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Which grill looks better?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Toolmantim, Apr 17, 2011.

  1. Apr 17, 2011 at 10:11 PM
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    Toolmantim

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    Which of the grill configurations will look the best?

    I am looking to use the custom accessories 4" HID fog lights. Does it look better to have them completely hidden behind the grill or visible but flush with the grill. Check out the MS paint markup pic. Sorry...I don't have a better pic editor.

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  2. Apr 17, 2011 at 10:26 PM
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    PLC721

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    why not use the 7"?
     
  3. Apr 18, 2011 at 7:53 PM
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    I think the 7" may be too large. Kind of like the look of the 4". Also, if I cut a hole through the mesh, the 7" will make it more flimzy than the 4".


    Just got back from the parts store, the CA HID 4" are 5" deep. I measured from the back of the grill to the radiator and I got exactly 5". That means the HID will fit snugly against the radiator and grill. Does anyone think this will cause any problems?
     
  4. Apr 19, 2011 at 1:52 AM
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    I think hidden behing the gill will look best
     
  5. Apr 19, 2011 at 3:33 AM
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    Tepidy

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    hidden for sure
     
  6. Apr 19, 2011 at 3:47 AM
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    Taco-NB

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    Hidden behind grill or on a light bar. :D
     
  7. Apr 19, 2011 at 6:44 AM
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  8. Apr 19, 2011 at 8:48 AM
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    Hidden.
    I would say you need a poll for this topic but I think I already know the results anyway.
     
  9. Apr 19, 2011 at 9:24 AM
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    jdmdcfan

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    sorry but that looks like doodoo.
     
  10. Apr 19, 2011 at 8:33 PM
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    Ok, thanks for all the advice. I will stay behind the grill. After putting in the mesh grill, I would hate to cut holes in it.

    I purchased an Elusive Elements behind the grill light bar. Works great!

    Picked up the lights today. Hope to install real soon.

    Thanks everyone for their comments.
     
  11. Apr 19, 2011 at 8:40 PM
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    Dane-Taco

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    Behind the grill!!

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  12. Apr 19, 2011 at 8:46 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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    looks nice! :thumbsup:
     
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