 I have a spectacular aura

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    I cut some wires here. Added some wires there.
    That's nice. I assume that could be painted black, right? Can you make them out of the other meshes you have?

    Edit: nevermind the paint part, saw the powder coating thing in your link.
     
  7. Apr 24, 2012 at 6:19 PM
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  8. Apr 24, 2012 at 7:42 PM
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    :popcorn: This is what I will be getting when I get my shit together
     
  9. Apr 24, 2012 at 7:48 PM
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    HomerTaco

    HomerTaco [OP] That "grill guy" Vendor

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    But you'd never see it with those lights in the way... :(
     
  10. Apr 24, 2012 at 7:51 PM
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    He could take off the lights and put them BEHIND the satoshi? Wouldn't fit all 4... but hey. It would light up the wording a whole lot better.
     
  11. Apr 24, 2012 at 7:52 PM
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    HomerTaco

    HomerTaco [OP] That "grill guy" Vendor

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    Indeed.... :drevil:
     
  12. Apr 24, 2012 at 7:59 PM
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    Would one of these be possible for a 2012 , once you get that figured out?
     
  13. Apr 24, 2012 at 8:00 PM
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    HomerTaco

    HomerTaco [OP] That "grill guy" Vendor

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    Yes.
     
  14. Apr 24, 2012 at 8:05 PM
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    Sweeeet! Can't wait to see it on my truck!
     
  15. Apr 24, 2012 at 8:08 PM
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    I have a plan to remedy that as well... :spy: Think LEDs, alot of them, like STUPID bright. I can't help but jack RAD's style, but it is based off of his setup. My plan would nearly triple my overall light output. My Hellas might not go away, just might not be in front of the grill. :cool:

    I originally had all 4 lights mounted behind the grille. I got them all to fit. I eventually moved them out front for permanent mounting because I was concerned about airflow to the radiator.
     
  16. Apr 24, 2012 at 8:08 PM
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    oh that grill is sick i want one bad. good work
     
  18. Apr 25, 2012 at 10:12 PM
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    I think it would be cool if it had Toyota instead of Tacoma.
     
  19. Apr 25, 2012 at 11:06 PM
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  20. Apr 26, 2012 at 10:32 AM
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    awesome grill! I'm sub'd, definitely gonna jump on one of these grills when they become available
     
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