Recessed grill mod, removed front plastic piece, recessed lower grill mod.

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  1. Organic Mechanic

    Organic Mechanic New Member

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    Here's how the grill looked this morning.

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    I started on the custom Grill work today.

    Removed grill, and cut out all plastic in the middle and in the little triangles on the side. I then did a rough sanding and generally smoothed things out to get the shape I wanted. When I got everything cleaned up I filled in the two large holes with a fiberglass repair kit. It will sit like this till Wednesday.

    I also cut the plastic from the opening in the lower grill and smoothed out that as well. There were two small holes on either side and I closed them up with fiberglass as well. I also removed this black plastic piece that sits under the license plate in the first pic It was painted underneigth, so off it stays, should look much better. I did scratch it when I a broke a saw blade cutting out the lower grill, but its not too bad, and not real noticeable.


    Wednesday brings filler, primer, paint and hopefully everything back together. I'm still not sure on how I'm going to attach the grill material.


    Should look very sick when I'm done.


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  2. X-Runnin

    X-Runnin New Member

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    Very nice, keep us posted on the progress. Should look nice with the LRGM :top:
     
  3. Coupe

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    Looking good.
     
  4. Shanes56

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    very nice, no sleep tonight until it is all finished so we can see the finished product
     
  5. Hi_On_X

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    Post pics when completed......
     
  6. Organic Mechanic

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    What is the LRGM???
     
  7. KETCHUP

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    keep us posted bro. looks good so far :top:
     
  8. Simplex Effect

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    Lower Recessed Grill Mod.

    I think its going to look BA bro. :top:
     
  9. Xer0 SiN

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    boy oh boy...its gonna look good when youre finished...let me tell you
     
  10. Tapp

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    nice bro.. i started doing my lower recess yesterday!! already did the top..that one is done!!

    your farther than me though..keep the pics comin!:top:
     
  11. eXuser01

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    sweet cant wait to see the pics not a big fan of the rgm but hopefully this will do it for me
     
  12. preXrunner

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    sweet bro!! good luck with the rest of your work. :top:
     
  13. blkXtreme

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    it should turn out nice...keep us posted :biggrin:
     
  14. morcheez

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    impressive...cant wait to see what u come up with :top:
     
  15. Spyder327

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    awesome man, can't wait to see that finished:top:
     
  16. PLCX

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    i would paint the recessed part red to match the wheels. thats just me tho.. looks good
     
  17. Organic Mechanic

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    the thought had crossed my mind. But the plan is to just get a Red TRD or TOYOTA badge.
     
  18. Clokwrk

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    Where did you get that mesh?
     
  19. wchoy09

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    sweet cant wait to see what it looks like done. are you recessing the bottom one too?
     
  20. Organic Mechanic

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    customcargrills.com
     

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