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Thinking of a different grill

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by yotanator, Mar 12, 2010.

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Which grill?

Poll closed May 11, 2010.
  1. Billet

    11.6%
  2. Satoshi

    37.7%
  3. Retro

    39.9%
  4. Keep it stock

    10.9%
  1. Mar 12, 2010 at 1:01 PM
    #1
    yotanator

    yotanator [OP] Not your average girl

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    I'm starting to think that I'm tired of my stock grill and want to do something else. I've thought about billet and satoshi grills, but I really like to do things unique, so I've thought about replicating this retro grill:

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    So what do you guys think?
     
  2. Mar 12, 2010 at 1:02 PM
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    Ccwahoo

    Ccwahoo "The Emblem of a Free Man is a Gun"

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  3. Mar 12, 2010 at 1:02 PM
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    Blackshirts

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    wow thats diff. May take time to grow on me.
     
  4. Mar 12, 2010 at 1:04 PM
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    Mark C.

    Mark C. If you want it bad, you usually get it bad!

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    Do it! Post pictures! Then we can all copy!
     
  5. Mar 12, 2010 at 1:04 PM
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    ekard

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    Well it's definitely unique, but I don't know that I like it. Any pics from different angles?

    Satoshi is still my favorite, with grillcraft style being a somewhat distant second. Billet never really looks good in my opinion.
     
  6. Mar 12, 2010 at 1:06 PM
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    yotanator

    yotanator [OP] Not your average girl

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    ;) If I do it I will definitely post a how to thread. I'm starting to lean toward the retro one.....hhhmmmm I may be going to the hardware store haha
     
  7. Mar 12, 2010 at 1:10 PM
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    Manwithoutaplan

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    That Grille looks pretty cool instead of doing a toyota badge you should do a Red Tacoma Badge.
     
  8. Mar 12, 2010 at 1:14 PM
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    yotanator

    yotanator [OP] Not your average girl

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    Hmmmm that's a neat idea. I think I want to keep the grill emblem red to keep with my red, black, white theme.
     
  9. Mar 12, 2010 at 10:03 PM
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    yotanator

    yotanator [OP] Not your average girl

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    Here's an example of how my truck would look with the retro grill from the photo shop request thread. Thank you Waking the Dead! :D

     
  10. Mar 12, 2010 at 10:13 PM
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    SURFTACO

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    I Like it! It's different....rock on....
     
  11. Mar 12, 2010 at 10:16 PM
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    Nightstr

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    that is sick!
     
  12. Mar 12, 2010 at 10:25 PM
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    Stillfly199

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    I would do it for sure Katie, I think it looks good in the pic. Also would go with your retro look.
     
  13. Mar 12, 2010 at 10:30 PM
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    Oskie_78

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    Looks good! I would do it!
     
  14. Mar 12, 2010 at 10:36 PM
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    elliott.estes

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    I say Satoshi or Retro!
     
  15. Mar 12, 2010 at 10:39 PM
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    does someone make that grill?
     
  16. Mar 12, 2010 at 10:47 PM
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    Yup yup
     
  17. Mar 12, 2010 at 10:49 PM
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    dysfunctnlretard

    dysfunctnlretard Hi

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    not liking the strong contrast between the black grille surround and your white truck. Maybe color match the surround and then leave the inside grey? I think that'd look amazing
     
  18. Mar 12, 2010 at 10:51 PM
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    yotanator

    yotanator [OP] Not your average girl

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    No, I would have to figure a way to make it.
     
  19. Mar 12, 2010 at 10:52 PM
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    THROUGHITALLDUDE

    THROUGHITALLDUDE Someone didnt put the tailgate down!

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    x2
     
  20. Mar 12, 2010 at 10:54 PM
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    yotanator

    yotanator [OP] Not your average girl

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    Yeah, I did have it white for a while, then switched to black because I have to touch up the paint a lot. I don't have to tape off with the black. I get PUMMELED with rocks, so I need to touch up pretty often :confused:
     
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