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TRD PRO Grill

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by danbarone1994, Dec 21, 2019.

  1. Dec 21, 2019 at 10:21 AM
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    danbarone1994

    danbarone1994 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I have seen many people put on the aftermarket TRD PRO style grille with the raptor lights I was just wondering if anyone here has done it. If so how durable is the grill? What is the quality like?

    Any pictures of it installed? Links on where you bought it?
     
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  2. Dec 21, 2019 at 10:51 AM
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    This one is to easy...........simply type TRD PRO GRILL into your search bar on almost any search engine. There are at least three venders out there with really good copies, with and without the lights, and U tube instructions.
     
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  3. Dec 21, 2019 at 10:56 AM
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    Quality is getting better every year for aftermarket pro grills. Just find a few threads on here about them, including vendors, and you'll get your questions answered pretty quick
     
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  4. Dec 21, 2019 at 11:03 AM
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    What he said !!
     
  5. Dec 21, 2019 at 11:13 AM
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    I went with Mad Hornets..delivery under three days, perfect fit, under an hour install with TSS.
     
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  6. Dec 23, 2019 at 6:18 PM
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    TRD pro grille .
    Just received my mad hornets grille just in time for Christmas as it's a surprise to the old lady

    I did not order the raptor lights however it arrived with them and they popped right out and I plan on using them on a different vehicle

    Great quality for the price there are differences in the way that are made to keep from being copyrighted very subtle compared side by side to a Toyota factory unit
     
  7. Dec 23, 2019 at 7:10 PM
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    How much did you pay? If you don’t mind me asking
     
  8. Dec 24, 2019 at 6:29 AM
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    $126 with garnish .....
    However I got a email that the garnish would ship separate from the grille it has not arrived yet
    I am hopeful the mix up with the raptor lights didn't cancel out my garnish if so I am still pleased with the quality level for $126
    This version has the letters that are all one piece and that part with the letters screws on the back with 4 screws
     
  9. Dec 28, 2019 at 11:03 AM
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    Update... the garnish came separate a few days later and is not a Toyota factory unit but has the Toyota logo and part numbers
    I did have to be trimmed on the two titties that stick up in the clips
    Heavy black silicone was used on the top two alignment holes

    Over all there are differences in both products but for the price totally worth the money
     
  10. Dec 28, 2019 at 11:44 AM
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    Thanks for the update. Any pictures you have?

    sounds like the only issue you had was the plastic molding wasn’t cleaned up on the edges right?
     
  11. Dec 28, 2019 at 11:52 AM
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    TRD pro grille .
    The edges were just fine as far as fitting in the opening it was the snap tabs and the thickness of them fitting into the grille openings
    I assume here that the knock off stuff is from two separate manufacturers in China and close tolerance is not that big of an issue in the molding process

    I will get the old lady to post up the pics shortly of where I had to trim it up and the installed product
     
  12. Dec 28, 2019 at 11:59 AM
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    based on your username, using trim and two titties in a sentence just sounds wrong.
     
  13. Dec 28, 2019 at 12:21 PM
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    Yes my wife has to live with me ... Or do I have to live with her that's the mystery:ballchain:
     
  14. Dec 28, 2019 at 12:29 PM
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  16. Dec 28, 2019 at 12:42 PM
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    I see what you are talking about. I’m just trying to figure out what the best deal on a decent grill is. I know they are all from China that’s why I don’t want to over pay for one. I think your site you got it off it was best deal because it comes with garnish
     
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  18. Dec 31, 2019 at 7:04 PM
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    Update the crash avoidance system has given a few clean sensor notifications
    It's clean as can be
    It threw no such warning for the 2 days I drove without the garnish
     
  19. Jan 16, 2020 at 10:31 AM
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    I haven't heard back from Mad Hornets about if their grill is painted matte black or that is the plastic color itself. Does anybody who has one of theirs know? Thanks
     
  20. Jan 16, 2020 at 10:38 AM
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    Mine isn't painted, it's black plastic. I love the look.

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