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

Discussion in 'Exterior Modifications' started by Organic Mechanic, Aug 3, 2008.

  1. Organic Mechanic

    Organic Mechanic New Member

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    got the top grill in today. And yes, the horns need to be moved, and maybe shoot the A/C condenser black. Otherwise Im pretty happy.

    hopefully I can get the other 3 parts in tomorrow.

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  2. WallasX

    WallasX Active Member

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    Now you need to paint everything behind the grill black!!!:top:
     
  3. T0LLPHR33

    T0LLPHR33 "Catwoman"

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    looking for good bro. so clean i'm jealous. have been putting this mod off for months. could you say lack of fund...lol anyways keep up the good work...definitely starting to pay off. those are some dope rims too. loving the red pinstripe around the outer lip...very clean
     
  4. s/chargedxrunner06

    s/chargedxrunner06 Toyota Master Tech

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    Looks good man :top: now that you've got yours done you can do mine next? :laugh:
     
  5. preXrunner

    preXrunner Active Member

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    X2... but looks friggin sweet!! :biggrin:
     
  6. Stevenredx

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    Great work :top:
     
  7. Organic Mechanic

    Organic Mechanic New Member

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    the radiator/condenser/everything back there needs to be black.

    and I ordered some of those JDM Black Crystal headlights off of Ebay. The ones with no amber reflector and a clear turn lens. Should be bad ass when I get those.
     
  8. Tapp

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    looks good man, you need to relocate those horns!:biggrin:
     
  9. Hi_On_X

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    Came out good man..... Nice job! :top:
     
  10. DERRIXRYD

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    Welcome to the wide mouth club. :biggrin:

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  11. Hitman

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    Whats usually the time frame to get this done? can you still drive the vehicle while your working on it?

    Im soooo going to do this :adore: :adore:

    If you can for me Organic Mechanic can you measure the space between the grill and the radiator I have a project I want to do but it depends if I will have enough space to do this and I need to know how much space I will have left if I do the Recessed grill mod
     
  12. Tapp

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    i just did my RGM not too long ago, and it shouldnt take you no more than a weekend to do... but i had to wait on my grille so i drove with out a grille for 2 weeks!!!
     
  13. Hitman

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    What type of paint would you use to paint the Radiator doesn't it hurt it :hmmmm2:
     
  14. Stevenredx

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    Really any black paint will work. Just do a couple of light coats to camouflage it and your good.
     
  15. 5000XD

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    mad props to you guys, looks very clean, but honestly not my style.

    you might want to get some high temp paint, got mine from (www.eastwoodco.com) for the rad and even then, mine started to flake after a little longer then a year. by the way i think that what you see isnt the radiator, its the a/c condenser or whatever its called.
     
  16. Troskey

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    i dunno if i'm feelin it on a BSP...

    but congrats on whatever makes you happy brother!
     
  17. Tapp

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    i asked my dad about that when i was doing mine , diesel mechanic for like 30 years..and said that he wouldnt because "black" attracts heat and taking a rish of plugging the vents on the radiator (grooved teeth)... better safe than sorry!! im leaving mine!
     
  18. jaxchrisfla

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    ive had mine done for few months now, and with temps getting over 100 here, my truck has not gone over 190 degrees on the scangauge.
     
  19. Stevenredx

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    No chance of this happening with VERY light coats... now if you went in there and really put it on heavy i could see this being an issue. Also remember most of the paint is getting put on the a/c condenser and not the radiator. The main thing on the radiator that gets covered is the sides.
     
  20. Hitman

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    So what you see here is what the Radiator or the AC Condensor :dontknow: I thought it was the Radiator :hmmmm2:

    And as far as paint which Duplicolor would work High Heat or Engine Enamel :dontknow:

     

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