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The "Raptor" Style Grill

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

  1. May 29, 2012 at 5:49 PM
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    bulhas

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    bLAMMO cant wait :D
     
  2. May 29, 2012 at 6:10 PM
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    HomerTaco

    HomerTaco [OP] That "grill guy" Vendor

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    :laughing:

    You'll have to for a little while at least... Still have to finish forming the inner surround and get the outer painted. ;)
     
  3. May 29, 2012 at 6:16 PM
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    Can't wait for them to go on sale...
     
  4. May 29, 2012 at 6:22 PM
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    HomerTaco

    HomerTaco [OP] That "grill guy" Vendor

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    I just posted a pic of the mesh on live... It not even built yet but my Canadian friend here had to have it! :D

    These go for sale as I find time to build them. I do not take orders for them.:eek:

    Check out he OP for info...
     
  5. May 29, 2012 at 6:25 PM
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    BackwoodsTaco

    BackwoodsTaco Backwoods legit, don't take no shit!

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    Well i'm gonna go ahead and ask the golden question. 1st gen?
     
  6. May 29, 2012 at 6:33 PM
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    HomerTaco

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    I don't see why not, but if I did it would only be for 01-04 style grills.
     
  7. May 29, 2012 at 6:42 PM
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    :yay::yay::yay:I think the rent is gonna have to wait when you make one:yay::yay::yay:
     
  8. May 29, 2012 at 6:44 PM
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    BackwoodsTaco

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    I'll be the guinea Pig :D
     
  9. May 29, 2012 at 6:47 PM
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    HomerTaco

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    We'll see... There are other things I need to attend to first... :eek:
     
  10. May 29, 2012 at 6:57 PM
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    HomerTaco

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    Here is the finished mesh from the above pic now Powder coated matte black:

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    Here's the deal with these: It is totally feasible to create mesh like this for any number of applications.
    The only issue is TIME...
    I have a very limited amount of time I can dedicate to this work... I have a full time Job that I also love to do & that is my first responsibility.
    Could I create one for a first gen? - of course...
    Could I create one for a 2012? - Certainly!
    And I will - eventually....

    You all must understand this simple fact = I LOVE building these but it is a part time endeavor.

    Thank you!:D
    ~ Craig
     
  11. May 29, 2012 at 6:59 PM
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    That is pretty damn badass!
     
  12. May 29, 2012 at 7:15 PM
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  13. May 29, 2012 at 7:18 PM
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    Lovin the look with Toyota instead of Tacoma. I think this would look sweet on my 12 MGM.
     
  14. May 29, 2012 at 7:27 PM
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    HomerTaco

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    These are for 05-11 Trucks
    I sold the first for $550 - it was color matched and had the triangles cut out to match as well.
    :)
     
  15. May 30, 2012 at 7:45 AM
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    Home you sly dog ! Im so pumped for it :D
     
  16. May 30, 2012 at 7:54 AM
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    it looks good. but not sure if i would rock it or not.
     
  17. May 31, 2012 at 6:14 PM
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  18. May 31, 2012 at 7:14 PM
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    i make things cook Marshmallows
    when i get home next sunday ill take some up close shots of my current grill
     
  19. May 31, 2012 at 7:20 PM
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    HomerTaco

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    Your outer surround goes to paint tomorrow.
     
  20. Jun 2, 2012 at 11:11 AM
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