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winter front grill inserts for cold Canadian

Discussion in 'Canada' started by TSer, Dec 26, 2009.

  1. Dec 26, 2009 at 9:11 AM
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    TSer

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    Does anyone make a winter front for the newer Tacoma's? I want something other than a chunk of cardboard! Would be willing to pay for something that looks decent. Anyone have any homemade solutions? Let's see some pics!
     
  2. Dec 26, 2009 at 9:36 AM
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    RedruM29

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    What is it for exactly? would it interfere with the radiator?
     
  3. Dec 26, 2009 at 7:15 PM
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    It is just a barrier to stop some cold air from hitting the radiator. This helps keep the engine temperate up where it belongs. Usually plugging the front of your grille with cardboard or plastic etc is sufficient.
     
  4. Dec 28, 2009 at 7:04 PM
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    ive been looking for one but i havent had any luck
     
  5. Feb 1, 2010 at 5:57 PM
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    Yes that is the idea. They are designed to hold more heat in so that the heater/defroster works better and warms up faster. I have never had need for any in a Toyota product.
     
  6. Oct 27, 2012 at 4:05 PM
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    try FIA
     
  7. Oct 27, 2012 at 4:06 PM
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    Yesss!
     
  8. Oct 27, 2012 at 4:08 PM
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    Lightforce does... haha kinda spendy though...


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  9. Oct 27, 2012 at 4:11 PM
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    Dude! Sweet setup! It probably does actually help that way too.
     
  10. Oct 27, 2012 at 4:12 PM
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    Haha yeah it does, i was going to do some custom grill work but then realized you cant even see my grill anymore
     
  11. Oct 27, 2012 at 4:13 PM
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    Thread is 3 years old... he's probably figured it out by now.
     
  12. Oct 27, 2012 at 4:14 PM
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    Better safe than sorry? :notsure:
     
  13. Oct 27, 2012 at 4:15 PM
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    ...I heard Canada was like three years behind
     
  14. Oct 27, 2012 at 4:16 PM
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    haha... suppose so.
     
  15. Nov 2, 2012 at 2:14 AM
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    I would be pissed at your comment, but I probably won't get this comment for a few more years ....
     
  16. Nov 2, 2012 at 7:18 AM
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    I heard you can see Russia from your window , do say hi
     
  17. Nov 2, 2012 at 7:29 AM
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    Ok I know I'm ignorant but what is up with those avatars Drew and OZ?
     
  18. Nov 2, 2012 at 10:28 AM
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    Haha, next time I look at Russia I'll signal them you say hi, but im pretty sure they're already pissed at you for ignoring their greetings for the past three years.
     
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