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The Satoshi has Been Slain!!! (The new 2012 MIRAGE grille mod...)

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by ag96, Feb 17, 2012.

  1. Feb 17, 2012 at 1:37 PM
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    ag96

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    Gentlemen!

    This is my first post. But it's a big one...

    After years of global domination, the satoshi is dead.

    With a new grille comes a new ruler...The "satoshi", that formidable Beast from the East, has been overthrown and in it's place, rising out of the scorching sands of the Sonoran desert of the great Southwest I give you.......

    .....the "MIRAGE" grille mod
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    As you all know, the new grille is a trickier beast to tame. It's angles are not so simple and many a man has fallen to the creature. It is part grillecraft/part satoshi styles..but unique in its own way.

    Alas one man has corageously persevered to forge a path for others to follow.

    DIY to follow if you are interested.
     
  2. Feb 17, 2012 at 1:39 PM
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    RenoTacoma

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  3. Feb 17, 2012 at 1:40 PM
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    got any better pictures?
     
  4. Feb 17, 2012 at 1:40 PM
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    TonkaToyTaco

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    Ummmm just fyi the satoshi will and can never be slain. And just tup let u know what u have done is a satoshi ur just trying to rename it
     
  5. Feb 17, 2012 at 1:41 PM
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    Zombie Runner

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    cant see shit in that picture:poking:
     
  6. Feb 17, 2012 at 1:42 PM
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    I don't get it
     
  8. Feb 17, 2012 at 1:43 PM
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    ...too much shit to list.
    Still looks like a satoshi to me, just without the mesh material.

    From OP's gallary

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  9. Feb 17, 2012 at 1:43 PM
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    A little lift & some extra steel....
    I think it's called a "Mirage" because there appears to be no grill at all.
     
  10. Feb 17, 2012 at 1:43 PM
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  13. Feb 17, 2012 at 1:46 PM
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    I just think it's a grille without the middle part and no mesh
     
  14. Feb 17, 2012 at 1:48 PM
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    I should have 2 grilles in next week to start playing with. Whats the details on this one besides you just hacked the grille completely out fully exposing the radiator to debris??

    Shit looks cool none the less
     
  15. Feb 17, 2012 at 1:48 PM
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    Looks like a satoshi to me, what separates this from a satoshi?

    Is there mesh? Radiators aren't cheap and that looks like an incident waiting to happen
     
  16. Feb 17, 2012 at 1:53 PM
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    i think the op is right its not a satoshi because it looks like the steps of installing custom center were left out?????????:D:D
     
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